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Report: Dropbox files for IPO

File storage and sharing company Dropbox has filed confidentially for an IPO, according to Bloomberg. Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan are leading the …

Venture Capital

House votes to renew spying program, despite Trump's tweets

The House voted Thursday to renew a major surveillance law hours after the president partially walked back a tweet criticizing the bill.<p><b>Why it</b> …

Surveillance

Grab discloses investment from Hyundai

Hyundai recently invested an undisclosed amount as part of Grab's most recent funding round of at least $2 billion, the Southeast Asian ride-hailing …

Automotive Industry

Google Ventures partner leaves for Kobalt Music

Avid Larizadeh Duggan has stepped down as a general partner with Google Ventures, in order to become head of global business strategy and development …

Startups

Virtual assistants and car tech dominated CES

The single biggest development at this year's big consumer electronics event in Las Vegas was an escalation of the battle between Google and Amazon …

Autonomous Cars

YouTube cuts ties with Logan Paul over controversial video

Eleven days after YouTube star Logan Paul posted a video featuring the body of a person who committed suicide, YouTube says it will take his channel …

Logan Paul

Man indicted after 13 years of alleged spying using malware he created

A 28-year-old Ohio man, Phillip Durachinsky, received a 16-count indictment from the Department of Justice on Wednesday for allegedly spying and …

Spying

The techlash has just begun

The high-profile fight against big tech companies is just beginning, and it's happening in response to crises over fake news, tech addiction and data …

Fake News

Power goes out at CES

There is a power outage in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center amid the annual Consumer Electronics Show.<p><b>Irony</b>: Though power outages …

Consumer Tech

House preps for big surveillance vote

The House of Representatives is pushing forward with a plan re-authorize a major surveillance law on Thursday as its expiration date approaches.<p><b>Why</b> …

Surveillance

Vulture capitalists are killing off retail jobs

Private equity buyouts account for 61% of the jobs lost and planned for elimination in the 2016 and 2017 retail apocalypse, according to a new</b> …

Online

The Kodak blockchain experiment

<b>Shares of Kodak surged</b> after the company's CEO announced a "major blockchain initiative." Photographers "struggle to assert control over their work," …

Blockchain

Democrats want penalties for breaches at credit reporting agencies

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Mark Warner introduced a bill today that would allow the Federal Trade Commission to slap penalties on credit reporting …

Identity Theft

iPod designer says we need to track our digital lives

Tony Fadell, a former designer for Apple who's been called the "father of the iPod," said smartphones and social media have gotten so good at getting …

Social Media

Working for China

Chinese investors and firms own a majority of almost 2,400 American companies employing 114,000 people, about the same number as the combined U.S. …

China

Change Healthcare IPO coming soon

Change Healthcare, a billing and data analytics company, will file for an initial public offering soon, McKesson CEO John Hammergren said at the J.P. …

Health Care

The latest from CES 2018

CES, the big global consumer electronics trade show takes place in Las Vegas this week, with thousands of technology companies from around the world …

Google Assistant

Social media giants to testify over spread of terrorist propaganda

The Senate Commerce Committee is holding a hearing next Wednesday morning, examining how social media platforms are fighting the dissemination of …

Social Media

First look: "Techlash" warning

Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will warn tomorrow of the consequences of the strengthening "techlash" — the …

Chamber of Commerce

DHS says it was "never considering" ending H-1B extensions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says the agency "was never considering a regulatory change that would force H-1B visa holders to leave the …

Immigration

Twitter on why it hasn't deleted Trump's account

Twitter responded Friday to the calls to ban President Trump from the service — without mentioning him by name.<p>"Blocking a world leader from Twitter …

Kim Jong-un

Group backed by Google and Facebook will join lawsuit against net neutrality repeal

Internet Association — a group that represents major tech companies including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Snapchat in Washington, says it will help …

Net Neutrality

Charter taps TV veteran to lead original content push

Charter Communications, Inc. announced Friday that it has hired TV veteran Katherine Pope to lead original content, a new role for the company. Pope …

Televisions

How the ride-hail companies are all connected

The ride-hailing web got even more tangled this week, when China's Didi Chuxing purchased Brazil's 99. Not only was this a SoftBank-backed ride-hail …

Didi Chuxing

Report: Amazon in talks for Premier League soccer streaming

Amazon is consulting industry experts about procuring rights to England's top live sport: soccer. The Seattle-based tech giant has its eyes Premier …

English Premier League

DHS may end H-1B extensions for workers with pending green cards

The Department of Homeland Security may end a practice that allows H-1B visas to be extended while the holder's green card is pending, two tech …

Immigration

Google backs Chinese game-streaming startup

Google's search engine may be banned in China, but it just invested in Chinese mobile game live-streaming company Chushou.<p><b>Why it matters:</b> This is …

Livestreaming

Exclusive: Aspen Institute launches cybersecurity initiative

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, Texas Republican Congressman Will Hurd, and former Obama administration Homeland Security Adviser Lisa Monaco are the new …

IT

Intel says widespread vulnerability won't slow future chips

Despite the revelation of a massive vulnerability affecting more than a decade's worth of chips, Intel says it believes it has the issue well in …

Study Skills