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Move over, bitcoin. Here comes litecoin

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Bitcoin mania is alive and well. But there's actually another cryptocurrency that's fared even better lately. Litecoin has doubled in the past day and is up an astonishing 10,000% in the last year. Can this end well?

This company can build an apartment in 2 weeks

SquarePlums is customizing shipping containers to help fix a shortage of homes in India's tech hub.

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South Koreans' 'fear and greed' fuel bitcoin fever

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Students are checking the price between classes, workers are trading as they line up for coffee, and grandparents are playing the market at home.

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North Korea may be making a fortune on bitcoin

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Kim Jong Un's regime is amassing a hoard of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, experts say.

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Multi-billion dollar smart cities of the future

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By 2020, Africa is likely to be the fastest urbanizing continent in the world. It is currently the most rural -- only 40% of sub-Saharan Africa's population live in cities. Even the sprawling heartlands of Lagos, Kinshasa and Cairo,…

Level Up: Nintendo Switch scores 10 million sold

The company said on Tuesday its hybrid gaming system -- one part mobile, one part home console -- sold 10 million units since its March 2017 launch.

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Google wants you to experiment with new photo apps

Google released three free experimental apps for playing with photos and videos.

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SpaceX is taking beer research to space

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SpaceX is launching barley for a Budweiser-backed experiment.

Monday, Dec 11

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Soylent shakeup: Cofounder steps down as CEO

Soylent cofounder Rob Rhinehart announced on Monday he is stepping down as CEO. Rhinehart will stay on as executive chairman.

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SEC orders food review startup to shut down coin offering

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Munchee stops initial coin offering after receiving cease-and-desist order from federal regulators.

Secret message apps on the rise at work

More companies are starting to approve the use of ephemeral messaging apps for internal communications.

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Twitter announces all-women speaker lineup at CES

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Twitter is hosting a panel of women leaders at CES in response to the show's all-male keynote speaker lineup.

Siri, what's that song? Apple buys Shazam

Apple confirmed it is buying Shazam, a music recognition service that became an early favorite application of the smartphone era.

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Microsoft may soon be worth $1 trillion

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Microsoft's cloud business is booming. And that's why one analyst thinks that Microsoft's market value could top the trillion dollar level within the next few years.

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Japanese firm to launch world's greenest cruise ships

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A Japanese cruise operator is teaming up with a Finnish shipbuilder to build the world's greenest cruise ship.

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Facebook exec: We need more women in power

Sheryl Sandberg isn't the only Facebook executive speaking out about the state of female leadership in the U.S.

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Bitcoin jumps after futures trading begins

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The Chicago Board Options Exchange on Sunday began trading bitcoin futures -- a new step for the cryptocurrency.

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New step for Bitcoin's wild ride: Futures trading

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Here's why bitcoin's debut on the Chicago Board Options Exchange is a big deal.

Sunday, Dec 10

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A warning about bitcoin's wild price swings

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The cryptocurrency's value skyrocketed this week, and the Coinbase CEO is worried about it.

Saturday, Dec 9

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Uber moves to settle rape victim's lawsuit

The suit, which marks the second civil case surrounding the incident, was filed earlier this year after a report alleged an Uber executive secretly obtained the victim's medical information. The rape occurred in 2014.

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Facebook shares its sexual harassment policy

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The company made its policy on handling harassment and bullying public to help smaller companies.

Friday, Dec 8

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Feds start to crack down on fraud as Bitcoin soars

The SEC and FBI are taking a closer looks at Initial Coin Offerings for potential fraud as the price of Bitcoin breaks new records.

Bitcoin plunges more than $3,000 after record

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Bitcoin, which has soared in value this year, is taking investors on another wild ride this week.

What I learned from buying bitcoin

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Some people kill time at the airport by browsing duty-free shops. I decided to shop for bitcoin.

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Silicon Valley's fault lines are exposed

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From sexual harassment scandals to the weaponization of their platforms, the tech industry is under fire.

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Pop star Shawn Mendes invests in smart emoji app

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The Genies' app lets users create an avatar that changes expressions, moods, outfits and accessories, based on news headlines or holidays.

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Millions of dollars may have been stolen in bitcoin hack

Hackers have carried out a heist on a leading digital currency platform, making off with an unspecific amount of bitcoin.

What on Earth is going on with bitcoin?

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Forget the Dow's big rally or booming tech stocks, there's a much wilder investment story happening.

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Bitcoin boom may be environmental disaster

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Bitcoin consumes huge amounts of power. Experts worry its rise is hurting efforts to ditch fossil fuels.

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Bitcoin was $800 a year ago. Now it's $16,000

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Bitcoin's value has vaulted from less than $12,000 to more than $16,000 in under 48 hours.