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Lyft sketches a future for city streets with fewer cars

As Lyft’s core ridehail business is pummeled by the pandemic, the company has taken a seemingly surprising step, paying urban planners to sketch out how street space can be shifted from cars to buses, bikes and pedestrians.

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The long-awaited ‘Avengers’ video game is here

Marvel’s “Avengers” franchise made billions at the box office. Now it has a new audience to win over: gamers.

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SpaceX and ULA win military launch competition worth $653 million — and that’s just the start

Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture United Launch Alliance are the big winners in a stiff competition to secure military launch contracts, teeing up the companies to dominate the lucrative market for launching US national security satellites for years to come.

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Google is wading into a market that China really wants to own

Google is teaming up with India’s hottest tech company to win over new smartphone users. That should worry the Chinese firms who have long dominated the market in the world’s second most populous nation.

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Instagram and Facebook ban all content promoting conversion therapy

Instagram will ban any content that promotes conversion therapy, the tech company told CNN on Friday, after campaigners called on the platform to block providers from advertising their services online.

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Wirecard’s collapse reveals cracks at the heart of Germany, Inc

It’s been a spectacularly bad week for German business.

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Crisis Text Line CEO fired amid staff revolt

Crisis Text Line, a high-profile crisis hotline backed by millions of dollars from some of tech’s biggest names, said Friday that the nonprofit’s board of directors “voted to terminate” its CEO and founder effective immediately following accusations of inappropriate conduct, according to a letter from the board sent to staffers and leadership and shared with CNN . . . → Read More: Crisis Text Line CEO fired amid staff revolt

Zuckerberg finally explains why Facebook is doing nothing about Trump’s posts

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained Friday night why his company would take no action on posts in which President Trump threatened “looting” in Minneapolis would lead to “shooting.” That explanation came roughly 16 hours after Twitter did take action and despite Zuckerberg’s having previously told Congress that posts inciting violence would not be tolerated on Facebook.

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9/11 saw much of our privacy swept aside. Coronavirus could end it altogether

The coronavirus pandemic could usher in an even more intense era of mass data collection — the vast hoovering up of who went near whom and when, who is healthy to travel, and scraps of personal DNA languishing in databases.

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How a badly-coded computer virus caused billions in damage

Wearing a striped shirt and Matrix-style dark glasses, Onel de Guzman stared at the floor as he made his way through a crowd of photographers into a hastily arranged press conference in Quezon City, a suburb of the Philippines capital Manila.

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