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Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste

2 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER BERLIN - After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check...
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Facebook's currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushback

2 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By RACHEL LERMAN SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partners. Just hours...
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Angst at Cannes, P&G embraces cause marketing, and Gary Vaynerchuk vs. the holding companies

Angst at Cannes, P&G embraces cause marketing, and Gary Vaynerchuk vs. the holding companies

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome to the Advertising and Media Insider newsletter, our weekly roundup of all the big stories we've been covering. Send me tips or feedback at lmoses...
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CONSUMER CATCH-UP: Summer toy dangers, drugmakers push back against including prices in ads, and Frito-Lay recalls select barbecue-flavored chips

9 hours ago   |   ABC

CONSUMER CATCH-UP: A consumer advocacy group unveils their list of 10 summer "safety traps," drugmakers push back against a new rule requiring drug prices in ads, and Frito-Lay...
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May 2019 NPD hardware: Switch outsells PlayStation and Xbox in U.S

May 2019 NPD hardware: Switch outsells PlayStation and Xbox in U.S

11 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

The May 2019 NPD report has Nintendo's Switch on top for both unit and dollar sales. This makes sense now that Xbox One and PS4 are wrapping up.
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May 2019 NPD: The end of a generation

May 2019 NPD: The end of a generation

11 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

For the May 2019 NPD report, you have to look at the context of the current console generation. Gamers are looking past the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
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ITT Tech students eligible for loan relief in new settlement

11 hours ago   |   ABC

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, along with 44 other attorneys general, sued student loan company CU Connect after ITT Tech closed its doors in 2016, affecting 18,000...
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Raleigh senior forced to prove 'I am still alive and well' after feds, credit card think she's dead

Raleigh senior forced to prove 'I am still alive and well' after feds, credit card think she's dead

11 hours ago   |   WRAL

A Raleigh senior is struggling to prove she's alive and well after the Social Security Administration mistakenly declared her dead.
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I've tried a bunch of different Wi-Fi routers, but Netgear's mesh system is the one I keep going back to

I've tried a bunch of different Wi-Fi routers, but Netgear's mesh system is the one I keep going back to

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I test Wi-Fi routers pretty often, and I keep coming back to the same one: Netgear's Orbi. Orbi uses multiple access points to create a so-called mesh network. Orbi is a...
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Finance, privacy experts skeptical of Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions

13 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Cryptocurrency transactions do not yet have any error resolution rights - so if your money goes missing, there's no clear legal fix, warn consumer advocates.
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

‘Attack squirrel' hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust

‘Attack squirrel' hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust

Rocky's got nothing on this flying squirrel. An “attack squirrel” in a cage was hopped up on methamphetamine so it would stay aggressive, authorities said. Limestone County... Read more ...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out AIDS, and put an American on Mars

President Donald Trump officially launched his campaign for re-election in the 2020 presidential election in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night. Trump outlined a series of... Read more ...

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

President Donald Trump said acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan will not move forward with the confirmation process so that he can “devote more time to his family.” He also... Read more ...

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS - Max Kepler's single with one out in the 17th inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings... Read more ...

Rocket hits Basra oil headquarter site of Exxon, Royal Dutch Shell

Rocket hits Basra oil headquarter site of Exxon, Royal Dutch Shell

A rocket was fired at the headquarters of a number of global oil companies, including ExxonMobil, west of Basra, Iraq on Wednesday, injuring three Iraqi workers. Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

You might want to check the fridge. Read more ...