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Nintendo's iPhone Mario Game Sets Download Record, But People Are Bashing Its $9.99 Price
Nintendo

Nintendo's iPhone Mario Game Sets Download Record, But People Are Bashing Its $9.99 Price

Super Mario Run is free to download on the App Store where, in Japan, it is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 based on 1,095 reviews.
Facebook Introduces Live Audio
Facebook

Facebook Introduces Live Audio

This new option is perfect for those times you have something to say but don't want to show your mug.
Survey Finds Oregon Residents Support Banks Working With Marijuana Industry
Cannabis

Survey Finds Oregon Residents Support Banks Working With Marijuana Industry

Banks and credit unions often cite "reputational risk'' as a reason for not working with cannabis businesses but research shows there is little risk they would be stigmatized.
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Apple's New AirPods Are Tough to Recycle
Apple

Apple's New AirPods Are Tough to Recycle

The company has said that the $159 headphones can be returned to it for recycling.
Uber Lost More Than $800 Million in the Third Quarter of 2016
Uber

Uber Lost More Than $800 Million in the Third Quarter of 2016

In the previous quarter the company's loss significantly exceeded $800 million, including its Chinese operations.
Breach of LinkedIn's Lynda.com Affects 55,000
Linkedin

Breach of LinkedIn's Lynda.com Affects 55,000

A hacker recently gained access to a Lynda.com database containing user data.
Tim Cook Tells Apple Employees New Mac Desktops Are Coming
Apple

Tim Cook Tells Apple Employees New Mac Desktops Are Coming

We don't know when, and we don't know which models, but new Macs are planned.
Mark Zuckerberg Introduces His Virtual Butler 'Jarvis'
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Introduces His Virtual Butler 'Jarvis'

Creating Jarvis proved humanity is 'both closer and farther off' from an AI breakthrough than we imagine, he wrote.
Heimlich, Creator of the Maneuver to Save Choking Victims, Dies at 96
Innovators

Heimlich, Creator of the Maneuver to Save Choking Victims, Dies at 96

The doctor came up with the ground-breaking technique in 1974 after reading about the high rate of choking deaths in restaurants.
Uber Defies California DMV and Keeps Test Cars on Roads
Uber

Uber Defies California DMV and Keeps Test Cars on Roads

'We respectfully disagree with the California Department of Motor Vehicles legal interpretation of today's autonomous regulations.'
Google Dissects Undersea Cable to Explain the Internet
Internet

Google Dissects Undersea Cable to Explain the Internet

Guess what, Sen. Stevens? The Internet really is a series of tubes.
Cuban to Trump: The U.S. Needs to Invest in Robotics to 'Win'
Mark Cuban

Cuban to Trump: The U.S. Needs to Invest in Robotics to 'Win'

The 'Shark Tank' investor writes in a blog post that the government should spend $100 billion to create and build robots.
Stephen J. Bronner