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  • !Apple offers battery replacement for some MacBooks after flaws reported
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday said component failure in a limited number of MacBook Pros has caused built-in battery to expand, adding, it will offer worldwide free replacement for such batteries.
    - 3 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 2:17am -
  • !U.S. said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim: source
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. has opened a probe into alleged coordination by AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications and a telecommunications standards organization to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers, a person briefed on the matt…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 1:33am -
  • !Twitter bans ads from Russia's Kaspersky Lab
    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Friday that it has banned ads from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, saying the cyber-security company's business model conflicts with advertising rules and citing U.S. government claims that Kaspersky has ties to Russian in…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 1:30am -
  • !Photo storage service SmugMug acquires Flickr
    (Reuters) - Photo management platform SmugMug said on Friday it has agreed to buy image and video-hosting website Flickr for an undisclosed amount.
    - 5 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 12:08am -
  • !Acxiom CEO says data industry bracing for regulation
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Companies that buy and sell consumer data are preparing for increased scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers after a scandal over how social network Facebook handles personal information, Acxiom Corp's chief executive said on Friday.…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 12:06am -

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  • !ZTE's Surprise U.S. Success, Now Under Threat
    In the five years since ZTE was branded a national-security threat by U.S. lawmakers, the Chinese telecom giant has quietly been building its own American success story. Now, a new sales ban puts that under threat.
    - 40 mins ago 21 Apr 18, 4:47am -
  • !U.S. Probes Wireless Carriers' Work on SIM Card Alternative
    The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether U.S. wireless carriers and an industry trade group teamed up to make it harder for cellphone subscribers to switch providers.
    - 49 mins ago 21 Apr 18, 4:38am -
  • !Apple Can't Cut Dependence on Rival Samsung's Screens
    Apple’s efforts to line up a second supplier for its high-end smartphone screens have hit a hurdle because LG Display is struggling to make them, according to people familiar with the matter.
    - 9 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 8:06pm -
  • !Facebook Has a New Data Policy---Here's the Short Version
    Facebook just updated and expanded its data policy in light of the company’s recent scandals.
    - 14 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 3:29pm -
  • !How North Korea's Hackers Became Dangerously Good
    North Korea’s fingerprints have appeared recently in some surprisingly sophisticated cyberattacks, including on central banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. Pyongyang is cultivating elite hackers much like other countries train Olympic athletes.
    - 15 hours ago 20 Apr 18, 1:58pm -

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  • !AMD Wants To Hear From GPU Resellers and Partners Bullied By Nvidia
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Forbes: Nvidia may not be talking about its GeForce Partner Program, but AMD has gone from silent to proactive in less than 24 hours. Hours ago Scott Herkelman, Corporate VP and General Manager of AMD Radeon G…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 3:30am -
  • !'Sea Nomads' Are First Known Humans Genetically Adapted To Diving
    schwit1 shares a report from National Geographic: Most people can hold their breath underwater for a few seconds, some for a few minutes. But a group of people called the Bajau takes free diving to the extreme, staying underwater for as long as 13 mi…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 2:05am -
  • !AI Will Wipe Out Half the Banking Jobs In a Decade, Experts Say
    Experts in the industry say that current advances in artificial intelligence and automation could replace as many as half the nation's financial services workers over the next decade, though it will take a big investment to make that happen. The Merc…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 1:25am -
  • !Qualcomm Cutting 1,500 Jobs At Its California Offices
    As part of its promise to investors to cut annual costs by $1 billion, Qualcomm is cutting 1,500 jobs across multiple divisions at its offices in California. Reuters reports: The company, which has about 33,800 employees as of Sept.24, informed about…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 12:45am -
  • !Engineers Are Leaving America For Canada
    An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from a report via Bloomberg: The H-1B was created in 1990, part of an immigration overhaul signed into law by President George H.W. Bush that also created the EB-5 investor visa -- the subject of a fracas involvi…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Apr 18, 12:03am -

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