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Amazon To Deliver to Your Car

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Amazon begins delivery to vehicles starting today in a partnership with General Motors and Volvo. The service will be available only to drivers of certain vehicles in 37 cities, but the companies plan to expand the service nationwide. The service, which is free to Amazon Prime members who also have …

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Treasury Considers Blocking Chinese Investment

Chinese Shopping. Apple. Huawei

The U.S. Treasury is looking for ways to restrict some Chinese investments in the United States with an emergency powers law, according to a report this week by Reuters.  The report said the agency is also looking at changing requirements for government review of some corporate acquisitions.o The move is …

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Schneiderman Asking Questions of Cryptocurrency Companies

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is asking for some information from cryptocurrency providers as part of what is office calls a fact-finding inquiry aimed at protecting consumers. Schneiderman’s office sent questionnaires to thirteen virtual currency trading platforms requesting information on operations, internal controls, and safeguards to protect customer assets, …

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Verizon Will Use Part of Tax Cut Proceeds for STEM Education

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Verizon Communications, among the biggest beneficiaries of the corporate tax cut this year, said it would double its commitment to fostering science, technology, and engineering education (STEM) in schools that lack such resources. The telecom giant will donate $400 million over the next five years, up from a previous commitment of $200 million, …

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Georgia Lawmakers Outlaw Hacking

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Georgia may be about to join most of the other states in the nation in making illegal to hack into a computer network. Peach State legislators voted last week to approve a bill making it illegal to access a computer or computer network without permission, whether or not any information …

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Reebok Unveils 3D-Printed Shoe, Commits To More 3D Production

Shoes on Display in Shoe Store

Reebok has unveiled a limited-edition 3D-printed running shoe that replaces shoelaces with a new “liquid lace system” in which printed materials are wrapped around the outsole like a vine. The Floatride running shoe was designed at Reebok’s Liquid Factory, a two-year-old futuristic initiative at Reebok that leverages a proprietary liquid …

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