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Apps Cost Too Much? Court Allows Suit Adding to Apple's Woes

Apps Cost Too Much? Court Allows Suit Adding to Apple's Woes

| By Mark Sherman and Michael Liedtke | May 14
Consumers can pursue a lawsuit complaining that iPhone apps cost too much, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday, adding to Apple's woes that already include falling iPhone sales and a European investigation.

How Uber and Other Digital Platforms Could Trick Us Using Behavioral Science — Unless We Act Fast

How Uber and Other Digital Platforms Could Trick Us Using Behavioral Science — Unless We Act Fast

| By Abbey Stemler | May 13
Manipulation through behavioral psychology techniques can occur quietly and leave little trace. If we don't establish rules of the road now, it'll be much harder to detect and stop later.

San Francisco May Ban Police, City Use of Facial Recognition

San Francisco May Ban Police, City Use of Facial Recognition

| By Matt O'Brien and Janie Har | May 13
San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that's creeping into airports, and motor vehicle departments.

Want Free TV? Owner of 'Chicken Soup' Books is Betting on It

Want Free TV? Owner of 'Chicken Soup' Books is Betting on It

| By Tali Arbel | May 13
Costs for cable and video services like Netflix are rising. One alternative is a free service such as Pluto, Tubi or Popcornflix. They have ads and stream shows and movies that tend to be older, like the original "Roseanne" or "Fight Club."

Manning Refusing to Testify At Grand Jury Probing WikiLeaks

Manning Refusing to Testify At Grand Jury Probing WikiLeaks

| May 12
Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says she'll refuse to testify on Thursday before a second grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. But if a judge finds her in contempt of court again, she could wind up back in jail.

Facebook and France Haggle over Regulating Online Hate

Facebook and France Haggle over Regulating Online Hate

| May 12
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting French President Emmanuel Macron as the tech giant and France try to pioneer ways of fighting hate speech and violent extremism online.

Space Tourism Enters 'Home Stretch' Toward Commercial Flight

Space Tourism Enters 'Home Stretch' Toward Commercial Flight

| By Morgan Lee | May 12
Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic's winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees from California to a remote commercial launch and landing facility in southern New Mexico, bringing his space-tourism dream closer to reality.

Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It's Partly Humans

Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It's Partly Humans

| By Barbara Ortutay | May 11
The question comes up over and over, with extremist material, hate speech, election meddling and privacy invasions. Why can't Facebook just fix it?

Student 'Geek Squads' Maintain School Devices, Help Teachers

Student 'Geek Squads' Maintain School Devices, Help Teachers

| By Carolyn Thompson | May 11
Buffalo Public Schools officials say it only makes sense for the youngsters who have grown up with technology to be part of the upkeep of the district's thousands of iPads and laptops used every day. Students, in turn, hone practical skills.

Man in Hazing Death Accused of Deleting Files Before Search

Man in Hazing Death Accused of Deleting Files Before Search

| May 11
A former Louisiana State University student charged in the hazing death of a fraternity pledge is accused of deleting hundreds of files from his cellphone just before authorities could search it.

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