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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway buys Teva, more Apple and dumps IBM

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:19:35 -0500

Legendary investors sells off IBM


Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off for an orbit around the sun

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 20:43:36 -0500


Florida school shooting hoax: doctored tweets and Russian bots spread false news

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:25:41 -0500

The shooting in Parkland, Fla. brought the inevitable hoaxes and false news reports — and new misinformation in the form of photoshopped tweets and headlines.


iPhone 8: Evolution of the iPhone over the years

Thu, 7 Sep 2017 16:23:55 -0400


Facebook apologizes for text spam for 2FA users; here's how to secure your account wisely

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:14:07 -0500

Our tip: don't give the social network your phone number


FCC Chair Ajit Pai investigated for Sinclair ties, lawmakers say

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:14:50 -0500

Frank Pallone, Jr., D-N.J., and Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md., requested the investigation, saying Pai and aides improperly pushed for rule changes to benefit Sinclair Broadcasting in its attempt to acquire Tribune Media.


Amazon to hire 400 near Houston

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:43:27 -0500

The full-time jobs are at a new fulfillment center.


Amazon Go store opens in Seattle

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:15:23 -0500


These 10 best-selling beauty products are finally on sale

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:50:56 -0500

Dermstore’s friends and family sale is live from now until February 21. Enter the code “FRIEND” at checkout and watch 20% fall off the price tag from brands like Sunday Riley, Perricone MD, Tarte, and GlamGlow.


Streaming Wars takes another from broadcast TV

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 10:28:54 -0500

Joins recent converts like Spielberg, Anniston and Rhimes in going to stream


Job opportunity: Choose the best online nursing degree for you

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:00:01 -0500

How do I choose a nursing degree program that’s right for me?


Calif. man created fake bank accounts, sold them to Russians, Mueller probe finds

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:58:11 -0500

The Ventura County man accused of helping the Russians meddle in the 2016 presidential election has pleaded guilty to identity fraud.


Russian operators used PayPal to buy Facebook ads, Mueller probe finds

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:20:33 -0500

Prosecutors say the accounts were opened using fake identities to help bypass PayPal’s security measures.


The 5 best laptops for seniors

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:07:34 -0500

These laptops are simple and easy to use.


How to watch the Winter Olympics without cable, for about $30

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:13:06 -0500

Cord cutters have some hurdles when it comes to watching the Winter Olympics, but there are ways to achieve their goals.


Amazon Go: see inside Amazon's new store without a checkout line

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:44:15 -0500


Here's the secret to cleaning your Ugg boots at home

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:17:14 -0500

Get your sheepskin boots clean and fluffy again


iPhone users beware: This new bug could crash your phone

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:35:50 -0500

A new bug in iOS 11.2.5 renders most messaging apps unusable if you are texted a single character. Buzz60's Tony Spitz has the details.


There are mysterious uranium particles floating over Alaska

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:43:29 -0500

There is a mysterious atmospheric aerosol particle floating above Alaska that contains Uranium. The same kind of Uranium that is used in nuclear bombs.


Cloned Monkeys: Scientists push boundaries of genetic engineering

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:16:03 -0500


What is encryption, and why is it important?

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:16:55 -0500

Encryption has become a controversial topic in the U.S., so if you're not sure what it is, listen up.Video provided by Newsy


Tinder update to give women control of conversation

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:03:31 -0500

Dating app plans to add option allowing women to initiate conversations.


This app allows you to bid on last minute unsold plane tickets

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:35:05 -0500

Travelling on a budget can be challenging, especially when it comes to purchasing plane tickets. Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.


How to repair a cracked wooden cutting board

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:36:39 -0500

If you've got a wooden cutting board that develops a crack in it, don't throw it out! You can repair it yourself, and it's super easy to do.


10 things you can buy that will make organizing your home easy

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:27:50 -0500

Transport organization hacks from your Pinterest feed into your home with these impossibly easy solutions that you can buy on Amazon.


Scientists discovered a lava dome that could wipeout 100M people

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 02:42:45 -0500

Don't worry, there's only a 1% chance it will erupt.


