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People, power costs keep indoor farming down to Earth

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — There's a budding industry that's trying to solve the problem of the limp lettuce and tasteless tomatoes in America's supermarkets. It's full of te...

Google to showcase AI advances at its big conference

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is likely to again put artificial intelligence in the spotlight at its annual developers conference Thursday. The company's digital concierge, kno...

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media for its data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific...

San Francisco to require permits for rental scooters

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is ordering three companies that began renting motorized foot-pedal scooters in the city last month to stop operating until they can ensure riders are obeying state ...

Bovines online: Farmers are using AI to help monitor cows

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Is the world ready for cows armed with artificial intelligence? No time to ruminate on that because the moment has arrived, thanks to a Dutch company that has ma...

Zuckerberg flubs details of Facebook privacy commitments

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Over two days of questioning in Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg chief revealed that he didn't know key details of a 2011 consent decree with the Federal Trade Commissi...

Is Facebook really changing? Or just trimming its data haul?

Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data access is a much more fundamental question: Is Facebook really changing its relationship with users, or just tinkering arou...

5 questions for Mark Zuckerberg as he heads to Congress

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Congress has plenty of questions for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who will testify on Capitol Hill Tuesday and Wednesday about the company's ongoing data-privacy scandal and how ...

5 questions for Mark Zuckerberg as he heads to Congress

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Congress has plenty of questions for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who will testify on Capitol Hill Tuesday and Wednesday about the company's ongoing data-privacy scandal and how ...

YouTube shooter told family members she 'hated' the company

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — A woman who believed she was being suppressed by YouTube and "hated" the company opened fire at their headquarters, wounding three people before taking her own life. ...

Promises, promises: Facebook's history with privacy

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — "We've made a bunch of mistakes." ''Everyone needs complete control over who they share with at all times." ''Not one day goes by when I don't think about what it means for u...

How Facebook was able to siphon off phone call and text logs

The news that Facebook's Android app has been collecting call and text histories is yet another black eye for the social media giant. But just why was Facebook able to siphon off records of who its us...

Facebook's recurring nightmare: Helping muddy up elections

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has a problem it just can't kick: People keep exploiting it in ways that could sway elections and even undermine democracy. News reports that Faceb...

AI has a dirty little secret: It's powered by people

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There's a dirty little secret about artificial intelligence: It's powered by an army of real people. From makeup artists in Venezuela to women in conservative pa...

AI's dirty little secret: It's powered by people

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There's a dirty little secret about artificial intelligence: It's powered by an army of real people. From makeup artists in Venezuela to women in conservative pa...