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  • !Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump's tariff plans
    Big companies in the United States from Amazon.com Inc to Toyota Motor Corp and Alcoa Corp are working to counter the effect of the Trump administration's trade policies and to head off new tariffs.
    - 1 hour ago 21 Jul 18, 7:44am -
  • !Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase forms political action committee
    Coinbase has formed a political action committee (PAC) to raise money to spend on U.S. elections, the cryptocurrency exchange said http://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C00680355/1243300#SUMMARY in a filing made public on Friday.
    - 7 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 1:57am -
  • !U.S. lawmakers cut anti-ZTE measure from defense bill
    U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China's ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea.
    - 10 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 11:17pm -
  • !Microsoft shares at all-time high after bumper results
    Microsoft Corp shares rose about 5 percent to an all-time high on Friday, after investors cheered another blockbuster quarter, backed by growth in its legacy software business and Azure cloud computing services.
    - 13 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 8:17pm -
  • !Russian government: Telcoms face cost hike from new security law
    Russian telecoms operators will have to ramp up charges by up to 10 percent to cover costs they will incur implementing new laws designed to give state security greater oversight over telecoms, according to an estimate from the main security agency.…
    - 17 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 4:20pm -

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  • !Star Trek: Discovery's Season 2 Trailer Teases Spock, Christopher Pike, and Tig Notaro
    CBS has released a "Season Two Premiere" for Star Trek Discovery, offering the first look at the upcoming season of the show on CBS All Access. The first season launched late last year and finished up in February after a brief hiatus. The Verge repor…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 7:00am -
  • !ADHD Drugs Aren't Doing What You Think, Scientists Warn
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Inverse: The study authors Lisa Weyandt, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at the University of Rhode Island, and Tara White, Ph.D., an assistant professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Brown University,…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 3:30am -
  • !Social Media Manipulation Rising Globally, New Oxford Report Warns
    A new report from Oxford University found that manipulation of public opinion over social media platforms is growing at a large scale, despite efforts to combat it. "Around the world, government agencies and political parties are exploiting social me…
    - 7 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 2:05am -
  • !FCC Opens Public Comments On T-Mobile-Sprint Merger
    Now is your chance to voice your opinion on the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. The FCC is now accepting comments as well as formal petitions to deny the merger until August 27th. The companies and supporters of the deal can then file oppo…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 1:25am -
  • !Can Nike's $250 Running Shoes Make You Run Faster? NYT Analysis Says Yes
    Last year, Nike released a new pair of running shoes that claim to make you run 4% faster, thanks to its proprietary sole technology. The new "Vaporfly 4%" shoes would, in theory, "be enough to help a runner break the mythical two-hour marathon barri…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jul 18, 12:45am -

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