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Friday, January 19, 2018

Cybersecurity firm: US Senate in Russian hackers’ crosshairs

The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said

Redesigned Chevy Silverado pickup loses weight, gains size

GM says its new truck is up to 450 pounds lighter than the current model.

Walmart boosts starting pay, closing dozens of Sam’s Clubs

After many bonuses are given by other companies amid rising an e-commerce shopping, Walmart increases wages without the federal government increasing the minimum wage.

Local governments won’t say what they’re offering Amazon

State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best choice for Amazon’s second headquarters.

Diet Coke gets new look, new flavors amid sinking sales

 Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda’s slumping sales.

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds...

Malaysia’s government said Wednesday it will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months, in a renewed bid to solve the plane’s disappearance nearly four years ago.

ESPN reaches 28.4 million with football championship

It was second only to the Ohio State-Oregon championship game in 2015 as the most-watched telecast ever on cable television, the company said.

LeBron James, Diddy join criticism of H&M over sweater ad

The sweatshirt reads “Coolest monkey in the jungle.”

US employers posted fewer jobs in November for 2nd month

Job openings are still 4.4 percent higher than a year ago. With the economy expanding at a solid pace and businesses confident about future demand, hiring is likely to remain solid going forward.

New tech gadgets are following the sound of your voice

While major tech companies such as Apple and Google typically don’t make big announcements at CES, their technologies will be powering products and services from startups and other small companies. Expect more gadgets using Google’s Android operating software and Google’s digital assistant, for instance, and products that work with Apple’s HomeKit, a smart-home system getting a boost with the coming launch of Apple’s HomePod smart speaker.
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