Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps went poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of light with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and place data, Apple Maps…

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Bernie Sanders’ Disney rhetoric raises questions about his ‘worker advocate’ credentials

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, seen in an undated photo, traveled to California on Saturday in support of wage increases for workers.  (Associated Press) U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., rallied California’s Disneyland Resort workers in Anaheim on Saturday in support of a state wage-increase measure that some say would cost…

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Todd Starnes: Remember when Starbucks just served over-priced, burnt coffee?

close Video Starbucks to close stores for racial-bias training 8,000 Starbucks across the nation will receive racial-bias training. Bryan Llenas has the story. If you are in the mood for a high-priced cup of coffee that tastes burnt – you’ll have to go somewhere other than Starbucks during a three-hour…

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Iconic New York Handbag Designer Kate Spade Dead At 55

New York-based designer Kate Spade died Tuesday, the eponymous company she launched in the ’90s confirmed. She was 55.  “We honor all the beauty she brought into this world,” read a statement released by Kate Spade New York in the hours after her death became known. The designer reportedly died by suicide.…

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Google employees resign in protest over controversial Pentagon AI project, report says

close Video Google employees resign over controversial Pentagon contract A look at why Google employees are resigning in protest over a contract with the Pentagon About a dozen Google employees are resigning in protest over the tech giant’s involvement in Project Maven, a controversial military program that uses artificial intelligence,…

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Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cambridge Analytica’s name has already been taken down from the wall of the London office it occupied Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the centre of the Facebook data-sharing scandal, is shutting down. The firm was accused of improperly obtaining personal information on behalf of…

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John Boehner Now Lobbying For Medical Marijuana

Make no mistake: John Boehner’s career after serving as speaker of the House has really gone to pot. Really. The former Ohio congressman has signed on to the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a cannabis company that cultivates, processes and dispenses marijuana in 11 U.S. states. The decision to support weed…

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