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Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 at 02:05 PM EDT

Airbnb Addresses Claims of Racism, Revamps Website

Airbnb Addresses Claims of Racism, Revamps Website

Before the end of the year, Airbnb plans to display user photos less prominently, promote instant bookings and introduce technological changes to address widespread reports of racial discrimination against...

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016 at 10:33 AM EDT

ITT Technical Institute to Close All Campuses

ITT Technical Institute to Close All Campuses

The company that runs ITT Technical Institute announced Tuesday it was shutting down academic operations at all of its campuses and thousands of its employees will lose their jobs. The move comes a more than a...

Friday, Sep 2, 2016 at 04:57 PM EDT

Facebook Satellites Part of Plan for Internet in Space

Facebook Satellites Part of Plan for Internet in Space

On Thursday, a SpaceX rocket, along with a satellite leased in part by Facebook, were destroyed in a launch pad explosion at Cape Canaveral. The explosion, in which no people were harmed, occurred during...

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 02:48 PM EDT

Tesla Needs More Money to Keep Model 3 On Track

Tesla Needs More Money to Keep Model 3 On Track

Automaker Tesla will need to raise additional capital in order to continue as planned with development of its new Model 3 sedan and its giant battery “gigafactory” in Reno, the company said Wednesday. The...

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 09:32 AM EDT

Chipotle's Latest Freebie: Kids Eat Free on Sundays

Chipotle's Latest Freebie: Kids Eat Free on Sundays

Chipotle's latest burrito giveaway is for children. The company is offering free kid's meals on Sundays during the month of September, another attempt to lure back customers spooked by a series of food scares....

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:55 PM EDT

GM Car's Ignition Switch Not to Blame in Fatal Crash: Jury

GM Car's Ignition Switch Not to Blame in Fatal Crash: Jury

A Texas jury on Thursday found that a General Motors Co. ignition switch was not to blame for a 2011 accident that killed one driver and injured another, handing the carmaker its third courtroom win this year in...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 06:59 AM EDT

Google's Duo App Joins Crowded Field of Video Calling

Google's Duo App Joins Crowded Field of Video Calling

Google's video chatting app has arrived. The app, dubbed Duo, represents Google's response to other popular video calling options, including Apple's FaceTime, Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's Messenger...

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 11:49 AM EDT

Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels

Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels

Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months. According to the hotel operator HEI Hotels & Resorts, malware put into place...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 09:06 AM EDT

Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide

Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide

Macy's announced Thursday plans close approximately 100 of its department stores, the latest effort to adapt to shifting consumer shopping patterns and more online competition, CNBC reported. The 100 store...

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 10:41 AM EDT

Wal-Mart to Acquire Jet.com for $3.3B Cash, Stock

Wal-Mart to Acquire Jet.com for $3.3B Cash, Stock

Wal-Mart has agreed to buy fast-growing online retail newcomer Jet.com, which had launched with a splash a year ago when it announced its intention to challenge online leader Amazon. Wal-Mart is paying $3...

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