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FILE - In this  April 13, 2019 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gestures to members of the Bolivarian Militia during their 10th anniversary celebration in Caracas, Venezuela. Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC. DirecTV, which is wholly owned by AT&T, quickly obliged, yanking the two networks off the air. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
AP Exclusive: AT&T under pressure to defy Maduro's censorsVenezuela’s opposition together with the Trump administration is looking to recruit AT&T in its fight to oust Nicolás Maduro
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UK psychiatric group cites social media dangers to the youngThere is a move in Britain to force tech giants like Facebook and Twitter to turn over data about the possible dangers their social media products cause to young people
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019 file photo, a Fiat logo is pictured on a car in Bayonne, southwestern France. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Peugeot announced Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, that their boards signed a binding deal to merge the two automakers, creating the world’s fourth-largest auto company. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)
Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric carsFiat Chrysler is in talks with the Chinese company Foxconn to develop and manufacture battery electric vehicles
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Personnel work at the scene in McHenry, Ill. where a vehicle drove into the Starbucks coffee shop Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Patrick Kunzer/Daily Herald via AP)
Truck slams into Illinois Starbucks; 4 sent to hospitalsPolice say a pickup truck has slammed into an Illinois Starbucks, injuring five people and causing massive damage to the coffee shop
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File - In this Dec. 3, 2018, file photo, are homes leveled by the Camp Fire line the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park retirement community in Paradise, Calif. A $13.5 billion settlement covering most of the losses from a series of catastrophic wildfires that drove Pacific Gas and Electric into bankruptcy is turning into a financial tug of war pitting the interests of U.S. taxpayers against the disaster victims still trying to rebuild their lives. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Judge threatens to force PG&E to hire more tree trimmersA federal judge is threatening to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern California
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Google Owner Hits $1T MarkA good day for internet company shares ended with Alphabet as the fourth American company to have achieved a market value of $1 trillion. Google's parent company joined Apple, Amazon and Microsoft on Thursday, CNN reports; Amazon since has slipped to about $930 billion. This marks the first time three...
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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2019, file photo passengers find their rides at the Ride Share point as they exit Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. A new $4 fee on Uber and Lyft rides to and from the Phoenix airport is "very likely" unconstitutional, the state attorney general said Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, upping the ante in the showdown that has led the ride-hailing giants to threaten to abandon the airport service. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Official says Phoenix airport ride-hailing fee is illegalThe state attorney general says a new $4 fee on Uber and Lyft rides to and from Phoenix airport is “very likely” unconstitutional
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Twitter CEO: I Skip Breakfast, Lunch Every DayPeople have a lot of questions about Twitter, and about CEO Jack Dorsey in particular, and on Tuesday, the 43-year-old social media leader tried to answer some of them. Wired has the video interview , and one of the questions that came in via the platform he oversees wanted to know...
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FILE - This Sept. 22, 2016 file photo shows the screen of an electronic voting machine during testing at the Kennesaw State University Center for Election Systems in Kennesaw, Ga. A computer security expert says he found that an election server central to a legal battle over the integrity of Georgia elections showed signs of tampering. The server was left exposed to the open internet for at least six months, a problem discovered in August 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File)
Expert: Georgia election server showed signs of tamperingA computer security expert says a forensic image of an election server central to a bitter legal battle over the security of Georgia's election administration showed signs of tampering
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Microsoft event on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft is pledging to become 100% “carbon-negative” by 2030 by removing more carbon from the environment than it emits. Nadella said Thursday that the commitment will happen "not just across our direct emissions, but across our supply chain, too.” (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times via AP)
Microsoft: 'carbon-negative' by 2030 even for supply chainMicrosoft says it will be 100% “carbon-negative” by 2030 by removing more carbon from the environment than it emits
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo a microphone stands at the entrance to a secure area during a closed-door interview with David Holmes, a career diplomat and the political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Labor Department will begin restricting news organizations' use of economic data by barring computers from the rooms where reporters receive such data before its public release, department officials announced Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Labor Department limits news outlets' use of embargoed dataThe Labor Department will begin restricting news organizations' use of economic data by barring computers from the rooms where reporters receive such data before its public release
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File---Picture taken July 19, 2019 shows the commissioning of an Ionity E super fast charging park,  with VW e-Golf  standing at the charging stations in Altenburg, Germany. (Martin Schutt/dpa via AP)
European carmakers build out charging network for electricsEurope's major carmakers are building more places to charge electric cars along highways
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The logo for NBCUniversal's upcoming streaming service, Peacock, is displayed on a computer screen on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in New York. NBCUniversal is expected to unveil the price and other details about Peacock on Thursday. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
NBC hopes 'free' makes Peacock stand out in streaming eraNBCUniversal is launching a new streaming service that will have a large part available for free, an approach it hopes will resonate with people who aren't interested in traditional TV
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