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Youkyung Lee / Associated Press:
Samsung says it aims to launch a foldable smartphone next year under its Galaxy Note brand and is working with Harman on speaker assistant   —  SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it aims to launch a foldable smartphone next year under its Galaxy Note brand.
Sep 12, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Tom Krisher / Associated Press:
Lyft expands full coverage to an additional 32 US states, bringing its total to 40, and says it has around 700,000 drivers   —  DETROIT (AP) — Lyft is driving into the countryside in an effort to raise ridership and steal market share from rival Uber.  The much smaller Lyft announced Thursday …
Aug 31, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
James Damore says he filed complaint with National Labor Relations Board before being fired by Google, claims he was subjected to “coercive statements”   —  MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences …
Aug 8, 2017, 8:05 PMIn context
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
Google begins testing order-ahead feature on Waze, announces Dunkin' Donuts as first partner, says it plans to team up with other merchants if test goes well   —  A customer enters a Dunkin' Donuts store in New York City.  —  Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers …
Mar 29, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Frank Jordans / Associated Press:
Germany's justice minister introduces draft law proposing fines of up to $53M on social media companies that fail to remove hate speech   —  BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister is proposing fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million) for social networking sites that fail …
Mar 14, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
On February 1, Verizon sought a $925M discount on Yahoo purchase, before settling for a $350M price cut, according to a regulatory filing   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Verizon initially thought the biggest data breaches in internet history merited a $925 million discount on its acquisition …
Mar 13, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Marc Levy / Associated Press:
Pennsylvania sues IBM for failing to deliver on 2006 contract, claims contract ran $60M over budget and nearly four years behind schedule   —  HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's administration sued International Business Machines Corp. on Thursday, saying the company failed …
Mar 10, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Associated Press:
California DMV threatens legal action if Uber continues testing autonomous vehicles on San Francisco's public roads without a permit   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is riding its self-driving cars into a legal showdown with California regulators.  —  The ride-hailing company is refusing …
Dec 15, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Associated Press:
Ad tech firm Neustar bought for $1.83B by private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital, pending shareholder approval   —  A private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital is buying Neustar in a deal valued at approximately $1.83 billion.  —  Neustar Inc. provides communications clearinghouse services.
Dec 14, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Michael Weissenstein / Associated Press:
Google to install servers in Cuba to host its most popular content in hopes of speeding up load times of its sites by up to 10x   —  HAVANA (AP) — Google and the Cuban government signed a deal Monday allowing the internet giant to provide faster access to its data by installing servers …
Dec 13, 2016, 8:40 AMIn context

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