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Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville
NEW YORK (AP) -- It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence....

What major tech companies are doing on hate groups
NEW YORK (AP) -- Major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals in the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia. Civil rights advocates welcomed the moves, but say more needs to be done - and more should have been done earlier....

Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Assembly approved a $3 billion tax break Thursday with bipartisan support for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Donald Trump touted as a transformational win for the U.S. economy....

Apple CEO makes $2 million pledge to fight hate
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Virginia during a white-nationalist rally last weekend....

Neo-Nazi site's publisher says he's got no home on internet
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia....

HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts
NEW YORK (AP) -- HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company....

Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation
MORIYA, Japan (AP) -- Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds - 1,500 a minute, to be exact - on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo....

From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'robophobia' plagues humans
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Robots are secretly plotting to kill us. Or enslave us. Or, at best, they will take our jobs, one by one....

New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future
DETROIT (AP) -- The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future....

Turner is latest to plan sports streaming service
NEW YORK (AP) -- Turner Sports is the latest TV company to announce a sports streaming service as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences....

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