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Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant's defense

21 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The Chinese technology giant is barred from some sales with the U.S., an issue that is being challenged in the courts.
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SoftBank's running list of deals shows the Japanese company is one of the biggest, craziest investors in tech right now

SoftBank's running list of deals shows the Japanese company is one of the biggest, craziest investors in tech right now

41 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

SoftBank has invested hundred of millions of dollars in technology-forward companies since 2008. The telecommunication company's portfolio includes acquisitions of big names...
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Google Pledges $1 Billion to Develop 20,000 New S.F. Bay Area Homes Over the Next Decade

45 minutes ago   |   Fortune

In an effort to “build a more helpful Google ,” company CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday that the Silicon Valley giant would devote $1 billion toward building 20,000 new homes in...
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Bernie Sanders: 'We should definitely take a look at' breaking up Google, Amazon, Apple

Bernie Sanders: 'We should definitely take a look at' breaking up Google, Amazon, Apple

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday "we should definitely take a look at" splitting up Google, Amazon and Apple, though he stopped short of a full-throated call for their...
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Best Buy digs into the high-tech fitness business

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

Richfield-based retailer will roll out an expanded collection of "connected fitness" products to 100 stores by the end of the year.
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The Dark Side of Zuckerberg's Powerful New Crypto Coin

1 hour ago   |   Vanity Fair

Libra could be the DNA that unites Zuckerberg's empire-and the chain-link fence that keeps the FTC out.
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Google pledges $1 billion to tackle Bay Area housing crisis

2 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   3 articles

Google pledged $1 billion over the next 10 years to try to address an affordable housing crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area. The tech giant will repurpose $750 million worth...
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Facebook Announces Plans To Launch Cryptocurrency Called Libra

2 hours ago   |   NPR

Facebook says that by next year people on apps like Whatsapp and Messenger will be able to basically text payments. This news comes as regulators are asking if the tech giant...
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FCS McNeese State adds four transfers from FBS schools

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The quartet consists of players from App State, Fresno State, Louisiana Tech, USF.
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The $24 billion health system in Amazon's backyard nabbed a 26-year Microsoft veteran as its tech chief. Here's what he learned in his first months on the job

The $24 billion health system in Amazon's backyard nabbed a 26-year Microsoft veteran as its tech chief. Here's what he learned in his first months on the job

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

After 26 years at Microsoft, B.J. Moore made the jump into healthcare, joining West Coast health system Providence St. Joseph Health as its chief information officer. Moore...
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Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

You might want to check the fridge. Read more ...

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

President Donald Trump said acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan will not move forward with the confirmation process so that he can “devote more time to his family.” He also... Read more ...

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins releasing a prequel about Panem

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins releasing a prequel about Panem

A new prequel to the hit book series is coming to a district near you in 2020. Read more ...

Shanahan Out as Pentagon Chief as Reports Emerge of Family Disputes

Shanahan Out as Pentagon Chief as Reports Emerge of Family Disputes

In a tweet, Trump named Mark Esper, the secretary of the Army, as the new acting secretary of defense. Read more ...

Japan issues tsunami warning after 6.5-magnitude earthquake off north-east coast

Japan issues tsunami warning after 6.5-magnitude earthquake off north-east coast

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Sea of Japan. The powerful jolt triggered a tsunami warning across the island nation. Read more ...

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

President Donald Trump says that next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin removing millions of people in the U.S. illegally. Read more ...

David Ortiz's condition upgraded to 'good;' prosecutors set to reveal...

David Ortiz's condition upgraded to 'good;' prosecutors set to reveal motive, plot behind shooting

The retired Red Sox star, who had been listed in "guarded" condition in recent days, is still in intensive care. Read more ...

Trump's pick for Pentagon chief unexpectedly pulled his name out of the...

Trump's pick for Pentagon chief unexpectedly pulled his name out of the running and stepped down

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, President Trump's pick to lead the Pentagon, has withdrawn from the confirmation process and is stepping down to spend more time... Read more ...

Women's World Cup 2019: Sam Kerr scores four to book Australia's last-16 place

Women's World Cup 2019: Sam Kerr scores four to book Australia's last-16 place

Australia withstood a spirited second-half display from Jamaica to progress to the knockout stages of the Women's World Cup. Read more ...