Former Soviet Counterintelligence Officer at Meeting With Donald Trump Jr. and Russian Lawyer – NBCNews.com

Former Soviet Counterintelligence Officer at Meeting With Donald Trump Jr. and Russian Lawyer – NBCNews.com

Goldstone called Veselnitskaya a “Russian government attorney” — though she disputes that — and said the information was “part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump.” The Associated Press quoted Akhmetshin saying that Veselnitskaya brought with her to the meeting a plastic folder with printed-out documents that detailed what she believed was a […]

Elon Musk talks cars _ and humanity’s fate _ with governors – ABC News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned a bipartisan gathering of U.S. governors on Saturday that government regulation of artificial intelligence is needed because it’s a “fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization.” But first, he asked for some governors to lift a different kind of regulation: state franchise dealership laws that ban the direct sale […]

A Bridal Chain Closes. Scrambling Ensues. – New York Times

In a letter to customers obtained by The New York Times, Ms. Redmond wrote that the company would “encourage” the bankruptcy trustee to “finish and fulfill as many orders as possible.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story “The company regrets that this action will have dramatic impact on you,” Ms. Redmond wrote in the letter. […]

Airbnb host gets $5000 fine for canceling over race – CBS News

LOS ANGELES – An Airbnb host who canceled a reservation and told the guest, “One word says it all. Asian,” has agreed to pay a $5,000 fine and attend a college course in Asian-American studies, officials with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said Thursday. The guest, Dyne Suh, had booked the home […]

Net neutrality supporters say online rally is just the start of the fight to keep tough FCC rules – Los Angeles Times

Some of the Web’s biggest names — Amazon, Google, Netflix and Twitter — joined thousands of smaller websites Wednesday in urging users to tell Washington to leave the Internet the way it is. On website banners, pop-up widgets, blog posts and videos, Web companies said that could only be accomplished by keeping tough net neutrality […]

Yellen comments stir anxiety about inflation data due out this week – CNBC

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Giving up the ghost: investors bail on Snap – Reuters

(Reuters) – Here one minute, gone the next. While that is the premise of Snap Inc’s popular messaging platform, investors also saw any gains from its red-hot IPO disappear when shares plunged far below their initial sale price on Tuesday. Morgan Stanley, a lead underwriter on the company’s initial public offering, slapped a price target […]

How Companies Are Marking the Battle for the Net Protest – Entrepreneur

This Wednesday, some of your favorite websites and apps might not load as quickly as usual — if they load at all. Before you express outrage (or throw your device across the room in frustration), take note: The companies behind these web services are trying to send a message about net neutrality. They’re simulating a […]