A wrestler, a website and maybe a billionaire go to the mat
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site?...
Reports: Billionaire Peter Thiel funding Hulk Hogan suit
NEW YORK (AP) -- Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape, according to reports in Forbes and The New York Times....
Bio on billionaire Thiel, reportedly funding Hulk Hogan suit
Here's some biographical information on billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel, who has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media, according to published reports:...
US probes e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting practices
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba wowed investors when it went public in the U.S. in September 2014, and its profits have bucked Wall Street expectations amid the Chinese economy's slowdown. Yet its unorthodox business structure has raised eyebrows, it's been suspended from an anti-counterfeiting group, and now U.S. regulators are investigating its accounting practices....
Microsoft denies forcing Windows 10 upgrade
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) -- Microsoft says Windows users still can opt-out of upgrading to the latest version of the software despite claims the company has made it exceedingly difficult to do so....
US defense secretary calls for faster technology development
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says a naval facility in Rhode Island is doing what the entire Defense Department should do: develop technology more quickly....
6 road-trip apps to make the miles fly by
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) -- Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps - they're useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way. You might even learn something....
Microsoft cuts more jobs in troubled mobile unit
NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft said Wednesday it will cut up to 1,850 jobs and take a $950 million hit to its books as it attempts to salvage its rocky entrance into the smartphone market....
The Latest: Congressional Dems play down Clinton report
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the State Department audit that faulted Hillary Clinton's email practices and cybersecurity (all times local):...
Clinton faulted on emails by State Department audit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, an independent audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical staff "the matter was not to be discussed further."...
Officer Edward Nero the Baltimore cop who failed to buckle Freddie Gray into a seat belt before his 2015 spinal injury death was found not guilty of assault, misconduct and reckless endangerment, circuit judge Barry Williams ruled Monday. Nero, one of six officers charged in Gray's death, opted for a bench trial rather than a jury trial. Baltimore's Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake calling for patience and calm saying "police officers must be afforded the same justice system as every other citizen in this city, state and country."
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