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Not many companies could brush off a $2.7 billion hit. Nonetheless, the fine represents a regulatory threat that could continue to grow. Ben Horowitz is helping define the modern tech age. His father shaped the '60s radical left ' before taking a hard right turn. Family chats get interesting. One of the first applications for Windows will no longer be actively developed, the company said, pushing the program closer to being discontinued. Employees at a Wisconsin technology company are volunteering to have microchips implanted in their hands to make unlocking doors and paying for food easier. iRobot, the company that makes the Roomba robotic vacuum, is considering selling the mapping data the devices collect to a company like Google or Amazon. The Japanese technology and media giant, which owns stakes in several of Uber's competitors, is also considering putting money into the American ride-hailing service. Subscription-based genealogy sites offer plenty of convenience for the price, but you don't always have to pay to research your family history online. A record $2.7 billion fine hurt Alphabet's bottom line last quarter, but it was a financial footnote for Google's parent company. The fast-food chain is testing a program in which riders using Lyft can request a stop at a drive-through during late-night rides home. An exhibition at Sotheby's in New York betrays a broad generational anxiety about the technological future and the role of humans in it.