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Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville
NEW YORK (AP) -- It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence....



Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a $3 billion tax break Thursday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Donald Trump touted as a transformational win for the U.S. economy....



Neo-Nazi site's publisher says he's got no home on internet
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia....



HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts
NEW YORK (AP) -- HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company....



Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation
MORIYA, Japan (AP) -- Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds - 1,500 a minute, to be exact - on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo....



From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'robophobia' plagues humans
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Robots are secretly plotting to kill us. Or enslave us. Or, at best, they will take our jobs, one by one....



New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future
DETROIT (AP) -- The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future....



Turner is latest to plan sports streaming service
NEW YORK (AP) -- Turner Sports is the latest TV company to announce a sports streaming service as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences....



New tower fuels concerns over changing face of San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- More than 60 stories above the ground, construction workers climb makeshift stairs and cross narrow steel planks to put the finishing touches on Salesforce Tower, now San Francisco's tallest building....



Body scanners being piloted in Los Angeles subway system
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Aiming to stay ahead of an evolving threat against transit systems worldwide, officials in Los Angeles are testing out airport-style body scanners that screen subway passengers for firearms and explosives....