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Tesla Sues Ex-Employee Who Allegedly Stole Gigs of DataTesla has filed a lawsuit against a former employee whom the company has accused of stealing "gigabytes" of confidential data and allegedly hacking into the computers of its Nevada battery factory. According to Bloomberg , the suit identifies Martin Tripp of Sparks as the employee, who reportedly admitted to investigators that...
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In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018, photo Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of Instagram, prepares for Wednesday's announcement about IGTV in San Francisco. Facebook’s Instagram app is loosening its restraints on video with a new channel that will attempt to lure younger viewers away from Google’s YouTube and pave the way to sell more advertising. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTubeInstagram takes headlong plunge into video with new 'IGTV' service that allows longer clips, setting stage for more ads
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FILE- In this April 15, 2018, file photo, the sun shines off the rear deck of a roadster on a Tesla dealer's lot in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the manufacturing computers and disclosed confidential trade secrets. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, June 20, contends that Martin Tripp of Sparks, Nev., also made false claims to the media about information he stole, including claims that the company used punctured battery cells in the Model 3 electric car. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks to mediaA former employee hacked into computers at Tesla's Nevada battery factory, stole confidential information and combined it with falsehoods in leaks to the media, the electric car maker alleged in a federal lawsuit
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Apple signs deal with Sesame Workshop for kids' showsApple is getting into business with the prestigious Sesame Workshop, giving a multiple-series order to the nonprofit organization
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Swedish Prime Minister Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, Bengt Kjell, Chairman of the Board SSAB, Marten Gornerup, CEO Hybrit, Jan Mostrom, CEO LKAB, Magnus Hall, CEO Vattenfall, Martin Lindqvist, CEO SSAB, Réni Kolessar, Research Director of Energy Agency and Isabella Lovin Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister, from left, take part in a ceremony marking the construction of pilot plant for fossil-free steel production, a collaboration between LKAB, Vattenfall and SSAB, in the SSAB industrial area in Lulea, Sweden Wednesday June 20, 2018. Sweden has started construction on a factory in the northeastern town of Lulea that will test whether it’s feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels. (Gustav Sjöholm/TT via AP)
Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plantSweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels
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FILE- This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington. The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn’t held in more than 20 years. The hearings were announced by Joseph Simons, a Republican who became chair of the FTC in May after being appointed by President Trump. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearingsThe Federal Trade Commission says it is holding broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years
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FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Disney is making a $70.3B counter bid for Fox’s entertainment businesses following Comcast’s $65 billion offer for the company. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counterofferThe competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $71.3 billion.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017, file photo, the logo of Hyundai Motor Co. is displayed at the automaker's showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Hyundai Motor Group on Wednesday says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell technologyHyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell technology
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Arizona man sentenced to prison for cyberattack in WisconsinAn Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for his conviction in a 2015 cyberattack that interrupted communications equipment for emergency workers in Madison, Wisconsin
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Dr. Noam Slonim, left, principal investigator and Dr. Ranit Aharonov, right, manager, pose near the IBM Project Debater before a debate between the computer and two human debaters Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years. The system, called Project Debater, is designed to be able to listen to an argument, then respond in a natural-sounding way, after pulling in evidence it collects from Wikipedia, journals, newspapers and other sources to make its point. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debatersIBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years
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FILE- This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the logo for Verizon above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Verizon is pledging to stop selling information on phone owners' locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokersThe Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki attend a preparatory meeting for a climate change conference that takes place later this in year Poland's city Katowice, in Berlin, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool)
Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stanceGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel took aim at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord Tuesday, calling the move "very regrettable."
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They Set Out to Raise $1,500 for a Separated Family. They're at $4MUSA Today called it "likely the largest fundraiser ever on Facebook" ... and that was when it had raised $3.6 million. The Facebook campaign set up by Silicon Valley couple Charlotte and Dave Willner—"Reunite an immigrant parent with their child"—has as of this writing pulled in $3.95...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, a new Amazon Echo is displayed during a program announcing several new Amazon products by the company, in Seattle. Amazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets guests order room service through the voice assistant, ask for more towels or get restaurant recommendations without having to pick up the phone and call the front desk. Marriott signed up for the service. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo for hotelsAmazon launches Alexa for hotels that orders room service
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Elon Musk: Rogue Employee Wrought 'Extensive Sabotage'Never a dull moment for Elon Musk: The Tesla CEO warned all employees Monday that a saboteur inside the company had caused "quite extensive and damaging sabotage to our operations," reports Reuters . "This included making direct code changes to the Tesla Manufacturing Operating System under false usernames and exporting large...
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