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New Electric Bus Could Travel 350 Miles Per Charge
Transportation

New Electric Bus Could Travel 350 Miles Per Charge

That's longer than nearly every U.S. mass transit route, its maker says.
Oprah to Help Weight Watchers Find New Leader After CEO Resigns
Oprah Winfrey

Oprah to Help Weight Watchers Find New Leader After CEO Resigns

James Chambers will resign at the end of September after three years on the job following a 'joint decision' from the board of directions that he should leave.
Silence Instagram Trolls With Keyword Filters
Instagram

Silence Instagram Trolls With Keyword Filters

All users can now blacklist specific words and phrases to ensure they will not appear in comments.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Yahoo Deal Will Spark 'Job Changes'
Yahoo

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Yahoo Deal Will Spark 'Job Changes'

'Google is search, Facebook is social, we're going to be brand,' he said.
'Adventure Capitalists' Put Innovative Camping Products to the Test
Entrepreneurs

'Adventure Capitalists' Put Innovative Camping Products to the Test

Outdoor-industry innovators pitch their inventions for venture capital on Adventure Capitalists.
Jeremy Bloom
Facebook Says It Will Learn From Vietnam Photo Mistake
Facebook

Facebook Says It Will Learn From Vietnam Photo Mistake

The 1972 photograph, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Nick Ut of the Associated Press, shows screaming children running from a napalm attack. A naked 9-year-old girl is at its center.
Jeff Bezos Unveils New Rocket to Compete With SpaceX
Space Travel

Jeff Bezos Unveils New Rocket to Compete With SpaceX

Bezos's Kent, Wash.-based Blue Origin space company is designing two versions of the rocket, named New Glenn, a nod to John Glenn.
Facebook Announces Payment Capabilities for Messenger Service
Facebook

Facebook Announces Payment Capabilities for Messenger Service

The company is working with a number of payment providers including PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Stripe.
The Strange Positive Effect Political Uncertainly Has on Bitcoin
Bitcoin

The Strange Positive Effect Political Uncertainly Has on Bitcoin

Brexit was boost for the virtual currency, which in some ways is become to the digital age what gold has always been for people worried about current affairs.
Darin Stanchfield
Another Fake Story Appeared in Facebook's Trending News
Facebook

Another Fake Story Appeared in Facebook's Trending News

The quality of Facebook's trending stories has suffered after it replaced human editors with algorithms.
New Overtime Rules Boost Interest in Scheduling Software
Schedules

New Overtime Rules Boost Interest in Scheduling Software

New worker-friendly rules on overtime, paid sick leave and predictable schedules have employers reevaluating their shift-scheduling and time-and-attendance software.
Michelle V. Rafter
HP to Buy Samsung's Printer Business in $1.05 Billion Deal
Samsung

HP to Buy Samsung's Printer Business in $1.05 Billion Deal

Samsung will invest $100 million to $300 million in HP through open market purchases once the deal is through.
U.S. Safety Agency Urges Galaxy Note 7 Owners to Stop Using Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy

U.S. Safety Agency Urges Galaxy Note 7 Owners to Stop Using Smartphone

Consumer Product Safety Commission is working with Samsung to announce an official recall of the device.