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The Apollo 11 capsule is going on an American road trip, starting in October

Fri, 2017-09-15 14:16

One of the most iconic objects in human history — the spacecraft that carried the first men to walk on the moon in 1969 — is going on a road trip.

       
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Here are the best ways to protect yourself after the Equifax security breach

Fri, 2017-09-15 14:07

Three services to take control of your personal data

       
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How to switch from Android to iPhone, and what you lose if you do

Fri, 2017-09-15 14:06

How to transfer photos, music, contacts and calendars — and get accustomed to a different operating system.

       
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Bitcoin: The way to the future or path to financial ruin?

Fri, 2017-09-15 14:03

Bitcoin, which has had bouts of volatility in the past, has shed about a third of its value since Sept. 1. Still getting up to speed on bitcoin? Here is a rundown:

       
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Isolation for 8 straight months. What NASA research subjects missed

Fri, 2017-09-15 13:44

NASA is studying the effects of long-term isolation ahead of a possible Mars mission. Here's a look at what recent research subjects missed in the news.

       
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Psychology experiment kept six NASA subjects isolated on a Mars-like volcano for 8 months

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:48

Six NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization.

       
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Apple Watch Series 3: It will cost you more

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:40

There's a price to wireless. The new watch will start at $399 vs. a new tethered edition for $329. And there are monthly wireless charges, even if you have a wireless contract for your phone.

       
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NASA ends 8-month isolation experiment on Hawaii volcano

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:33

       
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Bitcoin is surprisingly popular in this country

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:19

There has been a surge in Bitcoin mining in Venezuela as inflation hits the economy. Bitcoin miners can earn about $500 a month according to The Atlantic. Video provided by TheStreet

       
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Google puts women in lower level, lower paying jobs, new lawsuit says

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:13

The lawsuit is being brought by three women who say they quit Google after being put on tracks that would pay them less than men.

       
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Female former employees sue Google for discrimination

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:11

The suit was filed on behalf of all women employed by Google in California over the last four years.

       
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SoFi CEO to leave immediately after sexual harassment claims

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:59

Executive chairman Tom Hutton will step in to serve as interim CEO.

       
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Macy's to hire 80,000 for holidays

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:43

The department store operator is hiring fewer workers overall for the holiday shopping season but boosting the number of workers who'll fulfill online orders. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters

       
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Cutting the cord: How to pick your streaming services

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:39

Columnist Kim Komando helps you navigate services, hardware and content if you're ready to ditch the TV bill.

       
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Cutting the cord? How to pick your streaming services

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:11

Choose hardware, packages and tally up costs so you can watch what you want, and pay less.

       
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The best-selling Instant Pot is back down to its Amazon Prime Day price

Fri, 2017-09-15 09:37

The Instant Pot transforms how you cook at home, and right now this best-selling pressure cooker is on sale on Amazon for the same low price as it was on Prime Day.

       
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Ellen Pao: There should be more women CEOs

Fri, 2017-09-15 09:17

May 3 -- Ellen Pao, who helped shine a light on gender-discrimination issues in Silicon Valley with her lawsuit against a top venture capital firm, unveiled an advocacy group on Tuesday that focuses on diversity in the technology industry.

       
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Angry Birds maker Rovio valued at $1 billion in planned IPO

Fri, 2017-09-15 07:46

Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish maker of "Angry Birds" and other mobile games, says its initial public share offering will value it at about $1 billion.

       
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Gotta go? This app helps users find clean public bathrooms

Fri, 2017-09-15 07:41

Good2Go, available in San Francisco only, allows users to find and virtually line up for the restroom.

       
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Chinese bitcoin exchange announces it is ending trading

Fri, 2017-09-15 07:29

One of China's biggest bitcoin exchanges says it will end trading after news reports regulators have ordered all Chinese exchanges to close.

       
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