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Google CEO Says He Leads 'Without Political Bias' In Congressional Testimony

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Sundar Pichai faced a Republican barrage on allegations of anti-conservative bias. He also was questioned on Google's data collection and its work on a censored search tool for China.

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2018 In Review: What Happened In The World Of Big Tech

Monday, December 10, 2018

Growing awareness of privacy scandals and the spread of misinformation on social media may mean our love affair with technology has ended, and a new era of regulation is about to begin.

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Microsoft Urges Congress To Regulate Facial Recognition Technology

Thursday, December 06, 2018

In a rough year for tech, Microsoft unseated Apple as the most valuable company. It's cultivated an image as Silicon Valley's elder statesman, urging regulation for technologies it's still developing.

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Store, Warehouse And Delivery Workers: NPR Wants To Hear From You

Monday, December 03, 2018

Is your job associated with shopping? Calling all retail, warehouse, customer service and delivery workers. Please fill out our survey to help NPR understand the changing retail workforce.

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Data Of Some 500 Million Marriott Customers Stolen In Breach

Friday, November 30, 2018

Marriott is investigating a hack of the Starwood reservation system, as data on up to 500 million guests was stolen. Compromised information includes passport numbers, dates of birth and credit cards.

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Black Friday Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season

Friday, November 23, 2018

On the day after Thanksgiving, holiday shoppers are looking for bargains. Online is the fastest growing type of shopping, but brick-and-mortar stores still dominate for holiday sales

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Consumers Shop For Doorbuster Deals On Black Friday

Friday, November 23, 2018

More than 70 percent of Americans are expected to shop over this holiday weekend to take advantage of the sales. Consumer confidence is at its highest since the early 2000s.

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Optimized Prime: How AI And Anticipation Power Amazon's 1-Hour Deliveries

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Amazon executives often evoke magic when talking about fast shipping. Now in a race for one-hour deliveries, few retailers can afford to keep up. And few rely quite so much on artificial intelligence.

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Facebook Is On The Defensive After 'NYT' Report On Response To Russian Interference

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Facebook says it is cutting ties with the Washington consulting firm Definers Public Affairs, which spread disparaging information about the social network's critics.

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How Amazon's New Headquarters Could Change Communities In New York And Virginia

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Amazon announced its expanding footprint, adding some 25,000 jobs in Long Island City in Queens and Arlington, Va. Some in those cities are worried about housing prices and congestion on the roads.

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How Big Is Amazon? Its Many Businesses In One Chart

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Amazon means shopping. It also makes movies and smart locks, publishes books, operates stores, and helps other companies deliver packages and run websites. How many Amazon brands will you recognize?

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Amazon's Grand Search For 2nd Headquarters Ends With Split: NYC And D.C. Suburb

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

After a yearlong search, Amazon announced Tuesday that it will divide its second headquarters between the Long Island City neighborhood in Queens and Arlington in Northern Virginia.

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Official Announcement Draws Near On Amazon's HQ2 Decision

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Amazon will soon announce its choice for a second headquarters. It's expected that Amazon will build two offices, one in New York City and one in the Crystal City area of Arlington, Va.

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Amazon Plot Twist: 2 Cities Will Split The 2nd Headquarters

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

The surprising decision to divide the win is an anticlimactic ending for a much-hyped, Olympic-style search. The plan promised up to 50,000 new high-paying jobs and drew 238 bids.

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Retail Giant Sears Files For Bankruptcy

Monday, October 15, 2018

Sears has filed for bankruptcy protection, formally acknowledging the lowest moment in the 130-year history of the conglomerate that shaped how Americans shop.

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Amazon Employees Consider Consequences Of Company's MInimum Wage Hike

Saturday, October 06, 2018

This week, Amazon announced it would raise the minimum wage for 350,000 of its workers — but some employees have mixed feelings.

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Amazon Becomes Largest Company To Commit To Minimum $15 Hourly Wage

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Amazon announced on Tuesday that it will raise wages to $15 an hour starting Nov. 1 for some 250,000 regular workers and 100,000 seasonal workers.

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Amazon To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 Starting Next Month

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Officials at Amazon announced on Tuesday that the company is raising wages to $15 an hour starting Nov. 1 for some 250,000 regular workers and 100,000 seasonal workers.

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Justice Department Sues California To Block State's Net Neutrality Law

Monday, October 01, 2018

The Trump administration is suing California over the state's new net neutrality law, saying it clashed with federal policy.

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Facebook Says Hackers Accessed Information Of 50 Million Users In Latest Data Breach

Friday, September 28, 2018

Facebook announced a new data breach on Friday. Hackers accessed the information of 50 million Facebook users, as Facebook remains under pressure for misuse of users' personal data.

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