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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.