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This image provided by Fox Sports shows a screen shot from video showing a test of the virtual crowds at Chase Field in Phoenix, in early July 2020. Fox Sports has revealed that it will include computer-generated fans beginning with their three Major League Baseball games on Saturday, July 25. (Fox Sports via AP)
July 23, 2020 - 1:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox will be taking viewers out to the ballgame by adding a virtual crowd in parks during its baseball broadcasts this season. The network revealed Thursday that it will include computer-generated fans in the stands beginning with the three games on Saturday. Fox begins its...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says an elected Dutch official was among 36 account holders whose direct message inboxes were accessed by hackers in a recent cyberattack. The politician, anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, said Thursday, July 23, 2020, he was informed by Twitter that his account was compromised by a hacker, who posted tweets on his account and sent false direct messages in his name. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 23, 2020 - 7:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Twitter says an elected Dutch official was among 36 account holders whose direct message inboxes were accessed in a recent high-profile hack. The politician, anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, said Thursday that he was informed by Twitter that his account was compromised by a hacker,...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 28, 2020 file photo, 2020 Model Y electric sports-utility vehicles sit in the parking lot of a Tesla store in Littleton, Colo. Tesla overcame a seven-week pandemic-related shutdown at its U.S. assembly plant to post a $104 million net profit for the second quarter. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
July 22, 2020 - 8:05 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla overcame a seven-week pandemic-related shutdown at its California assembly plant to post a surprising $104 million net profit for the second quarter. It was the electric car and solar panel maker’s fourth-straight profitable quarter, qualifying it to be included in the S&P...
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FILE - This April 12, 2016 file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. Ongoing demand for Microsoft's cloud computing services help softened the blow of the coronavirus pandemic on the software giant's other products during the first three months of the year. The company on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $10.75 billion, up 22% from the same period last year. Net income of $1.40 per share beat Wall Street expectations of $1.27 a share. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
July 22, 2020 - 5:25 pm
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft said the coronavirus pandemic has increased demand for its flagship products, reporting quarterly earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations. The software giant said an ongoing trend of working and learning from home has fueled increased demand for its...
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July 22, 2020 - 9:44 am
Workplace chatting service Slack has filed a complaint in the EU against Microsoft, accusing the software company of anti-competitive behavior. Slack says Microsoft illegally bundles Microsoft Teams messaging product, which is similar to Slack, into Office 365, its package of email and other widely...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter said Tuesday, July 21, 2020 it would crack down on accounts and content related to QAnon, the far-right U.S. conspiracy theory popular among supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump. The measures include banning accounts associated with QAnon content, as well as blocking URLs associated with it from being shared on the platform. Twitter also said that it would stop highlighting and recommending tweets associated with QAnon. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 22, 2020 - 3:29 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Twitter says it is cracking down on accounts and content related to QAnon, the far-right U.S. conspiracy theory popular among supporters of President Donald Trump. The measures include banning accounts associated with QAnon content, as well as blocking URLs associated with it from...
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July 21, 2020 - 7:41 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish president's ruling party is submitting draft legislation to parliament that would enable the government to tighten its grip on social media, an official said Friday. The opposition fears the legislation will lead to greater censorship in the country. President...
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FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, shows signage at the entrance to eBay's headquarters in San Jose, California, USA. EBay Inc. is selling its classifieds business to Norway's Adevinta in a deal worth some dollars 9.2 billion U.S., that will create the world's largest online classifieds group, the companies said Tuesday July 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
July 21, 2020 - 7:29 am
LONDON (AP) — EBay Inc. is selling its classifieds business to Norway's Adevinta in a deal worth $9.2 billion that will create the world's largest online classifieds group, the companies said Tuesday. Under the terms of the deal, the U.S. company will get $2.5 billion in cash and become the largest...
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The app for Alipay, the mobile payments service operated by Ant Group, is seen on a smartphone in Beijing on Monday, July 20, 2020. Ant Group, the online payments arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, announced plans Monday for an initial public stock offering that could become the world's biggest since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
July 20, 2020 - 7:24 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Ant Group, the online payments arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, announced plans Monday for an initial public stock offering that could become the world’s biggest since the coronavirus pandemic began. Ant, valued at $150 billion after a 2018 private fundraising round, gave no...
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In this image made from MHI's youtube channel, the H-IIA rocket with United Arab Emirates' Mars orbiter Hope lifts off from Tanegashima Space Center in Minamitane, southern Japan, Monday, July 20, 2020. (MHI via AP)
July 19, 2020 - 8:36 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A United Arab Emirates spacecraft rocketed away Monday on a seven-month journey to Mars, kicking off the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission. The liftoff of the Mars orbiter named Amal, or Hope, from Japan marked the start of a rush to fly to Earth’s neighbor that includes...
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