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Markets Right Now: Stock indexes open higher on Wall Street
December 14th, 2017. 9:41 AM

Stocks are off to a solid start on Wall Street as technology companies and banks rise.

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Amazon will stream AVP beach volleyball tour
December 14th, 2017. 9:25 AM

Amazon has reached an agreement with the AVP tour to livestream every tournament for the next three summers

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The Latest: Disney says James Murdoch future role unclear
December 14th, 2017. 9:16 AM

Disney CEO Robert Iger says he'll work with Fox CEO James Murdoch on integrating the two companies, but Iger doesn't know what Murdoch's role will be over the long term.

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The Latest: Disney CEO says deal joins 'iconic' franchises
December 14th, 2017. 8:41 AM

Disney CEO Bob Iger says its deal for a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox is a chance to combine some of the world's "most iconic" entertainment franchises.

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Ng aims to bring AI 'electricity' to manufacturing
December 14th, 2017. 3:05 AM

The artificial intelligence researcher who called AI the new electricity is now trying to make sure every company is plugged in

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As 'net neutrality' vote nears, some brace for a long fight
December 14th, 2017. 12:27 AM

With 'net neutrality' rules set for termination, some advocates are bracing for a long fight

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Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation
December 13th, 2017. 5:43 PM

As inflation in Venezuela reaches catastrophic heights, thousands have begun turning to the world of cryptocurrency to salvage what little value remains from their increasingly worthless bolivars

Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation
Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight reputable results
December 13th, 2017. 5:38 PM

Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight reputable results, summarize opposing sides on contentious questions

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NY college gets its largest ever gift from alumnus: $50M
December 13th, 2017. 5:09 PM

A Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus with a billion-dollar company is giving his alma mater $50 million

NY college gets its largest ever gift from alumnus: $50M
Men plead guilty to creating 'botnet' used to crash the web
December 13th, 2017. 4:14 PM

Men plead guilty to creating Mirai 'botnet' used in 2016 internet attack

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Markets Right Now: US indexes close mostly higher
December 13th, 2017. 4:12 PM

Stocks are closing mostly higher on Wall Street, but a pullback in bank stocks left the Standard & Poor's 500 index slightly lower.

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Markets Right Now: Financial markets steady after rate hike
December 13th, 2017. 2:20 PM

Financial markets were holding steady in afternoon trading after the Federal Reserve nudged interest rates higher and said the U.S. economy was on sound footing.

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Cellphone company T-Mobile to launch TV service next year
December 13th, 2017. 1:02 PM

Cellphone company T-Mobile says it is launching a TV service next year, the latest company to marry wireless and video

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Alexa, can I do my holiday shopping through you?
December 13th, 2017. 11:59 AM

Voice shopping is supposed to be the future, but can it handle the holiday gift list?

Alexa, can I do my holiday shopping through you?
US stocks move higher ahead of expected Fed rate hike
December 13th, 2017. 11:32 AM

U.S. stocks are moving higher in morning trading Wednesday ahead of an expected interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve

US stocks move higher ahead of expected Fed rate hike
Uber: No evidence hackers took rider credit card numbers
December 13th, 2017. 11:17 AM

Uber says an outside cyber security firm hired after a massive data breach has found no evidence that rider credit card, bank account or Social Security numbers were downloaded by hackers

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Study: Almost 45 million tons of e-waste discarded last year
December 13th, 2017. 11:03 AM

A new study claims 44.7 million metric tons (49.3 million tons) of TV sets, refrigerators, cellphones and other electrical good were discarded last year, with only a fifth recycled to recover the valuable raw materials inside

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Polish top journalists oppose fine on US-owned broadcaster
December 13th, 2017. 10:17 AM

The jury of Poland's main journalism award has condemned the imposition by a state regulator of a heavy fine on a private American-owned television for its coverage of 2016 anti-government protests

Polish top journalists oppose fine on US-owned broadcaster
Apple has its investment shoes on this week
December 13th, 2017. 9:37 AM

Apple invests $390 million in facial recognition technology company Finisar, the second notable outlay by the technology giant this week

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Greek court backs extraditing Russian bitcoin suspect to US
December 13th, 2017. 9:26 AM

Greece's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a request to extradite Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik to the United States to stand trial for allegedly laundering billions of dollars using the virtual currency bitcoin

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