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Cruise taps former Delta executive for COO post as it creeps toward commercialization – TechCrunch

Cruise, the autonomous vehicle technology subsidiary of GM, said Friday it has hired Delta Air Lines’ former chief operating officer Gil West as it makes the transition toward early commercialization.…

Albertsons Companies Debuts Automated Grocery PickUp Kiosk at Jewel-Osco Store in Chicago – PerishableNews

BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it is the first American grocer to pilot an automated and contactless grocery PickUp kiosk. The kiosk, located at one…

UK investigates Google’s plan to revamp Chrome browser – WGN Radio

Technology News by: KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press Posted: Jan 8, 2021 / 06:34 AM CST/ Updated: Jan 8, 2021 / 07:57 AM CST LONDON (AP) — Britain’s competition watchdog said…

How Can Chicago Improve Procedures To Make Sure 311 Requests Are Really Completed? An Expert Has An Idea – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — From sinkholes to heaps of trash, the CBS 2 Morning Insiders have uncovered story after story of 311 complaints marked “completed” – while residents say the job…

Deal reached on project to protect lakes from invasive fish – The Associated Press

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan, Illinois and a federal agency have agreed on funding the next phase of an initiative to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes…

Georgia’s senate election results spell trouble for Big Tech – Quartz

As the dust settled on Georgia’s Jan. 5 Senate runoff races, and it became clear that Democrats would soon control the White House and both chambers of Congress, alarm bells…

Mob at US Capitol encouraged by online conspiracy theories – The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Every video the Louisiana man posts on Twitter and Facebook starts with a big smile and a wish for his thousands of followers to have a blessed…

Search is on to prosecute hundreds who broke into Capitol building – Press-Enterprise

Criminal charges are coming for those who took part in storming the Capitol building on Wednesday, an unprecedented attack by an armed mob on the heart of U.S. government that…

Deal reached on project to protect lakes from invasive fish – Associated Press

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan, Illinois and a federal agency have agreed on funding the next phase of an initiative to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes…

FTC settles with mobile ad company Tapjoy over deceptive practices – TechCrunch

Mobile advertising company Tapjoy has settled with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over allegations that it was misleading consumers about the in-app rewards they could earn in mobile games. According…

Big Tech de-platforms Trump after Capitol siege – Axios

Nearly every major tech company has taken some action against President Trump's accounts as of midday Thursday following the chaotic riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. The big picture:…

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