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Galaxy Note 8 Adds Bigger Screen, Better Pen, Dual Cameras - PCMag

Missed the solar eclipse? You won't have to wait too long for the next one. - Washington Post

'Alarmingly high' levels of arsenic in Pakistan's ground water - BBC News

The FTC says it won't stop Amazon from buying Whole Foods - The Verge

Elon Musk Just Revealed SpaceX Spacesuit Design After Years of Promises - Seeker

New Overwatch Short Explores Mei's Tragic Origins - Kotaku

Walmart Partners With Google for Voice Shopping - PCMag

iOS 11 vs. Android Oreo: No one cares who's winning - Mashable

Scientists uncover what killed crew of Civil War sub HL Hunley - CBC.ca

For 10 years, the Twitter hashtag has fueled both social activism and dad jokes - Recode

Google throws lifeline to desperate retail industry besieged by Amazon - CNBC

Regulators, Whole Foods Shareholders Approve Amazon Deal - Bloomberg

US new home sales hit seven-month low as prices soar - Reuters

WOW Air, known for $99 Europe fares, adds four new US cities - USA TODAY

Mathew Martoma's Insider Trading Conviction Is Upheld - New York Times

WPP Will Barely Grow This Year -- Sorrell Points to Packaged-Goods as Culprits - AdAge.com

Go fish: Washington pleads for anglers to snag escaped Atlantic salmon - OregonLive.com

Village Voice Print Edition Folds as Alternative Weeklies Disappear - Newsmax

Harvard researchers say Exxon misled public on climate science - Reuters

Lowe's Fix for Its Home Depot Problem? Longer Shifts for Workers - Fortune

 

23-08-2017
Galaxy Note 8 Adds Bigger Screen, Better Pen, Dual Cameras - PCMag

Fortune

Galaxy Note 8 Adds Bigger Screen, Better Pen, Dual Cameras
PCMag
Introducing its Galaxy Note 8 today, Samsung emphasized the new features that will make the Note 8 stand out in an increasingly crowded market, while acknowledging and trying to move beyond the battery issues that led to the recall of last year's Note 7.
Samsung is releasing a new Gear VR because the Note 8 won't fit in older headsetsThe Verge
Why pricing the iPhone 8 at $1000 isn't really that crazyBGR
CNET asks: Are you impressed with the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8?CNET
Android Headlines -Business Insider -Digital Trends -TechCrunch
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23-08-2017
Missed the solar eclipse? You won't have to wait too long for the next one. - Washington Post

Washington Post

Missed the solar eclipse? You won't have to wait too long for the next one.
Washington Post
The 2017 solar eclipse is now history. If you missed the big event or, like me, regret not traveling to the path of totality to watch the sun go completely dark, not to worry — you'll have another chance in less than seven years. The United States ...
My frantic quest to capture the perfect solar eclipse photoCNET
Ten Surprises For Scientists And Skywatchers During The Total Solar EclipseForbes
A Total Solar Eclipse Leaves a Nation in AweNew York Times
cleveland.com (blog) -Space.com -VVdailypress.com -MyAJC
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23-08-2017
'Alarmingly high' levels of arsenic in Pakistan's ground water - BBC News

BBC News

'Alarmingly high' levels of arsenic in Pakistan's ground water
BBC News
Up to 60 million people in Pakistan are at risk from the deadly chemical arsenic, according to a new analysis of water supplies. The study looked at data from nearly 1,200 groundwater quality samples from across the country. The resulting risk map ...
Study: 50M at risk of arsenic poisoning in PakistanABC News
Arsenic risk in Pakistan much greater than expectedPhys.Org
Arsenic in drinking water threatens up to 60 million in PakistanScience Magazine
Daily Mail
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23-08-2017
The FTC says it won't stop Amazon from buying Whole Foods - The Verge

The Verge

The FTC says it won't stop Amazon from buying Whole Foods
The Verge
The Federal Trade Commission says it won't attempt to block Amazon's proposed acquisition of Whole Foods, despite some calls for the agency to closely scrutinize the deal. FTC will not "pursue this matter further". "The FTC conducted an investigation ...
Regulators, Whole Foods Shareholders Approve Amazon DealBloomberg
FTC clears Amazon.com acquisition of Whole FoodsReuters
Why the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Has Grocers Wearing Their Poker Faces--for NowTheStreet.com
VentureBeat -New York Daily News -BBC News -Ars Technica
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23-08-2017
Elon Musk Just Revealed SpaceX Spacesuit Design After Years of Promises - Seeker

