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Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 07:25 PM CDT

Google Will Start Transcribing Audio Recordings Again

Google Will Start Transcribing Audio Recordings Again

Google is restarting a practice in which human contractors listen to and transcribe some voice commands people give to the company's artificial intelligence system, Assistant. But this time Google is taking...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 06:11 PM CDT

Samsung's Folding Phone Hits the US

Samsung's Folding Phone Hits the US

Samsung's folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday. There will be an AT&T version as well as an...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 07:00 PM CDT

Hundreds of Thousands Stranded as Travel Agency Collapses

Hundreds of Thousands Stranded as Travel Agency Collapses

Families stranded, honeymoons and vacations canceled, thousands of workers laid off: The sudden collapse of British tour company Thomas Cook and its network of airlines and hotels sowed chaos for hundreds of...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 05:20 PM CDT

GM Strike in 2nd Week: Some Progress But No End in Sight

GM Strike in 2nd Week: Some Progress But No End in Sight

The strike against General Motors by 49,000 United Auto Workers entered its second week Monday with progress reported in negotiations but no clear end in sight. Bargainers met all weekend and returned to talks...

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 at 05:44 PM CDT

UAW Strike Puts Trump, GOP in Political Bind in Key States

UAW Strike Puts Trump, GOP in Political Bind in Key States

Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show solidarity. It's a union they...

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 at 02:00 PM CDT

GM Electric Car Push Could Mean Fewer and Lower Paying Jobs

GM Electric Car Push Could Mean Fewer and Lower Paying Jobs

If U.S. consumers ever ditch fuel burners for electric vehicles, then the United Auto Workers union is in trouble. Gone would be thousands of jobs at engine and transmission plants across the industrial...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 09:33 PM CDT

Abbott Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Lewisville

Abbott Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Lewisville

Governor Greg Abbott announced that Ericsson Inc. will build a new manufacturing facility to produce 5G Advanced Antenna System Radio Module products in Lewisville, Texas.

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 06:14 PM CDT

Plenty of Fish Bans Face Filters to Curb Deceptive Profiles

Plenty of Fish Bans Face Filters to Curb Deceptive Profiles

Dating app Plenty of Fish is banning face filters across its platform in a move aimed at deterring users from creating deceptive profiles, NBC News reported. In a blog post on Tuesday, the site announced that it...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 05:11 PM CDT

Fresh US-China Trade Worries Erase Early Gains for Stocks

Fresh US-China Trade Worries Erase Early Gains for Stocks

Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing could be in trouble. The selling...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 12:16 PM CDT

Impossible Foods Will Make Its Grocery Store Debut in California

Impossible Foods Will Make Its Grocery Store Debut in California

Beyond Meat’s rival Impossible Foods will make its long-awaited grocery store debut Friday, in California. Customers looking to cook their own Impossible Burgers can buy a 12-ounce package of the plant-based...

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