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Comcast plans Xfinity store in Algonquin
Jul 11, 2019 12:17 PM
Comcast announced plans to open an Xfinity Store at 2104 S. Randall Road in the Algonquin Commons Shopping Center.
Equity firm gives GovQA financial boost
Jul 9, 2019 2:27 PM
GovQA, a provider of government enterprise workflow software, recently received a significant investment from Charlotte, N.C.-based growth equity firm Frontier Capital.
FTC to ask about disabling YouTube ads for kids' privacy
By Ben Brody
Jul 8, 2019 12:39 PM
The settlement could resemble the February agreement with the app now known as TikTok, kids' privacy experts said.
Elon Musk's satellites dot the heavens, leaving stargazers upset
By Todd Shields
Jul 8, 2019 8:49 AM
Astronomers worry that low-flying communications satellites will interfere with research that depends on delicate visual observations of distant galaxies and nearby asteroids.
Amazon workers plan Prime Day strike despite $15-an-hour pledge
By Josh Eidelson and Spencer Soper
Jul 8, 2019 8:49 AM
Amazon.com warehouse workers in Minnesota plan to strike during the online retailer's summer sales extravaganza, a sign that labor unrest persists even after the company committed to paying all employees at least $15 an hour last year.
This seafood restaurant's latest catch: Robots that greet customers and deliver food
Jul 6, 2019 6:08 AM
Robots are no longer merely gimmicks, which partly explains why the restaurant industry, like so many others, is in the early stages of a robot revolution, experts say.
Commentary: Big Tech has dug a moat that rivals and regulators can't cross
Jul 6, 2019 6:00 AM
The biggest advantage for Amazon, Google and Facebook comes from physical infrastructure such as computer networks and logistics machines.
Lesson from driving a Tesla Model 3: Trust but verify
Jul 6, 2019 6:20 AM
The Tesla Model 3 is not merely a car but a hyper-connected piece of technology that knows what ails you, what hazards your surroundings may pose and tries to predict your every next move. But is this the way we'll all be driving -- or letting the car drive us -- in the future?
Samsung completes folding phone redesign after screen failures
Sam Kim and Sohee Kim
Jul 6, 2019 6:18 AM
Samsung is keen to salvage its reputation after canceling the April 26 launch of the $1,980 device when folding displays on review models exhibited problems.
Troll patrol: How Amazon's Twitch is protecting its LGBT community
Jul 6, 2019 6:07 AM
Three streamers from among the LGBT community explain why they use Twitch, how it protects them, and what they do when harassers still make it through the safeguards.
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