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Bayer Clinches Monsanto With Improved $66 Billion Bid
Bayer

Bayer Clinches Monsanto With Improved $66 Billion Bid

The German company is aiming to create a one-stop shop for seeds, crop chemicals and computer-aided services to farmers.
SpaceX Aims to Resume Launches in November, President Says
SpaceX

SpaceX Aims to Resume Launches in November, President Says

The space services company suspended Falcon 9 flights while it investigates why the rocket burst into flames on Sept. 1.
I Drove Around Pittsburgh in a Self-Driving Uber
Uber

I Drove Around Pittsburgh in a Self-Driving Uber

What's surprising about riding in an autonomous car is how boring it can be.
Facebook, Twitter Join Network to Tackle Fake News
Facebook

Facebook, Twitter Join Network to Tackle Fake News

Facebook, the world's largest social media network with about 1.7 billion users each month, has been criticized for its role in spreading fake stories.
The Defense Department Wants to Spin Off the NSA
NSA

The Defense Department Wants to Spin Off the NSA

An independent NSA could free up DOD resources for more cyberattacks, assuming they can find enough programmers.
Google, Museums Bring Extinct Species Back to Life Online
Google

Google, Museums Bring Extinct Species Back to Life Online

Explore interactive stories from experts, photos and videos and visual tours of the prehistoric world.
AdBlock to Sell and Whitelist 'Acceptable' Ads
Marketing Bootcamp

AdBlock to Sell and Whitelist 'Acceptable' Ads

A new platform will whitelist pre-approved ads, boosting AdBlock's revenue.
YouTubers Can Interact With Viewers Via Live Text, Videos, GIFs
YouTube

YouTubers Can Interact With Viewers Via Live Text, Videos, GIFs

Have a favorite YouTuber? Soon, it may be a lot easier to interact with them.
5 Takeaways From The 2016 Olympics for Business Owners
Business Ideas

5 Takeaways From The 2016 Olympics for Business Owners

Look to swimmer Ryan Lochte, for instance, for a lesson about fabricating the truth.
Shana Starr
5 Trends That Will Inspire and Engage Both Millennials and Gen Z
Marketing Bootcamp

5 Trends That Will Inspire and Engage Both Millennials and Gen Z

You'll need technology for sure, but don't toss out traditional values just yet.
Deep Patel
GM Says the Bolt EV Will Have a 238-Mile Range, More Than Tesla's Model 3
Electric Cars

GM Says the Bolt EV Will Have a 238-Mile Range, More Than Tesla's Model 3

The Bolt EV will be launched in a few months, nearly a year before the Tesla Model 3, with a starting price for U.S. consumers of $37,500.
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.