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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 07:26 AM EDT

Toyota to Invest in Ride-Hailing App Uber

Toyota to Invest in Ride-Hailing App Uber

Toyota said Tuesday it is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app. The Japanese company did not say how much the investment is worth. As part of the deal,...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 07:02 PM EDT

French Raid Google in Latest Probe Into Tech's Tax Tactics

French Raid Google in Latest Probe Into Tech's Tax Tactics

Police raided Google's French headquarters Tuesday looking for evidence of "aggravated tax fraud," marking one of Europe's most conspicuous attempts yet to cast a U.S. technology leader as a manipulative...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 12:18 PM EDT

Facebook Drops News Outlet Input in 'Trending Topics' Review

Facebook Drops News Outlet Input in 'Trending Topics' Review

Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed...

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 07:12 PM EDT

New Prosthetic Arm Offers Life-Like Touch

New Prosthetic Arm Offers Life-Like Touch

A unique, thought-controlled prosthetic arm developed in part by the Hanger Clinic in Gig Harbor, Washington, uses the the body's nerve signals to control movement.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 12:56 AM EDT

Solar Impulse Lands in Wright Brothers' Ohio Hometown

Solar Impulse Lands in Wright Brothers' Ohio Hometown

A solar-powered airplane has touched down in the Ohio hometown of two of America's most well-known aviation pioneers on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 landed late...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 04:13 PM EDT

Dr. Priscilla Chan Speaks at The Harker School

Dr. Priscilla Chan Speaks at The Harker School

Dr. Priscilla Chan gave a commencement speech at San Jose’s The Harker School on Thursday, seven years after she left teaching there and decided to go to medical school, and then to go on to marry Facebook...

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