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How Slack's CTO survived 2 failed game startups and a painful sale to Yahoo to build a $7.1 billion company

How Slack's CTO survived 2 failed game startups and a painful sale to Yahoo to build a $7.1 billion company

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Slack is a popular workplace messaging service worth $7.1 billion and reportedly on the verge of going public. Its founding team, including British CTO Cal Henderson, have...
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Pacific Rim summit highlights strained China-US relations

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea has highlighted divisions between global powers the U.S. and China and a growing competition for...
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Facebook Filed a Patent to Analyze Who You Live With

16 hours ago   |   Fortune

It may seem like Facebook knows everything about its users- but, according to a patent Facebook filed for in 2017 that was made public this week, the social media giant might...
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RANKED: The 50 most underrated colleges in America

RANKED: The 50 most underrated colleges in America

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Choosing the right college isn't all about prestige and name recognition. Business Insider compiled a list of the top 50 underrated colleges nationwide. We considered...
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Argentina minister says country without means to rescue sub

19 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The Argentine government acknowledged on Saturday that it lacked the proper technology to rescue the submarine found deep in the Atlantic that disappeared a year ago with 44...
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Flavored Juul pods will no longer be sold in retail stores - but here's where you can still buy them

Flavored Juul pods will no longer be sold in retail stores - but here's where you can still buy them

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Juul announced on Tuesday that it would temporarily stop selling flavored pods in stores, in a bid to curb an epidemic of teen vaping. Adult users were left wondering where...
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Tesla just had the worst year in its history, but now it's starting to look like the best tech company in the world

Tesla just had the worst year in its history, but now it's starting to look like the best tech company in the world

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tesla is a hybrid of tech company and car company - and with various scandals roiling the tech sector, Tesla seems like a tech company that's at least trying to do good. Tesla...
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Technology may help cut airport wait times, but you will have to do a bit more work

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

With forecasts predicting that airline travel worldwide will grow steadily over the next 20 years, airports are turning to technology to try to ease the inevitable human crush...
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Luxor arena gets new name: HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas

1 day ago   |   Review Journal

Fountain Valley, California-based Kingston Technology Co. Inc. and Allied Esports on Friday announced that the arena at Luxor will be known as HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas.
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The US Navy wants to launch new missiles and drones from its most advanced attack subs to take on next-level adversaries

The US Navy wants to launch new missiles and drones from its most advanced attack subs to take on next-level adversaries

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

With an eye on rivals Russia and China, the US Navy is looking at potential new payloads for the service's most technologically advanced submarines. The newer Virginia-class...
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Amanda Knox and her boyfriend are engaged - watch his sci-fi-themed proposal

Amanda Knox and her boyfriend are engaged - watch his sci-fi-themed proposal

On Friday, TV host and author Amanda Knox announced on Instagram that she and her boyfriend novelist Christopher Robinson are engaged to be married. The proposal was... Read more ...

Turkey reportedly has a second audio tape of a Saudi hit team discussing...

Turkey reportedly has a second audio tape of a Saudi hit team discussing details of Jamal Khashoggi's murder, bolstering the CIA's claims

Turkish officials reportedly have obtained a second, 15-minute audio tape of a Saudi hit team discussing the details of a plan to murder the journalist Jamal Khashoggi . The... Read more ...

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Florida State University officials have committed $30,000 of their personal money to a man credited with confronting a shooter. Read more ...

J.Crew CEO James Brett steps down after just 17 months

J.Crew CEO James Brett steps down after just 17 months

J.Crew's CEO James Brett is stepping down from the company. Brett, who took up the position in June 2017, had been leading the charge in J.Crew's turnaround efforts after... Read more ...

Gut-wrenching photos show what a hellish nightmare it already is to get...

Gut-wrenching photos show what a hellish nightmare it already is to get around Long Island City, Amazon's new HQ2 headquarters

Amazon is building a new headquarters in Long Island City, Queens , with plans to add up to 40,000 workers to the neighborhood. While not Manhattan, Queens is crowded and... Read more ...

Opinion: Amazon Deal In New York Creates Some Unlikely Allies

Opinion: Amazon Deal In New York Creates Some Unlikely Allies

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on Amazon's plan to open a headquarters in New York. It's prompted an unlikely coalition to unite in opposition, due to tax breaks and subsidies the... Read more ...

Wendy's is giving away free cheeseburgers to celebrate National Fast Food...

Wendy's is giving away free cheeseburgers to celebrate National Fast Food Day. Here's how to get one

Wendy's is giving away free junior bacon cheeseburgers through November 23 in celebration of National Fast Food Day on Friday. To be eligible, customers need to purchase... Read more ...

Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who's going to lead Google in the...

Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who's going to lead Google in the cloud wars against Amazon and Microsoft

On Friday, Diane Greene announced she would be stepping down as Google Cloud's chief exec . Greene's replacement will be the 22-year Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian, who before... Read more ...

William Goldman, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'All the President's Men' and...

William Goldman, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'All the President's Men' and 'The Princess Bride,' dead at 87

Author and Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman died Friday at the age of 87. Goldman won two Oscars for writing "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the... Read more ...

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race...

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race, but calls his 'voter suppression' tactics 'appalling'

Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia after his Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, ended her bid on Friday evening after a tight and contentious... Read more ...