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  • !Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures surge 21 percent on debut
    NEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bitcoin futures jumped more than 20 percent in their eagerly anticipated U.S. debut, which backers hope will encourage wider use and legitimacy for the world's largest cryptocurrency even as critics warn of the risk of a b…
    - 59 mins ago 11 Dec 17, 4:55am -
  • !Uber heads to court in fight for London survival
    LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market.
    - 5 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 1:13am -
  • !Bangladesh minister says wants to 'wipe out' Manila bank for heist role
    DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to "wipe out" a Philippines bank that was used to channel $81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank's account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last ye…
    - 6 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 12:14am -
  • !Bitcoin futures start trading on CBOE exchange
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The newest way to bet on bitcoin arrived on Sunday, with futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm starting trading for the first time.
    - 6 hours ago 10 Dec 17, 11:55pm -
  • !China Telecom earmarked as the Philippines' third telecoms player
    MANILA (Reuters) - State-run China Telecom Corp could become the Philippines' third telecoms player, officials of the Southeast Asian nation said on Sunday, as the government looks to stir up competition in an effort to boost notoriously poor service…
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 17, 2:17pm -

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  • !New York Power Authority Powers Up Tool to Keep Tabs on Network
    The New York Power Authority, the largest state public utility in the U.S., has flipped the switch on a digital system to monitor its 16 power plants and 1,400 miles of transmission lines.
    - 26 mins ago 11 Dec 17, 5:28am -
  • !U.S. Bitcoin Futures Climb in First Day of Trade
    Trade in the first bitcoin futures sparked a swift run-up in the price of the digital currency, while the exchange provider’s website experienced outages from heavy traffic.
    - 1 hour ago 11 Dec 17, 4:27am -
  • !The First Women in Tech Didn't Leave---Men Pushed Them Out
    Women filled computer-programming jobs in the U.S. and U.K. after World War II, but as government and business professionalized programming, the decline of female coders began.
    - 5 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 12:51am -
  • !Meet Your New Boss: An Algorithm
    Traditional employers like General Electric are using artificial intelligence and other elements of the work-on-demand business model to manage traditional full-time workforces.
    - 6 hours ago 10 Dec 17, 11:28pm -
  • !How Amazon Picks Its Seemingly Random Deals of the Day
    Third-party merchants slash prices and stockpile inventory in hopes Amazon.com will select their items for holiday promotion—which can boost sales all season.
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 17, 1:34pm -

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  • !Does Systemd Makes Linux Complex, Error-Prone, and Unstable?
    "Systemd developers split the community over a tiny detail that decreases stability significantly and increases complexity for not much real value." So argues Nico Schottelius, talking about his experiences as the CEO of a Swiss company providing VM…
    - 1 hour ago 11 Dec 17, 4:32am -
  • !After Automating Order-Taking, Fast Food Chains Had to Hire More Workers
    An anonymous reader quotes the Atlantic:Blaine Hurst, the CEO and president of Panera, told me that because of its new [self-service] kiosks, and an app that allows online ordering, the chain is now processing more orders overall, which means it nee…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 2:27am -
  • !Researchers Say Human Lifespans Have Already Hit Their Peak
    An anonymous reader quotes Newsweek:We have reached our peak in terms of lifespan, athletic performance and height, according to a new survey of research and historical records... "These traits no longer increase, despite further continuous nutritio…
    - 6 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 12:22am -
  • !Launch of Bitcoin Futures Trading Crashes CBOE Site
    "5PM CT is the start of Bitcoin futures trading and the $CBOE website appears to be down," one market watcher posted on Twitter (and his observation was quickly confirmed by other cryptocurrency-watching accounts and confirmed by CBOE). "I'm guessing…
    - 7 hours ago 10 Dec 17, 11:17pm -
  • !Top iOS Apps of 2017: Bitmoji Beats Snapchat, YouTube, and Facebook Messenger
    An anonymous reader quotes CNN:Apple has unveiled its list of most downloaded iOS apps of the year, and topping the list is free custom emoji app Bitmoji... Bitmoji soared to the top of the list, thanks to an integration with Snapchat. (Snapchat's p…
    - 7 hours ago 10 Dec 17, 10:27pm -

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