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Facebook Bets on Small-Scale Connections, Romance

Got a crush on another Facebook user? The social network will help you connect, as part of a revamp unveiled Tuesday that aims to foster real-world relationships and make the platform a more intimate place for groups of friends.

Apple Includes 300 Magazines In Subscription News Service

Apple launched a subscription news service Monday that includes more than 300 magazines as part of the iPhone maker's pivot to services.

JPL-Managed Probe Lands on Mars; Will Study Red Planet’s Interior

After more than six months in transit, a probe managed by Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory successfully touched down on the surface of Mars Monday, beginning the first mission designed to study the center of the Red Planet.

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dead At 65 After Cancer Battle

Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s, died Monday at the age of 65 after his latest battle with cancer, his family said.

Trump Slams ‘Bias’ In Internet Search Results

President Donald Trump stepped up attacks on big tech firms Tuesday, warning Facebook, Google and Twitter to be "careful," hours after slamming what he called "rigged" internet search results.

Melania Trump Laments Cyber Bullying

US First Lady Melania Trump renewed her campaign to tackle cyber bullying Monday, as her husband lit up the internet with a stream of invective against his perceived foes

Amazon Bumps Minimum Wage To $15 Amid Scarce Labor

Online retail giant Amazon announced Tuesday it would raise its starting wage for US workers to $15 an hour, amid long-standing criticism of low pay, and would advocate for a higher minimum wage nationwide.

California Law Sets Up Fresh Legal Clash Over ‘Net Neutrality’

The Justice Department's lawsuit to block a California law aimed at ensuring all online data to be treated equally sets up a legal clash over so-called "net neutrality" and the authority to regulate the internet.

SpaceX Rocket Sends Up Canadian Satellite

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a Telstar 18 Vantage communications satellite into orbit Monday before returning for a successful drone-ship landing in the Atlantic Ocean.

Trump Slams ‘Bias’ In Internet Search Results

President Donald Trump stepped up attacks on big tech firms Tuesday, warning Facebook, Google and Twitter to be "careful," hours after slamming what he called "rigged" internet search results.

Melania Trump Laments Cyber Bullying

US First Lady Melania Trump renewed her campaign to tackle cyber bullying Monday, as her husband lit up the internet with a stream of invective against his perceived foes

Tesla Shares Tumble After Musk Interview in NYTimes

Tesla shares took a pounding Friday amid fresh fears about the future of the electric carmaker after a wide-ranging interview with chief executive Elon Musk in which he revealed his struggles with exhaustion and a lengthy but unsuccessful effort to find a number two executive.

Tesla Shares Tumble After Musk Interview Sparks Fresh Fears

Tesla shares took a pounding Friday amid fresh fears about the future of the electric carmaker after a wide-ranging interview with chief executive Elon Musk in which he revealed his struggles with exhaustion and a lengthy but unsuccessful effort to find a number two executive.

Facebook Asks Big Banks To Share Customer Details

Facebook has asked major US banks to share customer data to allow it to develop new services on the social network's Messenger texting platform, a banking source told AFP on Monday.

Outreach Campaign Launched to Get Recalled Airbags Repaired

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined with Southland community groups Monday to begin an outreach campaign designed to encourage people with vehicles subject to an airbag recall to get them repaired.

SpaceX Successfully Launches Rocket From Vandenberg

  Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully launched a rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base Tuesday and deployed five communications satellites and a pair of science-research orbiters.
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