Saturday, Oct 21


Giant balloons beam cell service to Puerto Rico

Project Loon, an outfit that began in Google's moonshot lab, says some balloons are currently providing limited service to certain areas of the island.

Friday, Oct 20


Amazon could put its second HQ in Canada

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There are plenty of cities in Canada that fit the bill -- if Amazon is comfortable leaving the U.S.

Jeff Bezos is having a moment, and he's not afraid to let you know it

One year ago, Jeff Bezos's future seemed uncertain.

New York City is hiring a futurist to forecast innovation

A new program NYCx is designed to help the city anticipate the future.


GE's nightmare just got worse

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One of America's iconic companies is in deeper trouble than we realized.


Laptops may be banned from checked bags

An overheating laptop battery could cause a significant fire in a cargo hold and even "lead to the loss of the aircraft," a report says.

Taser maker tumbles on news of SEC probe


Axon. the company that makes body cameras for police departments as well as the Taser stun gun, has been asked by the SEC for more financial details about its earnings and sales for all of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017.


Skechers stock soars as sneaker sales surge


Nike and Under Armour may still be struggling, but sneaker maker Skechers is posting strong sales internationally.


Millions of Americans are left out of stock boom

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Since President Trump's election, the Dow has spiked more than 4,600 points, or about 25%. The S&P 500 has added $2 trillion in value.

Time is now the key factor in Brexit talks

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Brexit negotiations are increasingly being dictated by one key factor: The clock.


Review: First Cortana-powered smart speaker

The Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker is the first to use Microsoft's Cortana assistant.


Political crisis is scaring tourists away from Barcelona

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Catalonia's independence referendum has had a chilling effect on tourism in Barcelona and the surrounding area.


Quest: Trump is too obsessed with Wall Street

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Australia just made its last ever car

CNN / Money

The last vehicle made by GM's Holden unit rolled off a production line in Australia on Friday, bringing decades of car manufacturing in the country to an end.

Philippines declares war on excessive sitting

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The country's labor department said firms must let employees take a five-minute "standing break" every two hours.


Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in tech

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Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son says his Saudi-backed $100 billion Vision Fund just isn't enough.

6 things to know before the bell

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GE in the spotlight; Japan election; May in Brussels


Japan's economy faces huge challenges

CNN / Money

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is betting Japan's economy is in good enough shape to help him win a national election. But he's struggled to tackle its biggest problems.


South Korea does a sudden U-turn on nuclear power

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South Korea is set to power up its nuclear industry again after a government panel recommended restarting work on two reactors.


How Amazon filled up Seattle's airport

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In the race to win Amazon's second home, Seattle's airports tell a story of what some cities may have to gain (and maybe lose) from the retail and tech giant's arrival.


Stock market investing for all? This app hopes so

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Robin Hood stole from the rich to give to the poor. Or so the folk tale goes.

Blue Origin test fires game-changing rocket engine

The engine's stated goal is "to end American dependence on the Russian-made RD-180 engine."

Thursday, Oct 19


No 'Flash' in the pan: Adobe at all-time high

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Adobe was famously panned by the late Steve Jobs, who wasn't a fan of Flash. But Adobe is thriving even as it seems Jobs was right. Flash is going away, but Adobe is at an all-time high thanks to its cloud and digital media software.

More than 40 women have accused Weinstein of sexual harassment or assault

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The New York Times story that unearthed the first of what would become more than 40 accusations of sexual harassment, and in some cases assault, against movie titan Harvey Weinstein started with an account from Judd.

United shares nosedive after CEO admits airline is in a 'competitive hole'

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United Airlines shares plunged more than 11% after CEO Oscar Munoz told investors the company has dug itself into "a little bit of a competitive hole."


Trying to lure Amazon, cities keep details secret

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Many cities have gone all out to land Amazon's second headquarters. But some of them are keeping details of their incentive plans under wraps.

'Psychopathic' hedge fund bosses make less $

Google, a company that's built everything from a search engine to a self-driving car, will now try its hand at a city neighborhood.


RT dodges US ask to file as foreign agent

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The Russian television network RT is resisting the U.S. government's request that its American arm register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

Jobless claims are the lowest since 1973


Initial claims for unemployment insurance were the lowest in 44 years. It's a sign of a healthy job market.


Meet the bears predicting stock market doom

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The bulls may be in charge of the stock market, but these market skeptics see trouble brewing just beneath the all-time highs. Some even see similarities with Black Monday of 30 years ago.