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Facebook splitting people's news feed in two, potentially drastically limiting the reach of posts

News organisations are concerned that the only way to be seen will be to pay for advertising

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Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis he wrote at 24 completely crashes website due to popularity

Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis is proving so popular that it has broken the internet, sort of.

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WeWork snaps up coding bootcamp Flatiron School

WeWork is growing its footprint beyond real estate to education.

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Amazon's next target? Etsy-styled arts and crafts

Amazon unveiled a new gifts site for its online store of handmade, artisan crafts. The news sent shares of Etsy tumbling and is another sign of how Amazon is trying to dominate all aspects of the retail world.

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iOS 11: New iPhone calculator adds animations that make adding up difficult

Apple isn't re-writing the rules of maths. But it does look that way

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Millennials are shaking up these 7 industries

Nearly half of Millennials plan to start their own business within the next three years, according to a recent survey.

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iPhone X: Apple suggests new phone is 'all screen', but prominent critics point out problem

The 'notch' is the most iconic thing about the new phone, and could be its most controversial

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Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis becomes freely available online, letting anyone see the essay that started it all

Cambridge University hopes that it can encourage other people to upload and make available their work

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Project Loon partners with AT&T in Puerto Rico

Project Loon, an outfit that began in Google's moonshot lab, says some balloons are currently providing limited service to certain areas of the island.

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Amazon could put its second HQ in Canada. But will it?

There are plenty of cities in Canada that fit the bill -- if Amazon is comfortable leaving the U.S.

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Jeff Bezos is having a moment, and he's not afraid to show it

This may go down as the year the world officially recognized Jeff Bezos's Midas touch.

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Laptops could be banned from checked bags due to fire risk

An overheating laptop battery could cause a significant fire in a cargo hold and even "lead to the loss of the aircraft," a report says.

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New York City is hiring a futurist to forecast innovation

A new program NYCx is designed to help the city anticipate the future.

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Blue Origin test fires game-changing rocket engine

The engine's stated goal is "to end American dependence on the Russian-made RD-180 engine."

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Google creates AI that can teach itself and isn't 'constrained by the limits of human knowledge'

It became one of the greatest Go players of all time in a matter of days, when humans have been playing the game for thousands of years

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Alphabet leads $1 billion investment in Lyft

Google's parent company is throwing its weight behind Lyft, after having previously invested in Uber.

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What 'bad' year? Facebook's Stock up 50%

Facebook may have suffered from some bad public relations this year. But it continues to add users and post incredible gains in revenue and earnings. Facebook is now worth more than $500 billion. Russia doesn't matter to Wall Street.

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How Seoul is using technology to avoid 'traffic hell'

Seoul's subway is hailed as one of the world's best and a sophisticated monitoring system helps keep road traffic flowing above ground.

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