Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

Oct 17, 2018

Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen pursued a wide range of philanthropic interests and passions after making his early mark co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates

Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition

Oct 17, 2018

Shanghai's Hongqiao airport is using an automated flight check-in system powered by facial recognition technology, as China pushes to integrate biometrics into daily life

US tops revised competiveness ranking for 1st time since '08

Oct 16, 2018

Organizers of the annual Davos conference say the U.S. is atop their list of the world's most competitive economies for the first time in a decade, reflecting a new methodology and long-term factors more than recent policies of the Trump administration

Ex-Equifax manager gets home confinement for insider trading

Oct 16, 2018

A former Equifax manager has been sentenced to serve eight months home confinement after pleading guilty to insider trading in the wake of the company's massive data breach last year

Can Pinterest succeed as the 'un'-social network?

Oct 16, 2018

Pinterest has long shunned being labeled as a social network _ and with it, an emphasis on connections and networks that has led to explosive growth among competitors

Google to charge for apps on Android phones in Europe

Oct 16, 2018

Google to start charging for pre-installed apps on Android phones sold in Europe

Markets Right Now: Stocks surge to biggest gain since March

Oct 16, 2018

Stocks are surging on Wall Street, clawing back some of the ground lost last week, after several big U.S. companies reported standout results.

'Anything You Can Imagine' recounts quest to film Tolkien

Oct 16, 2018

Exhilarating if exhausting 'Anything You Can Imagine' recounts years-long quest to film 'Lord of the Rings'

Instagram users get free sushi in Milan with proof of posts

Oct 16, 2018

A Milan sushi bar has come up with a new electronic payment method that is based on a currency than is more valuable than cash in some quarters

Report: Uber IPO could put company value at $120 billion

Oct 16, 2018

Uber may have an IPO early next year that values the company at as much as $120B, according to a report

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