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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — PayPal co-founder Max Levchin thinks the pace of innovation in digital payments is progressing well, considering the banking industry is the most regulated this side of health care. But he considers the speculation around bitcoin to be "the elephant in the...
BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information. Hans-Georg Maassen said in comments released Sunday that his agency is so far aware of 10,000 German citizens targeted by...
NEW YORK (AP) — Net neutrality is a simple concept but a dense and often technical issue that has been argued over for years in tech and telecom circles. Now everyday folks are talking about it. That's because the Federal Communications Commission has scheduled a vote next week...
NEW YORK (AP) — Everyday folks are talking about net neutrality, a dense and often technical issue that has been argued over for years in tech and telecom circles. That's because the Federal Communications Commission will vote next Thursday to gut Obama-era rules meant to stop...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sexual misconduct happens at work not because companies don't publish anti-harassment policies, experts say, but because managers don't enforce them — and because people fail to apply them to themselves. While the floodgates on reporting abuse and sexual...
NEW YORK (AP) — Can better policies prevent workplace sexual harassment? Experts say it's not just about what's on the books but how the rules are enforced. In an unusual move for a big company, Facebook on Friday publicly released its policies against workplace harassment. This...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish music streaming service Spotify and Chinese internet company Tencent have struck a deal to take minority stakes in each other. The companies said Friday in a joint statement they will acquire new shares representing minority equity stakes in each other...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish music streaming service Spotify and Chinese internet company Tencent have struck a deal to take minority stakes in each other. The companies said Friday they will acquire new shares representing minority equity stakes in each other for cash — Tencent...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish music streaming service Spotify and Chinese internet company Tencent have struck a deal to take minority stakes in each other. The companies said Friday they will acquire new shares representing minority equity stakes in each other for cash — Tencent...