Cheddar afternoon business update 10/12: Facebook, SpaceX & Google

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Top afternoon business and technology headlines for Oct. 12, 2017.

  • Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says the company owes the American people an apology for “things that shouldn’t have happened” on the site during the 2016 election.
  • SpaceX launched its 15th rocket for the year.
  • Google issued a permanent fix on its new home mini smart speaker, which was recording conversations without users knowing. This was due to a faulty button.
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  • The Latest: Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh

    The Latest: Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh

    Monday, September 24 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-09-24 12:02:39 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-09-25 05:55:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the second day of his confirmation hearing to repl...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the second day of his confirmation hearing to repl...
    Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway says sexual misconduct allegations by two women against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sound like "a vast left-wing conspiracy.".
    Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway says sexual misconduct allegations by two women against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sound like "a vast left-wing conspiracy.".
  • Messy domestic politics overshadow Trump's address to UN

    Messy domestic politics overshadow Trump's address to UN

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-09-25 04:52:20 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-09-25 05:55:31 GMT
    Trump stormed into office on the resonance of his aggressive "America First" agenda, but now as he returns to the pinnacle of global diplomacy he can't escape the growing shadows of domestic political crises.
    Trump stormed into office on the resonance of his aggressive "America First" agenda, but now as he returns to the pinnacle of global diplomacy he can't escape the growing shadows of domestic political crises.
  • Greece: Drones used to spot tax cheats on Santorini

    Greece: Drones used to spot tax cheats on Santorini

    Monday, September 24 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-09-24 18:01:53 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-09-25 05:54:32 GMT
    Tax authorities say they have used surveillance drones in Greece for the first time to spot violations on Santorini, where tourists were allegedly being taken on boat tours of the island's sea-filled volcanic...
    Tax authorities say they have used surveillance drones in Greece for the first time to spot violations on Santorini, where tourists were allegedly being taken on boat tours of the island's sea-filled volcanic crater without getting receipts.
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