- Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads.
- Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk
TOKYO (AP) — Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted.
- China tightens online video controls, jolting investors
BEIJING (AP) — Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments on sensitive issues. The move prompted a sell-off in the U.S.-traded shares of Sina Corp. and its microblog service, Sina Weibo.
- Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At Facebook, mere "sharing" is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing.
- Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft case
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber acknowledged hiring a former Google engineer — now accused of stealing self-driving car technology — despite having received warnings that he was still carrying around some of his former employer's property.
- Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure
DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO.
- Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act
DETROIT (AP) — Under Travis Kalanick's leadership, Uber's "Animal House"-style business plan was to grow as quickly as possible, steamrolling regulators while flouting the rules of workplace conduct.
- Founder of Russian messaging app defies official ultimatum
MOSCOW (AP) — The founder of a Russian encrypted messaging app is defying the government's request to provide information about his company.
- A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery
NEW YORK (AP) — Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood?
- Line messaging digital theme park to open in Thai capital
BANGKOK (AP) — The text-messaging service Line plans to inaugurate an indoor digital theme park in Thailand's capital, seeking to squeeze maximum advantage from its popularity in the country, its second biggest market after Japan.
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