Seeker

Elon Musk Just Revealed SpaceX Spacesuit Design After Years of Promises
Seeker
Musk, the founder and CEO of the company, posted a photo of the suit on Instagram and promised more in the days to come. By Elizabeth Howell. August 23, 2017. 2:42 PM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email. CEO Elon Musk posted a picture ...
Elon Musk reveals first official photo of SpaceX space suitThe Verge
Elon Musk just revealed SpaceX's space suits, and they're gloriousBGR
SpaceX just teased a chic new spacesuitCNNMoney
Newsweek -MarketWatch -Quartz -CNET
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23-08-2017
New Overwatch Short Explores Mei's Tragic Origins - Kotaku

Twinfinite

New Overwatch Short Explores Mei's Tragic Origins
Kotaku
There's a new Overwatch CGI short, and no, it's not that painfully brief Junkrat and Roadhog comedy sketch from the other day. This time around, Mei's the star of the show, largely because all of her friends are dead. The new short is a re-telling of ...
Mei Stars in Latest Overwatch Cinematic Called Rise and ShinePlayStation LifeStyle
Overwatch's Rise and Shine Animated Short is a Mei Origin StoryShacknews
Overwatch Rise and Shine Animated Short Easter EggsHeavy.com
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23-08-2017
Walmart Partners With Google for Voice Shopping - PCMag

PCMag

Walmart Partners With Google for Voice Shopping
PCMag
If Jeff Bezos woke up in a cold sweat last night, it's probably because he sensed the partnership Google and Walmart announced today. It sees hundreds of thousands of Walmart products available to purchase using your voice and a Google Home gadget or ...
Google Is Teaming Up With Walmart to Take on Amazon in Voice-Activated EcommerceAdweek
You Can Now Shop On Walmart Using Google AssistantUbergizmo
Google Home Users Will Soon Be Able Buy Items From WalmartInternational Business Times
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23-08-2017
iOS 11 vs. Android Oreo: No one cares who's winning - Mashable

Mashable

iOS 11 vs. Android Oreo: No one cares who's winning
Mashable
Every year, two mobile industry titans birth new software into the world like a pair of newborn cubs from rival lion prides. I speak, of course, of iOS and Android. After a series of beta releases this summer, new versions of both operating systems ...
Some Users Are Having Bluetooth Audio Issues On Android OreoAndroid Headlines
This Android Oreo Feature Could Fix a Huge Google ProblemTIME
Android Oreo's mascot is a womanAndroid Central
Gotta Be Mobile -Droid Life -Investorplace.com -Neowin
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23-08-2017
Scientists uncover what killed crew of Civil War sub HL Hunley - CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Scientists uncover what killed crew of Civil War sub HL Hunley
CBC.ca
Scientists have solved a longstanding mystery about the first submarine ever to sink an enemy ship — what killed the sub's own crew. On Feb. 17, 1864, during the American Civil War, the 12-metre long Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley made history when ...
Solving the mystery of what killed a Civil War submarine crewCNN
Duke grad student researches how Confederate sub crew diedWashington Post
How the First Combat Submarine Destroyed a Union Warship, Killed Its Own CrewExtremeTech
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23-08-2017
For 10 years, the Twitter hashtag has fueled both social activism and dad jokes - Recode

Recode

For 10 years, the Twitter hashtag has fueled both social activism and dad jokes
Recode
A shop in Tahrir Square is spray painted with the word Twitter after the government shut off internet access on February 4, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Peter Macdiarmid / Getty. Ten years ago today, the Twitter hashtag was born with a very simple tweet. how ...
Twitter's hashtags: Defining online discussion for a decadeCNET
#HappyBirthday Twitter Hashtags: Popular Pound Function Turns 10 Years OldSFGate
10 years of hashtags that changed TwitterThe Independent
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23-08-2017
Google throws lifeline to desperate retail industry besieged by Amazon - CNBC

CNBC

Google throws lifeline to desperate retail industry besieged by Amazon
CNBC
Amazon and Wal-Mart are the two giants of the retail space, with mega market capitalizations. But 60 percent of the roughly 97 stocks in the Retail ETF now have market caps below $3 billion, which makes them small-cap companies. Roughly two dozen ...
Walmart and Google are plotting to change your shopping habitsWashington Post
Google and Walmart Partner With Eye on AmazonNew York Times
Walmart, Google Join Forces In Online Fight Against AmazonWBUR
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23-08-2017
Regulators, Whole Foods Shareholders Approve Amazon Deal - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Regulators, Whole Foods Shareholders Approve Amazon Deal
Bloomberg
New York (AP) -- Whole Foods shareholders and federal regulators approved Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of the organic grocer, a deal that could bring big changes to the supermarket industry and how people order groceries online. By buying Whole ...
FTC clears Amazon.com acquisition of Whole FoodsReuters
Why the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Has Grocers Wearing Their Poker Faces--for NowTheStreet.com
FTC clears Amazon acquisition of Whole FoodsSTLtoday.com
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23-08-2017
US new home sales hit seven-month low as prices soar - Reuters

