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Shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, as retailers branch out

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals....
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The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandals

DETROIT (AP) -- Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals....
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What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission formally released a draft of its plan to kill net-neutrality rules , which equalized access to the internet and prevented broadband providers from favoring their own apps and services....
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AP Explains: What the Uber data breach is all about

When Uber paid a $100,000 ransom so that hackers who broke into its data warehouse would destroy the personal information they stole, it allowed the ride-sharing company to keep a massive breach of 57 million user and driver accounts secret for nearly a year....
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Did you 'like' Russian propaganda? Facebook will clue you in

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook says it will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram....
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Facebook opens 2nd office combating hate speech in Germany

ESSEN, Germany (AP) -- Facebook is adding 500 more contractors in Germany to review content posted to the social media site, after a new law came into force targeting online hate speech....
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Tech firms scrounging for skilled workers training their own

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) -- Some information technology companies are growing so concerned about their inability to find enough digital talent that they're training their own....
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AT&T suit may herald a new antitrust era - or Trumpian pique

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Trump administration's decision to oppose the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner merger may be clouded by suspicions of political influence. But considered on its merits, it could mark a significant departure in antitrust policy, one that might block or modify a broader set of mergers found to harm consumers....
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AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

NEW YORK (AP) -- "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, a Republican, on Tuesday unveiled a plan to undo the Obama-era rules that have been More

Politics or policy? Behind the dispute over AT&T-Time Warner

NEW YORK (AP) -- AT&T is vowing to fight the U.S. government to save its $85 billion bid for Time Warner, after the Justice Department sued to block the deal on grounds it could hike television bills and hamper innovation....
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Yesterday's Poll

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Would you like to see Pennsylvania adopt blue laws prohibiting shopping at retailers on Thanksgiving Day?

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63%
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