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Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 04:17 PM EDT

Twitter to Start Labeling Political Ads

Twitter to Start Labeling Political Ads

As political pressure mounts on social media companies to say where ads are coming from, Twitter will reveal more information about political advertising on its platform. Twitter said in a blog post on...

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 12:03 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Tourism Craters in Wake of Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Tourism Craters in Wake of Hurricane Maria

The narrow blue cobblestone streets of Old San Juan are deserted. Cigar shops are boarded up. Boutiques in bright colonial buildings are closed. "It's like a ghost town," said Mike Maione, a 57-year-old tourist...

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 06:02 PM EDT

Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals for 2nd Headquarters

Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals for 2nd Headquarters

Amazon will be sorting through 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico that are hoping to land the company's second headquarters and the investment it'll bring. The online...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 06:37 AM EDT

October Is the Best Month to Book Holiday Airfare

October Is the Best Month to Book Holiday Airfare

The idea that the sooner you book, the more you save, isn't necessarily true. If you waited until this month to purchase your flight home for Thanksgiving, you won't pay much more than others who booked months...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 04:25 PM EDT

Google Parent Leads $1B Lyft Investment, Deepening Uber Rift

Google Parent Leads $1B Lyft Investment, Deepening Uber Rift

Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. Alphabet Inc., which gets most of its money from Google's digital ad...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:01 AM EDT

Worries Nag Booming Stock Market 30 Years After Black Monday

Worries Nag Booming Stock Market 30 Years After Black Monday

How long can this nirvana last for investors? The stock market keeps ticking methodically higher into record territory, and the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 for the first time on Wednesday....

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 03:10 PM EDT

Toyota Recalls Some Sienna Minivans for Shifter Defect

Toyota Recalls Some Sienna Minivans for Shifter Defect

Toyota Motor Co. is recalling 347,120 Sienna minivans worldwide because they can shift out of the "park" position and roll away. The recall involves Siennas from the 2005-2007 and 2009-2010 model years. Most...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 02:35 PM EDT

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter is vowing to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweetstorm that the company is not doing enough to protect its users. The company has spent the...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 02:34 PM EDT

Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award in Talcum Powder Case

Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award in Talcum Powder Case

A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer, saying Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 10:42 AM EDT

US Tech Giants May Find Their Future Shaped by Europe

US Tech Giants May Find Their Future Shaped by Europe

Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life. But the likes of Facebook, Google and...

 

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