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Northrop Grumman Is Buying Orbital ATK for about $7.8 billion

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. is acquiring aerospace and defense firm Orbital ATK Inc. for about $7.8 billion in cash, a deal that would boost Northrop Grumman's presence in the space, launch and missile industries. Orbital shareholders are t.....»»

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Roku Aims To Raise an Impressive $252 million with IPO

Video streaming pioneer Roku hopes to raise just over $252 million in an initial public offering as it tries to expand into more households. The Los Gatos, California, company on Monday said it would offer about 18 million shares of stock at $14 api.....»»

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Key Equifax Executives Depart After Data Breach Debacle

Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans' personal information. The credit data company -- under intense p.....»»

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Bitcoin: Future of Currency or Path to Financial Ruin?

Bitcoin, hailed in some quarters as the future of currency, is having a rough week, with a flurry of rumors that China will shut down exchanges and the head of a major U.S bank calling bitcoin a "fraud." Plummeting prices have again raised questions.....»»

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Alphabet"s Waymo Wants Uber Trial Delayed

Alphabet has asked a federal judge to delay a trial in its lawsuit against Uber, arguing that new evidence produced by the ride-hailing company requires more time to digest -- and possibly more claims of trade-secret theft still to come. Earlier thi.....»»

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Huge Security Alert: Malware Slipped into CCleaner Could Steal PC User Data

Anyone who's recently downloaded CCleaner, a PC optimization tool developed by London-based Piriform, should update the software immediately to avoid malware that was inserted into one version of the program. It's uncertain how the malware was slip.....»»

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Washington DC Braces for Net Neutrality Protests

Net neutrality advocates are planning two days of protests and action in Washington DC this month as they fight off plans to defang regulations meant to protect an open internet. A coalition of activists, consumer groups and writers are calling on.....»»

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Female Workers Sue Google for Gender Discrimination

Three former Google employees have filed a class-action suit against the company alleging that it systematically channels female staff members into job levels and ladders with lower pay and fewer opportunities for advancement. Kelly Ellis, a former.....»»

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Slack Unveils Shared Channels for Company Collaboration

Coming to Slack, the communication service for teams and businesses: The ability to share channels with other companies, a new beta feature called "shared channels." The big idea: Teams of vendors, clients, partners, etc., will be able to communicat.....»»

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Verizon"s Brazen Attempt To Bribe You To Give Up Privacy

Would you give up your privacy for a shot at free concert tickets, Uber rides or Apple Music tunes? Verizon is betting the answer is yes. The telecom giant has unveiled a new loyalty program that it says will provide customers with "experiences you.....»»

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High-Tech Pigskin: NFL Mines Data with Football Chips

The NFL is trying gizmos this season that are truly revolutionary -- footballs fitted with chips that count rotations -- but their usefulness is up for debate. At issue, how much information is too much? The technology is impressive, with each foot.....»»

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Old Phones Piling Up? Here"s How To Reuse, Recycle or Sell Them

It's natural to get the phone-upgrade itch when the likes of Apple, Samsung and others keep coming out with newer models. And sometimes your old phone is just kaput. But what do you do with a serviceable but outdated gadget? Rather than relegate an.....»»

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Don"t Want To Spend $999 on a Phone? Other Options Abound

Apple's new iPhone X is special. It has flashy upgrades, facial recognition and animated emoji, all in celebration of the iPhone's 10-year anniversary. And its price tag is appropriately special: $999 and up. But not everyone will find those extra f.....»»

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Businesses Far from Florida and Texas Feel Hurricane"s Impact

Texas and Florida are usually the biggest markets for ReelSonar's fishing devices and apps. But recreation isn't a priority right now -- and may not be for a while -- in the states amid the devastation left by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Though Reel.....»»

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There"s No Single Formula for Hurricane Recovery

There's no single formula for a small business to recover from a hurricane or other natural disaster. Many variables determine how well a company can rebound, including the severity of the disaster, the extent of the damage, the type of business it i.....»»

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New iPhones Could Make Augmented Reality Mainstream

The runaway success of "Pokémon Go" last year taught the world at least two things. One: Lots of people love Pokémon. And two: Creating good augmented reality -- the kind that superimposes 3-D objects into the real world and convinces people they'r.....»»

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Cassini Poised To Begin Mission-Ending Dive

After one last look at Saturn and its moons, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will call time on its 20-year mission on Friday when it dives headlong into the giant planet and burns up in the atmosphere. And so a man-made meteor will streak across Saturn's.....»»

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Reports: China Orders Bitcoin Exchanges To Shut Down

Regulators have ordered Chinese bitcoin exchanges to close, two business newspapers reported Thursday, after uncertainty about the digital currency's future in China caused its price to plunge. Regulators in Shanghai, the country's financial center,.....»»

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Google Hints at Plans To Launch Pixel 2 Smartphone on Oct. 4

It appears that Google plans to launch its latest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL, on the first anniversary of the release date of its original Pixel phone. Google today went live with a teaser Web site that asks would-be buyers, "Think.....»»

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Beast Mode: Tesla To Unveil First Electric Semi-Trucks

Elon Musk, CEO of the electric car manufacturer Tesla, said the company will unveil the first all-electric semi tractor-trailer next month. The trucks were designed in cooperation with unnamed companies in the trucking industry, Musk said during the.....»»

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