Data-mining firm Palantir files for stealth…

The Silicon Valley data-mining firm Palantir Technologies confidentially filed to go public, setting up what could be the biggest stock offering from a technology company since Uber’s debut last year

Some PPP Loan Recipients Are a Little Surprising

The Treasury Department has released the names of everyone who got a loan bigger than $150,000 through the PPP—the Paycheck Protection Program designed to help businesses weather the pandemic. While millions of small companies were helped by the loans, which can be forgiven if the money is used...

Hong Kong grappling with future under national…

Hong Kong's leader has provided scant reassurance over the city's future under a new national security law that critics say undermines liberties and legal protections promised when China took control of the city

Facebook CEO Meets With Civil Rights Groups…

Civil rights groups have long said that they feel as if Facebook hasn't been serious about removing harmful content from their platform.

Pompeo on Possible TikTok Ban: 'US Will Get This…

Amid a year fraught with trade issues and a Cold War-style arms race between the United States and China, a new alleged threat is now on the radar: the popular TikTok app, whose parent company is Beijing's ByteDance. Per CNBC , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Laura Ingraham's Fox...

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International Students at Risk of Deportation as…

At the direction of the Trump administration, ICE will remove international students if colleges and universities proceed with a semester of online classes amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Samsung projects 23% jump in 2Q profit on strong…

Samsung Electronics Co. has reported that its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year, helped by strong demand as people bought new equipment to be able to work from home during the pandemic

Tesla Sells Out of '$69.420' Short Shorts

After a surge in Tesla's share price, CEO Elon Musk celebrated in typically understated fashion: He taunted short-sellers by selling short shorts through Tesla's online store, apparently setting the price at the first numbers that came into his head: $69.420. CNET notes the 420 part might be a reference...

Sheriff: At least 8 killed in plane collision at…

Authorities say at least eight people were killed when two small airplanes collided over a scenic lake in northern Idaho

Uber Launches Grocery Delivery Service

Uber rolls out app-based grocery delivery service in Canada and Latin America. The service is expected to hit the U.S. at the end of July.

Facebook, others block requests on Hong Kong user…

Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google and Twitter say they will deny law enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong as they assess the effect of a new national security law enacted last week

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Supreme Court upholds cellphone robocall ban

The Supreme Court has upheld a 1991 law that bars robocalls to cellphones

'Instagram Reels' Gets a Test Run in India…

Instagram tests "Instagram Reels" in India after the country banned TikTok due to security concerns.

Chinese diplomat derides UK's move to offer HK…

The Chinese ambassador to Britain has accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of meddling in China’s affairs by offering citizenship to 3 million people from Hong Kong following the imposition of a national security law

Uber buys Postmates, ups delivery game in $2.65…

Uber has acquired Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, expanding its footprint in the fiercely competitive delivery market

Sirius/XM in Talks to Acquire Stitcher Podcasts…

Sirius/XM is reportedly closing in on a deal to acquire Stitcher Podcasts in a deal worth $300 million.

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Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic…

The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have announced they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project due to delays and “increasing cost uncertainty.”

Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives…

A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders have now pivoted to new targets