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China’s power cuts hamper New York Apple store opening – report

Image copyright The Chinese Ministry of Education Image caption It could be down to a 'temporary technical problem' Powercuts in China could be hampering the delivery of a new iPhone to Apple's trademark "flagship"...

Twitter reaches $809.5 million settlement in suit alleging company fraud

Twitter is finally out of trouble. The social media company announced late Friday that it had reached a $809.5 million settlement of litigation filed against it in 2011 alleging its business model was based...

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Says Interest Rates Will Rise, But Warns About Scary Bond-Market Speculation

Photo In an appearance on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen endorsed plans to raise interest rates gradually, and indicated that they would likely keep increasing through the end of...

Summit Series 2018: General Partner Keynote Speaker

Hosts: Shannon Maxson, Leah Vu, Rory Reid and Liz Toohey Who to pitch: ResMed, Expedia, Slack, Inc. Demo: Jason Kimball and Elizabeth Payne, ResMed Why they picked ResMed: Working full-time life coaches, Jason Kimball...

Federal antitrust regulators are bringing up one of Microsoft’s toughest antitrust cases

Microsoft is headed back to federal antitrust regulators, who could agree to settle a long-running legal fight over the Redmond tech giant’s practices. The U.S. Department of Justice brought a proposed $20 million settlement...

‘Integrated’ taxis take to the road

Can an artificial intelligence solution solve the problem of packing strangers into makeshift spaces? Students at Aberystwyth University are experimenting with a new kind of robot taxi driver - one which will travel between...

James Bond’s Best Bad Jokes

The length of the leap to use an iPhone as a mobile phone is alarming. Seriously, if you could replicate Bond's ease with a touch, the field would be open to everybody. However, we're...

An incredible optimist is trying to protect the oceans by turning old boats into clean-up machines

As the CEO of New York-based nonprofit the Ocean Cleanup, Boyan Slat has spent the past decade dedicated to “becoming the world’s largest non-government organization defending the oceans.” He and a team of 350...

Why are companies so reluctant to hire new people? – Reader�

When something new comes along, it feels like everything stops – and stands still People worry about this stuff: human resources, recruitment, meeting deadlines. But what do those things actually mean? First, consider that...

Airbnb offers “Trust & Safety for All” safety program for peer-to-peer users

Written by By Stacia Friedman, CNN Airbnb's biggest local competitor just got a lot more helpful. Following a five-year complaint from Airbnb's European competitor Wimdu, the short-term rental site announced a new safety program...

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