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Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope…

Stores make big push in scan and go technology as they compete with Amazon

Social media helps French police find WWI soldier…

A fallen soldier's letter from World War I that was discovered in France touched authorities so much they launched a successful search for the fallen soldier's living relatives

Self-Driving ‘Robo-Taxi' is Set to Make its Debut

Nissan is introducing a new fleet of autonomous robo-taxis, as part of its "Easy Ride" pilot program, starting in March.

Facebook Comes Under Fire For Showing A VR…

Facebook apologized for and removed a virtual reality shooting game demo that it showed at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference.

Facebook Apologizes Over VR Shooting Game at CPAC

Facebook has apologized for featuring a virtual-reality game called Bullet Train —in which players shoot people at a train station—in its booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference, USA Today reports. Bullet Train was just one of a number of violent games featured at the Facebook booth. "In light...

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Steve Jobs' Job Application From 1973 Had Some…

A resume filled with typos from an applicant who said he had no phone and probably no way to get to work normally wouldn't end up anywhere else but the trash can, but in this case, it might fetch as much as $50,000 at auction. That's because it's the...

Kylie Jenner Tweet 'Wipes $1.3B Off Snapchat…

A single tweet from Kylie Jenner is being blamed for a 6% tumble that wiped around $1.3 billion off the stock market value of Snapchat's parent company. On Wednesday, the reality TV star tweeted to her 24.5 million followers: "sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or...

Mom Will Be Fined $14K If She Posts Another…

A court ruled in favor of a 16-year-old boy, ruling his mother can no longer post pictures or videos of him on Facebook.

Dropbox seeking to raise $500 million in stock market debut

Online document storage service Dropbox is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock

Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by…

Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate a new category of properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay

Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from…

Survivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls

Tinder Reveals Olympic Gold Medal Winners on…

There is more than one competition going on at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, and that is the one in the bedroom. Tinder has started revealing the winners according to their data. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

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SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from…

SpaceX has successfully launched a satellite built for Spain and two test satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California

Another former employee sues Google over issues…

Another Google employee has filed suit against the tech company

Google Employee Claims Wrongful Firing

First ex-Google engineer James Damore sued his former employer for firing him after he put out a memo saying women aren’t fit for tech jobs. Now another ex-Google worker has brought his own suit against the company after he came out hard against Damore. Tim Chevalier's complaint —which Wired calls...

An Extraordinary Clock Is Being Built in Texas

The clock has been in the works for three decades—essentially a blink of the eye in the grand scheme of things. That's because the timepiece, dreamed up by Danny Hillis in 1989, per CNBC , is designed to run for 10,000 years without any human intervention. Hillis' vision was...

Walmart to launch new online home shopping…

Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style

Why Apple Is Reportedly Looking Into Mining…

Apple might have a battery problem on its hands. No, not that one . Apple needs cobalt for its iPhone batteries, but experts fear a potential shortage of the metal with the proliferation of electric vehicles, which require over 1,000 times more cobalt for their batteries than do smartphones. Bloomberg...

White nationalist is latest to sue over social…

A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive

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