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Tesla is moving ahead on driverless tech while others are slowing down

Apr 15, 2019
The company is making semi-autonomous features standard and briefing investors on what's next.
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Your smart speaker is always listening

Apr 12, 2019
And someone on the other side of it may be listening, too.
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Your side hustle may not look so great come tax time

Apr 11, 2019
Are gig workers getting the guidance they need when it comes to filing their taxes?
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Who knew a space agency could go viral?

Apr 10, 2019
By using social media, NASA discovered what the public was looking for.
Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, watch the landing of InSight on Mars on Nov. 26, 2018.
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If it’s online, it’s not permanent. Internet archives can disappear.

Apr 9, 2019
What responsibility do companies have to hold onto anything you might upload to their platform?
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Now that states can legalize sports betting, venture capital wants in

Apr 8, 2019
One investor says sports bets could evolve into a different type of asset.
Sports Adviser Stuart Feiner, who was portrayed by actor Al Pacino in the film "Two for the Money," displays his betting tickets on Major League Baseball at Dover Downs Casino on June 5, 2018 in Dover, Delaware.
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Social media, elections and fake news: India edition

Apr 5, 2019
As national elections approach, voters are being targeted with fake news on WhatsApp.
An Indian newspaper vendor reads a newspaper with a full back page advertisement from WhatsApp intended to counter fake information in New Delhi on July 10, 2018.
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Homework is much harder when you can't get online at home

Apr 4, 2019
What it's like to try to graduate high school without easy internet access.
Larry Brown gets online at the library or a friend’s house when he needs a good connection, bigger screen and keyboard to do homework. Like many New Orleans students, he doesn’t have internet service at home.
Jess Clark/New Orleans Public Radio

Creators who build an audience online find algorithms can wipe it away

Apr 3, 2019
What happens to YouTubers when the platform changes the way videos are monetized?
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The FTC has no chief technologist as it weighs big tech investigations

Apr 2, 2019
The last person to hold the job says there are many ways the agency can get input on technology issues.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) building in Washington, DC.
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