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Associated Press:
Telecom equipment maker CommScope to acquire Arris International, a modem and set-top box maker for ISPs and cable operators, for $7.4B, including debt   —  Telecommunications equipment maker CommScope is paying $5.7 billion for Arris International as it prepares for the entrance of faster 5G service to the wireless market.
Nov 8, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Associated Press:
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects request to appear before an “international grand committee” of Canadian and UK MPs to discuss fake news on November 27   —  LONDON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected a request to appear before an international parliamentary committee delving …
Nov 7, 2018, 8:05 AMIn context
Dake Kang / Associated Press:
Chinese authorities have begun deploying “gait recognition” AI software in Beijing and Shanghai that identifies people via their body shapes and how they walk   —  BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: “gait recognition” …
Nov 6, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
Court filing: Verizon and Altaba agree to pay $50M in damages and up to $37.5M in legal fees to settle with Yahoo users affected by the 2013 breach   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services …
Oct 23, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar / Associated Press:
Officials say a government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising sensitive data for ~75,000 people   —  WASHINGTON (AP) — A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month …
Oct 20, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Joseph Pisani / Associated Press:
Amazon to sell $115 7-foot Fraser firs, per an Amazon holiday preview book, and other holiday plants, offering preorders, with some trees to have Prime shipping   —  NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep.  Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.
Sep 11, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Google revises help page that describes how its “Location History” setting works, clarifying that it still tracks location even if the setting is turned off   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has revised a help page that erroneously described how its “Location History” setting works …
Aug 16, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Investigation finds some Google apps on Android and iPhones automatically store time-stamped location data even when the location history setting is paused   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.
Aug 13, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Raf Casert / Associated Press:
Belgian museums complain about Facebook rejecting ads with paintings of Flemish Masters like Rubens; company says it is reviewing its approach to nudity in art   —  BRUSSELS (AP) — For four centuries, the opulent, exuberant nudes of Peter Paul Rubens have been known to shock and delight in sometimes equal measure.
Jul 30, 2018, 5:25 AMIn context
Associated Press:
Analysis of Twitter data shows the company suspended at least 58M user accounts in the final three months of 2017   —  NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.
Jul 17, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context

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