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A teenager's jaw shattered after a vape pen exploded in his mouth, once again raising concerns about e-cigarettes

A teenager's jaw shattered after a vape pen exploded in his mouth, once again raising concerns about e-cigarettes

2 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A teenager suffered from a shattered jaw after a vape pen exploded in his mouth, as documented in a new report from The New England Journal of Medicine. The incident once again...
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Florida city pays $600,000 ransom to save computer records

Florida city pays $600,000 ransom to save computer records

16 minutes ago   |   WESH

A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system.
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Man charged after $19,000 in Apple, Samsung products stolen from Wake Forest Walmart

Man charged after $19,000 in Apple, Samsung products stolen from Wake Forest Walmart

24 minutes ago   |   WRAL   |   2 articles

A chase started at a Wake Forest Walmart and ended up in Morrisville after two suspects stole more than $10,000 in electronics.
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Group sues for records on US election hacking vulnerability

34 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

A voting security advocacy group is trying to force the former president of a group of state election officials to release documents on whether she wrongly asserted that...
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Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries

44 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.
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How Pixar's animation has evolved over 24 Years, from "Toy Story" to "Toy Story 4"

48 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

"Toy Story 4" comes out on June 21. It's a technological achievement that shows how much Pixar movies have changed since "Toy Story" came out in 1995. Each Pixar movie builds...
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Walmart reveals it's tracking checkout theft with AI-powered cameras in 1,000 stores

Walmart reveals it's tracking checkout theft with AI-powered cameras in 1,000 stores

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Walmart is using computer vision technology to monitor checkouts and deter potential theft and other causes of shrink in more than 1,000 stores, the company confirmed to...
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How to properly clean any Mac computer's keyboard

How to properly clean any Mac computer's keyboard

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

At first glance, figuring out how to clean a Mac keyboard can look tricky, but it's a necessary process. Dirty keyboards can become unresponsive and, if left uncleaned for long...
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Slack Stock Soars as Messaging Company Goes Public

1 hour ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The workplace messaging company's shares rose in early trading on the stock market on Thursday, following last month's rocky initial public offering for Uber.
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Apple is recalling some MacBook Pro laptops over concerns that the battery could overheat

Apple is recalling some MacBook Pro laptops over concerns that the battery could overheat

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Apple has recalled its 15-inch MacBook Pro sold between September 2015 and February 2017 due to potential overheating risks from the battery. Apple is warning customers with...
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'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's...

'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's name

The popular "Jeopardy!" host publicly announced the diagnosis of his stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March. He's since said he's in near-remission . Read more ...

26-year-old police officer shot, killed while helping woman during domestic...

26-year-old police officer shot, killed while helping woman during domestic dispute

Several officers were on a domestic disturbance call, helping a woman collect her belongings and leave, when the gunfire began. Read more ...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as highest grossing film

"Endgame" is the second-highest grossing film of all time, with $2.743 billion in box office sales. That's about $44 million behind the sci-fi epic "Avatar." Read more ...

Legal cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year

Legal cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year

Fueled in part by CBD product sales and Canada's recent legalization of marijuana, the world's cannabis market could notch $15 billion this year. Read more ...

Today in History for June 20: Lizzie Borden found innocent of grisly double...

Today in History for June 20: Lizzie Borden found innocent of grisly double murder

There's a lot to look back on in history for June 20. Here are a couple of notable moments. Read more ...

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Read more ...

Downing of US drone a ‘clear message' to Washington - Iran's IRGC commander

Downing of US drone a ‘clear message' to Washington - Iran's IRGC commander

The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards says the downing of a US drone over its territory was a “clear message” to Washington, proving Tehran will react strongly to any... Read more ...

Biden under fire over working with segregationists

Biden under fire over working with segregationists

Former Vice President Joe Biden is under fire from rivals in the democratic presidential race, after he reminisced about working together with segregationist senators in the 1970s. Read more ...

Slack stock is surging more than 50% on its first day trading in an unusual...

Slack stock is surging more than 50% on its first day trading in an unusual 'direct listing'

Shares of Slack shot up more than 50% within moments of beginning trading on the public markets Thursday. The workplace chap app listed shares via an unusual direct listing on... Read more ...

‘Iran made a very big mistake!' - Trump tweet after US drone shot down

‘Iran made a very big mistake!' - Trump tweet after US drone shot down

Amid disputes over the authenticity of reports that Iran shot down a US drone, US President Donald Trump tweeted early Thursday with a clear message: “Iran made a very big... Read more ...