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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 22, 2016, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks at the American Enterprise Institute, in Washington. At least one person has already taken her name out of the running to be Uber's next CEO. Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook, a person close to her tells The Associated Press, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Sandberg is one of a long list of people Uber's board could consider to replace the company's founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick. Kalanick resigned Tuesday night under pressure from Uber's board and investors after a series of scandals. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departureAs Uber searches for a new CEO, at least one candidate _ Sheryl Sandberg _ says no
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company. Uber's board confirmed the move early Wednesday, June 21, saying in a statement that Kalanick is taking time to heal from the death of his mother in a boating accident "while giving the company room to fully embrace this new chapter in Uber's history." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its actUnder 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
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, April 14, 2012, bikes cast long shadows in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, April 14, 2012.  In a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets in Netherlands while looking at their phone, developers said Wednesday June 21, 2017, they are developing a lock system to stop the dangerous practice by blocking the phone when cycling. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, FILE)
Ringing the changes: Dutch bike lock blocks rider's phoneDutch telecom company develops a bicycle lock that also locks mobile phones, in a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets while looking at their phone
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Intel signs up as top Olympic sponsor through 2024Virtual reality: Intel signs on with International Olympic Committee
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Visitors looks into a Diamond DART 450, a two-seat civilian and military turboprop trainer built by Austrian Diamond Aircraft, at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, east of Paris, France, Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Paris. Aviation professionals and spectators are expected at this week's Paris Air Show, coming in, in a thousands from around the world to make business deals. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
All that's cool and quirky at the Paris Air ShowThere are flying cars and Concorde's would-be supersonic successor
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this June 9, 2017 file photo, Brazil's President Michel Temer attends a military ceremony in Brasilia, Brazil. Brazil's federal police force says it has found evidence that Temer received bribes to help businesses. Investigators said in a preliminary report published Tuesday, June 20, 2017, by Brazil's top court that Temer deserves to be investigated for corruption. Temer has denied any wrongdoing and has already pledged not to resign. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand tiesLeaders of Russia and Brazil have agreed to expand their dialogue on international issues
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2017, file photo, Toshiba Corp.'s President Satoshi Tsunakawa bows during a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo.  Troubled Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp. has chosen a U.S.-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in its attempt to sell its lucrative memory chip business.  Tokyo-based Toshiba said Wednesday, June 21, 2017,  the board of directors selected the consortium of Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, Bain Capital Private Equity and the Development Bank of Japan as the preferred bidder in the sale of Toshiba Memory Corp. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
Toshiba prefers US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz saleTroubled Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp. has chosen a U.S.-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in its attempt to sell its lucrative memory chip business
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 29, 2015, file photo, an employee wearing a face mask checks his cellphone at a display booth for Qualcomm at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing. Apple is intensifying its legal battle with Qualcomm over the technology in iPhones and iPads as Apple seeks to void some of the chip maker’s patent claims and licensing agreements. Qualcomm has disputed Apple’s claims that Qualcomm is overcharging for patent-related license fees on iPhone and iPad sales. Apple says that a recent Supreme Court ruling strengthens its argument that Qualcomm cannot continue to demand royalties for patents after selling its cellular chips. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Apple seeks to void patent claims, fees in Qualcomm disputeApple is seeking to void some of Qualcomm's patent claims and licensing agreements, intensifying its legal battle with the chip maker over the technology in iPhones and iPads
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, file photo taken in Newark, N.J., shows smartphones displaying Uber car availability in New York. Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart. Besides the built-in tipping option announced Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Uber is giving drivers an opportunity to make more money when passengers keep them waiting or don’t cancel rides within two minutes. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Uber allows riders to tip drivers via app, matching LyftUber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, the Amazon logo is displayed at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. Amazon announced Tuesday, June 20, 2017, that it’s testing a new service for its Prime members that lets customers try on the latest styles before they buy at no upfront charge, take seven days to decide and only pay for what they keep. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your houseAmazon fights with department stores for more territory; the latest battlefield is the dressing room
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, file photo taken in Newark, N.J., shows smartphones displaying Uber car availability in New York. Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart. Besides the built-in tipping option announced Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Uber is giving drivers an opportunity to make more money when passengers keep them waiting or don’t cancel rides within two minutes. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new directionUber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image provided by Google shows examples of help-wanted listings displayed on a smartphone. Google is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine. Beginning Tuesday, June 20, 2017, job hunters will be able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings that its search engine is collecting across the internet. Google will also show employer ratings from current and former workers, as well as typical commute times to where a job is located. It’s a departure from the the bare-bones links to various help-wanted sites that Google has traditionally shown. (Courtesy of Google via AP)
Google's search engine aims to become employment engineGoogle is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine
The Associated Press1 day ago
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner speaks at the opening session of the White House meeting with technology Chief Executive Officers to mark "technology week," Monday, June 19, 2017, in the Indian Treat Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. The White House Office of American Innovation is hosting a series of working sessions to generate ideas to transform and modernize Government Services. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing governmentTechnology CEOs are being urged by White House officials to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this March 7, 2017 file photo, the Baker Library at the Harvard Business School is shown on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. A debate over the appropriateness of the school's decision to rescind offers of admission to 10 students has expanded far beyond the halls of Harvard and is being watched closely by other campuses, particularly at a time of heightened attention to free speech on college campuses. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Harvard freshmen's ouster over posts draws broad responseHarvard University's recent decision to rescind 10 students' admission offers because they traded offensive images and messages on a private Facebook group is drawing attention from far beyond the Ivy League school's halls.
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this May 3, 2017, photo, people stand outside a Whole Foods Market in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. Amazon’s planned $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods signals a massive bet that people will opt more for the convenience of online orders and delivery or in-store pickup, putting even more pressure on the already highly competitive industry. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'Whole Foods CEO says deal with Amazon was the result of a 'whirlwind courtship.'
The Associated Press2 days ago
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