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Google employees sign protest letter over China search engine: NYT
Google employees sign protest letter over China search engine: NYT

Hundreds of Google employees have signed a protest letter over the company's reported work on a censor-friendly search engine to get back into China, The New York Times said Thursday. The employees are demanding more transparency so they can understand the moral implications of their work, said the Times, which obtained a copy of the letter. Employee anger flared with a report this month in The Intercept that Google is secretly building a search engine that will filter content banned in China and thus meet Beijing's tough censorship rules.

Serena Williams: being told to stop breastfeeding by tennis coach was 'hard to take from a guy'
Serena Williams: being told to stop breastfeeding by tennis coach was 'hard to take from a guy'

Serena Williams has revealed that her coach told her to stop breastfeeding to improve her tennis, saying the advice was "hard to take from a guy". The tennis champion described how she chose to nurse her daughter for her first eight months - despite believing it was harming her return to peak physical form. However, it became a sore point between the player and her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, who told her tennis would have to be "priority number one" if she wished to be successful. The player said when she arrived in France for the clay court training earlier this year, Mouratoglou told her she should stop breastfeeding for the sake of her performance. "It's absolutely...

Wall Street gains on Walmart and Cisco earnings, trade optimism
Wall Street gains on Walmart and Cisco earnings, trade optimism
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-16 17:23:15Z

Walmart shares surged 10.2 percent, the most on the S&P 500, after the retailer said U.S. comparable sales grew the most in a decade and posted strong e-commerce sales. The S&P retailers index gained 0.81 percent. All of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with technology stocks up 0.92 percent.

Vitalik Buterin, the multi-millionaire founder of Ethereum, says that Google tried to hire him on an intern
Vitalik Buterin, the multi-millionaire founder of Ethereum, says that Google tried to hire him on an intern's salary
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-16 16:25:18Z

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin tweeted out a photo of what appeared to be a job offer from Google earlier this year. Many speculated that Google was attempting to hire Buterin for a secret cryptocurrency project. In May, the founder of cryptocurrency project Etherum, Vitalik Buterin, asked on

Trump
Trump's military parade is estimated to cost $92 million - $80 million more than earlier estimate
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-16 15:16:00Z

A Pentagon spokesman said in an email to CNBC that the Defense Department expects to make an announcement soon, but he would not comment further. The parade is slated for Nov. 10 in Washington, D.C.

Former librarian spends $89K of public money on video gam...
Former librarian spends $89K of public money on video gam...
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-16 11:49:00Z

The 'Squawk Box' team discusses a librarian who used public money to purchase a variety of gift cards to make purchases in the video game, 'Game of War'.

€5bn wiped off Italian bridge operator Atlantia after Genoa disaster
€5bn wiped off Italian bridge operator Atlantia after Genoa disaster
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  • 2018-08-16 09:43:41Z

Atlantia, the company behind the motorway bridge that collapsed in the port city of Genoa this week, has warned its investors to prepare for it losing valuable contracts, wiping more than €5bn (£4.5bn) from its value. The Italian-Spanish infrastructure company is the majority owner of Autostrade, a major

Sen. Warren tells Cramer about her plan to make companies...
Sen. Warren tells Cramer about her plan to make companies...
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  • 2018-08-15 22:43:00Z

Jim Cramer sits down with Sen. Elizabeth Warren to discuss her new bill, the Accountable Capitalism Act, introduced on Wednesday. The bill would require large corporations to consider the interests of all major stakeholders in company decisions. Warren...

Rob Gronkowski, who hasn
Rob Gronkowski, who hasn't touched his NFL money in 8 years, finally splurged on his first 'luxury'
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  • 2018-08-15 18:10:00Z

"I've gotta finally treat myself," NFL veteran Rob Gronkowski realized. "It's been eight years."

Wrong-Way Driver Killed in 4-Vehicle Crash in Kansas
Wrong-Way Driver Killed in 4-Vehicle Crash in Kansas

A wrong-way driver is dead following a crash involving four vehicles in Lenexa, Kansas early Wednesday morning.

