Cheddar afternoon business update 8/9: Facebook, Google lawsuit & Penn Station beer

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Top afternoon business and technology headlines for Aug. 9, 2017.

  • Facebook is officially pulling the plug on its teen-only social network. It will focus more on Instagram.
  • Over 60 women filed a class-action lawsuit against Google alleging sexism and pay disparities.
  • Blue Point Brewing Company is introducing a beer available only at NY Penn Station named “Delayed.”
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  • Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest camera

    Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest camera

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:43 PM EST2018-02-21 17:43:33 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:48 PM EST2018-02-25 17:48:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ryan Nakashima, File). FILE- This July 25, 2017, file frame grab from video shows the Nest Cam IQ camera. Google’s voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest’s deluxe security camera. The virtual assistant is being offered to owners o...(AP Photo/Ryan Nakashima, File). FILE- This July 25, 2017, file frame grab from video shows the Nest Cam IQ camera. Google’s voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest’s deluxe security camera. The virtual assistant is being offered to owners o...
    Google's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify privacy concerns.
    Google's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify privacy concerns.
  • Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt it

    Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt it

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-02-23 15:14:49 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:48 PM EST2018-02-25 17:48:49 GMT
    Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping.
    Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping.
  • Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

    Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

    Sunday, February 25 2018 9:35 AM EST2018-02-25 14:35:51 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:48 PM EST2018-02-25 17:48:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File). FILE - This April 12, 2016, file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. Microsoft has an eye on its international customers as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Cour...(AP Photo/Michel Euler, File). FILE - This April 12, 2016, file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. Microsoft has an eye on its international customers as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Cour...
    Microsoft has an eye on its customers around the world as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators.
    Microsoft has an eye on its customers around the world as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators.
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