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Hackers

U.K. Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Indicted in U.S.

The indictment, filed on July 11 in Wisconsin District Court, says that 'Defendant Marcus Hutchins created the Kronos malware,' alongside another person.
News and Trends

Facebook Acquires AI Startup Ozlo

Plus, Reddit is valued at almost $2 billion and an LA based startup is bringing the vet to your pet.
Cannabis

L.A. Considers Plan for City-Owned Bank Friendly to Marijuana Businesses

The city council president has proposed a bank to help build affordable housing and provide basic services to cannabis businesses.
iPhone

iPhone Glitter Cases Recalled Due to Chemical Burn Risk

In total, some 263,000 glitter cases were sold across the U.S., with a further 11,400 in Canada and 400 in Mexico. Please stop using them immediately.
Facebook

Facebook to Demote Slow-Loading Stories on News Feed

The social giant said this change should allow people to 'spend more time reading the stories they find relevant,' and less time waiting for them to load.
Project Grow

Are You Following Your True Passion? Give Yourself the 'Wednesday Test.'

Here's what award-winning filmmaker Michael Tollin learned about pursuing dreams and finding success while chronicling the lives of five high school basketball stars.
Business Travel

Here Are Some of the Weirdest Things Confiscated at the Airport

The TSA's Instagram account shares the strangest items people have tried to take on planes.
Television

6 Rules for Acing Your First TV Appearance

Get it right the first time and you won't need luck to get invited back.
Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley: Human Trafficking Bill 'Overly Broad'

The bill would update the Communications Decency Act to 'ensure that websites that knowingly facilitate sex trafficking can be held liable.'
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Feud Splits the Currency in Two

Frustrated community members voted to split a new cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Cash, off the main bitcoin branch.
iPhone

iPhone Sales Pass 1.2 Billion and Apple Watch Sales Are Up 50 Percent

The technology giant beat Wall Street's Q3 2017 revenue forecasts and analyst share price expectations. It looks like the tri-buy of iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods made it happen.
Cannabis

A New High: Nearly Half of All American Adults Have Tried Marijuana

Polling shows it is common to give marijuana a try but uncommon to make it a regular thing.
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