Chipotle Bull Helps Erase Year
Chipotle Bull Helps Erase Year's Woes With Green Light to Buy
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-15 17:01:14Z

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. shares have fully recovered from a downward spiral that started last summer and bottomed out in February, and Wall Street analysts are taking note. The average price target among analysts tracked by Bloomberg has risen 46 percent since mid-April, struggling to keep pace with

Florida governor declares state of emergency to combat worst red tide in over 10 years
Florida governor declares state of emergency to combat worst red tide in over 10 years

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for the ongoing toxic red tide bloom. The algae bloom is largely responsible for the deaths of tons of marine life on the state's west coast.

Corona owner pumps $4 billion more into weed producer Canopy
Corona owner pumps $4 billion more into weed producer Canopy
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  • 2018-08-15 13:03:41Z

Constellation was among the first major alcohol producers to invest in marijuana production when it pumped nearly $200 million into Canopy last year but the latest announcement makes it by far the biggest investment in the industry. Canada, where 4.4 million people reported using the drug in the first

A year later, the team-up between Microsoft and Amazon finally comes to life (MSFT, AMZN)
A year later, the team-up between Microsoft and Amazon finally comes to life (MSFT, AMZN)
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  • 2018-08-15 13:00:00Z

A long-promised integration between the Amazon Alexa voice assistant, and Microsoft's Cortana, has finally come to life after a year of waiting. Cortana has integrations with Microsoft Outlook for e-mail and calendaring that Alexa and other similar assistants don't.

Rescuers search rubble for survivors after motorway bridge collapses in Genoa, Italy leaves at least 35 dead
Rescuers search rubble for survivors after motorway bridge collapses in Genoa, Italy leaves at least 35 dead

Firefighters with sniffer dogs were working through the night to try to find survivors beneath the rubble of a giant bridge that collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa. At least 35 people, including a child, died in the disaster, which happened as the city was lashed by an intense thunderstorm, but the toll was expected to rise. Officials said 15 people were injured and 10 of them were in a critical condition. Four people were pulled alive from the rubble. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte called it "an immense tragedy ... inconceivable in a modern system like ours, a modern country." Dozens of cars and trucks plunged 150ft to the ground after the elevated motorway suddenly...

The latest rumors about Apple
The latest rumors about Apple's upcoming iPhones are here - here's what's new (AAPL)
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-14 19:48:46Z

Two of the phones could get Apple Pencil support, according to the report. A new set of iPhone predictions is out from TrendForce, a market research firm focusing on computer components like DRAM and NAND Flash. TrendForce believes Apple is preparing three new iPhone models for a launch this year,

Omarosa claims she heard a tape of Trump using the N-word
Omarosa claims she heard a tape of Trump using the N-word
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  • 2018-08-14 19:12:13Z

Fox News contributor Deroy Murdock and Democratic strategist Howard Franklin on how former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman claimed that she heard a tape of President Trump using the N-word.

Wall St. gains on earnings, recovery in bank stocks
Wall St. gains on earnings, recovery in bank stocks
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  • 2018-08-14 17:01:20Z

U.S. stocks rose in a broad rally on Tuesday after four straight days of losses on a strong set of earnings from retailers and as bank stocks rebounded after the Turkish lira snapped a three-week slide. ...

The Latest: Closing arguments Wednesday in Manafort trial
The Latest: Closing arguments Wednesday in Manafort trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - The Latest on Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial (all times local):

3 Stocks That Could Put Tesla
3 Stocks That Could Put Tesla's Returns to Shame
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-14 15:58:00Z

Find out which stocks Motley Fool contributors think could outrun Tesla over the long term.

Most Expensive 2019 Ford Ranger Costs $47,020
Most Expensive 2019 Ford Ranger Costs $47,020

That's for a fully loaded Lariat SuperCrew with four-wheel drive.

