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What’s next for Instagram as founders leave

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation. Read More

Instagram co-founders resign from company

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation. Read More

Delta to use facial recognition in Atlanta’s international terminal

Delta Air Lines plans to launch what it calls the nation’s first “biometric terminal” by deploying facial recognition at multiple points in the international terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Read More

Trump mileage rollback under fire at California hearing

Electric vehicle advocates, environmental groups and California officials blasted the Trump administration’s proposal to roll back car-mileage standards at a today hearing in a region with some of the nation’s worst air pollution. Read More

Why the ‘gig’ economy may not be the workforce of the future

From Uber to TaskRabbit to YourMechanic, so-called gig work — task-oriented work offered by online apps — has been promoted as providing the flexibility and independence that traditional jobs don’t offer. Yet the evidence is growing that over time, these jobs don’t deliver the financial returns many workers expect. Read More

Why are billionaires buying up media companies?

For the billionaires ownership of storied magazines or newspapers provides an alluring combination of a trophy property, a high-profile opportunity to demonstrate their business acumen and a chance to display highbrow civic-mindedness. Read More

Nissan recalls cars, SUVs due to risk of fire

Nissan recalled nearly 240,000 cars and SUVs worldwide due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases. Read More

Hawaii unemployment rate holds at 2.1% in August

Hawaii’s unemployment rate remained at 2.1 percent in August for the third straight month amid continued strength in the state’s labor market. Read More

Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit

Agribusiness company Monsanto has asked a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company’s Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer. Read More

McDonald’s workers across U.S. protest against sex harassment

McDonald’s workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Read More

Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking

Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better target ads at you. Two web browsers now want to help you fight back in what’s becoming an escalating privacy arms race. Read More

Operator runs multiple drone deliveries for 1st time in Reno

The city of Reno confirmed the first successful deliveries by multiple drones steered by a single operator under a federal program fast-tracking regulatory approval for unmanned aerial vehicles nationwide. Read More

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