Technology

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, file photo, a sign at a Whole Foods Market greets shoppers in Tampa, Fla. Amazon is bringing its Prime membership to Whole Foods, giving members special discounts and deals at the organic grocer. The new benefits will start Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Whole Foods stores in Florida, and then rollout nationwide in the summer. Amazon declined to say if it plans to add the benefit to stores in Canada and the United Kingdom. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
May 16, 2018 - 11:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's Prime time at Whole Foods: Amazon said it will give its Prime members extra discounts at the grocery chain. The new benefits started Wednesday at Whole Foods stores in Florida and will expand nationwide this summer. Prime members get an additional 10 percent off sale items and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an AP interview in Kirkland, Wash. Gates' non-profit Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $44 million to outside groups over the past two years to help shape new state education plans required under the 2015 law, according to an Associated Press 2018 analysis of its grants. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)
May 16, 2018 - 8:01 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms. His non-profit, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has given about $44 million to outside groups over the past two years to help shape...
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FILE - This June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to reverse its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior. The shift announced Tuesday, May 15, 2018, will allow riders and drivers to file allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment in courts and mediation instead of being locked into an arbitration hearing. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
May 15, 2018 - 8:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior. The shift announced Tuesday will allow riders and drivers to file allegations of...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook believes its policing system is better at scrubbing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and terrorist propaganda from its social network than it is at removing racist, sexist and other hateful remarks. The self-assessment on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, came three weeks after Facebook tried to give a clearer explanation of the kinds of posts that it won't tolerate. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 15, 2018 - 8:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks on Facebook is more challenging than weeding out other types of unacceptable posts because computer programs still stumble over the nuances of human language, the company revealed Tuesday. Facebook also released statistics...
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FILE - This May 23, 2017, file photo shows a view of Walden Pond in Concord, Mass., where the 19th century American philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau spent two years in solitude and reflection. A new Playstation game devoted to the Thoreau classic debuts on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
May 15, 2018 - 7:09 pm
Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth — err, game. Henry David Thoreau wrote those words — most of them — in his seminal book, "Walden." They make up the objective of a video game that seeks to...
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May 15, 2018 - 4:19 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story May 14 about the crash of a Tesla electric car, The Associated Press reported that the driver had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend. The story should have made clear that the...
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May 15, 2018 - 4:16 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The city of Arlington says it's "no longer moving forward" in the competition to become Amazon's second headquarters, and released details of the incentives it offered the online retailer. Arlington said Tuesday it had been "one of the very select finalists in North Texas...
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May 15, 2018 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure. The White House says Trump will order agencies to strengthen the roles of their chief information officers, requiring that they report...
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Teresien da Silva, left, and Ronald Leopold of the Anne Frank Foundation show a facsimile of Anne Frank's diary with two pages taped off during a press conference at the foundation's office in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Researchers have used digital photo editing techniques to uncover the text on two pages from Anne Frank's world famous diary that the teenage Jewish diarist had covered with brown masking paper, revealing risque jokes and an explanation of sex and prostitution. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
May 15, 2018 - 2:50 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Researchers using digital technology deciphered the writing on two pages of Anne Frank's diary that she had pasted over with brown masking paper, discovering four naughty jokes and a candid explanation of sex, contraception and prostitution. "Anyone who reads the passages that have...
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May 15, 2018 - 2:31 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued new guidelines for cloistered nuns, reminding them that they're supposed to live separated from the world and in silence — and therefore shouldn't be tweeting too much or downloading too much news. The instructions from the Vatican's office for religious...
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