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Couple who lost home in California wildfire settles collections dispute over burned AT&T equipment
October 9, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(SONOMA, Calif.) — A Sonoma couple who lost their home in a wildfire last year has finally begun to heal after…

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Winning numbers for 6th-largest Mega Millions jackpot will be drawn tonight
October 9, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The winning numbers for the sixth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history will take place Tuesday night. The $470…

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Google sprints in the 'smart home' race with Home Hub, unveils Pixel 3 phone
October 9, 2018

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Google debuted its upgraded smart phone, the Pixel 3, the new Pixelbook tablet and an even…

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Google+ to be killed after bug exposed up to 500,000 accounts
October 8, 2018

Chesnot/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Google said it’s pulling the plug on its unpopular Google+ social network after admitting to a software…

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Doctor Who gets her own Barbie doll inspired by first woman to play the iconic character
October 8, 2018

Mattel(LONDON) — A Barbie celebrating actress Jodie Whittaker, the first woman ever to take the title role in the iconic series,…

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Amazon fires employee for sharing customer email addresses
October 8, 2018

Amazon.com(NEW YORK) — Amazon fired an employee for handing over customer email addresses to a third party seller on the site,…

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Foreign language app marks Columbus Day by adding indigenous Navajo, Hawaiian languages
October 8, 2018

Duolingo.com(NEW YORK) — A foreign language app with more than 300 million users is marking Columbus Day, which is alternatively recognized…

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Banksy pranks auction, shreds $1.4M painting moments after sale
October 6, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — A million-dollar piece of artwork by mysterious street artist Banksy was left in shreds before an aghast audience seconds…

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Credit Karma CEO wants to take the 'dread' out of personal finance
October 5, 2018

Credit Karma(NEW YORK) — Not everything in FinTech (financial tech) is as sexy as cryptocurrency. But it can mean more than…

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NYPD investigator’s conduct under review in Harvey Weinstein sexual assault case
October 4, 2018

Kevin Hagen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Police Department and the Manhattan District Attorney’s office are reviewing the conduct of…

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