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Will Amazon really go to Canada? Don't count Toronto out

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Fri, 2018-01-19 07:36

Out of the final twenty candidates for Amazon's HQ2, only Toronto is outside the U.S.

       
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Earnings report: IBM shares fall despite first growth in 23 quarters

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Fri, 2018-01-19 07:01

IBM returned to revenue growth for the first time in five years. IBM took a one-time accounting charge.

       
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Crypto what? 7 things to know about digital currency

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 15:48

Here are seven things to ask about cryptocurrency, and what to watch out for.​

       
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Amazon names top 20 finalists in second headquarters race

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 15:29

The Seattle-based tech giant named finalists in the race to win its second headquarters, narrowing the pool of 238 cities to 20.

       
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Facebook names American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault, first African-American, to all-white board

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 14:27

Facebook adds one of corporate America’s most prominent black leaders to its all-white board.

       
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Apple's Tim Cook: Software update will allow you to stop your iPhone from slowing down

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 14:10

Apple won't recommend it, but the option will be there.

       
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Apple CEO doesn't 'recommend' iPhone batterygate fix

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 13:58

Tim Cook maintains that Apple slowed iPhone performance in order to help users prolong their battery.

       
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Amazon announces 20 locations that could be home to Amazon's HQ2

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 13:49

238 cities across the United States were eager to become the home of HQ2, Amazon’s new headquarters. Amazon has trimmed down its list to just 20 cities.

       
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Amazon just launched new line of diapers—and it will save parents money

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2018-01-18 12:18

Amazon is introducing its own brand of diapers, with a 20% off coupon to sweeten the deal

       
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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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