Technology

October 19, 2017 - 9:14 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) David Rosenberg, Wayne State University (THE CONVERSATION) As a psychiatrist, I find that one of the hardest parts of my job is telling parents and their children that they are not to...
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October 19, 2017 - 4:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4 p.m. Stocks partly recovered from midday losses and finished mixed, barely keeping winning streaks alive for two main indexes. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Dow Jones industrial average both edged...
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FILE - This Monday, May 16, 2016, file photo shows a smartphone displaying the Lyft app, in Detroit. Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. Google was an early investor in Uber, but now a self-driving car company that it created is suing Uber for alleged theft of trade secrets. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
October 19, 2017 - 4:04 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. Alphabet Inc., which gets most of its money from Google's digital ad network, is leading a $1 billion investment in Lyft that values the...
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Trader Joseph Lawler, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Technology companies and banks are leading U.S. stocks slightly lower in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 19, 2017 - 3:36 pm
Technology companies pulled U.S. stocks slightly lower in late-afternoon trading Thursday, placing the market on course to snap a four-day winning streak. Cruise lines, fast-food restaurants and other consumer-focused companies also declined. A slide in crude oil prices weighed on energy stocks...
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This Tuesday, June 13, 2017, photo, shows the Toyota logo at Mark Miller Toyota in Salt Lake City. Toyota is the top brand in Consumer Reports’ annual vehicle reliability rankings. Toyota Motor Co.’s luxury Lexus brand is second, followed by Kia, Audi and BMW. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
October 19, 2017 - 2:13 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota Motor Co. is continuing its reign at the top of Consumer Reports' reliability rankings, a reward for its conservative approach to new technology. The Toyota brand came in first in this year's rankings, followed by the company's luxury Lexus brand. It's the fifth year in a row...
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October 19, 2017 - 2:01 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft are launching a tech incubator near Lambeau Field in a $10 million partnership aimed at igniting innovation in an area not typically targeted by major, global companies. For Microsoft, the project announced Thursday is part of an initiative the...
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October 19, 2017 - 1:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics says it will work with Qualcomm to jointly research and develop autonomous driving technologies. The South Korean company said Thursday in a statement that the U.S. chipmaker and the company will open a joint research center in Seoul. Their joint research...
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October 18, 2017 - 7:31 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University (THE CONVERSATION) When Stephen Paddock opened fire Oct. 1 on concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 59, the city became the unfortunate host of...
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FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, as IBM surges on third-quarter profit and health care companies, banks and technology firms also rise. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 18, 2017 - 5:54 pm
A day of modest gains on Wall Street resulted in more milestones for U.S. stocks Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for the first time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Nasdaq composite also finished at record highs. Technology stocks and financial...
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