Thursday, Jan 18


Will Amazon really go to Canada? Don't count Toronto out

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Out of the final twenty candidates for Amazon's HQ2, only Toronto is outside the U.S.


Apple CEO doesn't 'recommend' iPhone batterygate fix

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Tim Cook maintains that Apple slowed iPhone performance in order to help users prolong their battery.

Amazon announces 20 locations that could be home to Amazon's HQ2

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238 cities across the United States were eager to become the home of HQ2, Amazon’s new headquarters. Amazon has trimmed down its list to just 20 cities.


Amazon just launched new line of diapers—and it will save parents money


Amazon is introducing its own brand of diapers, with a 20% off coupon to sweeten the deal



Japan's robot expo sparks debate on future of work

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Nearly 200 companies have gathered in Tokyo to showcase the latest in robotic industry technology. Japan is hoping they are part of the answer to a labour shortage caused by an aging population.

Selfie helps police in Canada catch and convict a killer


Police in Canada say a Facebook selfie helped them catch and convict a 21-year-old woman who killed her friend in 2015. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story.

Amazon's second headquarters: The pros and cons of the finalists


Top contenders needed to be able to help fill 50,000 white-collar tech jobs and boast an infrastructure to accommodate the job influx.


These new dishwashers could be game-changers in your kitchen


Thermador announced new dishwasher features—including one that's designed specifically for entertaining.

World-first: Drone drops 'rescue pod' for stranded swimmers

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For those doubting the usefulness of drones, take a look at this incredible rescue, a world-first, in Australia. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) shows us.

Amazon names top 20 finalists in second headquarters race

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The Seattle-based tech giant named finalists in the race to win its second headquarters, narrowing the pool of 238 cities to 20.

Facebook names American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault, first African-American, to all-white board


Facebook adds one of corporate America’s most prominent black leaders to its all-white board.


Bitcoin bubble could be a billion-dollar problem for banks

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Bitcoin bets paid for with credit cards could be a problem for the largest credit card issuers.


'Alt-right' escalates war against Silicon Valley, pledges to expose bias against conservatives

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New lawsuits plus a series of videos are the latest volleys in growing campaign to expose tech industry's alleged discrimination against conservatives.


Apple's Tim Cook: Software update will allow you to stop your iPhone from slowing down

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Apple won't recommend it, but the option will be there.


This is why cryptocurrencies are crashing

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And how the market can right itself.


A first look at Nintendo Labo

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A new interactive experience for the Switch.

'Slow' meteor brings dazzling light show to Detroit area


Experts say what looked like thunder with a flash of light in the sky above Detroit was likely a meteor.

YouTube cracks down on Tide Pod challenge videos


Google streaming service says it will remove videos of teens eating laundry gel pods in "Tide Pod challenge" videos.


Nintendo Labo will let you make cardboard Switch accessories, for the cool price of $70


The accessory kits let players build cardboard and string add-ons to popular games -- for a fantastic price.


Google’s Fi low-cost wireless service adds unlimited data

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To compete with other wireless carriers.

Wednesday, Jan 17


Hackers held patient data ransom, so Indiana hospital system paid $50,000


The ransomware attack accessed the computers of Hancock Health in suburban Indianapolis through an outside vendor's account.

Boeing to make aircraft seats with Adient

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Boeing is forming a joint venture with car seat maker Adient to produce seats for planes to reduce delays in plane deliveries. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

A 'natural meteor fireball' just exploded in the sky over Michigan

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Social media was alight Tuesday with videos that appeared to show a fireball blazing through the night sky above highways of southeast Michigan, and flashes of blue and orange light over settled snow.

Apple to hire 20,000, open new campus and pay $38 billion tax bill on overseas profits


Iconic iPhone maker builds much of its products overseas.


Bitcoin sell-off deepens, digital currency now down 50% from recent peak as Dow closes above 26,000

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Bitcoin's freefall early in 2018 has now cut its value by 50% since its December peak.

The 5 best new TVs you'll want to buy in 2018

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Tons of TVs made their debut during CES 2018—these are the best.


Is a salad spinner REALLY worth your money?

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Why settle for soggy lettuce when you can spin your way to longer lasting greens?

This incredible deal on Amazon will save you this tax season

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This TurboTax sale will help you get your taxes over with now, save more money, and don't think about it again until next year.

Twitter may tell users they were exposed to Russian propaganda


The social media service says it's working to identify and inform individuals who saw tweets from Kremlin-linked accounts.