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Why Apple Didn't Try to Disrupt Credit Cards With Apple Pay

15 minutes ago   |   Fortune

When Apple introduced Apple Pay in 2014, it was working with credit card providers-not trying to replace them. “When we thought about Apple Pay, we thought, there are a lot of...
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Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power

Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power

27 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

A meeting with the Justice Department was originally pitched to focus on allegations of social media's anti-conservative bias. But the conversation was broadened, raising the...
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Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power

Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power

29 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

A meeting with the Justice Department was originally pitched to focus on allegations of social media's anti-conservative bias. But the conversation was broadened, raising the...
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How America's Largest Private Company Is Using AI for Shrimp and Cattle Farming

33 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Cargill, America's largest privately held company, is marrying hi-tech artificial intelligence with humble endeavors such as shrimp farming and cattle ranching. The agriculture...
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Square is more popular than Venmo and should be the next FANG stock, analyst says

Square is more popular than Venmo and should be the next FANG stock, analyst says

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Nomura increased its price target for Square to $125 - a 45% premium to where shares closed Monday - saying its Cash App is more popular than Venmo. Analyst Dan Dolev says...
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Building A Better Mosquito Trap - One Scientist Thinks He's Done It

Building A Better Mosquito Trap - One Scientist Thinks He's Done It

1 hour ago   |   NPR

A researcher in Australia has invented a low-tech, insecticide-free trap that might be able to reduce bites from a particularly pesky mosquito in some neighborhoods.
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This Tech Company Is Trying To Make Mortgages More Accessible

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Getting a mortgage is a notoriously long and complicated process, which, in this day and age, makes it a ripe target for disruption. Indeed, tech firms are already at work...
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The Biggest Mistake Companies Make When They Go Digital

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

These days every company is a technology company. Even the stodgiest old-line industrial companies are embracing digital strategies to stay competitive. But that doesn't mean...
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U.S. Justice Department meeting with state officials focused on data privacy

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

A U.S. Justice Department "listening session" with state attorneys general on Tuesday focused on how tech companies handle user data and whether privacy issues can be addressed...
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Fmr. Mpls. Police Chief Named President Of ‘Vitals' App For The Vulnerable

2 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Former Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau is now the president of a Twin Cities-based tech company focused on improving interactions with police officers and...
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Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent predator'

The classification means Cosby must undergo lifetime counseling and report quarterly to authorities. Read more ...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United Nations

Audience members chuckled in response to the president's accomplishment claims. Read more ...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished at park

A massive search is underway in North Carolina, where a 6-year-old boy with autism vanished Saturday after going to a park with his dad. Read more ...

Woman says boyfriend pressed her to 'produce a baby'

Woman says boyfriend pressed her to 'produce a baby'

A woman convicted of killing her pregnant neighbor that her boyfriend had pressured her to "produce a baby" after figuring out she had lied about being pregnant. Read more ...

Bill Cosby Sentenced To At Least 3 Years In State Prison

Bill Cosby Sentenced To At Least 3 Years In State Prison

Cosby, 81, is the first celebrity sent to prison in the MeToo era. The sentence completes the TV dad's stunning fall from groundbreaking cultural icon to convicted sex... Read more ...

Versace fans are terrified that a $2 billion deal with Michael Kors will...

Versace fans are terrified that a $2 billion deal with Michael Kors will 'kill' the fashion brand. Here's what the companies say will actually change

Michael Kors is buying Versace in a $2.12 billion deal, the companies announced on Tuesday. Many fans expressed concern that the deal would be the death of Versace's reputation... Read more ...

Inspire Brands to acquire Sonic for $2.3 billion

Inspire Brands to acquire Sonic for $2.3 billion

Sonic Corp. and Inspire Brands, Inc., announced Tuesday that they have agreed to an agreement under which Inspire will acquire Sonic for $2.3 billion. Read more ...

Andrea Kremer And Hannah Storm Will Be First Female Duo To Call An NFL Game

Andrea Kremer And Hannah Storm Will Be First Female Duo To Call An NFL Game

There was a decidedly mixed reaction when Amazon Prime Video said it planned to offer the pair as a streaming alternative to the Fox TV broadcast crew of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman. Read more ...

'I just prayed every day': Teen survives 49 days at sea on a floating...

'I just prayed every day': Teen survives 49 days at sea on a floating fishing trap

The teen says he ran out of food within a week and survived on fish and seawater he squeezed from his clothing. Read more ...

Detroit ballpark employee arrested after being caught on video spitting on...

Detroit ballpark employee arrested after being caught on video spitting on customers' pizza

A video of a 20-year-old food service worker spitting on a pizza before serving it to customers at Comerica Park in Detroit went viral Saturday. Detroit Sportservice, the... Read more ...