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Facebook's F8 Conference: Chat Bots Expected to Take Center Stage
April 8, 2016

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It’s a tantalizing thought: Log onto Facebook, order a pizza from a chat bot, ask another…

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Feds Push Forward in New York Case Seeking Help from Apple
April 8, 2016

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Only days after abandoning its efforts to force Apple to help break into the iPhone of one of…

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Facebook Messenger Launches Tool That Lets You Add Contacts with a Click
April 8, 2016

Facebook(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — Facebook is rolling out a suite of new tools making it easier for people to connect with…

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‘NoPhone’ Creators Believe Their Plastic Phone Replica Will Help Beat ‘Phone Addiction’
April 8, 2016

Michael Desmond/ABC(NEW YORK) — Less than 0.2 percent of businesses that apply to compete on Shark Tank make it on air….

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Consumers Urged to Act on Takata Recall After Airbag Rupture Kills Tenth Person in US
April 7, 2016

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — Texas authorities reminded consumers Thursday to be aware and proactive when it comes to product recalls, particularly airbag…

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Startup Lingerie Company Wants to Help the Homeless
April 7, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — What do lingerie and homelessness have in common? If you’re scratching your head, meet Drift Light. It’s a startup…

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Robot Walks Out of 3-D Printer After Being Completed
April 7, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) —  It’s alive! Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab have created a 3-D…

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Wall Street Closes Lower Lead by Weak Dollar and Sliding Oil Prices
April 7, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Despite a healthy report on weekly U.S. jobless claims, Wall Street slumped Thursday led by a weak dollar…

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Tesla Model 3: Elon Musk Gives an Update on Blockbuster First Week of Pre-Orders
April 7, 2016

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One week after Tesla’s mass market Model 3 was unveiled, CEO Elon Musk said the automaker has…

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World's Most Oil-Dependent Country Looks to Coffee
April 7, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The world’s most oil-dependent country is hooked on coffee. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced Thursday…

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