Technology

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee leaves behind city in turmoil

Dec 13, 2017

San Francisco went from a city struggling from recession to a technology-fueled economic powerhouse under Mayor Ed Lee, who died Tuesday at 65

Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics

Dec 12, 2017

Some of Facebook's early friends are now its sharpest critics, accusing it and other social media giants of addicting their users and undermining democracy

Italian prosecutors seek to shelve Hacking Team breach case

Dec 12, 2017

Italian prosecutors want to drop their investigation into the 2015 breach of surveillance company Hacking Team, leaving a question mark over a dramatic release of material that embarrassed intelligence figures around the world

Paris hosts major climate summit _ and it's all about Trump

Dec 12, 2017

The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role

Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Dec 12, 2017

Big-company stocks notched gains on Wall Street, bringing more records for major indexes, but smaller companies lagged behind.

The Latest: Jerry Brown to Trump: "Get out of the way"

Dec 12, 2017

California Gov. Jerry Brown is urging President Donald Trump to start fighting climate change or to "get out of the way" and let the rest of the world work on reducing emissions and investing in clean energy

World stocks turn higher as investors eye Fed decision

Dec 12, 2017

World stocks turn higher as investors look ahead to expected Fed rate increase

Asian shares fall back as investors show caution over China

Dec 12, 2017

Asian shares fall back as investors show caution over Fed, China

Comcast reportedly no longer in deal talks with Fox

Dec 12, 2017

Comcast reportedly no longer in deal talks with Fox, opening the door for a possible Disney bid

Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency

Dec 11, 2017

Bitcoin's debut on a major U.S. exchange was a hit, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the virtual currency rising 20 percent

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