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Dropbox seeking to raise $500 million in stock market debut


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- One of the world's largest online services for backing up documents, photos and other video is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock....

Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by inspectors


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate thousands of the properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay....

Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online


NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to the Olympics, too much choice can paralyze you with indecision. With five television channels, online streaming, virtual reality and Snapchat, where do you even start?...

Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt it


NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting customer tally their choices with a phone app or store device as they roam the aisles....

Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest camera


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify the privacy concerns surrounding internet-connected microphones....

Another former employee sues Google over issues of diversity


NEW YORK (AP) -- Another former Google employee is suing the tech company over issues of diversity....

White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his accounts at a time when social networks are trying to crack down on hateful and abusive content without appearing to censor unpopular opinions....

Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls


One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor. When a group of teens posed for a photo, they were accused of lapping up attention from the news cameras and "partying like rock stars."...

Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm


SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm, a day after that chipmaker raised its bid for NXP Semiconductors to approximately $43.22 billion....

Walmart to launch new online home shopping experience


NEW YORK (AP) -- Bohemian or traditional?...