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The smartphone maker to rival Samsung and Apple gets throttled in U.S.

Wed, 2018-01-17 10:32

Citing national security risks, the government is trying to stop AT&T from making deals with Chinese phone makers

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Bitcoin drops below $10,000; $30B value wiped in a day as cryptocurrency sell-off deepens

Wed, 2018-01-17 08:59

The world's largest cryptocurrency was trading at $9,958.31 at about 6:50 a.m. ET on Wednesday. The last time bitcoin fell below the $10,000 mark was November 30.

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Bitcoin breaks under weight of regulatory scrutiny

Wed, 2018-01-17 08:21

The currency faces a crackdown from foreign governments.

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Top 5 large workplaces in technology

Wed, 2018-01-17 08:14

Fortune and Great Place to Work compiled a list of the top large workplaces in technology.

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Self-driving car helps monitor your health

Wed, 2018-01-17 06:22

Automotive seating manufacturer, Adient showed off its autonomous concept car at the auto show in Detroit. (Jan. 16)

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Foolish Take: Streaming music's staggering growth

Wed, 2018-01-17 05:32

Americans are streaming songs instead of buying them.

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Nearly two dozen attorneys general sue to block FCC's repeal of net neutrality rules

Tue, 2018-01-16 19:28

The expected wave of litigation is part of a three-pronged approach to undue the repeal.

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Retailers are using 'smart floors' to spy on customers

Tue, 2018-01-16 18:14

Companies have found a new way to find out valuable information about consumers. The answers may now be in your footsteps.

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Indycar champion Josef Newgarden unveils new design at Detroit Auto show

Tue, 2018-01-16 18:13

Video provided by Reuters

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This is the most expensive smartwatch ever

Tue, 2018-01-16 18:07

Price tag: $197,000.

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Dow briefly surges past 26,000, just 12 calendar days after surpassing 25K

Tue, 2018-01-16 16:58

Dow's early climb above '26k' doesn't stick, as rally fades by day's end.

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Those old iPhone batteries? Suing lawyer wants Apple to keep them

Tue, 2018-01-16 16:11

The law firm is pursuing a class action suit on behalf of owners of older iPhones.

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The world's thinnest laptop is officially here—should you buy it?

Tue, 2018-01-16 14:13

The Swift's futuristic design is gorgeous, but it's not cheap.

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7 things in your bathroom you’ll soon be able to control with Alexa

Tue, 2018-01-16 14:12

Touchless, voice-activated technology was made to be used in the bathroom.

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This app virtually dyes your hair, so you'll never choose the wrong color again

Tue, 2018-01-16 13:22

Your wildest hair dreams are about to come true

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New IndyCar is a single-seat beauty with new era science

Tue, 2018-01-16 13:21

Racing legend Mario Andretti touts the aerodynamics that will debut in 2018's Verizon IndyCar Series at Detroit's North American International Auto Show.

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San Francisco Airport can now send wireless emergency alerts

Tue, 2018-01-16 13:14

San Francisco International Airport is able to send Wireless Emergency Alerts to any cell phone on airport grounds.

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Google Arts app selfies are taking over Twitter

Tue, 2018-01-16 13:08

A new feature of the Google Arts & Culture app allows you to instantly transform your selfie into a work of art.

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Click, tap, buy: Holiday shoppers spent record amount online

Tue, 2018-01-16 13:06

Adobe Analytics says online shopping during the holiday season reached $108.2 billion, up almost 15% from $94.4 billion the year before.

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Google's art selfies are the talk of Twitter

Tue, 2018-01-16 12:55

The app has been out for over two years, but is just taking off

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