From Westminster to Nice: Vehicle rampage attacks in UK and Europe
From Westminster to Nice: Vehicle rampage attacks in UK and Europe

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences after a car collided with cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament today. The man, in his late 20s, is being held in custody at a south London police station after armed officers swarmed the scene following the suspected terror attack just before 7.40am. This kind of event has become worryingly common in Europe in recent years, with hundreds of people killed and injured in vehicle attacks since 2016. Cars and vans are easy to obtain, and pedestrians in crowded streets are vulnerable targets. Many of these attacks - often known as rampage attacks or ramming attacks - have been...

The Ultra-Wealthy World of Crazy Rich Asians Is a Real Thing. Here's Why
The Ultra-Wealthy World of Crazy Rich Asians Is a Real Thing. Here's Why

The roots of those fortunes go back centuries

Omarosa Fiasco Spotlights Unusual Trump Tactic To Silence White House Aides
Omarosa Fiasco Spotlights Unusual Trump Tactic To Silence White House Aides

President Donald Trump appeared to make a startling admission during Monday's

Ford Reveals More Details on Its Massive Cost-Cutting Plan
Ford Reveals More Details on Its Massive Cost-Cutting Plan
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-13 20:25:00Z

A modular design philosophy will allow Ford to better address customers' preferences, while simplifying the product design process and unlocking huge material cost savings.

Bride doesn't let a flood get in the way of her wedding
Bride doesn't let a flood get in the way of her wedding

Love conquers all - and that includes storms. Jobel Delos Angeles didn't let heavy rain and flooding interfere with her wedding to her partner of seven years and father of her two children on Saturday. Instead, Jobel and her husband Jeff embraced it.  The Philippines is currently in the midst of Monsoon season, bringing heavy rains and flooding to Manila and its many neighboring areas including Bulacan, where Delos Angeles lives, according to Channel News Asia.  The rains flooded the church where the two wet slated to have their wedding, but despite the inclement weather, Delos Angeles was delighted to go through with her nuptials.  SEE ALSO: Dramatic photos show the devastating...

J.C. Penney Finally Remembers Who Its Customers Are
J.C. Penney Finally Remembers Who Its Customers Are
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-12 13:36:00Z

Will another change in strategy lead to success?

3 Top Stocks to Buy in August
3 Top Stocks to Buy in August
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-12 13:35:00Z

The third, a newly public company, has an impressive metric pointing towards a widening moat.

Was Elon Musk
Was Elon Musk's Tesla Buyout Tweet a Bluff After All?
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-12 13:33:00Z

It appears that financing may not have been secured. What happens now?

What
What's Next for Iran, the Iranian Rial and the Ayatollah?
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-12 09:32:56Z

The Iranian economy is in tatters, the Iranian Rial has collapsed to record lows against the U.S Dollar, most of the collapse coming through the summer over the planned roll-out of sanctions in August and inflation is sky high as once optimistic businesses face the prospects of another eternity in the

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia
Exclusive: Saudi Arabia's PIF has shown no interest in bankrolling Tesla buyout
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-11 23:01:04Z

The 47-year-old investor and engineer stunned financial markets on Tuesday when he said on Twitter that he was considering a take-private deal for Tesla, an auto manufacturing pioneer that developed the world's first luxury all-electric sedan car. Beyond amassing a stake of just below 5 percent

Better Buy: Netflix (NFLX) vs. Facebook (FB)
Better Buy: Netflix (NFLX) vs. Facebook (FB)
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-11 19:29:00Z

Facebook's moat took a hit, but was it enough to give Netflix the nod?

Authorities probe how
Authorities probe how 'suicidal' employee could steal plane
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-11 14:49:59Z

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) - Investigators worked to find out how a "suicidal" airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets that were quickly scrambled

Trump still fuels racial divide a year after Charlottesville
Trump still fuels racial divide a year after Charlottesville
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-11 04:37:44Z

One year after blaming "both sides" for violent clashes between white supremacists and counterprotesters, President Donald Trump stills flirts with racially tinged rhetoric - and feels little blowback from Republican leaders or GOP voters when he does. Black leaders and Democrats argue Trump

Fox
Fox's Laura Ingraham: I wasn't talking about race
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-10 20:22:37Z

Fox News Channel's Laura Ingraham is disavowing the support of white nationalists and claims her views about the nation's demographic changes have been distorted, although that hasn't quieted critics who see bigotry in her words. Ingraham said on Wednesday that "in major parts of the

