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Supreme Court restricts police on cellphone location data6/22/2018 6:57:02 PMWASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities.China's ZTE expected to take last step to lift ban: U.S. official6/23/2018 12:26:17 AM - ZTE Corp is expected to deposit $400 million in an escrow account in a U.S. bank in the "next couple of days," the last step the Chinese company must take before a ban on U.S. suppliers can be lifted, a U.S. Department of Commerce official told Reuters on Friday.Tesla recycling machine catches fire at Fremont, California campus6/22/2018 7:52:30 PM - A machine used for paper recycling caught fire Thursday night at Tesla Inc's Fremont, California, campus, outside the company's car production factory, but manufacturing was not affected, the company said.Bitfinex chief strategy officer departs6/22/2018 8:50:09 PMNEW YORK - Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter is leaving the cryptocurrency trading platform, the executive and the exchange told Reuters on Friday.Uber car's 'safety' driver streamed TV show before fatal crash: police6/22/2018 5:07:17 PMSAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON - The safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, was streaming a television show on her phone until about the time of a fatal crash, according to a police report that deemed the March 18 incident "entirely avoidable."Japan watchdog orders improvements at cryptocurrency exchanges6/22/2018 7:50:46 AMTOKYO - Japan's financial regulator said on Friday it has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges including bitFlyer, Inc., one of the country's biggest, to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.Taiwan's Foxconn calls Sino-U.S. trade spat a 'tech war'6/22/2018 5:35:28 AMTAIPEI - Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, on Friday said the U.S. and Chinese governments are engaged in a technology war, not a trade war, describing the spat as the biggest challenge the Taiwanese company is facing.Exclusive: Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents6/22/2018 6:44:52 PMLOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees.Supreme Court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax6/21/2018 9:38:53 PMWASHINGTON - States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals.Intel CEO resigns after probe of relationship with employee6/21/2018 11:11:16 PM - Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after an investigation found he had a consensual relationship with an employee in breach of company policy.