Sources: Amazon partners with Bank of America for business lending

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:01:59 -0500

Amazon's Jeff Bezos had said he wanted to team with banks


Get ready for some 'galactic context': Almost 100 new exoplanets discovered

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:14:45 -0500

Nearly 100 new exoplanets — planets outside of our solar system — have been discovered, scientists announced Thursday.


The most impressive President's Day deals are on appliances

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:32:59 -0500

This Presidents Day weekend, you can find deals on award-winning fridges, ranges, washers and dryers, and dishwashers from award-winning brands like Frigidaire, KitchenAid, and Kenmore.


A cracked cutting board could make you sick—here's how to fix it

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:57:02 -0500

Have a cutting board with a split in it? Here's how to fix it safely.


We know what causes the 'Northern Lights'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:28:28 -0500

The Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis. The Vikings thought it was a road to the Gods, but we now know exactly what those beautiful lights actually are.


10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:05:20 -0500

What's streaming, clean up your email, fix your grammar and editor your photos.


Andromeda galaxy not bigger than Milky Way after all

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:06:35 -0500

Astronomers originally thought that Andromeda was two to three times the size of the Milky Way, but that's not the case.


I tried the hair brush that claims to replace your straightener

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:58:03 -0500

From curly to straight in 17 minutes, flat


Bitcoin soars above $10,000 on Coinbase as cryptocurrencies extend rally

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:04:16 -0500

Bitcoin jumped above $10,000 on Thursday, as a slew of major digital currencies extended Wednesday's rally and regulatory fears subsided.


You're using your freezer wrong—here's how to stock it the right way

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:53:07 -0500

Keep it full, keep it cold, and keep it organized.


Scientific journals publish fake 'Star Trek: Voyager' study

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:27:35 -0500

A biologist says four scientific journals accepted his fake study, which was entirely based on an episode of "Star Trek: Voyager." TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) tells you which one actually published it.


Facebook isn't backing off Messenger for kids, despite critics

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:48:45 -0500

A recent report on payments to experts that support the controversial app has renewed concern.


Coinbase introduces the ‘PayPal of Crpyto’

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:44:37 -0500

It’s called Coinbase Commerce


Bitcoin recovering to $10,000 could bring in new buyers

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:40:04 -0500

Bitcoin climbed back above $10,000 Thursday for the first time in two weeks and some analysts see the psychologically key level as a trigger for new buyers to come into the market.


15 amazing deals you can get right now from the Nordstrom Rack sale

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:14:11 -0500

Because why buy anything at full price?


10 online sites you didn't know about

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:20:09 -0500

Find where you can watch a video online, fix your grammar, email large attachments: These sites help you in ways that will make life easier.


You're doing your laundry wrong

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:21:39 -0500

Doing your laundry the right way is easier on your clothes


6 attachments that will completely transform your KitchenAid stand mixer

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:55:05 -0500

Sure, it's the best stand mixer on the market, but do you really know how much this stand mixer can do?


U.S. reportedly wants to spend $120 million on hypersonic missile

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:31:09 -0500

A $120 million hypersonic missile, it can strike anywhere in the world with speeds of 3,800 mph. The U.S. wants to apply for funding to develop the technology to built these weapons. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.


After Apple's fight with FBI, two groups say they can solve the encryption battle

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:17:54 -0500

The EastWest Institute has produced a report encouraging governments to allow encryption while creating legal frameworks for law enforcement to access data.


Is this $50 canister vacuum worth your money?

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:35:36 -0500

It's small and inexpensive, but does it get the job done?


Venture capitalist bragged about Steve Jobs, then assaulted woman on overnight flight, lawsuit says

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:32:17 -0500

Silicon Valley venture capitalist is accused of sexually assaulting a young female technology entrepreneur during a flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis.


I cooked dinner with my Crock-Pot every day for a week—here's what happened

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:46:51 -0500

Being lazy was never so easy


These are the 5 best Amazon deals you can get right now

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:50:02 -0500

Today's best Amazon deals include a fun pet camera, convenient chargers, cooking accessories


Robert Mueller investigation: What is a Russian troll farm?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:13:18 -0500

What is a troll farm? Russian troll farms play a part in special counsel Robert Mueller's criminal charges filed Friday. We explain.


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