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Bill Gates is backing a technology that concentrates sunlight to generate temperatures of 1,000 degrees. It looks like a mosaic of mirrors

Bill Gates is backing a technology that concentrates sunlight to generate temperatures of 1,000 degrees. It looks like a mosaic of mirrors

14 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A facility run by the energy company Heliogen uses mirrors to produce concentrated, high-heat solar power. For the first time, Heliogen's facility created temperatures high...
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The Biggest Trends In Gyms And The Fitness Industry

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Fitness trends are changing and technology is playing an increasing role. Adapting and incorporating that technology will determine who will be successful in the future of the...
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Prosus criticizes rival Takeaway bid for Britain's Just Eat

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Technology company Prosus on Wednesday criticized rival suitor Takeaway.com's bid for British food delivery service Just Eat, saying it presents "significant risks" for...
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Vayyar raises $109 million to bring its 4D radar imaging tech to more markets

Vayyar raises $109 million to bring its 4D radar imaging tech to more markets

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Vayyar, which provides radar imaging sensor technology to multiple industries, has raised $109 million in a round of funding led by Koch.
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6 technology trends that are changing how we travel

6 technology trends that are changing how we travel

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

As technology plays an increasingly important role in the travel sector, here are 6 trends, from AI and augmented reality to voice technology and IoT.
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Big Tech's Favorite Legal Shield Is in Danger

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

“Section 230 should be abolished, ” boomed Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff at a gathering of New York media in October. Many other people feel the same way. Not long ago, the...
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Prosus urges Just Eat shareholders to accept its offer, reject Takeaway bid

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Dutch technology company Prosus NV on Wednesday urged shareholders of Britain's Just Eat PLC to accept its unsolicited 4.9 billion pound cash bid for the company by Dec. 10...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. A security flaw in Google's Android lets malicious apps access users' camera and microphone to secretly...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook on the False Tradeoffs in Data Collection, A.I., and Gay Marriage

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that one of the biggest “false tradeoffs” that companies make when it comes to artificial intelligence is believing that the more data businesses...
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Vodafone extends tech partnership with Ryanair

14 hours ago   |   Reuters

Vodafone has secured a seven-year technology partnership with Ryanair to handle services including online booking, passenger boarding and in-flight transactions for the Irish...
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Target soars 12% after crushing earnings and raising its full-year profit...

Target soars 12% after crushing earnings and raising its full-year profit outlook

Target reported third-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations. The retailer also raised its full-year profit outlook. Shares soared as much as 12% in... Read more ...

Inside London's Billionaires Row: This garish mansion has hosted Mikhail...

Inside London's Billionaires Row: This garish mansion has hosted Mikhail Gorbachev and Simon Cowell and was once Britain's most expensive home

London's most notorious pocket of luxury real estate is a mile-long road of mansions known as "Billionaires Row." It has a reputation for money, scandal, murder, and... Read more ...

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong...

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong - a powerful act of defiance against China as pro-democracy protests rage

The US Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to protect human rights in Hong Kong as protests continue to rage in the semiautonomous Chinese city. The legislation, titled... Read more ...

Apple's stock has 'room to run' another 10%, says Morgan Stanley

Apple's stock has 'room to run' another 10%, says Morgan Stanley

Apple is the most valuable public company in the world - but it could get even bigger. Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty told CNBC that its share price has higher to go and... Read more ...

The creator of the Harriet Tubman biopic says a studio head suggested Julia...

The creator of the Harriet Tubman biopic says a studio head suggested Julia Roberts play the abolitionist

According to "Harriet" screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard, when the Harriet Tubman biopic was first in talks in 1994, a studio head suggested that Julia Roberts, who is white... Read more ...

A white supremacist manifesto was AirDropped to students' phones during late...

A white supremacist manifesto was AirDropped to students' phones during late night studying at Syracuse University, according to campus security

A white supremacist manifesto was sent to phones of students studying late at night in a library at Syracuse University in New York, the student newspaper The Daily Orange... Read more ...

Former House Speaker John Boehner cried as his portrait was unveiled in a...

Former House Speaker John Boehner cried as his portrait was unveiled in a uniting moment for Republicans and Democrats

Former House Speaker John Boehner was immortalized in the House with a congressional portrait unveiling ceremony on Tuesday. The ceremony served as a uniting moment for... Read more ...

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff says he doesn't use a computer anymore and...

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff says he doesn't use a computer anymore and has been running his business from his iPhone for years

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff said on Tuesday that he no longer uses a computer and has been running his business from his iPhone for years. Benioff spoke with Apple CEO Tim... Read more ...

Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know...

Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how she stacks up against the competition

Who is Tulsi Gabbard? Current job: US Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Major in the Hawaii Army National Guard. Running for president of the United... Read more ...

Kurt Volker completely reverses his previous impeachment testimony and now...

Kurt Volker completely reverses his previous impeachment testimony and now says he thought discussions about political investigations were 'inappropriate'

Kurt Volker, the former US envoy to Ukraine, made a substantial change in his testimony during Tuesday's impeachment hearings before Congress. Volker has been accused of... Read more ...