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BBB: How to avoid 'Expiring License' scam for Microsoft users

5 hours ago   |   ABC

The Better Business Bureau issued a consumer alert for Microsoft computer users still using Windows 7 operating system.
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Ex-Carnival and Norwegian Cruise Line workers reveal the things they couldn't live without on board

Ex-Carnival and Norwegian Cruise Line workers reveal the things they couldn't live without on board

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Six former cruise-ship workers described to Business Insider the things they couldn't live without while on the job. Their answers included clothing, technology, and...
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This “living concrete” could revolutionize real estate on earth, and in space

8 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Could this be the building block of real estate life on Mars? Researchers at the University of Colorado have turned light-eating bacteria into the world's tiniest construction...
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Buzzy mattress maker Casper is pitching itself as a tech company, just like WeWork did. Here why business experts are dubious

Buzzy mattress maker Casper is pitching itself as a tech company, just like WeWork did. Here why business experts are dubious

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Online mattress company Casper tried to pitch itself as a tech company in its recently filed initial public offering paperwork. Private investors have given it a tech-like...
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I cuddled with strangers at a San Francisco cuddle party alongside other members of the city's intimacy-starved workforce. No, it wasn't that weird

I cuddled with strangers at a San Francisco cuddle party alongside other members of the city's intimacy-starved workforce. No, it wasn't that weird

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Cuddle parties are intimate gatherings where strangers meet, practice consent, and enjoy human touch. There are some hosted in San Francisco, a city with a long track record of...
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5G's side streets will be empty without fiber's interstate

10 hours ago   |   Fortune

When it comes to new technology, 5G has been touted as the latest and greatest. It is true that its possibilities are inspiring, from autonomous vehicles to next-generation...
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Amazon is working to develop biometric scanners to link handprints to credit cards, allowing shoppers to buy with the swipe of their palm

Amazon is working to develop biometric scanners to link handprints to credit cards, allowing shoppers to buy with the swipe of their palm

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon is working with credit card companies to create terminals to allow users to pay for items with biometric data from their handprint, The WSJ reported. The online retailer...
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Imagination Technologies charts its future with new Apple deal and post-MIPS strategy

Imagination Technologies charts its future with new Apple deal and post-MIPS strategy

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Imagination Technologies surprised many by announcing on January 2 that it had again signed a multi-year licensing deal with Apple.
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Inside iHeartMedia's recent job cuts, which laid-off employees say sacrificed local radio programming

Inside iHeartMedia's recent job cuts, which laid-off employees say sacrificed local radio programming

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

IHeartMedia recently announced a round of layoffs, saying it was part of a "modernization" process for the company, as it relies increasingly on technological investments to...
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'Tariffs will absolutely bankrupt our business': US companies warn against Trump's plans to tax wine and cheese imports

'Tariffs will absolutely bankrupt our business': US companies warn against Trump's plans to tax wine and cheese imports

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The US has threatened to levy tariffs of up to 100% on $2.4 billion worth of products from France. In testimony before US trade officials this month, US businesses warned that...
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Conor McGregor gave 'Cowboy' Cerrone's grandma a big hug after knocking him...

Conor McGregor gave 'Cowboy' Cerrone's grandma a big hug after knocking him out in just 40 seconds

Conor McGregor dominated in his return to UFC action on Saturday night, knocking out veteran fighter Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in just 40 seconds. After the fight, McGregor was... Read more ...

17 more cases of a mysterious and deadly virus have been detected in China

17 more cases of a mysterious and deadly virus have been detected in China

Authorities in Wuhan, central China, have identified 17 more patients of a deadly new strain of pneumonia, according to Reuters. Official totals now count 62 patients who have... Read more ...

Live updates: SpaceX just launched and intentionally exploded a rocket for...

Live updates: SpaceX just launched and intentionally exploded a rocket for NASA to test a spaceship abort system

SpaceX just completed a crucial safety test that's designed to show its Crew Dragon capsule is ready to carry astronauts to space . The company's Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at... Read more ...

Siri called Israel the 'Zionist occupation state' when users asked about...

Siri called Israel the 'Zionist occupation state' when users asked about President Reuven Rivlin, according to videos shared to social media

Siri, Apple's virtual assistant, appeared to call Israel the "Zionist occupation state" when users asked about the president of the country, according to posts made to social... Read more ...

Trump brags his strike on Soleimani killed '2 for the price of 1' while...

Trump brags his strike on Soleimani killed '2 for the price of 1' while giving a behind-the-scenes account of the assassination to GOP donors at his Florida resort

President Donald Trump recounted the minutes leading up to the deadly US strike on top Iranian leader Qassem Soleimani during remarks to GOP donors at his Florida resort on... Read more ...

UFC 246 payday figures reveal HUGE GAP between Conor McGregor and rival...

UFC 246 payday figures reveal HUGE GAP between Conor McGregor and rival Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone

Conor McGregor has boasted that he will make as much as $80 million from his UFC 246 main event with Donald Cerrone on Saturday night, though much of that will come in the form... Read more ...

Warren Buffett's 'most gruesome mistake' was buying Dexter Shoe. Here's the...

Warren Buffett's 'most gruesome mistake' was buying Dexter Shoe. Here's the story of his $9 billion error

Warren Buffett's "most gruesome mistake" was buying Dexter Shoe in 1993, a Maine shoemaker that soon collapsed under pressure from cheap foreign imports. The famed investor... Read more ...

The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama's healthy school...

The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch policy on her birthday

On Friday, Michelle Obama celebrated her 56th birthday. That same day, the USDA announced proposed rules that would roll back one of her signature policies as First Lady... Read more ...

Amtrak Asks Two People In Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride

Amtrak Asks Two People In Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride

It costs 16 dollars to take the Amtrak from Chicago to Bloomington, Ill. But two people in wheelchairs were told they'd have to pay $25,000. Amtrak defended the cost, saying it... Read more ...

Big Tech's 'bully' tactics stifle competition, smaller rivals tell Congress

Big Tech's 'bully' tactics stifle competition, smaller rivals tell Congress

Apple, Amazon and Google wield their market dominance to bully smaller tech players with relative impunity, executives from smaller competitors testified on Friday at a... Read more ...