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Amazon Dumps NYC Headquarters And Its Promised 25,000 Jobs

Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected to the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised to what is already one of the world's richest, most powerful...
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Jeff Bezos Says Enquirer Threatened To Publish Revealing Pics

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday he was the target of "extortion and blackmail" by the publisher of the National Enquirer...
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San Francisco Posts The Least Racy Instagram Photos In The U.S.

Four Loko released their study of which big cities in the United States post the raciest photos on Instagram and surprisingly San Francisco finished last.
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In this Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Craig Newmark attend the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit red carpet at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. The founder of Craigslist says he will donate $15 million to Columbia University and the

Craigslist Founder Donates $15 Million For Journalism Ethics

The founder of Craigslist says he will donate $15 million to Columbia University and the Poynter Institute for separate efforts promoting ethics in journalism.
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Grant Thompson and his mother, Michele, look at an iPhone

14-Year-Old's FaceTime Bug Discovery Could Rattle Apple

At the heart of Apple's shocking FaceTime bug, which allowed just about anyone to turn an iPhone into a live microphone, stands a 14-year-old boy.
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In this Jan. 3, 2019 file photo, the Apple logo is displayed at the Apple store in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Apple has made the group chat function in FaceTime unavailable, Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019, after users said there was a bug that could allow c

Apple To Fix FaceTime Bug That Allows Eavesdropping

With the bug, a FaceTime user calling another iPhone, iPad or Mac computer could hear audio — even if the receiver did not accept the call. The bug is triggered when callers add themselves to the same call to launch a group chat. That makes FaceTime think the receiver had accepted the chat.
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Significant Drop In Shark Bites Reported Worldwide In 2018

University of Florida researchers say far fewer shark bites were reported worldwide last year.
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A Starship robot stands by at George Mason University campus in Fairfax, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. A fleet of high-tech robots is now deployed at the northern Virginia university to serve the noble purpose of delivering pizza, doughnuts and coffee on

Technology of Future Delivers Doughnuts of Today On Campus

A fleet of high-tech robots has deployed at a northern Virginia university for the noble purpose of delivering pizza, doughnuts and coffee on demand to students.
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Munchery

Munchery Shutters After 9 Years

Meal delivery service Munchery has closed after 9 years.
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Total Lunar Eclipse Meets Supermoon Sunday Night

Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one.
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