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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 01:41 PM EDT

How Tech Workers Are Starting to Revolt

How Tech Workers Are Starting to Revolt

While tech industry executives are testifying before Congress on Wednesday, their biggest worry may be the protests they face from within their own companies, NBC News reports. Tech giants like Amazon and...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 12:37 PM EDT

Uber Rolls Out Safety Features for Drivers, Passengers

Uber Rolls Out Safety Features for Drivers, Passengers

Uber is aiming to boost driver and passenger safety in an effort to rebuild trust in the brand. The ride-hailing company has created a feature on its app to reach out to passengers and drivers if it detects an...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 09:45 AM EDT

Blood-Testing Startup Theranos to Reportedly Close

Blood-Testing Startup Theranos to Reportedly Close

The once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos is shutting down, according to a media report. Theranos was unable to sell itself and is now looking to pay unsecured creditors its remaining cash of about $5...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 09:17 PM EDT

Facebook, Twitter Pledge to Defend Against Foreign Intrusion

Facebook, Twitter Pledge to Defend Against Foreign Intrusion

Facebook and Twitter executives assured Congress on Wednesday that they are aggressively working to root out foreign attempts to sow discord in America, and they pledged to better protect their social networks...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 04:58 PM EDT

Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy Debate

Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy Debate

Twitter's CEO says the company is not biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working on ways to ensure that debate is healthier on its platform. In prepared testimony released ahead of a House hearing...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 04:43 PM EDT

Amazon Reaches $1 Trillion Valuation, a Month After Apple

Amazon Reaches $1 Trillion Valuation, a Month After Apple

Amazon stock briefly hit a $1 trillion market cap Tuesday before falling off and leaving Apple as the only publicly traded U.S. company above the benchmark. Shares of the e-commerce giant rose 1.9 percent to a...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 11:39 AM EDT

Samsung Set to Unveil a Foldable Smartphone This Year

Samsung Set to Unveil a Foldable Smartphone This Year

Samsung will unveil details of a foldable smartphone later this year, the CEO of its mobile division told CNBC, amid rumors that such a device was in the works. DJ Koh said that "it's time to deliver" on a...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 08:42 AM EDT

Facebook Talks 'Arms Race' to Protect Users Before Midterms

Facebook Talks 'Arms Race' to Protect Users Before Midterms

Facebook plans to build a physical "war room" to coordinate response in real time to foreign interference in November's midterm elections, the company's head of civic engagement told NBC News. Samidh Chakrabar...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 12:43 PM EDT

Apple Will Unveil Its New iPhones on Sept. 12

Apple Will Unveil Its New iPhones on Sept. 12

Apple is set to reveal its latest line-up of products on Sept. 12, the company announced in an invitation to media. The company's annual September event serves as the introduction to new iPhone models and...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 12:55 PM EDT

Map Hack Replaces NYC With 'Jewtropolis' in Popular Apps

Map Hack Replaces NYC With 'Jewtropolis' in Popular Apps

Users of popular apps including Snapchat and StreetEasy were stunned Thursday morning to see New York City replaced on some maps with a new label — "Jewtropolis." Screenshots posted to social media showed a...

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