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Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 01:44 PM CDT

Facebook Will Once Again Pay Users to Install an App That Tracks Their App Usage

Facebook Will Once Again Pay Users to Install an App That Tracks Their App Usage

Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app that will let the company collect data on how people use their smartphones in exchange for money. The new app is called Study, and it is designed to give Facebook...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 02:09 AM CDT

Medical Pot Takes Hit When Weed Legal for All

Medical Pot Takes Hit When Weed Legal for All

When states legalize pot for all adults, long-standing medical marijuana programs take a big hit, in some cases losing more than half their registered patients in just a few years, according to a data analysis...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 04:48 PM CDT

Tech on Trial: House Panel Begins Review of Market Power

Tech on Trial: House Panel Begins Review of Market Power

Members of both parties on Tuesday suggested legislation may be necessary for the financially-struggling U.S. news industry as lawmakers began a bipartisan investigation into the market dominance of Silicon...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 08:43 PM CDT

60% of Male Managers Now Say They’re Uncomfortable Participating in Work Activities With Women

60% of Male Managers Now Say They’re Uncomfortable Participating in Work Activities With Women

The #MeToo and Time’s Up movements have brought huge attention to the challenges women face at work, but a new survey finds that 60% of male managers say they’re uncomfortable participating in regular work...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 09:08 AM CDT

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Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 12:11 PM CDT

Salesforce Buying Tableau Software in $15.7B All-Stock Deal

Salesforce Buying Tableau Software in $15.7B All-Stock Deal

Customer-management software developer Salesforce is buying Tableau Software in an all-stock deal valued at $15.7 billion. Tableau uses self-service analytics to help people with any skill level work with data....

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 10:55 AM CDT

UTC Announces Merger With Raytheon

UTC Announces Merger With Raytheon

United Technologies Corp. announced the company will be merging with the Raytheon Company. The companies announced Sunday that they have reached an agreement to combine in an all-stock merger of equals. It...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 06:00 PM CDT

Google Is Tech's Top Spender on Lobbying — Facebook and Amazon Are Also at Record Levels

Google Is Tech's Top Spender on Lobbying — Facebook and Amazon Are Also at Record Levels

As the biggest U.S. technology companies face increasing scrutiny from regulators related to privacy practices and market control, they're spending a lot more money to try and influence lawmakers. No company in...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 05:29 PM CDT

Lyft Driver Arrested for Driving With 17 License Suspensions, Police Say

Lyft Driver Arrested for Driving With 17 License Suspensions, Police Say

A man who told police he was driving for Lyft was arrested Saturday on Long Island, New York, after a check of his driver's license revealed it had been suspended 17 times, NBC News reports. Leith Crossen, 57...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 09:12 AM CDT

G-20 Finance Officials Pledge to Protect Global Growth

G-20 Finance Officials Pledge to Protect Global Growth

Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies wrapped up a meeting in Japan on Sunday with a pledge to use all the policies they can to protect global growth from disruptions due...

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