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FILE- In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo, a pair of athletic shoes designed for the military are laced up at a New Balance factory in Norridgewock, Maine. On Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for January. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
February 15, 2019 - 10:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production fell 0.6 percent in January, stemming in large part from an 8.8 percent plunge in the making of motor vehicles and auto parts. The Federal Reserve said Friday that that the manufacturing component of the index dropped 0.9 percent last month, reversing a...
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February 14, 2019 - 3:24 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli software firm known for its phone-surveillance technology said Thursday that it has been re-acquired by its founders. The NSO group announced that U.S.-based private equity firm Francisco Partners sold the company to its management, with support with the European private...
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FILE- In this Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, file photo President Donald Trump arrives on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in artificial intelligence. The plan, called the American AI Initiative, comes after China and other countries have pledged big investments to advance and apply AI technology in fields ranging from warfighting to health care. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 11, 2019 - 5:18 pm
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in artificial intelligence. The plan, called the American AI Initiative, follows big investment pledges from China and other countries intended to advance and apply AI technology...
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This undated image provided by Kia Motors America shows an image from the company's 2019 Super Bowl NFL football spot. (Kia Motors America via AP)
February 03, 2019 - 9:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the ads of the Super Bowl (all times EST): 9:15 p.m. Smart machines seemed to be everywhere during the Super Bowl commercial breaks as advertisers picked up on Americans' unease over our growing dependence on AI. Michelob, Pringles, SimpliSafe and TurboTax were among...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, photo, visitors try out Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note9 smartphones during an industrial fair in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean technology giant Samsung posted on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, a near-30 percent drop in operating profit for the last quarter after seeing slowing global demand for its memory chips and smartphones. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 30, 2019 - 9:52 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has posted a near-30 percent drop in operating profit for the last quarter after seeing slowing global demand for its memory chips and smartphones. It still finished the year with record highs, but expects a decline in earnings this year. The South...
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This screen grab from video provided by PepsiCo shows an image from the company's 2019 Super Bowl NFL football spot featuring Steve Carell. Star power abounds in this year’s Super Bowl ads. (PepsiCo via AP)
January 30, 2019 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Michelle Gellar makes a horror movie parody for Olay. Jeff Bridges and Sarah Jessica Parker tout Stella Artois . Steve Carrell hawks Pepsi. Star power abounds in this year's Super Bowl ads. Advertisers are hoping to provide some welcome distraction and entertainment as...
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January 29, 2019 - 12:02 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Intel Corp. says it is preparing a new investment in the company's main Israeli manufacturing site. The U.S. chip maker said in a statement Tuesday it will submit a "business plan" to the Israeli government for its site in the southern town of Kiryat Gat. The move follows an...
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January 25, 2019 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facial-detection technology that Amazon is marketing to law enforcement often misidentifies women, particularly those with darker skin, according to researchers from MIT and the University of Toronto. Privacy and civil rights advocates have called on Amazon to stop marketing its...
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January 25, 2019 - 3:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Newly released court documents reveal that Facebook allowed children to ring up huge bills on digital games while the company rejected recommendations on addressing what it dubbed "friendly fraud." The internal Facebook memos and other records were unsealed late Thursday. They...
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The headquarters of Japanese advertising company Dentsu Inc. is seen in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. One of Japan's most powerful companies, the giant agency Dentsu Inc. is part of an investigation into alleged vote-buying connected with landing the 2020 Olympics for Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 23, 2019 - 11:09 pm
TOKYO (AP) — An investigation by French prosecutors into alleged vote-buying connected with Tokyo winning the 2020 Olympics has raised questions about one of Japan's most powerful companies, the giant advertising and marketing agency Dentsu Inc. From its 48-story headquarters in central Tokyo,...
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