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Facebook implements newsfeed rankings that puts friends above publishers.

Google Capital Ventures has begun investing in public companies beginning with Care.com.

A hacker took over the Twitter account of Occulus’ CEO.

Puerto Rico still looks like its defaulting despite President Obama signing the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act.

NBA superstar LeBron James opts out of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He’ll now become a free agent.

UK passports have lost their luster following the Brexit vote.

Microsoft CEO Nadella says he wants to build robots that are like humans, full of empathy and feelings.

New Yorkers and Californians really want driverless cars–well, according to Volvo, that is.

Seagate to cut 1,600 jobs in restructuring plan

 

Photo: Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James brings the ball up court during the fourth quarter of their NBA game against the Toronto Raptors in Cleveland, January 19, 2010. Reuters/Aaron Josefczyk