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Twitter verification purge: White nationalists among those accounts that lose blue checkmark

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 20:16

White nationalist Richard Spencer and Charlottesville rally organizer Jason Kessler are among the Twitter accounts that lost their verified status.

       
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Shooting stars abound during the Leonid meteor shower

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 18:16

Prepare for plenty of shooting stars in the night sky during the Leonid meteor shower. They will appear to come from the constellation Leo the Lion in the east. And this year, it coincides with a New Moon.

       
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Google Docs is up and running again. Get back to work.

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 17:44

The free Web-based writing program was down for about an hour.

       
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Elon Musk's SpaceX launch is a secret government mission

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 17:29

A new, Falcon 9 rocket will lift off from Kennedy Space Center.

       
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How to find hard-to-get, out-of-stock gifts without getting ripped off

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 16:47

Some must-have items are already out of stock across the board, with waits for new arrivals a month or more away.

       
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How to get sold-out toys and gadgets

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 16:38

Columnist Jennifer Jolly shares her secret to finding out-of-stock and hard to find holiday gifts.

       
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Massive Antarctic iceberg the size of Delaware slowly on the move as scientists get up-close view

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 15:42

The massive iceberg has only moved about 15 miles at its southern edge, while its northern edge remains much closer to the Larsen C ice shelf.

       
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Sexual harassment: This site would let employees bypass HR, go straight to CEO

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 15:23

AllVoices aims to get to CEO without HR filters

       
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Hello, neighbor! Nearby planet could support life

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 15:20

An Earth-sized planet has been discovered "only" 11 light-years from our solar system, astronomers announced in a study published Wednesday.

       
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Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson resigns from firm, takes leave from Tesla, SpaceX boards

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 15:13

Steve Jurvetson, who is on leave from the boards of Tesla and SpaceX, was the subject of a sexual harassment probe at Draper Fisher Jurvetson.

       
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Your grout is disgusting—use this trick to clean it

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 14:35

Next time you wash the tile, clean the grout, too

       
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These are the best TVs of 2017

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 14:35

Looking for a new TV? These are the very best we tested this year.

       
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Richard Cordray, head of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says he's stepping down

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 14:24

Richard Cordray will leave by the end of the month and is expected to run for governor of Oho.

       
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Away’s Steph Korey: “We’re having a moment right now of empowering women”

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 14:01

Now is the time, says Away’s Steph Korey, for women to be empowered

       
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ClassPass founder on success: “You can’t accomplish anything without a team”

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 13:49

ClassPass’ Payal Kadakia believes the best way to do something in life is with people at your side.

       
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Tech 101: How to find podcasts, 2017

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 13:21

Jefferson Graham shows the many options for finding audio podcasts to listen to, from apps to connected speakers, TV and the car, on #TalkingTech.

       
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iPhone X and freezing weather: Can smartphones die in the bitter cold?

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 12:46

Apple is readying a fix for an iPhone X screen that is unresponsive in cold weather. But can your phone withstand the cold?

       
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Cubetto is a toy robot that teaches kids the basics of programming

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 11:58

Cubetto is an adorable robot who helps kids to explore computer programming basics while following along on Cubetto's epic adventures.

       
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Hands-On with the Hasbro Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-15 11:53

Hasbro's Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar is a fun way for toddlers to learn the basics of computer programming.

       
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