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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waits to speak at the AppDirect office in San Francisco, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings what some call his "maple charm offensive" to San Francisco on Thursday with a dual agenda: Pitch Canada as a destination for American tech firms amid increasing unease over U.S. immigration policy and remind California of its long trade relationship with the country, despite President Donald Trump's threat to bow out of NAFTA. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
February 08, 2018 - 8:42 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday pitched Canadian globalism and the country's new fast-track visa as reasons why Silicon Valley companies should consider Canada as a place to do business and spend money. Trudeau brought his charm offensive to the San Francisco...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2014, file photo, founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation John Perry Barlow, co-founder & vice chairman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, communicates with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden via video at the 2014 Personal Democracy Forum, at New York University in New York. EFF said in statement that Barlow passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 7, 2018 in his sleep at age 70. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, FIle)
February 08, 2018 - 5:18 pm
John Perry Barlow, an internet activist and lyricist for the Grateful Dead, has died. The digital-rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation said Barlow died early Wednesday in his sleep at home in San Francisco. He was 70. The cause of death was not immediately known. Barlow had been battling a...
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Amazon Prime Now bags full of groceries are loaded for delivery by a part-time worker outside a Whole Foods store, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Cincinnati. Amazon, which owns Whole Foods, plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon's $99-a-year Prime membership. Amazon.com Inc. said deliveries started Thursday in Austin, Texas; Cincinnati; Dallas; and Virginia Beach, Va. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 08, 2018 - 4:48 pm
Amazon is bringing its speedy delivery to Whole Foods — and Margot Good might never visit the organic grocery chain again. "I can stay in my pajamas at home and have them deliver me my groceries," she said Thursday after learning about the new service outside a Cincinnati location. The online...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, Square CEO Jack Dorsey is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter CEO Dorsey serves as the head of payments company Square, taking advantage of the companies’ close geographical locations to split his time between the two. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 08, 2018 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter made money for the first time in its nearly 12-year history, a milestone that satisfied investors in the short term but might not resolve the company's broader problems any time soon. The company is still struggling to get people to sign up, despite the attention President...
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FILE - This Nov. 14, 2008 file photo shows the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, at the downtown campus of Arizona State University in Phoenix. Arizona State University's journalism school is getting nearly $2 million in funding to research the future of television news. The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is the recipient of a $1.9 million grant from the Knight Foundation. The grant announced Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, will go toward experiments in broadcast and digital storytelling.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
February 08, 2018 - 11:36 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University's journalism school on Thursday was awarded nearly $2 million in funding to research the future of television news. The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication received the $1.9 million grant from the Knight Foundation that will provide...
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February 08, 2018 - 11:08 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — In a story Feb. 2, The Associated Press reported on the discovery that a Mayan settlement in Guatemala was much larger than thought. The Mayan Cultural and Natural Heritage Foundation that announced the discovery is more commonly known by its Spanish acronym, Pacunam.
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February 08, 2018 - 9:18 am
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart, which has made a concerted push into technology to compete with Amazon, is tapping Square Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar to serve as a director. This brings the retail giant's board to 12 members. Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart Inc. said Thursday that the...
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FILE- This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter icon on a mobile phone, in Philadelphia. Twitter reports earnings Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 08, 2018 - 7:30 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is reporting fourth-quarter net income of $91.1 million, swinging to a profit a year after reporting millions in losses last year. Shares of Twitter Inc. soared 13 percent before the opening bell Thursday. The San Francisco company's per-share profit was 12, or 19 cents...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, actor Jim Carrey poses for photographers during the photo call of the film "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - The Story of Jim Carrey & Andy Kaufman Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton," at the 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival, in Venice, Italy. Carrey, said on Twitter on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, that he’s dumping his Facebook stock and deleting his page because the social media giant profited from Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election via spreading false news with Russian origins, and says they’re still not doing enough to stop it. The 56-year-old Carrey encouraged other investors and users to do the same. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)
February 08, 2018 - 1:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Delete your account. That's what Jim Carrey says Facebook users should do, as the actor looks to pull the mask off fake news. The star of "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and "The Mask" said on Twitter on Tuesday that he's dumping his Facebook stock and deleting his page because the...
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February 08, 2018 - 12:00 am
Twitter makes money for first time ever, but problems remain Kale to go: Amazon to roll out delivery at Whole Foods Internet pioneer, songwriter John Perry Barlow dies at 70 Ex-Uber CEO weaves tale of Google betrayal in legal battle Report: Social media surveillance unfairly targeted Muslims The...
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