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This 2013 image released by DKC shows a scene from the London production of "From Here to Eternity." The digital theater streaming network BroadwayHD stream hits from London’s West End. (Johan Persson/DKC via AP)
November 08, 2017 - 11:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The digital theater streaming network BroadwayHD is growing bigger than its name. It will soon be the first to stream hits from London's West End. BroadwayHD will start offering current and recent offerings with "Wind in the Willows" from the London Palladium on Nov. 23, an...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 2, 2017, file photo, a banner for Snap Inc. hangs from the front of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Chinese internet company Tencent buys a 10 percent stake in Snap, announced Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 08, 2017 - 10:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Chinese internet company Tencent has acquired a 12 percent stake in Snap, with the social media company struggling to boost user growth. Tencent runs the WeChat messaging app, as well as online payment platforms and games. Earlier this year, it bought a 5 percent stake in Tesla...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, talks with Elon Musk, right, Tesla and SpaceX CEO, prior to their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Erdogan's office did not immediately provide details on the meeting, however it comes days after a consortium of five Turkish businesses, including mobile phone operator Turkcell, launched a joint venture to design and produce a Turkish-made car, a joint venture was launched under Erdogan's urging. (Pool Photo via AP)
November 08, 2017 - 10:40 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office says the Turkish leader has met with Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in Ankara. The office did not immediately provide details on Wednesday's meeting at Erdogan's palace complex. The meeting, however, comes days after a consortium of five...
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This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it is rolling out a 280-character limit to nearly everyone, ending the iconic 140-character restriction. Users tweeting in Chinese, Japanese and Korean will still have the original limit. That’s because writing in those languages uses fewer characters. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 08, 2017 - 9:28 am
BERLIN (AP) — German bureaucrats — notorious for their ability to create lengthy tongue twisters consisting of one single word — are celebrating the doubling of Twitter's character limit. Twitter announced Tuesday it's increasing the limit for almost all users of the messaging service from 140 to...
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This computer generated image provided by Uber Technologies on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 shows a flying taxi by Uber. Commuters of the future could get some relief from congested roads if Uber's plans for flying taxis work out. The ride-hailing service has unveiled an artist's impression of the sleek, futuristic machine it hopes to start using for demonstration flights in 2020 and deploy for ride-sharing by 2028. (Uber Technologies via AP)
November 08, 2017 - 8:47 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Commuters of the future could get some relief from congested roads if Uber's plans for flying taxis work out. The ride-hailing service unveiled Wednesday an artist's impression of the sleek, futuristic machine it hopes to start using for demonstration flights in 2020. The...
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November 08, 2017 - 12:00 am
Will it be AT&T vs the government in $85B Time Warner deal? X Days With iPhone X: Changing habits to embrace the future No one is immune from hacks, says former Yahoo CEO New looks come to Snapchat and Twitter in bid for more users Tencent buys 12 percent stake in Snap Uber reaches for the...
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In this photo taken Oct. 10, 2017, Ellen Tara James-Penney, a lecturer at San Jose State University, prepares to stay the night inside her station wagon in the parking lot of Grace Baptist Church in San Jose, Calif. The booming economy along the West Coast has led to an historic shortage of affordable housing and has upended the stereotypical view of people out on the streets. Reporting by The Associated Press finds that many of them are employed, working as retail clerks, plumbers, janitors _ even teachers. They go to work, sleep where they can and buy gym memberships for a place to shower. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 07, 2017 - 11:12 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — In the same affluent, suburban city where Google built its headquarters, Tes Saldana lives in a crowded but tidy camper she parks on the street. She concedes it's "not a very nice living situation," but it also is not unusual. Until authorities told them to move, more...
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A man gets a meal from Food not Bombs, an advocacy group helping homeless people, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Santa Cruz, Calif. On a street corner in Santa Cruz's main thoroughfare, the organization sets up a meal station on Saturdays and Sundays for the city's increasing homeless population, despite constant pressure from some residents in the downtown district. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 07, 2017 - 8:12 pm
Homelessness is not a new issue to America's West Coast. But it's getting worse - much worse. On any given night, more than 105,000 people are sleeping unsheltered in some of the country's biggest and trendiest metropolises, driven there by soaring housing costs, rental vacancy rates that rival...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, a Chrysler Pacifica hybrid outfitted with Waymo's suite of sensors and radar is shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Waymo is testing vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat. The testing started Oct. 19 with an automated Chrysler Pacifica minivan in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, Ariz. It’s a major step toward vehicles driving themselves without human backups on public roads. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 07, 2017 - 6:53 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat. The move by Waymo started Oct. 19 with an automated Chrysler Pacifica minivan in the Phoenix...
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