Reuters

US new home sales hit seven-month low as prices soar
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly fell in July, dropping to their lowest in seven months amid a surge in prices, raising concerns of a slowdown in the housing market recovery. Coming on the heels of data this month ...
Here's why new home sales tankedCNBC
New-home sales skid to 7-month low in JulyMarketWatch
US New-Home Sales Fell in July, Yet Still Ahead of Last YearU.S. News & World Report
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23-08-2017
WOW Air, known for $99 Europe fares, adds four new US cities - USA TODAY

Detroit Free Press

WOW Air, known for $99 Europe fares, adds four new US cities
USA TODAY
Can St. Louis support a non-stop route to Iceland? How about Cleveland, Cincinnati and Detroit? Icelandic budget carrier WOW Air thinks so, and – with fares that begin at less than $100 one-way – it's betting those Midwest markets will be profitable ...
Wow Air, known for $99 international flights, adds service to St. LouisSTLtoday.com
Wow Air Announces $99 Flights to Europe from the MidwestCondé Nast Traveler
Five things to know about flying with no-frills airline Wow AirCincinnati.com
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23-08-2017
Mathew Martoma's Insider Trading Conviction Is Upheld - New York Times

New York Times

Mathew Martoma's Insider Trading Conviction Is Upheld
New York Times
A federal appeals panel upheld on Wednesday the insider trading conviction of Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for Steven A. Cohen, in what prosecutors once called the most lucrative insider trading scheme of all time. Lawyers for Mr. Martoma ...
Ex-SAC Capital Manager Martoma Denied New Trial on AppealBloomberg
Conviction upheld in biggest insider-trading case in historyNew York Post
Court upholds insider trading conviction of money managerWashington Post
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23-08-2017
WPP Will Barely Grow This Year -- Sorrell Points to Packaged-Goods as Culprits - AdAge.com

AdAge.com

WPP Will Barely Grow This Year -- Sorrell Points to Packaged-Goods as Culprits
AdAge.com
Blaming spending cuts from major consumer packaged-goods marketers who provide 30% of its revenue, the world's largest holding company, WPP, slashed its full-year forecast today to miniscule growth of zero to 1%. Martin Sorrell Credit: Courtesy WPP.
WPP's Cocktail of Woes Leaves Ad Men With Few AnswersBloomberg
Amazon's next victim: World's biggest ad agency lowers sales outlookCNBC
WPP shares hammered by lowered guidanceMarketWatch
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23-08-2017
Go fish: Washington pleads for anglers to snag escaped Atlantic salmon - OregonLive.com

OregonLive.com

Go fish: Washington pleads for anglers to snag escaped Atlantic salmon
OregonLive.com
Allen Cooke, left, and Nathan Cultee emerge from the hold of the Marathon after having separated out the 16 farm-raised Atlantic salmon they caught fishing off Point Williams, Wash., on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Two boats sailed into Home Port Seafoods ...
Environmentalists question eclipse explanation for huge salmon dumpKING5.com
Are they safe to eat? Debate continues over escaped Atlantic salmonThe Bellingham Herald
Is the claim the eclipse caused Puget Sound's Atlantic salmon jailbreak just a fish story?Idaho Statesman
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23-08-2017
Village Voice Print Edition Folds as Alternative Weeklies Disappear - Newsmax

New York Daily News

Village Voice Print Edition Folds as Alternative Weeklies Disappear
Newsmax
Newspaper racks for The Village Voice on a Manhattan sidewalk in 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). By Clyde Hughes | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2017 08:04 AM. Close. More ways to share... Stumbled. LinkedIn. Vine. Reddit. Delicious. Newstrust.
The Village Voice's indelible marks on NYC & cultureNew York Daily News

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23-08-2017
Harvard researchers say Exxon misled public on climate science - Reuters

Reuters

Harvard researchers say Exxon misled public on climate science
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Harvard University researchers said in a study published on Wednesday they had collected data proving that Exxon Mobil Corp made "explicit factual misrepresentations" in newspaper ads it purchased to convey its views on the ...
Researchers took on Exxon's dare to prove it misled the public about climate changeGrist
Study concludes Exxon misled public on climate changeThe Hill
Exxon dared people to prove it misled the public on global warming: 2 science historians just called their bluffMashable
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23-08-2017
Lowe's Fix for Its Home Depot Problem? Longer Shifts for Workers - Fortune

Fortune

Lowe's Fix for Its Home Depot Problem? Longer Shifts for Workers
Fortune
Lowe's on Wednesday reported second-quarter sales and profit below what Wall Street was expecting, prompting a sell off that sent its shares down 5% in pre-market trading. The company said its adjusted profit was $1.57 per share, below analysts ...
Lowe's Companies' (LOW) CEO Robert Niblock on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
This Top Gardener Just Dug Up a Key Problem With Lowe'sTheStreet.com
Lowe's Not Catching the Same Tail Wind Home Depot Is RidingU.S. News & World Report
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