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Japan's robot expo sparks debate on future of work

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 09:39

Nearly 200 companies have gathered in Tokyo to showcase the latest in robotic industry technology. Japan is hoping they are part of the answer to a labour shortage caused by an aging population.

       
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Selfie helps police in Canada catch and convict a killer

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 09:16

Police in Canada say a Facebook selfie helped them catch and convict a 21-year-old woman who killed her friend in 2015. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story.

       
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These new dishwashers could be game-changers in your kitchen

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 09:10

Thermador announced new dishwasher features—including one that's designed specifically for entertaining.

       
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World-first: Drone drops 'rescue pod' for stranded swimmers

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 08:58

For those doubting the usefulness of drones, take a look at this incredible rescue, a world-first, in Australia. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) shows us.

       
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'Alt-right' escalates war against Silicon Valley, pledges to expose bias against conservatives

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 08:57

New lawsuits plus a series of videos are the latest volleys in growing campaign to expose tech industry's alleged discrimination against conservatives.

       
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Bitcoin bubble could be a billion-dollar problem for banks

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 07:41

Bitcoin bets paid for with credit cards could be a problem for the largest credit card issuers.

       
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'Slow' meteor brings dazzling light show to Detroit area

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 20:59

Experts say what looked like thunder with a flash of light in the sky above Detroit was likely a meteor.

       
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401(k) investors: Is Dow 26,000 a sign that stocks are getting risky?

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 20:38

Its rapid rise this year has stirred fears that the stock market has entered the final 'euphoria' stage of the nearly 9-year-old bull market.

       
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This is why cryptocurrencies are crashing

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 20:02

And how the market can right itself.

       
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Nintendo Labo will let you make cardboard Switch accessories, for the cool price of $70

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 19:43

The accessory kits let players build cardboard and string add-ons to popular games -- for a fantastic price.

       
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A first look at Nintendo Labo

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 19:41

A new interactive experience for the Switch.

       
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YouTube cracks down on Tide Pod challenge videos

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 19:38

Google streaming service says it will remove videos of teens eating laundry gel pods in "Tide Pod challenge" videos.

       
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Walmart takes on opioid crisis, offering free solution to safely dispose of unused meds

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 18:50

Walmart says it will become the first national drug chain to offer a free disposal option at all its pharmacy locations.

       
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Apple to hire 20,000, open new campus and pay $38 billion tax bill on overseas profits

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 18:46

Iconic iPhone maker builds much of its products overseas.

       
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Google’s Fi low-cost wireless service adds unlimited data

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 17:14

To compete with other wireless carriers.

       
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Hackers held patient data ransom, so Indiana hospital system paid $50,000

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 16:16

The ransomware attack accessed the computers of Hancock Health in suburban Indianapolis through an outside vendor's account.

       
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Boeing to make aircraft seats with Adient

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 16:15

Boeing is forming a joint venture with car seat maker Adient to produce seats for planes to reduce delays in plane deliveries. Aleksandra Michalska reports. Video provided by Reuters

       
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A 'natural meteor fireball' just exploded in the sky over Michigan

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 16:08

Social media was alight Tuesday with videos that appeared to show a fireball blazing through the night sky above highways of southeast Michigan, and flashes of blue and orange light over settled snow.

       
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Bitcoin sell-off deepens, digital currency now down 50% from recent peak as Dow closes above 26,000

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2018-01-17 15:22

Bitcoin's freefall early in 2018 has now cut its value by 50% since its December peak.

       
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