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How Amazon is entering the $8 billion home security market with Amazon Elements and the Ring Floodlight Cam

Something interesting is happening in home security: Amazon.com Inc. is starting to deploy a line of devices—logoed with its iconic blue monocle—called Ring Video Doorbells. The company just revealed one new model called the...

Walmart reverses gun sale decision after backlash

Image copyright Image Pictorial Image caption Smith & Wesson's M&P-15 and 6-round magazines remain on display in a Walmart in Tampa, Florida, on Monday. In the latest twist to the national debate on guns,...

Zero Waste Company aims to change the way you buy – and live – without plastic

Studies suggest that products that come in reusable packaging, rather than rigid plastic containers, can cut down on production and consumption When I heard about a company calling itself Zero Waste, I was intrigued....

FIFA was supposed to release a football game for 2022 but did you know they’ve made this one worse than ever?

Sportscene (Poll shows that you want FIFA's president to be Italian) Here’s a clip from the worst game of the game: This video isn’t even a full game and somehow they’re still losers. Konami,...

Tens of thousands of Indians are using independent mobile apps to duel with Google and Apple

Indian software companies are clashing with Mountain View in a big way. Mountain View, Calif.-based Google Inc.’s Android operating system and its software and services like YouTube and Gmail have dominated the Indian market...

Instagram is finally getting free reign — the network now lets everyone send messages to people without a Facebook account

It’s no secret that Mark Zuckerberg was frustrated with the limitations Facebook imposes on other social media platforms. Now, he’s freed them from those shackles. Mark Zuckerberg announced today that he’s decided to open...

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $37m to settle mismanagement of small business loans

Wells Fargo announced on Thursday it would pay $37m to settle federal and state charges related to its closing of small and medium-sized business loans between 2007 and 2014. ProPublica has been reporting on...

Europe looks to force smartphones to use USB-C

Image copyright AP The European Commission has pledged to force smartphone manufacturers to use USB-C cables so that they recharge devices rather than using old-style Lightning connectors. The Commission, which is the European Union's...

Elon Musk says reports that Tesla will open plant in Russia are inaccurate

Musk said on Twitter that reports of a Russia factory were inaccurate, and said Moscow may use the site as a test of its green energy policies Elon Musk has dismissed media reports that...

Do vaccine mandates break the bank?

With the flu season upon us, and no answer from the Trump administration on the need for better vaccines, the January announcement by Biden to enforce a vaccination requirement in his wife's absence now...

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