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Only 1% of Chinese women use tampons. P&G wants to change that

Mon, 2017-11-13 11:13

Only 1% of Chinese women use tampons, compared with close to 60% in the United States.

       
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Qualcomm spurns Broadcom's $103 billion takeover proposal

Mon, 2017-11-13 09:43

Qualcomm is rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited $103 billion takeover proposal, saying the bid "significantly undervalues" the company.

       
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Our favorite coffee maker of all time is on sale for the best price we've ever seen

Mon, 2017-11-13 09:03

Moccamaster is the best drip coffee maker you can buy and it's rarely on sale.

       
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Bitcoin's value rose $10 billion in just 12 hours after a dramatic sell-off

Mon, 2017-11-13 08:45

Bitcoin rallied 11% in just over half a day to trade back above $6,000. It follows a sell-off on the weekend after developers called off plans to implement the SegWit2x upgrade.

       
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Ford, Domino’s test driverless pizza delivery

Mon, 2017-11-13 08:19

No tip for the delivery driver? No problem. Domino’s and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars. (Nov. 13)

       
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Dinosaurs extinct because asteroid hit the wrong spot on Earth, scientists say

Mon, 2017-11-13 05:43

Dinosaurs 'were unlucky,' a Japanese scientist said, referring to the chain reaction the led to mass extinction.

       
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Uber seals multibillion-dollar investment from Softbank

Mon, 2017-11-13 04:58

Uber Technologies Inc. confirmed the investment in a statement.

       
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Uber nears deal for huge SoftBank investment

Sun, 2017-11-12 19:02

Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. has an initial agreement with Japanese technology firm SoftBank

       
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Web companies should make it easier to make your data portable: FTC's McSweeny

Sun, 2017-11-12 17:34

We should have more options to take our info out of Web services and move to a rival, says FTC commissioner.

       
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How do Facebook ads target you?

Sun, 2017-11-12 13:23

They can peg you down to age, gender, residence and what you've liked before, the better to serve you very personalized ads.

       
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401(k) at risk? What 3 stock market skeptics see ahead

Sun, 2017-11-12 07:28

What do Robert Shiller, Peter Schiff and Christopher Cole, who predicted the last collapse, see in their crystal balls?

       
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Review: McLaren 720S is a jet fighter for the street

Sat, 2017-11-11 11:51

The Surrey, England, automaker has created the ultimate tech-world talisman.

       
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China's 'Singles Day' online shopping spree brings in billions

Sat, 2017-11-11 10:39

Chinese consumers opened their virtual purses in the e-commerce binge. The amount spent tops total sales for Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the U.S.

       
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Snap's Spectacles, Google and others prove glasses and tech don't mix

Sat, 2017-11-11 09:30

Snap, Google and others prove that glasses and tech don't mix

       
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What to look for when buying a new computer, laptop or hybrid

Sat, 2017-11-11 09:26

There are many new developments in the computer space, and there are many deals on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and leading up to the holidays.

       
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A Foolish Take: Adults want the Galaxy S8, teens want the iPhone X

Sat, 2017-11-11 06:02

Smartphone preferences vary by age.

       
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The Mothership podcast: Janina Gavankar gives life to a different kind of 'Star Wars' hero

Fri, 2017-11-10 21:28

USA TODAY's geek culture podcast talks with the 'Battlefront II' actress plus discusses the new home of an A-list comic-book writer.

       
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Play as an Imperial officer in the video game 'Star Wars: Battlefront II'

Fri, 2017-11-10 18:57

Janina Gavankar plays an Imperial special forces officer in a story mode set after the events of 'Return of the Jedi' in the new video game 'Star Wars: Battlefront II.'

       
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How to keep mooches and spies off your Wi-Fi network and files

Fri, 2017-11-10 17:49

Hackers and freeloaders are like bees to honey when it comes to Wi-Fi. Here are steps to defend yourself.

       
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Facebook launches Facebook Local, with some Yelp-like features

Fri, 2017-11-10 17:48

The app is a re-branded and expanded version of Facebook Events, which was launched a year ago.

       
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