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- Supreme Court restricts police on cellphone location data
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:13:44 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities.
- Tesla recycling machine catches fire at Fremont, California campus
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:48:26 -0400
(Reuters) - A machine used for paper recycling caught fire Thursday night at Tesla Inc's Fremont, California, campus, outside the company's car production factory, but manufacturing was not affected, the company said.
- Uber car's 'safety' driver streamed TV show before fatal crash: police
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:07:17 -0400
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, was streaming a television show on her phone until about the time of a fatal crash, according to a police report that deemed the March 18 incident "entirely avoidable."
- Exclusive: Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:20:10 -0400
LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees.
- Supreme Court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:38:53 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals.
- Japan watchdog orders improvements at cryptocurrency exchanges
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 03:50:46 -0400
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's financial regulator said on Friday it has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges including bitFlyer, Inc., one of the country's biggest, to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.
- Intel CEO resigns after probe of relationship with employee
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:11:16 -0400
(Reuters) - Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after an investigation found he had a consensual relationship with an employee in breach of company policy.
- YouTube pushes memberships, merchandise as alternatives to ads
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:52:09 -0400
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - YouTube said on Thursday that video uploaders with more than 100,000 followers could start paid fan clubs on the service, one of several new features aimed at helping itself and its users diversify revenue after a turbulent year.
- AT&T to launch wireless plans bundled with video after Time Warner win
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:07:40 -0400
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc will launch two new unlimited wireless plans next week that will be bundled with a new video streaming service called WatchTV, in the company's first move to pair entertainment with phone service after closing its $85 billion acquisition of media company Time Warner Inc.
- Taiwan's Foxconn calls Sino-U.S. trade spat a 'tech war'
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:35:28 -0400
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, on Friday said the U.S. and Chinese governments are engaged in a technology war, not a trade war, describing the spat as the biggest challenge the Taiwanese company is facing.