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US, China face off again at World Trade Organization
December 19th, 2018  6:08 AM

China and the United States have traded barbs again at the World Trade Organization, with the U.S. ambassador accusing China of theft of technology and an envoy from Beijing retorting that the U.S. was "finger-pointing."

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Consumer groups allege Google misleads kids in FTC complaint
December 19th, 2018  12:31 AM

Google faces allegations of distributing deceptive, potentially dangerous apps to children on Android smartphones

Vic Gundotra
The Latest: Elon Musk allows rides on underground tunnel
December 19th, 2018  12:00 AM

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk unveils an underground transportation tunnel that could move people faster than subways

Elon Musk
Elon Musk unveil underground tunnels, offers rides to VIPs
December 18th, 2018  11:01 PM

Elon Musk unveils his underground transportation tunnel

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Need some milk? Driverless cars start delivering groceries
December 18th, 2018  9:02 PM

The nation's largest grocery chain has leaped into the driverless delivery market

Need some milk? Driverless cars start delivering groceries
Huawei calls on US, others to show proof of security risk
December 18th, 2018  7:57 PM

Huawei chairman challenges United States and other governments to provide evidence for claims the Chinese tech giant is a security risk

Huawei calls on US, others to show proof of security risk
Google, Facebook to pay $450K for Washington state violation
December 18th, 2018  7:50 PM

Google and Facebook are being ordered by a Washington state judge to pay $455,000 in a campaign finance violation case

Bob Ferguson
Uber approved to resume autonomous car tests in Pittsburgh
December 18th, 2018  7:10 PM

Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation has approved Uber's request to resume testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in the Pittsburgh area

Uber approved to resume autonomous car tests in Pittsburgh
Launch of next generation GPS satellite postponed for 1 day
December 18th, 2018  6:53 PM

The launch of a new GPS satellite has been postponed because of an unspecified problem with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

Launch of next generation GPS satellite postponed for 1 day
Social media and misinformation: It's a game of whack-a-mole
December 18th, 2018  6:36 PM

Social media companies are fighting an expensive and increasingly complex battle against Russian trolls who are using catchy memes, bots and fake accounts to influence elections and sow discord in the U.S

Social media and misinformation: It's a game of whack-a-mole
Business Highlights
December 18th, 2018  6:22 PM

Business Highlights

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Grocery delivery, with no human drivers, is underway
December 18th, 2018  6:14 PM

Nation's largest grocery train faces hiccups as it attempts driverless deliveries

Grocery delivery, with no human drivers, is underway
Markets Right Now: Plunging oil price sinks energy stocks
December 18th, 2018  4:17 PM

An early rally on the stock market was largely gone by the closing bell as another plunge in the price of crude oil sank energy stocks

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Markets Right Now: Tech stocks help pull Wall Street higher
December 18th, 2018  12:00 PM

Stocks are moving higher on Wall Street in midday trading as the market regains some of the steep losses it suffered over the previous two days.

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Scary statistic: 90.5 percent of plastic is not recycled
December 18th, 2018  11:04 AM

The burgeoning crisis in plastic waste has won the attention of the Royal Statistical Society, which chose 90.5 percent _ the proportion of plastic waste that has never been recycled _ as its international statistic of the year

Scary statistic: 90.5 percent of plastic is not recycled
Czech government office stops using Huawei mobile phones
December 18th, 2018  10:54 AM

The Czech Republic's prime minister has ordered his government office to stop using mobile phones made by Chinese telecoms company Huawei.

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Nuro, Kroger bringing unmanned delivery to customers
December 18th, 2018  9:11 AM

Nuro and Kroger are teaming up to bring unmanned deliver service to customers

Nuro, Kroger bringing unmanned delivery to customers
Report: Russia still using social media to roil US politics
December 18th, 2018  12:40 AM

Report: Russia's efforts to use social media to roil US politics are ongoing

James Comey
Huge barrier isn't trapping plastic waste in Pacific Ocean
December 17th, 2018  7:30 PM

A floating device sent to corral a swirling island of trash between California and Hawaii hasn't swept up any plastic waste

Huge barrier isn't trapping plastic waste in Pacific Ocean
Dow Jones industrials take second straight 2-percent plunge
December 17th, 2018  5:38 PM

U.S. stocks sink to their lowest levels in 14 months Monday as retailers and health care and technology stocks fall

Dow Jones industrials take second straight 2-percent plunge

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