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Netflix Raising Prices For 58 Million U.S. Subscribers As Costs Rise

Its most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11...
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Elderly, Conservatives Shared More Facebook Fakery In 2016

Sharing false information on Facebook is old.
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Monarch Butterfly

Count Finds Sharp Drop In Monarch Butterflies In California

Researchers with an environmental group have labeled as "disturbingly low" the number of western monarch butterflies that migrate along the California coast.
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Sandra Bullock in a scene from the film, "Bird Box."

Netflix's 'Bird Box' Success Gets Hollywood Clucking

Netflix said 45 million subscriber accounts worldwide watched the Sandra Bullock thriller "Bird Box" during its first seven days on the service, the biggest first-week success of any movie made for the company's nearly 12-year-old streaming service.
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Gymnetis drogoni, Gymnetis rhaegali and Gymnetis viserioni beetles from South America.

Professor Names Beetle Species After 'Game Of Thrones'

A Nebraska entomologist has named three of his eight newest beetle discoveries after the dragons from the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and George R.R. Martin book series "A Song of Ice and Fire."
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In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, speaks at a news conference from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Musk is set to unveil an underground transportation tunnel that could move people fas

Elon Musk To Unveil Underground Tunnel, Transport Cars

Musk also plans to show off the autonomous cars that will carry people through the test tunnel, which runs about 2 miles under the streets of Hawthorne, California, Musk's SpaceX headquarters.
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Colin Kroll, Co-Founder Of HQ Trivia, Found Dead

Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died. He was 34.
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OMG! A Tax On Texts?

State utility regulators are considering a tax on text messaging services. In a lengthy decision, a state administrative law judge concludes that the California Public Utilities Commission has the authority to impose such a tax. The matter has been placed on the agenda for the CPUC's December 13th...
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Google Accelerates Plus Closure After Another Privacy Lapse

Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used social network created to compete against Facebook.
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Jennifer Aniston

Aniston: Netflix 'Friends' Deal A Testament To Show's Value

Jennifer Aniston calls it "amazing" that "Friends" still has an audience big enough to prompt multi-million dollar business deals to keep it from disappearing on Netflix.
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