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Thursday, Apr 26

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Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

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Amazon says it will hike up the price of its Prime membership fee by 20 percent next month

Tons of legal marijuana leave regulators awash in data

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Tracking systems in marijuana-legal states are designed to ensure that growers, processers and vendors obey the rules, but short-staffed regulators have become inundated by a flood of data on tons of marijuana.

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Amazon's quarterly profit more than doubles; shares soar

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Amazon's first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago and blew past Wall Street expectations

Microsoft Windows adapts as its business importance declines

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Microsoft's Windows, the computer operating system that helped catapult the company to success more than three decades ago, is no longer a core business these days so much as a complement to the company's other offerings.

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WATCH: Japanese engineers create real-life 'Transformer'

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If you've ever wanted to "roll out" like one of the Autobots from the hit media franchise Transformers," you might be able to soon!

Greek space agency chief resigns citing lack of transparency

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Greece's left-led government has come under opposition criticism after the head of the country's newly-formed space agency resigned citing lack of transparency and political interference in his work

UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them

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The UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused.

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European Space Agency releases 1st image from Mars orbiter

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The European Space Agency has released the first image taken by its Trace Gas Orbiter showing the ice-covered edge of a vast Martian crater

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WATCH: Flaw let Amazon Alexa record users without knowing

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Researchers at cybersecurity firm Checkmarx say they found a flaw that could have let the smart speaker record users without them knowing it.

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EU gets ready to take on fake news

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The EU wants online giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google to sign on to a special code of conduct to weed out fake news

WATCH: Google unveils Gmail redesign

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Google releases new features that allow users to set expiration dates on messages.

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Nintendo taps new president; profit improves on Switch sales

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Nintendo Co. sales, profit rise in fiscal 4th quarter, powered by brisk demand for its Switch machines; company to get new president

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Geologists say N. Korea's nuclear test site likely collapsed

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A study by Chinese geologists suggests the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has likely collapsed

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Samsung's profit exceeds expectations thanks to memory chips

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Samsung Electronics says its first-quarter earnings jumped 52 percent over a year earlier thanks to its mainstay memory chips that posted another record-high quarterly profit

Wednesday, Apr 25

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Officials say radioactive sludge barrel ruptures now total 4

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Officials in Idaho now say a total of four barrels containing radioactive sludge at an eastern Idaho nuclear site were found to have ruptured after initially saying earlier this month that one barrel was leaking

Facebook advertisers shrug off its privacy scandal

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What scandal? Facebook advertisers shrug off privacy concerns

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Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk trade

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President Donald Trump has met with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House to discuss trade as he engages in negotiations worldwide

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How Comcast is trying to change the cable game

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How Comcast is trying to change the cable game

YouTube overhauls kids' app after complaints about content

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YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch

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European Space Agency satellite rides to orbit from Russia

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A Russian rocket has carried into orbit a satellite that is part of the European Space Agency's earth observation program

Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks

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Cheap, portable test may help identify people susceptible to disease outbreaks in refugee camps, other remote locations

Alexa, make my kid polite: Echo to get child-friendly update

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Amazon will soon roll out new parental controls for its Echo speakers in the hopes of getting more of the listening devices inside children's bedrooms

US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problems

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U.S. investigators say problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state site where deadly nuclear waste is treated continue to plague the multi-billion dollar plant

Scientists find lots of gorillas in census, also see decline

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A new study shows there are more gorillas and chimps in West Africa than scientists initially thought, but that may not last

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Twitter is profitable again in 1Q, Wall Street not impressed

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Twitter has second profitable quarter with strong profit and revenue, sending shares up sharply

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Uganda counts gorillas amid tourism-boosting 'baby boom'

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Uganda counts endangered mountain gorillas amid tourism-boosting 'baby boom'

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AP reports loss on one-time accounting charges

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The Associated Press lost $74 million in 2017, mostly due to one-time accounting charges related to the federal tax overhaul passed late last year

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International probe shuts down cyberattack provider

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In a major hit against cybercriminals, an international police operation has taken down what investigators are calling the world's biggest provider of crippling Distributed Denial of Service attacks

Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords

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AP-NORC Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords across online services _ or to write them down on paper

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Singapore euthanizes 27-year-old polar bear born in tropics

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Inuka, the world's first polar bear born in the tropics, has been euthanized by the Singapore Zoo