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Dropbox seeking to raise $500 million in stock market debutOnline document storage service Dropbox is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo Tony D'Angelo leaves the store after using the BJ's Express Scan app on his cell phone to complete his shopping at the BJ's Wholesale Club in Northborough, Mass.  the expansion of scan-and-go comes from retailers trying to make store shopping more convenient and hang on to customers used to Amazon. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt itStores make big push in scan and go technology as they compete with Amazon
The Associated Press1 day ago
A copy of a 1915 letter by French WWI soldier Sgt. Jean Soulagnes is pictured in Marseille, southern France, Friday Feb.23, 2018. The handwritten missive was written on May 27, 1915 from the Somme by 24-year-old Soulagnes to a friend. Soulagnes was killed in fighting 12 days later in the battle of Hebuterne. With the aid of social media, authorities traced Soulagnes' great-grandnephew Stephane Drouhot who attended a ceremony at a Marseille police station where he was given the letter. (AP Photo)
Social media helps French police find WWI soldier's relativeA fallen soldier's letter from World War I that was discovered in France touched authorities so much they launched a successful search for the fallen soldier's living relatives
The Associated Press1 day ago
Steve Jobs' Job Application From 1973 Had Some ErrorsA resume filled with typos from an applicant who said he had no phone and probably no way to get to work normally wouldn't end up anywhere else but the trash can, but in this case, it might fetch as much as $50,000 at auction. That's because it's the...
Newser1 day ago
Kylie Jenner Tweet 'Wipes $1.3B Off Snapchat Value'A single tweet from Kylie Jenner is being blamed for a 6% tumble that wiped around $1.3 billion off the stock market value of Snapchat's parent company. On Wednesday, the reality TV star tweeted to her 24.5 million followers: "sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or...
Newser1 day ago
Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky speaks during an event Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in San Francisco. Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate a new category of properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay. The Plus program, unveiled Thursday, initially will only cover about 2,000 homes in 13 cities. That's a small fraction of the roughly 4.5 million rentals listed on Airbnb in 81,000 of cities throughout the world. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by inspectorsAirbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate a new category of properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Feb. 15, 2018 image made from video, David Hogg talks about his experiences at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High when a gunman opened fire and killed 17 students and faculty in Parkland, Fla.. Hogg, a senior, became an outspoken advocate for gun control in the wake of the shooting, making him a target of online trolls. (AP Photo/Joshua Replogle)
Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trollsSurvivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls
The Associated Press1 day ago
A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite lifts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The rocket created a brief light show over Southern California after blasting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Falcon 9 rose above coastal clouds into the dawn sky Thursday and arced southward over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. (Michael Peterson/Vandenberg Air Force Base via AP)
SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from CaliforniaSpaceX has successfully launched a satellite built for Spain and two test satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Software developer Tim Chevalier, a former Google employee who is transgender, is suing the tech company over issues of diversity. Chevalier's lawsuit was filed Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in San Francisco County Court. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Another former employee sues Google over issues of diversityAnother Google employee has filed suit against the tech company
The Associated Press2 days ago
An Extraordinary Clock Is Being Built in TexasThe clock has been in the works for three decades—essentially a blink of the eye in the grand scheme of things. That's because the timepiece, dreamed up by Danny Hillis in 1989, per CNBC , is designed to run for 10,000 years without any human intervention. Hillis' vision was...
Newser2 days ago
Google Employee Claims Wrongful FiringFirst ex-Google engineer James Damore sued his former employer for firing him after he put out a memo saying women aren’t fit for tech jobs. Now another ex-Google worker has brought his own suit against the company after he came out hard against Damore. Tim Chevalier's complaint —which Wired calls...
Newser2 days ago
This undated artist rending provided by Walmart shows their colorful kitchen, which is part of Walmart's new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, is the first glimpse of Walmart’s broader efforts to redesign its site with a focus on fashion and home furnishing. (Walmart via AP)
Walmart to launch new online home shopping experienceBohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style
The Associated Press2 days ago
Why Apple Is Reportedly Looking Into Mining ContractsApple might have a battery problem on its hands. No, not that one . Apple needs cobalt for its iPhone batteries, but experts fear a potential shortage of the metal with the proliferation of electric vehicles, which require over 1,000 times more cobalt for their batteries than do smartphones. Bloomberg...
Newser2 days ago
FILE - This Oct. 26, 2016, file photo shows a Twitter sign outside of the company's headquarters in San Francisco. A white nationalist advocate is suing Twitter for banning his account amid the company's recent crackdown on content it deems abusive. Jared Taylor filed the lawsuit Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in a San Francisco state court. Taylor joins a growing list of extreme right wing groups and figures suing social media sites for banning their accounts and content. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
White nationalist is latest to sue over social media banA prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE- In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Akwasi Frimpong, of Ghana, starts his practice run during the men's skeleton training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Watching the Olympics online can take work. With luge and skeleton, for instance, it takes five hours to watch all four runs down the track, longer if you add training runs. There's no easy way to jump straight to an athlete who isn't prominent, such as the lone competitor from the tropical country of Ghana. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats onlineLess is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online
The Associated Press2 days ago
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