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Prime Day: Nine Crazy Things You Can Buy on Amazon

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 1:02pm
Let the irrational buying begin.









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Amazon Studios Acquiring Spike Lee Film as First Release

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 11:50am
Amazon Studios says it has acquired Spike Lee's new film as its first Amazon Original Movie.









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Apple Releases Faster iPod With Better Camera

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 11:49am
Fresh off the release of its new music-streaming service, Apple has unveiled a new iPod.









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Amazon Prime Day Leaves Some Shoppers Bummed

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 11:33am
Amazon Prime Day promised 24 hours with "more deals than Black Friday" -- but some shoppers felt let down.









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Worldwide Crackdown Targets 'Darkode' Stolen Data Market

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 11:03am
Raids and arrests in 20 countries have taken down one of the world's major forums for buying and selling stolen computer data, US authorities said.









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Solar-Powered Plane Grounded in Hawaii Until Next Spring

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 10:31am
The solar-powered plane that has flown nearly around the world will be grounded in Hawaii until next spring after suffering critical battery damage.









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Trump Campaign Accidentally Tweets Star-Spangled Nazis

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 6:34am
Donald Trump's campaign tweeted a promotional photo featuring what appeared to be Nazi German soldiers superimposed on the U.S. flag.









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Fake Story Sends Twitter Shares Spiking by 8 Percent

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 3:32am
The stock spiked after the story at bloomberg.market claimed Twitter was working with banks after receiving a $31 billion takeover bid.









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Uber Settles Lawsuit Over Crash That Killed Girl

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 7:56pm
Ride service Uber has reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit brought by the family of a 6-year-old girl who died in a San Francisco car accident.









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Commodore PET Puts Retro Computing Style in Your Pocket

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 7:49pm
The creators of a new Commodore smartphone are hoping to trade on the brand's sentimental value among retro computer aficionados.









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Hacking Team CEO Downplays Seriousness of Cyberattack

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 7:27pm
Surveillance software maker Hacking Team is trying to assure governments and other clients that a hack of its systems isn't that dire.









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Live Cam Lets You Watch Alaska Bears Hunt in Real Time

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 6:10pm
Looking for a relaxing way to waste a few minutes on a lazy day? This live view of brown bears fishing in the Brooks river in Alaska is the solution.









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Hacker Gets 13-Year Sentence for Huge ID Theft Scheme

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 4:31pm
A Vietnamese hacker who schemed to sell access to the stolen personal data of 200 million U.S. citizens has been sentenced to 13 years in prison.









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Scam Alert: Report of $31Bn Offer for Twitter Is a Hoax

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 2:39pm
Scammers distributed a fake story, disguised as a Bloomberg news report, that said Twitter had received a $31 billion buyout offer.









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Clinton Slams Uber-Style 'Gig Economy' For 'Misclassifying Workers'

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 2:02pm
Clinton promised she would "crack down" on companies for hiring workers as contractors instead of employees.









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Apple Gobbles Up Nearly All Smartphone Profits

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 11:21am
Apple took home nearly 92 percent of all smartphone profits last quarter, according to estimates from Canaccord Genuity.









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Scientists Show Rising Concern About Deep-Sea Mining

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 11:09am
Researchers are calling for the creation of what amounts to international nature preserves on the ocean floor.









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Tech Rewound: When Computers that Could Print Documents Wowed Us

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 10:55am
In 1978, a calendar on a computer and printing documents were considered to be advanced technology.









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Rare Enigma Code Machine Sells at Auction for $232,000

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 10:38am
An Enigma machine, used by the German military to send secret codes during World War II, sold for more than $232,000.









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Solar Paper is World's Thinnest Sun-Powered Charger

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 5:31pm
Solar chargers are appealing, but they can also be bulky and heavy. Not the case with Solar Paper, a new project seeking funds on Kickstarter.









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