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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with SwiftKey in 39 more languages

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with SwiftKey in 39 more languages

7 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18860 from the 20H1 branch with SwiftKey's Typing Intelligence in 39 more languages, plus the usual bug fixes.
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Epic CEO on 250 million Fortnite players, digital humans, and $100 million dev fund

Epic CEO on 250 million Fortnite players, digital humans, and $100 million dev fund

17 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Tim Sweeney and Kim Libreri of Epic Games talked to GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi about the company's GDC 2019 announcements.
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Bill Gates is $9.5 billion richer than he was a year ago, worth over $100 billion, but not just from Microsoft

Bill Gates is $9.5 billion richer than he was a year ago, worth over $100 billion, but not just from Microsoft

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Bill Gates is one of the world's biggest philanthropists who has given away billions of dollars of his money. That's why so many people think that Gates' personal wealth is...
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Cuphead comes to Nintendo Switch with Xbox Live integration

Cuphead comes to Nintendo Switch with Xbox Live integration

18 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Cuphead heads to Nintendo Switch. This gives you a way to experience the thrill of trying to jump over the very first obstacle in the tutorial.
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Skedulo raises $28 million to help enterprises manage their mobile workforce

Skedulo raises $28 million to help enterprises manage their mobile workforce

20 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Mobile workplace management startup Skedulo has raised $28 million in a fresh funding round led by Microsoft's M12 venture arm, the company announced.
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Stocks move lower in morning trading as investors await Fed's interest-rate decision

20 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   3 articles

U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street on Wednesday ahead of the latest interest rate policy decision by the Federal Reserve. Healthcare and technology...
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A 'warrior's warrior': Here's why insiders say the first-time CFO running Lyft's $20 billion IPO is the perfect fit

A 'warrior's warrior': Here's why insiders say the first-time CFO running Lyft's $20 billion IPO is the perfect fit

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Brian Roberts, who joined Lyft as chief financial officer in 2014, had no previous experience as a CFO. Instead, the 50-year-old brought a wealth of tech, retail, and financial...
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Should you get the new iPad Air over the Surface Go?

Should you get the new iPad Air over the Surface Go?

22 hours ago   |   iMore

We've been using iPads and Surfaces since each of them first came into the world, and we love both for different reasons. If you're trying to decide between the new iPad Air...
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Astrology app set to shake up ‘mystical services sector'

23 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Any entity created on this planet comes into the world with a star chart, dominated by a sun sign, reflecting the motion of the spheres above at its moment of birth. Facebook...
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Mark Zuckerberg and other tech CEOs under mounting pressure to speak out over New Zealand mosque shootings

Mark Zuckerberg and other tech CEOs under mounting pressure to speak out over New Zealand mosque shootings

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Big tech is coming under renewed political pressure following the mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques on Friday. The attack was livestreamed on Facebook before spreading...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after... Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...