Pompeo discusses sanctions, Syria in call with Russian counterpart: spokeswoman
Pompeo discusses sanctions, Syria in call with Russian counterpart: spokeswoman
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-10 18:53:29Z

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed recent U.S. sanctions against Moscow and challenges in Syria's war in a phone call with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, on Friday, a State Department spokeswoman said. "Secretary Pompeo reiterated that the United States seeks an improved

Texas opens investigation into toddler who died after leaving immigrant detention center
Texas opens investigation into toddler who died after leaving immigrant detention center

The toddler allegedly died after being released from an immigration detention center in South Texas.

Why General Electric Shareholders Have Something to Worry About
Why General Electric Shareholders Have Something to Worry About
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-10 11:32:00Z

Even though the industry giant's stock price seems to have halted its slide, the company isn't out of the woods.

Father, Son Charged With Killing Mother Bear And 'Shrieking' Cubs In Their Den
Father, Son Charged With Killing Mother Bear And 'Shrieking' Cubs In Their Den

A father and son have been charged with several crimes after they allegedly

Asian shares down on trade anxiety; lira, rouble hit by economic worries
Asian shares down on trade anxiety; lira, rouble hit by economic worries
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-10 01:08:15Z

Asian stock markets fell on Friday amid heightened global trade tensions, while currency markets were whipsawed by a searing selloff in Russia's rouble after the United States slapped new sanctions, and as economic worries sent the Turkish lira tumbling. The rouble slid to its lowest level since

The Latest: Bank exec unaware of Manafort
The Latest: Bank exec unaware of Manafort's alleged lies

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - The Latest on the trial of Paul Manafort (all times local):

Former Bush Aide: Trump
Former Bush Aide: Trump's 'Loopy Ways' Put Him At Massive Risk In A Mueller Sit-Down

Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer said Wednesday that an

Ark CEO Wood Says Tesla Could Be a $4,000 Stock in Next 5 Years
Ark CEO Wood Says Tesla Could Be a $4,000 Stock in Next 5 Years
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-08 23:57:34Z

Aug.08 -- Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu, Eric Balchunas and Rachel Evans talk with Cathie Wood, Ark Investment Management chief executive officer, about Elon Musk's potential plan to take Tesla private, her firm's position in Tesla shares and the SEC hurdles for bitcoin ETFs.

Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online
Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-08 12:32:14Z

CHICAGO (AP) - Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens.

The Latest: Colorado zoo cleaning up after hail storm
The Latest: Colorado zoo cleaning up after hail storm

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The Latest on a hail storm that hit the Colorado Springs area (all times local):

New Winnie The Pooh Film Denied Release In China - For An Allegedly Dark Reason
New Winnie The Pooh Film Denied Release In China - For An Allegedly Dark Reason

It appears that China's war against Winnie the Pooh rages on.

Here Are All The Ways Trump Has Tried To Explain That Infamous Trump Tower Meeting
Here Are All The Ways Trump Has Tried To Explain That Infamous Trump Tower Meeting

President Donald Trump on Sunday said the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Walmart employee steps in when nail salon turns away woman with cerebral palsy
Walmart employee steps in when nail salon turns away woman with cerebral palsy

A Walmart cashier stepped in to help pamper a woman with cerebral palsy who was turned away from a nail salon in Michigan.

Domino effect may make climate change goals moot
Domino effect may make climate change goals moot

A scientific study says that the global warming target reached at the 2015 Paris climate agreement may not stop a domino effect from moving the Earth well beyond it, into catastrophic scenarios. Matthew Larotonda reports

Should You Buy Disney (DIS) Stock Ahead of Earnings?
Should You Buy Disney (DIS) Stock Ahead of Earnings?
  • Tech
  • 2018-08-06 17:22:05Z

Shares of Disney (DIS) surged to a new high Monday one day before the entertainment conglomerate is set to release its fiscal third quarter financial results. The climb could signal that investors expect good things from Disney, so let's see if DIS stock looks worth buying ahead of its quarterly

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