Facebook to make jobs, credit ads searchable
Jun30

Facebook to make jobs, credit ads searchable

Facebook says it will make advertisements for U.S. jobs and for loans, financing and credit card offers searchable for all users under a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination blamed on its highly customized ad-targeting. The plan disclosed in an internal report Sunday voluntarily expands on a commitment the social medial giant made in March when it agreed to make its U.S. housing ads searchable by location and...

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Kudlow: US sales to Huawei won’t imperil national security
Jun30

Kudlow: US sales to Huawei won’t imperil national security

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow insisted Sunday that President Donald Trump won’t back off national security concerns after agreeing to allow U.S. companies to sell some components to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Kudlow told “Fox News Sunday” and CBS’ “Face the Nation” that Huawei will remain on an American blacklist as a potential security threat. He stressed that additional...

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Trial set for Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes
Jun29

Trial set for Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes will go on trial next summer to face criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila ruled Friday that the trial against Holmes and her former Chief Operating Officer Ramesh Balwani will start July 28, 2020. Prosecutors allege that Holmes and Balwani deliberately misled investors,...

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Washington man convicted in 1987 killings of Canadian couple
Jun28

Washington man convicted in 1987 killings of Canadian couple

A Washington state man has been found guilty in the 1987 killings of a young Canadian couple. Seattle TV station KOMO reports that jurors deliberated for more than two days before reaching their verdict Friday against William Earl Talbott II in the trial that hinged on 32-year-old DNA evidence and genealogical technology. Talbott had been arrested last year in the deaths of 18-year-old Tanya Van Cuylenborg and her boyfriend,...

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Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China
Jun28

Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China

A newspaper is reporting that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line it had been using for that product in recent years. The Wall Street Journal reported the plan Friday, citing unidentified people familiar with the move. Apple issued a statement saying the new Mac Pro will be designed and engineered in California, but wouldn’t say where it will be assembled. Apple has...

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