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Maya Rajamani
August 06, 2020 - 8:30 pm
Twitter will start adding labels to accounts belonging to “key government officials,” as well as state-affiliated media companies and their senior staff members, the company said Thursday.
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An image provided by Google shows the Pixel 4A budget smartphone, which has the same high-quality camera and several other features available in fancier Pixel models. The phone, unveiled Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, will be available Aug. 20 after months of delay caused by supply problems triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. It will cost $349, a $50 discount from a cheap Pixel released last year. It's also a major markdown from other higher-end models in the existing product line-up that start at $799. (Google via AP)
AP News
August 03, 2020 - 4:38 pm
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Google has started selling a long-delayed budget smartphone boasting the same high-quality camera and several other features available in fancier Pixel models that cost hundreds of dollars more. The Pixel 4a unveiled Monday will be available Aug. 20 after months of delay...
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AP News
July 31, 2020 - 1:00 pm
A Florida teen and two others hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin, authorities said Friday.
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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Google mobile phone icon, in Philadelphia. The Australian government said on Friday, July 31, 2020 it plans to give Google and Facebook three months to negotiate with Australian media businesses fair pay for news content. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
AP News
July 31, 2020 - 12:13 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said on Friday it plans to give Google and Facebook three months to negotiate with Australian media businesses fair pay for news content. In releasing a draft of a mandatory code of conduct, the government aims to succeed where other countries...
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: Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during the 2019 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 03, 2019 in San Jose.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 30, 2020 - 4:34 pm
Apple is joining the ranks of companies like Google in pushing back a plan to return to work at its U.S. offices. CEO Tim Cook made the announcement Thursday, saying Apple employees won’t come back until early 2021.
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A humpback whale breaches in a lagoon on June 04, 2019 in Alameda, California.
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Jeffrey Schaub
July 30, 2020 - 5:00 am
It’s been hard to keep track of San Francisco's humpback whales during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the public is pitching in.
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Google has its headquarters in Mountain View.
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AP News
July 27, 2020 - 12:14 pm
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Google has decided that most of its 200,000 employees and contractors should work from home through next June, a sobering assessment of the pandemic's potential staying power from the company providing the answers for the world's most trusted internet search engine. The...
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak wears a protective mask as he stands next to a photo of himself during a press conference on July 23, 2020 in Burlingame, California.
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Carrie Hodousek
July 23, 2020 - 2:25 pm
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is going after YouTube and its parent company Google for allegedly failing to control a Bitcoin giveaway scam that cost investors millions of dollars.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
July 21, 2020 - 6:58 pm
Twitter has announced it is suspending accounts that specifically tweet about QAnon topics, those who violate the company’s multi-account policy and accounts that coordinate abuse around individual victims. QAnon conspiracy theorists believe in secret plot by an alleged "deep state" against...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2020, file photo, Tesla and SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition in Washington. Tesla has posted three straight profitable quarters, opened a factory in China and rolled out the Model Y small SUV. Yet ahead of second-quarter results on Wednesday, July 21, analysts are beginning to question whether the run will last. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
AP News
July 21, 2020 - 3:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla's losses were mounting last summer, massive debt payments were looming, and both Wall Street and federal regulators had run out of patience with the erratic behavior of CEO Elon Musk. One year ago this week, shares plunged 14% after Tesla posted another quarterly loss, this one...
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