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Microsoft's cloud boss explains why it's partnering with Informatica to make AI a reality for more companies

Microsoft's cloud boss explains why it's partnering with Informatica to make AI a reality for more companies

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Informatica, a data management company, announced a deepened partnership with Microsoft this week, making it easier to bring lots of data to the Microsoft Azure...
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Critics Ask Amazon to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology to Police

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

The ACLU along with around three dozen other organizations are calling for Amazon to stop selling facial recognition technology - called Rekognition - to police departments. In...
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Uber posts a profit, sort of, and dissolves its Arizona self-driving presence

4 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Uber Technologies Inc., after years of historic losses, is laughing to itself this quarter. It turned a $2.5-billion profit during the first three months of this year...
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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

U.S. stocks turned higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve indicated it's not in a hurry to raise interest rates too quickly. Retailers and technology companies led the way...
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Need help moving? This app is like 'Uber for trucks'

7 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Nelson Bautista is one of those people whose lives have been changed by technology. The trucker now literally has his job on his telephone. An app on his cell phone,...
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French president tells big tech CEOs they need to contribute more to society

7 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

President Emmanuel Macron told executives from the world's biggest technology firms that he wanted innovation to be a driving force for the French economy, but also that they...
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Tesla accused of deception in promoting its Autopilot technology

7 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   2 articles

A pair of consumer advocacy groups say Tesla Inc.'s promotional claims about the safety and capability of its Autopilot driver-assistance technologies are deceptive and want...
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Famed Vegas Casinos Could Be Hobbled As Thousands Of Workers Authorize Strike

Famed Vegas Casinos Could Be Hobbled As Thousands Of Workers Authorize Strike

7 hours ago   |   NPR

The union representing the hospitality workers says they could walk out as early as June 1 if their demands, including protection against sexual harassment and technology...
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The 6 best apps for keeping your private messages safe from hackers, spies, and trolls

The 6 best apps for keeping your private messages safe from hackers, spies, and trolls

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

If you're concerned about digital eavesdropping - or if you just value your privacy - you should probably be using a secure messaging app. The most important technological...
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Macron tells global tech CEOs: 'There is no free lunch'

8 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron told executives from the world's biggest technology firms that he believed in innovation but that he wanted tougher regulations and for...
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Federal judge rules Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates...

Federal judge rules Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates their First Amendment rights

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled President Donald Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates their First Amendment rights. The judge ruled that the president's... Read more ...

Uber shuts down self-driving car program in Arizona

Uber shuts down self-driving car program in Arizona

Uber is shutting down its self-driving car program in Arizona following the death of a pedestrian, the company confirmed to VentureBeat today. “We're committed to self-driving... Read more ...

Details of new NFL national anthem policy appear to show league caved to Trump

Details of new NFL national anthem policy appear to show league caved to Trump

The NFL has a new national anthem policy and it appears that the league caved to the demands of President Donald Trump and those who vilified the ongoing protests of players... Read more ...

Giuliani responds to bombshell report claiming Ukraine paid Michael Cohen at...

Giuliani responds to bombshell report claiming Ukraine paid Michael Cohen at least $400,000 for access to Trump

President Donald Trump's outside attorney Rudy Giuliani responded Wednesday to a story that outlined an alleged Ukrainian payment to Michael Cohen. The BBC wrote that the... Read more ...

Opioid Crisis Takes A Toll On Economic Outlook For Many Americans, Fed Says

Opioid Crisis Takes A Toll On Economic Outlook For Many Americans, Fed Says

One out of five Americans say they personally know someone who has been addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new report about the economic well-being... Read more ...

UFC is about to get a huge boost with casual sports fans thanks to $1.5...

UFC is about to get a huge boost with casual sports fans thanks to $1.5 billion deal with ESPN

The UFC is moving from Fox Sports to ESPN in a five-year deal worth $1.5 billion. The move will likely introduce a new audience to the world of mixed martial arts and will give... Read more ...

US disinvites China from military exercise over militarization of South...

US disinvites China from military exercise over militarization of South China Sea islands

The Pentagon has disinvited China from an international military exercise over its militarization of islands in the South China Sea. "China's continued militarization of... Read more ...

Chipotle is closing its headquarters in Denver and New York and moving...

Chipotle is closing its headquarters in Denver and New York and moving everything to Taco Bell's backyard

Chipotle is moving its headquarters to Newport Beach, California. The company will shut down its headquarters in Denver, Colorado, and close additional offices in New York as... Read more ...

Comcast says it's considering an all-cash offer for 21st Century Fox that...

Comcast says it's considering an all-cash offer for 21st Century Fox that outbids Disney

Comcast set the stage for a bidding war on Wednesday, announcing it was considering an all-cash offer for most of 21st Century Fox's assets that Disney has agreed to... Read more ...

People are asking who would win in a match between Roger Federer and Serena...

People are asking who would win in a match between Roger Federer and Serena Williams - and the winner is clear

Tennis champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams are widely considered to be the greatest tennis players of all time. But who would win in a match between the best men's... Read more ...