Facebook finds evidence of Russia-linked influence campaigns targeting US midterms

Facebook finds evidence of Russia-linked influence campaigns targeting US midterms

In a newsroom post Tuesday, Facebook revealed that it has detected evidence of “coordinated inauthentic behavior” designed to influence U.S. politics on its platform. According to Facebook’s head of Cybersecurity, Policy Nathaniel Gleicher, the company first identified the activity two weeks ago. So far, the activity encompasses eight Facebook Pages, 17 profiles and seven accounts […]

Waymo’s self-driving taxis reportedly could cost as much as Uber or Lyft

Waymo’s self-driving taxis reportedly could cost as much as Uber or Lyft

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, has been mum about the fare prices of its soon-to-be-launched commercial ride-hailing service in Phoenix, Arizona. But according to Bloomberg, riders can expect prices to be about the same as the cost of taking an Uber. In interviewing members of Waymo’s “Early Rider” program, reporters from Bloomberg […]

NBA Makes MGM Resorts International Its First Gaming Partner

NBA Makes MGM Resorts International Its First Gaming Partner

The N.B.A., in partnership with Major League Baseball and the Professional Golfers Association, has paid lobbyists more than $500,000 to promote the group’s interests in Albany. Though the deal between N.B.A. and MGM was officially announced Tuesday, the sides still need to iron out numerous details. It is not clear whether MGM will be able […]

Chipotle’s new management still has the old problem: Food safety

Chipotle’s new management still has the old problem: Food safety

Chipotle Mexican Grill’s new CEO, Brian Niccol, is facing his first big test — a food safety outbreak. The burrito chain briefly closed down one of its restaurants in Powell, Ohio, on Monday after a number of customers became sick. The restaurant reopened Tuesday. While analysts have maintained their confidence in the brand, keeping outperform […]

Chipotle’s website and app are crashing, making it impossible to get free guacamole, and people are furious

Chipotle’s website and app are crashing, making it impossible to get free guacamole, and people are furious

Chipotle’s free-guacamole day got off to a rough start Tuesday. Hollis Johnson Chipotle’s free-guacamole day is off to a rough start, with dozens of customers complaining about tech issues. For the promotion, customers who order a meal at Chipotle via the company’s app or online on Tuesday are eligible to receive free guacamole. As of […]

MoviePass raises prices by 50% and limits access to hit films to deal with cash crunch

MoviePass raises prices by 50% and limits access to hit films to deal with cash crunch

Ben Tobin USA TODAY Published 5:27 p.m. UTC Jul 31, 2018 MoviePass, which ran short of cash last week, is going to make subscribers cough up more money. The floundering movie theater subscription service announced Tuesday that customers will have to pay $14.95 per month for the standard pricing plan – a change that will […]

Woman Sues Over Lack of Ginger in Canada Dry

Woman Sues Over Lack of Ginger in Canada Dry

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Pittsburgh dad worked three jobs to surprise teen daughter with ‘dream’ dress

Pittsburgh dad worked three jobs to surprise teen daughter with ‘dream’ dress

A hefty price tag for an eighth grade formal outfit was well worth the “priceless” reaction one hardworking Pittsburgh dad earned when he presented his 14-year-old daughter with the dress of her dreams. In recent days, footage of Nevaeha Smith’s ecstatic reaction to her dad’s special gift has gone viral online, with over 12 million […]