Report: Ex-US Attorney General Eric Holder to lead Uber's sexual harassment probe

Uber hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to lead a review of sexual harassment claim made by a female former engineer at the ride-sharing app who alleged her career prospects suffered after she complained about advances from her manager.

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Could Foxconn actually help Trump's dream of a US-built iPhone come true?

During the primaries and lead-up to the general election, then-candidate Donald Trump called out a handful of US companies when demanding that products be built in the United States rather than abroad.

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Red Hat's OpenShift Container Platform Expands Cloud Options


Red Hat on Wednesday announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4. This latest version helps organizations better embrace new Linux container technologies that can deliver innovative business applications and services without sacrificing existing IT investments. It offers dynamic storage provisioning for both traditional and cloud-native applications, as well as multitenant capabilities that can support multiple applications, teams and deployment processes in a hybrid cloud environment.

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The Crystallization of Salesforce's IoT Strategy


While the general public’s fascination with technology largely has been focused on the latest connected products unveiled at the recent CES conference in Las Vegas, many companies are trying to figure out where the real business opportunities lie in the long-awaited rise of the Internet of Things. One of the early proponents of IoT’s unprecedented potential was Salesforce.com, which promoted its own view of the concept in the form of the “Internet of the Customer,” or IoC. Behind every “thing” being connected is a customer.

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US Attorney General Loretta Lynch talks iPhone encryption case with Stephen Colbert

Article Image U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch toed the line in an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, and reiterated that the government is merely requesting Apple for help in unlocking a single iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino terror attack, not a backdoor into iOS.

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Apple Lawyer Pushes Back Against FBI Testimony to Judiciary Committee


Apple General Counsel Bruce Sewell on Tuesday testified before the House Judiciary Committee that his company should not be required write new code for software that would weaken the security of the iPhone in the wake of the San Bernardino, California, terrorist attacks. The FBI wants Apple to take action that would put the privacy and security of millions of the company’s customers at risk, he said. Apple has no sympathy for terrorists, said Sewell, who noted the company immediately cooperated with authorities in the investigation.

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US AG Lynch says FBI not asking Apple to break into iPhone, simply disable 'password blocker'

Article Image In a follow-up interview to her appearance at Tuesday’s RSA security conference, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the FBI is not asking Apple to break into an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino shootings, it only wants the company to disable built-in security safeguards.

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Attorney general ready to defend surveillance at tech industry gathering

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is traveling to the heart of the U.S. technology industry to make her pitch that tech companies should help the government access their customers’ data for national security investigations.


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US Attorney General 'hopes' Apple will unlock San Bernardino iPhone

Article Image U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch weighed in on Apple’s fight with the FBI on Tuesday, saying she would prefer that Apple comply with the recent court order directing the company to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone.

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Uber Settles With New York AG After 'Playing God' With Data


New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Thursday announced a deal that would require Uber to encrypt geolocation information about its riders, as well as enhance its data security practices. The AG opened an investigation into Uber in 2014, in response to allegations that the service had tracked riders and displayed their locations in an aerial format, known internally as the “God View.” The AG’s office opened another investigation early last year, after Uber notified it that an unauthorized third-party had accessed drivers’ data.

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GM Deal Buoys Lyft


General Motors has agreed to invest $500 million in Lyft, and the companies will work together to develop an integrated network of autonomous vehicles, they said in a joint announcement on Monday. As part of the agreement, GM will become a preferred provider of short-term vehicles to Lyft customers, and it will provide them with its OnStar vehicle location services. The companies see the future of personal mobility as “connected, seamless and autonomous,” and they believe they can reach that goal more rapidly by working together.

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GM sides with Lyft in ridesharing war with $500M investment, self-driving car partnership

Article Image Stalwart American automaker General Motors on Monday announced an expansive tie-up with ridesharing service Lyft that includes a $500 million cash infusion and technical support for mobile connectivity and autonomous vehicle technology.

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Zuckerberg, wife give $75 million to hospital

San Francisco General Hospital will soon have a new name and a new face — thanks to Facebook.


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Dealers say GM's rapid adoption of Apple CarPlay is helping them sell cars

Article Image American automaker General Motors has rolled out support for Apple’s CarPlay iPhone integration faster and across more models than its rivals, resulting in independent dealers reporting that the feature draws in customers and helps to close the deal in selling new cars.

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Albert Einstein's special mark on universe

It has been 100 years since Albert Einstein presented his theory of general relativity to an audience of scientists. Virtually everyone has heard of Einstein and his theory, but few have any idea of what the theory actually is.


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Albert Einstein's special mark on the universe

It has been exactly 100 years since Albert Einstein presented his theory of general relativity to an audience of scientists on November 25, 1915. While virtually everyone has heard of Einstein and his theory, very few people have any idea of what the theory actually is.


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NY AG Subpoenas Yahoo in Daily Fantasy Sports Battle


New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman this week sought an injunction to keep DraftKings and FanDuel from operating in the state, according to press reports. He also subpoenaed Yahoo as part of his effort to end the operation of daily fantasy sports platforms in New York, press reports said. “Yahoo does not comment on legal matters,” the company said in comments provided to the E-Commerce Times by spokesperson Sean Hamel. If Schneiderman is successful, the result could tip the dominoes in other states.

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Fire, Aim, Ready: Is Your Marketing Approach on Target?


Business-to-business marketers know what customers want, in general terms, from initial contacts with the people they buy from. It’s taken awhile, but through trial, error, some more error and eventually some actual thought, the mystery has been solved. Before I give it away, just ask yourself what you want in any communication from anyone when it comes to a business issue. What business issue? Any issue — they usually present themselves as problems. What do you want? Something that helps you solve that problem.

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NY AG Could Be Broadband-Speed Mythbuster


New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation into Verizon, Cablevision and Time Warner Cable. The purpose of the probe is to determine whether three of the state’s top telecom companies are providing high-speed broadband Internet as advertised to consumers and businesses. The AG last week sent the companies’ CEOs letters seeking documents and answers to specific questions about whether there is a divergence between the advertised speeds for broadband Internet and the actual speeds delivered to customers.

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