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YouTube just scored a major victory in its battle with Amazon's Twitch for esports supremacy, thanks to the company behind 'Call of Duty'

YouTube just scored a major victory in its battle with Amazon's Twitch for esports supremacy, thanks to the company behind 'Call of Duty'

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google and Activision Blizzard just announced a new multi-year partnership that will make Activision's popular esports broadcasts exclusive to YouTube. The deal follows a...
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E.P.A. Makes It Easier for Cities to Keep Releasing Raw Sewage Into Rivers

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

The agency is allowing cities to delay or otherwise change federally imposed fixes to their sewer systems.
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A Maryland gas station became the first EV charging station in the US that converted from selling oil - here's how it's doing

A Maryland gas station became the first EV charging station in the US that converted from selling oil - here's how it's doing

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

RS Automotives, a gas station in Takoma Park, Maryland, has switched its petroleum pumps out for electric vehicle chargers. The station received a grant of $786,000 from the...
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Russian gas exports helping Asia & Europe to transition to cleaner energy - Kirill Dmitriev

Russian gas exports helping Asia & Europe to transition to cleaner energy - Kirill Dmitriev

17 hours ago   |   RT

Russia will continue to be the biggest player on the global energy market with plans to increase natural gas deliveries to Europe and Asia, according to the head of the Russian...
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It looks like Huawei is about to score a big triumph over Trump, with the UK ready to let it build some of its 5G tech

It looks like Huawei is about to score a big triumph over Trump, with the UK ready to let it build some of its 5G tech

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

UK officials are to propose allowing Huawei to build parts of the country's 5G infrastructure, Reuters reports . The proposal defies intense pressure from US officials to ban...
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THE PAYMENTS FORECAST BOOK 2019: 22 forecasts of the global payments industry's most impactful trends - and what's driving them

THE PAYMENTS FORECAST BOOK 2019: 22 forecasts of the global payments industry's most impactful trends - and what's driving them

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

This is a preview of THE PAYMENTS FORECAST BOOK 2019 research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Payments...
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Amtrak shows its sleek new Acela train in action for the first time

Amtrak shows its sleek new Acela train in action for the first time

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Amtrak revealed the first completed train for its new fleet of Acela trainsets being built. The train was constructed in Hornell, New York, and will be tested in Colorado...
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Desktop-as-a-Service: Work from anywhere, on any device

Desktop-as-a-Service: Work from anywhere, on any device

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

SPONSORED: Presented by Nutanix A new level of confusion hit the tech world when cloud computing became practical in the enterprise and the term “XaaS” was coined. XaaS, or...
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Private-market investment is a hot topic at Davos. A wealth expert broke down the opportunity for us, which he says is a cheap alternative to stocks and bonds

Private-market investment is a hot topic at Davos. A wealth expert broke down the opportunity for us, which he says is a cheap alternative to stocks and bonds

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Rich Nuzum, president of Mercer's wealth business, thinks it's time for investors to boost their exposure to private markets. He bolsters his thesis by juxtaposing today's...
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5G Explained - Part One

2 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

The discussion surrounding the ongoing development of the fifth generation of cellular networks, or “5G,” has invoked intense anticipation, deep-seated fear, and general confusion.
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What's next: President Trump's defense team to begin presenting case Saturday

What's next: President Trump's defense team to begin presenting case Saturday

House managers spent Friday speaking to Congress on the article of impeachment for obstruction Read more ...

President Trump becomes first president to attend anti-abortion rally

President Trump becomes first president to attend anti-abortion rally

This year's March for Life comes just weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court hears its first major abortion case since the addition of two justices appointed by President Trump. Read more ...

Pentagon reveals 34 US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran's...

Pentagon reveals 34 US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran's missile attack

The Pentagon revealed Friday that a total of 34 US service members have been diagnosed with concussions and traumatic brain injuries since the Jan. 8 Iranian ballistic missile... Read more ...

Man deposits $980,000 check from IRS, lands prison sentence

Man deposits $980,000 check from IRS, lands prison sentence

His annual reported income was around $18,000 when he received the nearly $1 million check through his tax return. Read more ...

CDC confirms second U.S. Wuhan coronavirus case

CDC confirms second U.S. Wuhan coronavirus case

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Disney closes Shanghai park as deadly coronavirus spreads

Disney closes Shanghai park as deadly coronavirus spreads

Disney is closing down its mega theme park in China over the Lunar New Year holiday as fears grow over the deadly Wuhan virus. Read more ...

AP Source: Warriors close to trading Cauley-Stein to Dallas

AP Source: Warriors close to trading Cauley-Stein to Dallas

SAN FRANCISCO - The Golden State Warriors were working Friday to finalize a trade to send center Willie Cauley-Stein to the Dallas Mavericks for a second-round draft pick this... Read more ...

Trump's official unveiling of new Space Force logo is being mocked for...

Trump's official unveiling of new Space Force logo is being mocked for looking like a 'Star Trek' rip-off

President Donald Trump's official unveiling of the US military's Space Force logo was mocked on Twitter for resembling an emblem from a long-running and beloved science-fiction... Read more ...

House Democrats to wrap up arguments for President Trump's impeachment trial

House Democrats to wrap up arguments for President Trump's impeachment trial

Democrats will have one more chance to change senators' minds on Friday, arguing that Mr. Trump should be removed from office. Read more ...

A 2nd case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US was just confirmed in Chicago

A 2nd case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US was just confirmed in Chicago

CBS Chicago reported that a woman in her 60s has been diagnosed with Wuhan coronavirus. It's the second confirmed case in the US. The first case was reported in Washington... Read more ...