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Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 09:14 AM CDT

Woman Weds Man 3 Years After Twitter Joke About Marrying Him

Woman Weds Man 3 Years After Twitter Joke About Marrying Him

Twitter, she married him. It just took a while. After Llia Apostolou sent a joking message on Twitter looking for a wedding date, a stranger took her up on the offer. The two never did end up going to the...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 11:40 AM CDT

Microsoft Plans to Cut Up to 3K Jobs in Sales Staff Overhaul

Microsoft Plans to Cut Up to 3K Jobs in Sales Staff Overhaul

Microsoft is planning a restructuring Wednesday that will include thousands of layoffs, largely in the sales department, CNBC reported. Most of the cuts will be in jobs located outside of the United States, and...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 10:35 AM CDT

Volvo to Be 1st Major Carmaker to Ditch Combustion Engines

Volvo to Be 1st Major Carmaker to Ditch Combustion Engines

Volvo will begin producing electric motors on all its cars from 2019, becoming the first traditional automaker to forgo the combustion engine altogether. The Swedish company, which has been making cars since...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 06:30 AM CDT

Ukraine Claims It Prevented Second Cyberattack

Ukraine Claims It Prevented Second Cyberattack

Ukrainian authorities have avoided a second cyberattack, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in an announcement that suggests that the effort to wreak electronic havoc across Ukraine is ongoing. Ukraine is...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 10:35 AM CDT

Tesla Says Its Model 3 Car Will Go Into Production Friday

Tesla Says Its Model 3 Car Will Go Into Production Friday

The first Tesla Model 3 electric car for the masses should come off the assembly line on Friday with the first deliveries in late July, the company's CEO says. CEO Elon Musk, in several Twitter messages...

Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 at 05:15 PM CDT

Facebook Drone Could One Day Provide Global Internet Access

Facebook Drone Could One Day Provide Global Internet Access

A solar-powered drone backed by Facebook that could one day provide worldwide internet access has quietly completed a test flight in Arizona after an earlier attempt ended with a crash landing. Facebook founder...

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 10:15 AM CDT

Nike to Start Selling Sneakers Through Online Giant Amazon

Nike to Start Selling Sneakers Through Online Giant Amazon<br /><br />

Nike said it will sell some of its sneakers through e-commerce giant Amazon, part of a plan to make its swoosh-branded products available in more places online. Shoppers can already find Nike goods on...

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 10:18 AM CDT

Germany Passes Law to Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech

Germany Passes Law to Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech

German lawmakers approved a bill on Friday aimed at cracking down on hate speech on social networks, which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online. Social media platforms such as...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 01:43 PM CDT

Grindr Asks Judge to Toss Lawsuit Condemning Gay Dating App

Grindr Asks Judge to Toss Lawsuit Condemning Gay Dating App

A judge will decide if a lawsuit can proceed against a gay dating app after more than 1,000 men accosted a New York man at home and work after an ex-boyfriend posted fake profiles. Grindr asked a Manhattan...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 02:02 PM CDT

Large Study Links Key Pesticide to Weakened Honeybee Hives

Large Study Links Key Pesticide to Weakened Honeybee Hives

A common and much-criticized pesticide dramatically weakens already vulnerable honeybee hives, according to a new massive field study in three European countries. For more than a decade, the populations of...

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