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The Consumer Bureau's Reckless Plan for Debt Collection

46 minutes ago   |   Wired

Opinion: A CFPB proposal would create a quandary for consumers. Click and risk a computer virus, or don't click and miss a debt payment.
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British judge orders confiscation of $1 million in cryptocurrencies from jailed hacker

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

A London judge ordered on Friday the confiscation of bitcoin and other digital currencies worth nearly $1 million from a prolific computer hacker, in the first case of its kind...
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British judge orders confiscation of $1 million in cryptocurrencies from jailed hacker

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - A London judge ordered on Friday the confiscation of bitcoin and other digital currencies worth nearly $1 million from a prolific computer hacker, in the first case of...
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VMware Announces 2 Deals to Bulk Up Its Cloud Offerings

12 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

VMware bought Pivotal Software in a $2.7 billion deal and Carbon Black for about $2 billion in cash.
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Man overcomes vision loss, bikes 3,500 miles across country

Man overcomes vision loss, bikes 3,500 miles across country

12 hours ago   |   WCVB

For Jeff Bracken, biking is his way of maintaining independence in a world that's slowly getting harder to see.
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VMware acquires Pivotal and Carbon Black for nearly $5 billion

VMware acquires Pivotal and Carbon Black for nearly $5 billion

14 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Cloud software company VMware acquired security firm Carbon Black and cloud services developer tool maker Pivotal today for $5 billion.
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HP Inc.'s chief executive to step down in November

14 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

HP Inc. is losing the chief executive who has been leading the personal computer maker since it broke off as a separate company four years ago.
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Minecraft Earth beta expands to Android

Minecraft Earth beta expands to Android

15 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Minecraft Earth's beta test begins on Android. You can sign up for it right now on the game's website, you just need an Xbox Live account.
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Streaming Video Will Soon Look Like the Bad Old Days of TV

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

As media monoliths bundle their offerings, consumers will once again have to pay for a bunch of shows they don't want.
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YouTube Disables 210 Channels That Spread Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

Days after Facebook and Twitter cracked down on China-backed accounts that were spreading such disinformation, YouTube did the same.
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Billionaire David Koch dead at 79

Billionaire David Koch dead at 79

David Koch - the billionaire co-owner of Koch Industries - has reportedly died. He was 79 years old. News of the well-known businessman and philanthropist's death was first... Read more ...

David Koch, billionaire conservative donor, dies at 79

David Koch, billionaire conservative donor, dies at 79

Billionaire businessman and philanthropist David Koch - whose financial support for conservative causes transformed him and his brother, Charles, into deep-pocketed bogeymen... Read more ...

China will be retaliating with new tariffs as trade war continues

China will be retaliating with new tariffs as trade war continues

China reportedly ramped up the ongoing trade war with the US on Friday, announcing it will impose new tariffs on $75 billion worth of American products. The communist country... Read more ...

Beverly Hills realtor busted for breaking into celebrity homes

Beverly Hills realtor busted for breaking into celebrity homes

A Beverly Hills real estate agent and another man are accused of burglarizing the homes of celebrities, including Usher and Adam Lambert, often during open houses in tony Los... Read more ...

8-year-old boy attacked by mountain lion

8-year-old boy attacked by mountain lion

Officials say the boy's father rushed outside and found the mountain lion on top of his son. Read more ...

Russian NHL star Kuznetsov handed 4-year ban for positive cocaine test

Russian NHL star Kuznetsov handed 4-year ban for positive cocaine test

Russian Washington Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov has been given a four-year ban by the International Ice Hockey Federation after testing positive for cocaine. The sample for... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. Stocks are jumping as traders bet Fed Chair Jerome Powell will signal more interest-rat e cuts in his speech today at the Jackson Hole... Read more ...

Major toy maker Hasbro to buy out ‘Peppa Pig' owner eOne for $4 billion

Major toy maker Hasbro to buy out ‘Peppa Pig' owner eOne for $4 billion

Top American toy maker Hasbro has announced a deal to acquire the owner of popular children's series “Peppa Pig” Entertainment One for approximately £3.3 billion . The share... Read more ...

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday unveiled a $100 billion plan to expand access to mental health and addiction treatment that coincided with a campaign... Read more ...

Here's how Trump's Greenland plans fit in a long history of American island...

Here's how Trump's Greenland plans fit in a long history of American island imperialism

One of the most unexpected turns of Donald Trump's presidency came this week, when revelations spilled out about the president's serious consideration of the purchase Greenland... Read more ...