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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 04:02 PM PDT

French Raid Google in Latest Probe Into Tech's Tax Tactics

French Raid Google in Latest Probe Into Tech's Tax Tactics

Police raided Google's French headquarters Tuesday looking for evidence of "aggravated tax fraud," marking one of Europe's most conspicuous attempts yet to cast a U.S. technology leader as a manipulative...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 06:36 PM PDT

'Chewbacca Mom’ Visits Facebook Headquarters

'Chewbacca Mom’ Visits Facebook Headquarters

Unless you've been living under a rock, by now you've probably seen the famous "Chewbacca mom" Facebook video that has taken the Internet by storm. From the looks of it, this may just be the beginning of...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 09:18 AM PDT

Facebook Drops News Outlet Input in 'Trending Topics' Review

Facebook Drops News Outlet Input in 'Trending Topics' Review

Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed...

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 04:12 PM PDT

New Prosthetic Arm Offers Life-Like Touch

New Prosthetic Arm Offers Life-Like Touch

A unique, thought-controlled prosthetic arm developed in part by the Hanger Clinic in Gig Harbor, Washington, uses the the body's nerve signals to control movement.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 09:56 PM PDT

Solar Impulse Lands in Wright Brothers' Ohio Hometown

Solar Impulse Lands in Wright Brothers' Ohio Hometown

A solar-powered airplane has touched down in the Ohio hometown of two of America's most well-known aviation pioneers on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 landed late...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 05:00 PM PDT

Airbnb Slapped With Suit for Discrimination, Violation of Civil Rights

Airbnb Slapped With Suit for Discrimination, Violation of Civil Rights

Airbnb was slapped with a proposed class action in a Washington D.C. federal court Tuesday for allegedly violating the fair housing act and the civil rights of its African-American users.

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