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Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads....

UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts


LONDON (AP) -- British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."...

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida....

Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk


TOKYO (AP) -- Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted....

China tightens online video controls, jolting investors


BEIJING (AP) -- Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments on sensitive issues. The move prompted a sell-off in the U.S.-traded shares of Sina Corp. and its microblog service, Sina Weibo....

Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- At Facebook, mere "sharing" is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing....

Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft case


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Uber acknowledged hiring a former Google engineer - now accused of stealing self-driving car technology - despite having received warnings that he was still carrying around some of his former employer's property....

Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure


DETROIT (AP) -- Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO....

Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act


DETROIT (AP) -- Under Travis Kalanick's leadership, Uber's "Animal House"-style business plan was to grow as quickly as possible, steamrolling regulators while flouting the rules of workplace conduct....

Founder of Russian messaging app defies official ultimatum


MOSCOW (AP) -- The founder of a Russian encrypted messaging app is defying the government's request to provide information about his company....