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Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 05:29 PM CST

Netflix's Success Turns Net Neutrality Into an Afterthought

Netflix's Success Turns Net Neutrality Into an Afterthought

Netflix once fought fiercely for net neutrality, fearing that its online video service would suffer if internet providers were free to discriminate against it. But now that it boasts one of television's largest...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 01:54 PM CST

World's Top 1 Percent Holds 82 Percent of the Wealth: Report

World's Top 1 Percent Holds 82 Percent of the Wealth: Report

Over 80 percent of the world's wealth is owned by the richest 1 percent of the world's population, widening the economic inequality gap, according to an Oxfam report released Monday. The charity Oxfam, an...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 01:06 PM CST

Bitcoin Explained: The Ins and Outs of Crypto-Currencies

Bitcoin Explained: The Ins and Outs of Crypto-Currencies

Bitcoin is a financial buzzword, but what is it? And should you invest? Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be confusing.

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 01:01 PM CST

Is Amazon Go the Grocery Store of the Future?

Is Amazon Go the Grocery Store of the Future?

Retail powerhouse Amazon is disrupting retail yet again, with the opening of its checkout-free Amazon Go grocery store in Seattle. It looks and feels like a regular grocery store, but with one major difference:...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 09:08 AM CDT

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Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 11:35 AM CST

Amazon Opens Store With No Cashiers, Lines or Registers

Amazon Opens Store With No Cashiers, Lines or Registers

No cashiers, no lines, no registers — this is how Amazon sees the future of in-store shopping. The online retailer opened its Amazon Go concept to the public Monday, selling milk, potato chips and other...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 06:45 PM CST

Trump to Face Mixed Welcome at Elite Davos Gathering

Trump to Face Mixed Welcome at Elite Davos Gathering

In Davos this week, participants can experience "a day in the life of a refugee." Or hear about ways to uphold the Paris climate accord and promote free trade. Or rub elbows with any number of leaders of African...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 01:18 PM CST

US Orders Extra Air Cargo Screening for Flights From Mideast

US Orders Extra Air Cargo Screening for Flights From Mideast

U.S. authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism. The Transportation...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 06:59 PM CST

Amazon's Top 20: Which Town Will 'HQ2' Call Home?

Amazon's Top 20: Which Town Will 'HQ2' Call Home?

After more than 200 cities tried to court Amazon in hopes of being chosen as the location for the online retail giant’s new headquarters, the list has been narrowed to 20. A lot is at stake for the chosen city,...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:34 PM CST

Crunch Time: What Amazon Wants for Its New HQ

Crunch Time: What Amazon Wants for Its New HQ

Just 20 cities are left standing in the competition for Amazon's second headquarters and the 50,000 jobs it will bring. Now comes the hard part for the finalists — and for Amazon. Based on the cities that made...

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