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FILE - This Aug. 9, 2019 file photo, the logo for Uber appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  Uber lost $1.78 billion in the second quarter of 2020 as the pandemic carved a gaping hole in its ride-hailing business, with millions of people staying home to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Its food delivery business grew as more people ordered in, but that growing part of its business didn’t turn a profit.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Uber lost $1.8B in 2Q as riders stayed home and ordered inUber lost $1.78 billion in the second quarter as the pandemic carved a gaping hole in its ride-hailing business, with millions of people staying home to reduce the spread of the coronavirus
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 16, 2020 file photo, the sun is reflected on Apple's Fifth Avenue store in New York.  Apple has managed to shine amid the gloom, putting it on the cusp of becoming the first U.S. company to boast a market value of $2 trillion, just two years after it became the first to reach $1 trillion. With its stock already up 50% this year, the only question among analysts is whether Apple will pass the $2 trillion milestone before the release of its next-generation iPhones in October.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Apple shines in pandemic with $2 trillion value on horizonEarly in 2020, Apple appeared to be caught in a horrible bind
The Associated Press4 hours ago
After Video Yanked, Trump Sees Bias at Facebook, TwitterA day after Twitter and Facebook removed a Trump campaign video from their platforms, the president renewed his accusations of bias at social media companies. In an interview with Geraldo Rivera on Rivera's radio show, Trump said that "of course" he was being censored, reports Bloomberg . “They’re doing anybody, on...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, July 28, 2020.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Joe Biden launches new national ad aimed at Black AmericansJoe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has launched a new national ad focused on Black Americans, urging them to stand up to President Donald Trump the way their ancestors stood up to “violent racists of a generation ago.”
The Associated Press10 hours ago
In this Jan. 23, 2020, photo, a Nintendo sign is seen at the company's official store in the Shibuya district of Tokyo, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. has scored a 33% jump in annual profit as people stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic turn to playing games. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Nintendo profit zooms as virus has homebodies playing gamesNintendo Co. saw its April-June profit multiply more than sixfold as people stuck at home over the pandemic turned to playing video games
The Associated Press13 hours ago
AAA: Partially automated driving systems don't always workTwo tests by AAA during the past two years show that partially automated driving systems don’t always function properly
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
US talks tougher on Chinese tech, but offers few specificsU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called for a major expansion of the U.S. government’s push against Chinese technology, saying that it wants “untrusted Chinese apps” pulled from the Google and Apple app stores
The Associated Press21 hours ago
The thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. The post in question featured a link to a Fox News video in which Trump says children are “virtually immune” to the virus. Facebook said Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 that the “video includes false claims that a group of people is immune from COVID-19 which is a violation of our policies around harmful COVID misinformation.” (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes Trump postFacebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump, citing its coronavirus misinformation policy
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Twitter Hack Suspect's Hearing ZoomBombedAn online hearing for the teen accused of masterminding last month's massive Twitter hack was delayed Wednesday—by hackers. The Tampa judge briefly suspended the hearing for 17-year-old Graham Clark after "ZoomBombers" posing as CNN and BBC reporters played loud rap music and displayed pornographic images, WFLA reports. After the...
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