Walmart has applied for patents that envision a virtual showroom and a fulfillment center that would allow people to put on a headset and shop in a digital version of the store.
State officials, tech companies and consumer groups are calling the policy change "arbitrary and capricious."
Google’s trying to get you off the couch by simplifying the look of its “Fit” app to measure just two things: how much you move and how good that is for your heart.
The previously unreported ratings system, which Facebook has developed over the last year, shows that the fight against the gaming of tech systems has evolved to include measuring the credibility of users to help identify malicious actors.
“I just got home from the factory," Elon Musk said on Twitter. "You think this is an option. It is not.”
The removals come after Chinese state media accused Apple of not doing enough to police illegal content on its platform.
“We do not look at content with regards to political viewpoint or ideology. We look at behavior.”
The Department of Justice on Friday formally opposed an effort by Facebook to dismiss a lawsuit by several housing groups, arguing that the social media platform may be held legally responsible if advertisers violate fair-housing laws by using its ad-targeting tools.