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Uber told potential investor SoftBank about big breach before public and riders

Fri, 2017-11-24 10:04

Uber told investor Softbank about a breach of data of about 57 million Uber customers and drivers before making the incident public.

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The best Black Friday deals you can get right now

Fri, 2017-11-24 09:58

Check out the best deals on the best products you can find this Black Friday.

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

Fri, 2017-11-24 09:20

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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Retail consultant makes the case for why Amazon should buy Kohl's

Fri, 2017-11-24 09:04

Earlier this year, Kohl's kicked off a unique partnership with Amazon. Some are arguing for the internet giant to out-right acquire the department store chain.

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3 ways to score big holiday discounts online

Fri, 2017-11-24 09:03

Browser extensions that find coupons for you, avoiding buyer's remorse, and using the 'shopping cart trick.'

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3 ways to score big holiday discounts online

Fri, 2017-11-24 08:48

Online coupons, avoiding 'buyer's remorse' and knowing the shopping cart trick are ways to save online, says columnist Kim Komando.

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Bitcoin’s main rival ethereum hits a fresh record high

Fri, 2017-11-24 08:40

The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high of $425.55 Thursday. Its price has risen by more than 5,000% since the start of the year.

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Apple's Black Friday deals: Not a lot of discounts, plenty of gift cards

Fri, 2017-11-24 07:48

Apple has joined the Black Friday fray, but don't expect to find to big savings

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German Amazon workers stage ‘Black Friday’ strike

Fri, 2017-11-24 07:03

The Ver.di union's argued that Amazon employees receive lower wages than others.

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China's first V.R. theme park brings a vision for growth

Fri, 2017-11-24 04:50

In the outskirts of Guiyang, the capital of one of China's poorest provinces, giant robots and futuristic cyberpunk castles rise out of the lush surrounding mountainscape - a vision of what could be driving local economic growth in years to come. Video provided by Reuters

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YouTube boots 50 channels in attempt to clean up kids' programming

Thu, 2017-11-23 16:58

YouTube said it had toughened its guidelines for acceptable content, kicked off 50 channels and removed "thousands" of videos under the guidelines.

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Facebook will tell you if you got duped by fake Russian accounts

Thu, 2017-11-23 10:27

New Facebook tool will show you if you liked or followed fake Russian accounts spreading disinformation during the election on Facebook and Instagram.

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These life hacks will help you survive the holidays

Thu, 2017-11-23 10:17

These handy tips will help you this Thanksgiving, and beyond.

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#OptOutside on Black Friday: Lyft and REI providing free rides in these 10 cities

Thu, 2017-11-23 10:14

With the use of a promo code, people can get $10 off a Lyft ride to major parks in in 12 cities across the country.

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I want a new iPhone but can't pay $1,000. Which one should I buy?

Wed, 2017-11-22 23:08

Picking between iPhone SE, 6S, 7, 8 and X

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How to find and discover new podcasts — the 2017 edition

Wed, 2017-11-22 23:08

TVs, apps, the car and Alexa offer more choices

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Disney/Pixar head John Lasseter takes leave of absence after 'missteps'

Wed, 2017-11-22 17:28

The chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios says he's stepping down following 'painful conversations.'

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Farewell to night? Light pollution reducing darkness worldwide

Wed, 2017-11-22 15:50

Researchers report that the artificially lit nighttime surface of our planet is growing —  in both size and brightness — in most of the world’s countries.

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The best Black Friday beauty deals of 2017

Wed, 2017-11-22 15:02

Spoiler: They are insanely good

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Meg Whitman to quit Hewlett Packard Enterprise, says won't run for office — or go to rival

Wed, 2017-11-22 14:51

Meg Whitman, who oversaw a huge restructuring at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will step down as its CEO on Feb. 1, 2018.

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