Technology

From left, Telecom's Roberto Capone, Tim CEO Amos Genish, Tim Vice President Franco Bernabe' and Tim's Notary Carlo Marchetti sit prior to the start of the Tim's shareholders meeting, in Rozzano, near Milan, Italy, Friday, May 4, 2018. Telecom Italia shareholders are to decide whether the activist hedge fund Elliott Management has the power to revamp the board against the controlling stakeholder, French entertainment group Vivendi. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
May 04, 2018 - 12:07 pm
ROZZANO, Italy (AP) — French media group Vivendi lost de facto control of Telecom Italia on Friday when a U.S. activist hedge fund won a majority of seats on the former state monopoly's board in a dramatic shareholders' showdown that also raised questions about the government's role. Cheers went up...
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May 04, 2018 - 10:32 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company bought 75 million more Apple shares in the first quarter, giving it more than 240 million shares of the iPhone maker. Buffett told CNBC about the latest Apple stock purchases Friday as tens of thousands of shareholders begin to arrive at Berkshire...
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A San Francisco Police Department wanted bulletin and copies of letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by a man who called himself Zodiac are displayed Thursday, May 3, 2018, in San Francisco. Detectives in Northern California are trying to get a DNA profile on the Zodiac Killer to track him down using the same family-tree tracing technology investigators used in the Golden State Killer case. Vallejo police Detective Terry Poyser tells the Sacramento Bee his agency has recently submitted two envelopes that contained letters from the Zodiac Killer for DNA analysis. The Zodiac Killer stabbed or shot to death five people in Northern California in 1968 and 1969. He was dubbed the Zodiac Killer after he sent taunting letters and cryptograms to police and newspapers that included astrological symbols. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 03, 2018 - 7:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California detectives still trying to identify the infamous Zodiac Killer who targeted victims in the late 1960s and taunted investigators with letters say they hope to try the same DNA tracing technology recently used to arrest a suspect in another string of cold-case...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter is advising all users to change their passwords. The company said Thursday, May 3, 2018, that it recently discovered a bug that stored passwords in an internal log in an unprotected form. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 03, 2018 - 5:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is advising all users to change their passwords. The company said Thursday that it recently discovered a bug that stored passwords in an internal log in an unprotected form. Twitter says there's no indication that there was a breach or that any of the passwords were...
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A worker lifts a lunch bowl off the production line at Spyce, a restaurant which uses a robotic cooking process, in Boston, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Robots can't yet bake a souffle or fold a burrito, but the new restaurant in Boston is employing what it calls a "never-before-seen robotic kitchen" to cook up ingredients and spout them into a bowl. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 03, 2018 - 3:31 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Robots can't yet bake a souffle or fold a burrito, but they can cook up vegetables and grains and spout them into a bowl — and are doing just that at a new fast casual restaurant in Boston. Seven autonomously swirling cooking pots — what the restaurant calls a "never-before-seen...
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May 03, 2018 - 10:35 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The World Video Game Hall of Fame has inducted "John Madden Football," a giant of the multibillion-dollar industry the early video game helped launch, and "Spacewar!," a college student creation from 1962. "Tomb Raider" and "Final Fantasy VII" round out the class of 2018...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London. A published report says the data firm at the center of Facebook’s privacy debacle is closing its doors. Cambridge Analytica has been linked to Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. The British firm suspended its CEO Alexander Tayler in April amid investigations. The Wall Street Journal says the shutdown on Wednesday, May 2 comes as the firm is losing clients and facing legal fees from the Facebook case. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP, file)
May 03, 2018 - 4:53 am
LONDON (AP) — British authorities are promising to continue their investigation of Cambridge Analytica, the campaign consultant at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal, even though the company is going out of business. Cambridge Analytica announced Wednesday that it plans to file for...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, large spheres take shape in front of an existing Amazon building, behind, as new construction continues across the street in Seattle. Amazon said Wednesday, May 2, 2018, it is pausing construction on a new high-rise building in Seattle while it awaits the outcome of a city proposal to tax worker hours. The Seattle City Council has been weighing a proposed "head tax" on high-grossing businesses as a way to raise about $75 million a year for affordable housing and homelessness services. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
May 02, 2018 - 7:22 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has halted construction planning on a new high-rise building near its headquarters while it awaits the outcome of a Seattle city proposal to tax worker hours. The Seattle City Council is considering a "head tax" on high-grossing businesses to raise about $75 million a year for...
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FILE- In this April 3, 2018, file photo, a Spotify banner adorns the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Spotify reports earnings Wednesday, May 2. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Spotify's first quarterly report as a public held company struck the wrong note with investors, even though its music-streaming service hit the subscriber-growth target set by management just before its stock began trading. Total subscribers increased to 75 million through...
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May 02, 2018 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a year after a nude-photo-sharing scandal rocked the Marine Corps, the service has investigated about 130 individuals for online misconduct, ranging from sexual harassment and bullying to revenge porn. Nearly 60 faced some type of punishment. Marine Commandant Gen...
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