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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Google says it is pulling its high-speed internet service out of Kentucky's largest city, one of about a dozen where Google Fiber was offered. Google Fiber announced on its blog Thursday that Louisville's service will end on April 15. Google Fiber launched...
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied Hawaii's move to compel Airbnb to hand over a decade of vacation rental receipts as the state examines whether hosts have been paying the equivalent of hotel and sales taxes. Hawaii First Circuit Court Judge James Ashford said the state...
BERLIN (AP) — Facebook is pushing back against a German ruling that could make it harder for the company to combine data from all the services it runs in order to target ads even more precisely. Thursday's ruling, though aimed at current practices, hints at potential troubles...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a software flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using FaceTime. The bug enabled interlopers to turn an iPhone into a live microphone while using Group FaceTime. Callers were able to activate another...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo customers experienced issues with accessing online or mobile banking as well as other banking services nationwide, after a fire happened at one of the bank's data centers. Wells Fargo on Thursday blamed the technical issues on smoke, which was "...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — IBM is announcing plans for a $2 billion expansion in New York state focusing on artificial intelligence hardware. The Westchester County-based company says that as part of the investment, it will create a center for AI computer chip research and development...
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter that revenue and profit and its daily user base all grew in the final three months of 2018. But its monthly user count slipped and shares slid 7 percent before the opening bell Thursday. The San Francisco company disclosed its daily user base count for...
LONDON (AP) — The British-built Mars rover that is scheduled to be launched in 2020 has been named after scientist Rosalind Franklin. The ExoMars mission is designed to search for evidence of life on Mars. The name was revealed Thursday by astronaut Tim Peake and science...
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is reporting that revenue and profit and its user base all grew in the final three months of 2018. The San Francisco company disclosed its daily user base count for the first time, putting the figure at 126 million, up 9 percent from a year earlier. These...