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Edward C. Baig / USA Today:
The Essential Phone will launch as a Sprint exclusive but will also be available to purchase unlocked from Essential's website   —  NEW YORK—The Essential phone that is the brainchild of Android co-founder Andy Rubin doesn't have a launch date beyond the vague promise of late summer.
Jun 12, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Aamer Madhani / USA Today:
Study: Chicago's taxi revenues fell by nearly 40% over the last 3 years, with ~42% of the taxi fleet inactive in March as customers chose ride-sharing services   —  CHICAGO — Operators of the nation's second-biggest taxi fleet are now accelerating toward their long-rumored extinction …
Jun 9, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Google announces Google for Jobs, which adds job listings to search results, coming soon in the US   —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google's mission is to steer people to the information they need in their daily lives.  One crucial area the Internet giant says could use some work: Jobs.
May 17, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Barbara Marquand / USA Today:
Several life insurance firms testing tech that estimates life expectancy with analysis of selfie pictures   —  A selfie reveals more than whether it's a good hair day.  Facial lines and contours, droops and dark spots could indicate how well you're aging, and, when paired with other data …
May 4, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Elizabeth Weise / USA Today:
InterContinental Hotels Group says malware on cash registers at over 1,200 hotels in the US stole customer credit card data between Sept 2016 and Dec 2016   —  SAN FRANCISCO - Front desk cash registers at more than 1,200 hotels in the InterContinental Hotels Group, which includes the Holiday Inn …
Apr 19, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Elizabeth Weise / USA Today:
Trump's newly signed executive order to reform H-1B visas may make outsourcing less viable but could bring more educated and better paid tech workers to US   —  SAN FRANCISCO — H-1B visa holders could get a lot more expensive and a lot better educated under a new executive order signed …
Apr 19, 2017, 4:50 AMIn context
Elizabeth Weise / USA Today:
Facebook rolling out tech that analyzes patterns to find fake accounts that can spread misinformation, malware, and falsely boost page rankings   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is ramping up efforts to kill off sham accounts used to spread fake news, pass along malware and falsely boost page rankings …
Apr 13, 2017, 11:15 PMIn context
Bart Jansen / USA Today:
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai seeks to keep voice-call ban on planes, taking off the table a 2013 proposal to reverse it   —  WASHINGTON - Cell-phone calls will continue to be banned during airline flights, under an order the head of the Federal Communications Commission proposed Monday to stop considering whether to lift the ban.
Apr 10, 2017, 3:27 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Despite Google's assurances, AT&T, Verizon, others pull ads from Google and YouTube over concerns ads could appear next to content promoting terrorism and hate   —  SAN FRANCISCO — AT&T says it's pulling its business from Google and YouTube despite the Internet giant's pledge this week …
Mar 22, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Brett Molina / USA Today:
Twitter shares close down 12.3% due to Q4 revenue miss, flat growth, weak Q1 guidance, and a 5% YoY drop in US ad revenue   —  So much for the “Trump bump.”  —  Twitter missed on revenue during the fourth quarter, according to results released Thursday, as the social media service struggles …
Feb 9, 2017, 7:25 AMIn context

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