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Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 10:41 AM EDT

Uber Posts $708M Loss as Revenue Grows; Finance Head Quits

Uber Posts $708M Loss as Revenue Grows; Finance Head Quits

Ride-hailing giant Uber has reported another multimillion dollar loss even as its revenues grow. The San Francisco-based company said Thursday that its losses in the first quarter narrowed to $708 million from...

Friday, Jun 2, 2017 at 09:34 PM EDT

Drone's Doughnut Delivery in Denver Gives a Peek at the Future

Drone's Doughnut Delivery in Denver Gives a Peek at the Future

Doughnuts were delivered Wednesday by drone to Denver's mayor and the city's police and fire departments in an event that provided a glimpse into what companies hope will be a quick, inexpensive way to get...

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 07:52 AM EDT

Investors Backing Tesla's Promise Over GM's Steady Profits

Investors Backing Tesla's Promise Over GM's Steady Profits

When General Motors CEO Mary Barra introduced the Chevrolet Bolt at the CES gadget show last year, she took a shot at Tesla. Buyers can be confident because Chevy has 3,000 U.S. dealers to service the new...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 03:30 PM EDT

Nest Wants Your Home Security Camera to Recognize You

Nest Wants Your Home Security Camera to Recognize You

Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a high-resolution home-security camera, offering a glimpse of a future in which increasingly intelligent, internet-connected computers can see and...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 05:20 PM EDT

Uber Fires Autonomous Car Researcher Involved in Lawsuit

Uber Fires Autonomous Car Researcher Involved in Lawsuit

Uber has followed through on threats to fire star autonomous-car researcher Anthony Levandowski, whose hiring touched off a bitter trade-secrets fight with Waymo, the former self-driving car arm of Google. Waymo...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 12:51 PM EDT

Amazon Shares Break Above $1,000 for First Time

Amazon Shares Break Above $1,000 for First Time

Shares of Amazon.com crossed the $1,000 threshold briefly Tuesday, putting it in rarefied company, CNBC reported. Just 14 other U.S. stocks trade above $1,000 per share, according to FactSet, and Amazon is...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 07:52 PM EDT

How Best Buy Escaped the Retail Apocalypse

How Best Buy Escaped the Retail Apocalypse

Shares of Best Buy surged more than 20 percent Thursday after the company posted unexpected sales growth in same store locations. Best Buy is a retail anomaly because it's an enjoyable place to shop, CNBC...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 09:14 AM EDT

New 'Soundwave' Tattoos Can Talk, Play Music

New 'Soundwave' Tattoos Can Talk, Play Music

What if tattoos could talk? That's what Nate Siggard, CEO and founder of Skin Motion, is trying to do with his soundwave tattoo app. It works like this: users can upload sounds and voices to the app, creating...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:12 PM EDT

Google Helps Advertisers Track Spending in Physical Stores

Google Helps Advertisers Track Spending in Physical Stores

Google already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising. The internet company said Tuesday that a new tool will track how much money...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 01:03 PM EDT

NASA Orders up Urgent Spacewalking Repairs at Space Station

NASA Orders up Urgent Spacewalking Repairs at Space Station

NASA has ordered up urgent spacewalking repairs at the International Space Station. On Tuesday, two astronauts will venture out to replace a data relay box that broke over the weekend. The job falls to the two...

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