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FTC weighs sweeping new rules on 'commercial surveillance' and Big Data

FTC weighs sweeping new rules on ‘commercial surveillance’ and Big Data

On Thursday, the FTC announced it is accepting public input on whether to draft new data privacy rules, a prelude to a possible rulemaking action. The decision to solicit feedback, approved in a 3-2 vote by the agency’s commissioners, reflects FTC Chair Lina Khan’s aggressive push to curb what she has described as a “commercial …

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A 48-year-old man is in custody after a fight at GM's Orion Assembly Plant led to a co-worker's death.

General Motors plant fight ends in one death

DETROIT — A 49-year-old Pontiac man is dead following a fight at General Motors’ Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thursday in a news release.  The sheriff’s office also said in the release that it had a 48-year-old male coworker in custody. In the release Oakland County Sheriff’s Communications Officer Steve Huber said detectives …

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Zoom investor tells startup founders: ‘Forget the past three years’ and accept 50% valuation hit

Zoom investor tells startup founders: ‘Forget the past three years’ and accept 50% valuation hit

Eugene Zhang, founding partner of Silicon Valley VC firm TSVC Spencer Greene, general partner of TSVC Courtesy: TSVC Eugene Zhang, a veteran Silicon Valley investor, recalls the exact moment the market for young startups peaked this year. The firehose of money from venture capital firms, hedge funds and wealthy families pouring into seed-stage companies was …

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Homemade baby food contains as many toxic metals as store-bought options, report says

Homemade baby food contains as many toxic metals as store-bought options, report says

Researchers also pored over data from 7,000 additional food tests reported in published studies and by the US Food and Drug Administration. Results showed 94% of manufactured baby foods, family foods and homemade purees made from purchased raw foods contained detectable amounts of one or more heavy metals. Lead was found in 90% of manufactured …

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Surprise: Tesla Has a New Vehicle for the Holidays

Surprise: Tesla Has a New Vehicle for the Holidays

It’s a change to which Elon Musk hadn’t given notice, to either Tesla  (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report fans or his critics.  Usually, the CEO of the manufacturer of premium electric vehicles makes thundering statements and promises. When it comes to new products and new vehicles, this translates into an ultra-ambitious launch schedule with deadlines …

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Disney Stock Rallies on Strong Earnings

Disney Stock Rallies on Strong Earnings

Text size Disney has set itself the goal of boosting the Disney+ subscriber base to between 230 million and 260 million accounts by the end of its fiscal 2024. Dreamstime Walt Disney stock jumped after the media and entertainment giant reported better-than-expected earnings and subscriber growth. The company also said Wednesday evening it would raise …

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It didn't take long for Meta's new chatbot to say something offensive

It didn’t take long for Meta’s new chatbot to say something offensive

In conversations with CNN Business this week, the chatbot, which was released publicly Friday and has been dubbed BlenderBot 3, said it identifies as “alive” and “human,” watches anime and has an Asian wife. It also falsely claimed that Donald Trump is still president and there is “definitely a lot of evidence” that the election …

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Inflation has shoppers fearing back-to-school items will strain budgets

Inflation has shoppers fearing back-to-school items will strain budgets

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Shoppers getting squeezed by inflation are worried back-to-school shopping will further strain their already tight budgets, according to a recent Bankrate report.  This fear is pushing most consumers, specifically middle-income households, to rely on money-saving tactics to offset these costs, according to a Bankrate survey of over 2,400 U.S. …

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Ethereum just pulled off its final test run ahead of one of the most important events in crypto

Ethereum just pulled off its final test run ahead of one of the most important events in crypto

Ethereum is the world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency, and it’s giving bitcoin a run for its money. Getty Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market value, just ran a final dress rehearsal ahead of a years-awaited upgrade that’s been billed as one of the most important events in the history of crypto. Since its creation almost a decade …

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