Facebook vows to manually review ad targeting after ‘Jew-Haters’ scandal

Facebook failed to foresee how turning user-written interests and employer information from profiles into ad targeting options could turn offensive. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has...

Digital Ocean launches Spaces, its object storage service

Digital Ocean today announced Spaces, its object storage service. This complements the company’s block storage service. Both of these services have different use cases, of...

Apple concedes new watch has connectivity glitch

(Reuters) - Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) on Wednesday conceded its latest smartwatch unveiled a week ago has problems with its most important feature: the ability make phone calls and access data...

Senate Intelligence Committee wants Facebook to appear in a public Russia hearing

According to its chairman, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence intends to call Facebook to a public hearing on Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S....

Delphi, BlackBerry partner on self-driving software system

(Reuters) - Auto suppliers Delphi Automotive Plc and BlackBerry Ltd will partner on a software operating system for self-driving cars, the companies said on Wednesday. Delphi already has developed a...

Waymo seeking $2.6 billion from Uber for one trade secret: lawyer

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Waymo unit is seeking about $2.6 billion from Uber for the alleged theft of one of several trade secrets in a lawsuit over self-driving...

Apple Watch fails to tick with reviewers due to cellular glitch

(Reuters) - Apple Inc’s latest smartwatch may have packed many impressive features of a smartphone, but occasional mobile connectivity issues and poor battery life held back several reviewers from recommending...

HubSpot acquires chatbot builder Motion AI

HubSpot announced this morning that it has acquired chatbot startup Motion AI. Motion AI launched in 2015 and offers an editor for building chatbots that work...

Google close to buying smartphone maker HTC's assets: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google is close to acquiring assets of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp (2498.TW), Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The Taiwan stock exchange...

Permira puts TeamViewer sale on hold: Frankfurter Allgemeine

BERLIN (Reuters) - Private equity firm Permira has postponed plans to sell German business software maker TeamViewer in the hope of fetching a higher price at a later date, German...

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Tesla says self-driving hardware to be built into all its cars

Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Wednesday all new Tesla Motors Inc models will come with hardware to enable them to be fully...