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Outcome Health’s CEO was sent a whistleblower letter last year by a salesman accusing the company of committing “ongoing fraud,” allegations the ad startup told investors had no merit, according to documents filed in an investor lawsuit.
Scientists recently said an artificial intelligence program diagnosed pneumonia on chest X-rays more accurately than human radiologists. Should radiologists worry? Probably not. AI is more likely to make their jobs easier, not less necessary.
The arcane subject is back in the headlines. Here’s what to know and what lifting it means for you.
Facebook plans to tell millions of users who liked or followed any of the 290 Facebook and Instagram pages created by Russian actors that they were ensnared in an alleged misinformation campaign around the U.S. presidential election last year.
With its lawsuit against the AT&T-Time Warner deal and plan to roll back net-neutrality rules, the administration is fleshing out a regulatory approach: Instead of the Obama administration’s adoption of bright-line rules, it is stressing the enforcement of longstanding laws and regulations.
Broadcom’s $105 billion gambit to acquire Qualcomm faces challenges not only in winning over shareholders but in navigating a host of potential roadblocks from regulators.
Iconiq Capital, a secretive wealth manager that invests money for some of the most prominent names in Silicon Valley, plans to ramp up its private-equity investing, raising the specter of possible conflicts with some of its clients.
Federal regulators outlined plans for dismantling Obama-era rules requiring equal internet access, clearing the way for service providers to offer new options and creative pricing.
Meg Whitman will step down as chief executive of Hewlett Packard Enterprise early next year, the company said Tuesday.
Uber Technologies on Tuesday revealed it paid hackers $100,000 in an effort to conceal a data breach affecting 57 million accounts last year.
Shares in technology companies are outpacing other sectors this year by the widest margin since the height of the dot-com era, with a handful of key players dictating how markets are performing around the world.
Adform says it discovered a fraud scheme that could have been stealing upward of $500,000 a day by ‘spoofing’ publisher websites.
Silicon Valley is bursting with fledgling venture-capital funds as cash continues to flow despite worries that startups have generally returned little in profits.
The maker of popular children’s robots is using Amazon.com Inc. to game the holiday retail season for its latest model.
The Justice Department’s new antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, needed just seven weeks to land himself in the middle of the biggest antitrust case in 20 years.
Federal prosecutors unsealed charges against an Iranian national, accusing him of hacking into HBO’s computer network, stealing unreleased scripts of “Game of Thrones” and then threatening to leak them publicly.
Skype, the internet-calling and messaging service, has been unavailable for download from some app stores and websites in China, the latest disruption to online communication tools as the government tightens its grip on the internet.
Mergers and acquisitions announced in the U.S. in November hit a near-record $200 billion as CEOs in many industries join forces to fend off competition from Amazon, Facebook, Google and Netflix.
Instead of copying Amazon’s playbook, retailers such as Wal-Mart and Target are coming up with new tricks to maximize sales ahead of Black Friday.
Volvo said it has agreed to supply Uber Technologies with a fleet of 24,000 self-driving taxis beginning in 2019—one of the first and biggest commercial orders for such vehicles.