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Huge pay package for Musk at Tesla, with…

Elon Musk will remain at Tesla under a 10-year, all-or-nothing pay package that demands massive growth

Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4…

California prosecutors say an Uber driver living in the country illegally has been charged with raping, assaulting and robbing young women

Prison directors push to end inmates use of cell…

A South Carolina corrections director and a medically retired officer are working with Congress and the Federal Communications Commission to change the law that prohibits cell phone jamming technology in state and local correctional facilities.

Facebook Basically Says Social Media Can 'Damage…

A critical post by a Facebook employee says the social media site is trying to answer the hard questions.

Get your stuff and go: Amazon opens store with no…

No cashiers, no lines, no registers _ this is how Amazon sees the future of in-store shopping

Netflix's success turns net neutrality into an…

With millions of subscribers still flocking to its services, Netflix no longer worries about being protected by net neutrality

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Montana mandates 'net neutrality' for state…

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has signed an order prohibiting telecommunications companies receiving state contracts from interfering with internet traffic and favoring their own sites and apps

Amazon Go: First checkout-free grocery store…

Amazon Go is the first cashierless, checkout-free grocery store. The revolutionary new retail model could have a major impact on the industry. Here’s how.

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should…

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, whose companies own the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, the New York Post and other media properties, says Facebook should pay fees to "trusted" news producers for their content

No More Grocery Cashiers? 'Amazon Go' Opens Monday

Amazon will open its high-tech grocery store to the public this week after a year of beta testing the no-checkout technology on employees. Amazon Go allows shoppers to simply take whatever they want to purchase and leave, eliminating the need for lines or cashiers. The concept store is slated to...

Rocket launched in New Zealand deploys commercial…

A rocket launched from New Zealand has reached orbit carrying commercial satellites for earth imaging and weather and ship tracking

Tech and sport combine in drone racing finals

Contestants from all over the world competed in the Challengers Cup to see who is the best drone racer.

'Squirming on the Floor': Uber's Kalanick Had…

Bloomberg is out with a lengthy feature about the final, turbulent year of Travis Kalanick at the helm of Uber, which the story maintains was "a lot weirder and darker than you thought." As evidence of that, reporters Eric Newcomer and Brad Stone unearth a bizarre anecdote about Kalanick's behavior...

French Purists Don't Want Citizens To Say…

A society of high-minded French purists have deemed another English-derived word unfit for their language. According to the Local , Commission d'enrichissement de la langue française has zeroed in on the use of "smartphone." Known in English as the Enrichment Commission for the French Language, the group is affiliated with conservative...

He Said He Was Innocent for 40 Years. Google…

Facebook may have been one criminal's undoing—Google was another's saving grace. The Guardian has the story of Stephen Simmons, a 62-year-old British businessman whose frustration over a 1976 conviction for a crime he maintained he did not commit had never dissipated. He and two pals were arrested in June...

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He Becomes Twitter Sensation With Very First Post

Gary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12. That changed in a big way on Jan. 13, when he posted this series of tweets about his Korean heritage and suddenly became Twitter famous, reports Yahoo News . Lee once worked as a staffer in the Obama White...

Historian discusses the evolution of social…

Niall Ferguson talks technology in the era of President Trump on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'