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Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 at 03:23 PM EST

Music Streaming Service Spotify Files to Go Public

Music Streaming Service Spotify Files to Go Public

Streaming service Spotify announced Wednesday its plan to go public, CNBC reported. The company will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker name SPOT. According to the company, shares...

Monday, Feb 26, 2018 at 06:38 PM EST

YouTube Has a Conspiracy Video Problem

YouTube Has a Conspiracy Video Problem

After the recent mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida, high school, videos spreading outlandish conspiracy theories began appearing on YouTube. Videos posited that the student victims of the shooting were hired...

Monday, Feb 26, 2018 at 08:13 AM EST

Studies Are Increasingly Clear: Uber, Lyft Congest Cities

Studies Are Increasingly Clear: Uber, Lyft Congest Cities

One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles and...

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 04:36 PM EST

Snap Shares Fall 7 Percent After Kylie Jenner Slams Redesign

Snap Shares Fall 7 Percent After Kylie Jenner Slams Redesign

Tech giant Snap shares dropped nearly 7 percent on Thursday, after reality star Kylie Jenner tweeted to her 24.5 million Twitter followers that she is no longer using the popular app due to design changes, CNBC...

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 04:03 PM EST

Facebook to Verify Ads With Postcards After Russian Meddling

Facebook to Verify Ads With Postcards After Russian Meddling

Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office. Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who bought ads to sway the U.S. presidential...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 05:30 AM EST

Bill, Melinda Gates Turn Attention Toward Poverty in America

Bill, Melinda Gates Turn Attention Toward Poverty in America

Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country's growing inequity...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 06:51 PM EST

Amazon to Lay Off 'Small' Number of People in Seattle

Amazon to Lay Off 'Small' Number of People in Seattle

After a ramp-up of hiring last year, Amazon says it will cut a "small" number of positions at its Seattle headquarters. The company did not give an exact number, but The Seattle Times, citing a person familiar...

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 04:08 PM EST

Uber Reaches $245M Settlement in Case Over Self-Driving Cars

Uber Reaches $245M Settlement in Case Over Self-Driving Cars

A high-profile legal battle between Uber and Google-spin-off Waymo, which accuses the ride-hailing company of stealing its self-driving car technology, came to a close Friday after the two companies reached a...

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 at 05:03 PM EST

Twitter Turns First Profit Ever, But Problems Remain

Twitter Turns First Profit Ever, But Problems Remain

Twitter made money for the first time in its nearly 12-year history, a milestone that satisfied investors in the short term but might not resolve the company's broader problems any time soon. The company is...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 04:44 PM EST

What Will Happen to the Tesla SpaceX Shot Into Space?

What Will Happen to the Tesla SpaceX Shot Into Space?

After the Tesla Roadster hitched a ride into orbit on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday, experts are predicting smooth sailing for the cherry red convertible, NBC News reported. The car's current trajectory...

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