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Former Defense Secretary James Mattis invested $85,000 in Theranos and let Elizabeth Holmes take his blood

James Mattis, the former US Secretary of Defense and onetime Theranos board member, recounted how he lost confidence in the failed blood-testing startup during his testimony Wednesday in the criminal trial of the company's founder and former CEO Eliz.....»»

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Europe will require USB-C chargers. Apple isn"t happy

The European Union proposed new rules on Thursday that will make USB-C ports standard on smartphones, tablets, cameras, phones, portable speakers and handheld video game systems......»»

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Tech billionaire: Facebook is what"s wrong with America

From the climate crisis to Covid, Marc Benioff sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook......»»

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"It must stop now." Marc Benioff says Facebook doesn"t care about disinformation

From the climate crisis to Covid, Marc Benioff sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook......»»

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Former Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies in trial of Elizabeth Holmes

James Mattis, the former US Secretary of Defense and onetime Theranos board member, recounted how he lost confidence in the failed blood-testing startup during his testimony Wednesday in the criminal trial of the company's founder and former CEO Eliz.....»»

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Apple denies Fortnite a return to the App Store

Apple will not allow Fortnite back on its devices until its legal battle with the video game's maker, Epic Games, has fully concluded, potentially delaying the game's return to iPhones by several years......»»

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How Microsoft built "The Frankenstein" device during the pandemic

When Microsoft closed its Redmond, Washington offices in March 2020 due to the pandemic, the Surface team grabbed what they could for their home offices. For a handful of engineers and product designers, that included The Frankenstein, a prototype fo.....»»

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They took a stand against Amazon for their drivers. They say it cost them their businesses

Ryan Schmutzer and Tracy Bloemer, owners of businesses that deliver packages for Amazon in Portland, Oregon, hit their breaking point this spring......»»

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Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns

Lithuania's Defense Ministry recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities......»»

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Google expands in New York with $2.1 billion office purchase

Google is dramatically expanding its office presence in New York City with a $2.1 billion purchase on Manhattan's West Side......»»

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Elizabeth Holmes moved ahead with Walgreens rollout despite internal concerns, former Theranos scientist testifies

A longtime Theranos scientist depicted Elizabeth Holmes as prioritizing a business partnership over the possible well-being of patients in testimony capping off the first full week of witnesses taking the stand in the criminal trial of the disgraced.....»»

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Some of the most iconic 9/11 news coverage is lost. Blame Adobe Flash

Journalism is often considered the first draft of history, but what happens when that draft is written on a software program that becomes obsolete?.....»»

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In a huge blow, judge rules Apple can"t force developers to exclusively use its App Store payment system

Apple can no longer prohibit app developers from directing users to payment options outside its App Store, a judge ruled on Friday. The decision, which followed a contentious court battle with the maker of the hugely popular Fortnite video game, is a.....»»

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These boat drones are designed to sail directly into the eye of a hurricane

The brightly-colored robotic boats made by Saildrone seem to have a death wish......»»

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Yahoo taps Tinder"s CEO to be its new leader

Yahoo has hired away Tinder's top executive to become its new chief executive officer......»»

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China tells Tencent and Netease to focus less on profit as gaming crackdown expands

Chinese regulators have summoned companies to demand they play down profits and further clamp down on how minors can play video games, just days after children in the country were banned from access during the week......»»

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The new Roomba uses AI to avoid smearing dog poop all over your house

IRobot, the company that makes the Roomba, is trying to eliminate messy accidents with the use of artificial intelligence. On Thursday iRobot announced a new Roomba robot vacuum cleaner called the j7+ that uses AI to spot and stay away from pet poop.....»»

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Microsoft abandons plan to reopen US offices amid Covid worries

Microsoft announced Thursday that it's scrapping plans to fully reopen US offices early next month because of concerns about the Delta variant......»»

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Facebook and Ray-Ban are rolling out smart glasses that actually look cool. Will anyone buy them?

Ray-Ban Stories, which Facebook has teased in the past, start at $299 and come in three styles, including the iconic Ray-Ban Wayfarer, and five hues. Initially, they're being sold at some Ray-Ban stores and at Ray-Ban.com......»»

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Australian court says media companies are liable for comments on their Facebook pages

Media companies in Australia are liable for the comments that Facebook users post under their articles, the country's highest court ruled this week. The decision could have widespread consequences for how Australian publishers interact with their rea.....»»

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