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Facebook wants to make cryptocurrency mainstream. Here's how
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Facebook announced its digital currency project, Libra, which will be available to a global audience through the company's platforms.

Sprint and T-Mobile merger is about to clear its biggest hurdle
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Sprint and T-Mobile's on-again-off-again $26 billion merger appears to be on again. The US Department of Justice is prepared to approve the deal within days, CNN Business has learned.

Most self-driving companies say this tech is crucial. Elon Musk disagrees.
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

For most people building self-driving cars, lidar is viewed as a godsend. In recent years, enthusiasm for the technology has sparked shortages of the depth-measuring sensor, acquisitions of startups developing it and more than a billion dollars of investments.

With political scrutiny mounting, Google goes on job creation tour
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

As politicians and regulators in Washington, DC, eye Google's vast power, top execs at the company are making a series of public appearances in America's heartland to highlight its role as a job creator far outside Silicon Valley.

Google CEO reacts to looming US antitrust probes for first time
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

In an exclusive interview with CNN Business on Thursday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said he was not surprised by news of a possible US antitrust probe into his company, but cautioned against those who might push to regulate big tech businesses simply "for the sake of regulating."

Google CEO says he wants to reach the next billion users, but has no plans to relaunch in China
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Google was met with outrage last year when it was reported that the company may have been looking to get back into the search engine business in China.

Google's CEO knows YouTube must do better at policing hate
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

For Sundar Pichai, deciding when free speech crosses the line into hate speech has been one of the most difficult challenges he's had to face in his role as CEO of Google.

He didn't have a computer growing up. Now he's CEO of Google
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Google CEO Sundar Pichai grew up in Chennai, India, with little access to a phone -- let alone a computer or the internet. But it was this upbringing that helped show him just how powerful technology could be.

Elon Musk says he deleted his Twitter account, which isn't actually deleted
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO who has repeatedly gotten himself into hot water on Twitter, tweeted early Monday that he had deleted his account on the site. But it may be just one more misleading tweet from Musk: more than 10 hours later, the account was, in fact, still active.

Genius accuses Google of stealing song lyrics
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Music-annotation website Genius is accusing Google of stealing lyrics from its website and publishing them in search results.