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Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 03:08 PM EST

Salesforce CEO: Regulate Social Media Companies Like Cigarettes

Salesforce CEO: Regulate Social Media Companies Like Cigarettes

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff suggested Tuesday that the government should step in to regulate Facebook and other social media companies the same way the government regulates tobacco companies. "Here's a product:...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:58 AM EST

Astronauts Go Spacewalking to Give New Hand to Robot Arm

Astronauts Go Spacewalking to Give New Hand to Robot Arm

Spacewalking astronauts gave a hand to the International Space Station's big robot arm Tuesday. As the federal government geared back up 250 miles below, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle floated...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:04 AM EST

Big Pay Package for Elon Musk With Even Bigger Goals for Tesla

 Big Pay Package for Elon Musk With Even Bigger Goals for Tesla

Elon Musk will remain at Tesla under a 10-year, all-or-nothing pay package that demands massive growth. The agreement, revealed Tuesday in a regulatory filing, requires that Tesla grow in $50 billion leaps, to...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 08:52 AM EST

Apple Details When HomePod Goes on Sale

Apple Details When HomePod Goes on Sale

Apple's smart speaker HomePod will go on sale on Feb. 9, with pre-orders available starting Friday, CNBC reported. The HomePod is seen as Siri's answer to Amazon's Alexa, though Apple has emphasized the...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 06:29 PM EST

Netflix's Success Turns Net Neutrality Into an Afterthought

Netflix's Success Turns Net Neutrality Into an Afterthought

Netflix once fought fiercely for net neutrality, fearing that its online video service would suffer if internet providers were free to discriminate against it. But now that it boasts one of television's largest...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 02:06 PM EST

Bitcoin Explained: The Ins and Outs of Crypto-Currencies

Bitcoin Explained: The Ins and Outs of Crypto-Currencies

Bitcoin is a financial buzzword, but what is it? And should you invest? Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be confusing.

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 12:35 PM EST

Amazon Opens Store With No Cashiers, Lines or Registers

Amazon Opens Store With No Cashiers, Lines or Registers

No cashiers, no lines, no registers — this is how Amazon sees the future of in-store shopping. The online retailer opened its Amazon Go concept to the public Monday, selling milk, potato chips and other...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 04:51 PM EST

Beset by Traffic Via Navigation Apps, Town Restricts Access

Beset by Traffic Via Navigation Apps, Town Restricts Access

A small town near the world's busiest bridge is putting up the "keep out" sign for motorists seeking a shortcut to it, the latest example of the effects navigation apps are having on communities located near...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 11:34 PM EST

Crunch Time: What Amazon Wants for Its New HQ

Crunch Time: What Amazon Wants for Its New HQ

Just 20 cities are left standing in the competition for Amazon's second headquarters and the 50,000 jobs it will bring. Now comes the hard part for the finalists — and for Amazon. Based on the cities that made...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:40 AM EST

Amazon Raises Monthly Prime Cost Nearly 20 Percent

Amazon Raises Monthly Prime Cost Nearly 20 Percent

Amazon announced Friday that it raised its monthly Prime membership cost from $10.99 to $12.99, an 18 percent increase, CNBC reported. New members will begin paying the increased monthly price immediately, and...

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