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House votes to block Obama-era online privacy rule
WASHINGTON — The House voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. The Federal Communications Commiss...
By Kevin Freking The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Indexes higher as consumer confidence gains
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stock indexes sharply higher Tuesday, snapping an eight-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average. The rally was broad, with materials and industrial companies among the biggest gainers. Energy stocks notched a big gain as crude oil prices ...
By Alex Veiga The Associated Press FULL STORY
Wells Fargo to pay $110M to settle fake account suit
NEW YORK — Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission, the bank announced Tuesday. It’s the first private settlement that Wells has reached since the company paid $...
By Ken Sweet The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Uber diversity report says 36 percent of employees are women
NEW YORK — Uber’s first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technical positions. In that regard, the company is similar to other Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple. But Uber’s report comes as pressure mounts on the company in light of ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features
NEW YORK — Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera “do the talking” as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. Facebook is rolling out an app update starting Tuesday. With it, you can tap a new camera...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Chinese tech company Tencent acquires 5 percent Tesla stake
DETROI — Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has acquired a 5 percent stake in electric car maker Tesla Inc. Tencent spent $1.8 billion acquiring 8.2 million shares during Tesla’s stock offering earlier this month, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. T...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
 
  


 
 
 
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AP source: Gas tax would help fund California road plan
SACRAMENTO — The governor and legislative leaders want to raise $52 billion to fix California road..
It’s not EU, it’s me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years
LONDON — Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promi..
Trump vows to step up efforts to combat drug addiction
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation’s addictio..
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