• Finance
    Reuters

    Exclusive: Mexico central bank eyes Uber for mobile payment system

    By Stefanie Eschenbacher and Dave Graham ACAPULCO, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexico's central bank is working to find a way for ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc to participate in a new mobile payments system, the bank's governor said on Friday, building on overtures to e-commerce company Amazon.com

  • JPMorgan Chase tests neuroscience-based video games to recruit interns
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    Reuters

    JPMorgan Chase tests neuroscience-based video games to recruit interns

    The bank is piloting technology from pymetrics, a startup whose games help companies assess applicants' social, cognitive and behavioral features, such as attention, memory and altruism, Matt Mitro, JPMorgan's head of campus recruiting, said in an interview. This helps companies make their assessments

  • Tyson is recalling chicken again, this time because there’s metal in it
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    Tyson is recalling chicken again, this time because there’s metal in it

    Remember back in January when Perdue was forced to recall a whole bunch of chicken because there was wood in it, and then Tyson one-upped the company by recalling 36,000 pounds of chicken because there was *checks notes* rubber in it? What a week that was!You might imagine that after defeating Perdue

  • Uber gives Nasdaq cold shoulder as it chooses NYSE for $120bn listing
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    The Telegraph

    Uber gives Nasdaq cold shoulder as it chooses NYSE for $120bn listing

    Uber has chosen to make its giant market debut on the New York Stock Exchange, with the transport app expected to be valued at up to $120bn (£91bn).

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    BGR News

    Samsung’s lightning-fast EVO microSD cards start at just $8 in this Amazon sale

    Today is definitely the day to stock up on memory cards because Amazon is running a killer sale on some of the best-selling microSD cards on the planet. Samsung's blazing-fast EVO line of microSD cards feature data transfer speeds of up to 100 MB/s. Note that we're talking megaBYTES and not megaBITS

  • EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal
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    Associated Press

    EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Friday pushed back a decision on the bloc's long-term efforts to fight climate change, with some countries opposing a pledge to end most emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.

  • British Summer Time: When do the clocks go forward?
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    The Telegraph

    British Summer Time: When do the clocks go forward?

    While last summer feels like a distant memory, 2019 has so far seen the hottest February day on record in Britain, with warmer weather and longer evenings starting to return. But this weekend, the clocks will change, as we enter British Summer Time (BST).

  • A look back at Apple's busy week, more to come Monday
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    AFP Relax

    A look back at Apple's busy week, more to come Monday

    Apple spent Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week launching brand new products, but that's not all: Apple's TV streaming service and news subscription service are expected to launch on Monday. Instead of scheduling an event to reveal brand-new hardware like refreshed iPads, updated iMacs

  • 10 movies and shows to watch on Netflix before they’re removed in April
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    BGR News

    10 movies and shows to watch on Netflix before they’re removed in April

    If, for whatever reason, you've been waiting for the right time to rewatch all of the James Bond 007 movies currently available on Netflix, now is the time to embark on that endeavor. On April 1st, Netflix is losing a huge chunk of them -- eleven, to be exact -- including some of the best movies

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    Associated Press

    Florida Man Googles self to find out which Florida Man he is

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It turns out there's a "Florida Man" in all of us.

  • Autonomy founder Lynch set for $5 billion Hewlett-Packard court showdown
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    Reuters

    Autonomy founder Lynch set for $5 billion Hewlett-Packard court showdown

    Mike Lynch, once hailed as Britain's answer to Bill Gates, faces Hewlett-Packard (HP) in London's High Court on Monday in a multi-billion dollar showdown over the U.S. tech giant's purchase in 2011 of the Autonomy software business he founded. HP is seeking damages of around $5 billion from

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    BGR News

    It’s not too late to get Anker’s hottest true wireless earbuds at the lowest price of 2019

    If you want cord-free Bluetooth earbuds that offer great sound and battery life from a company you know only releases high-quality products, there's a deal on Amazon that you're definitely going to want to check out. The Soundcore Liberty Neo Truly-Wireless Earbuds by Anker offer fantastic sound

  • Nokia plays down compliance issues after shares drop
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    Reuters

    Nokia plays down compliance issues after shares drop

    Nokia sought to play down the risks of an investigation into compliance issues at its Alcatel-Lucent business after its shares fell sharply on Friday. The Finnish network equipment maker flagged the issue in its annual report which was released late on Thursday to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

  • Comcast offers $5 TV streaming service to non-cable users
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    AFP Relax

    Comcast offers $5 TV streaming service to non-cable users

    Comcast has announced the launch of Xfinity Flex, a TV streaming platform for its internet-only customers that costs only $5. In a push to bring more services to internet-only Xfinity customers, Comcast on Thursday announced Xfinity Flex, a platform similar to Roku TV and Fire TV without the streaming

  • Amazon sale slashes prices on the little box your cable company hates, today only
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    BGR News

    Amazon sale slashes prices on the little box your cable company hates, today only

    If you're like us and pretty much everyone else in the country who pays for cable internet, you hate paying for cable internet. Well, we would happily pay for internet access if it wasn't to a monopoly that lobbied for exclusive access to each region and then overcharged us as much as possible

  • Entertainment
    BGR News

    Google reveals how fast your internet will need to be to run Stadia

    When Google unveiled its Stadia cloud gaming platform at GDC 2019 earlier this week, it managed to generate both excitement and apprehension from gamers, in roughly equal doses. On one hand, being able to play high-end games like Assassin's Creed and Tomb Raider and Doom on virtually any connected

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    BGR News

    Watch two NASA astronauts make repairs outside the International Space Station live

    There's been a lot of anticipation for the first all-female spacewalk which is rapidly approaching on March 29th, but before that historic adventure happens there's another spacewalk that's happening right now, and you can watch it live. NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Nick Hague are currently

  • Today’s best deals: $11 Philips Hue bulbs, SSD drive, $13 wireless charger, blazing-fast microSDs, more
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    BGR News

    Today’s best deals: $11 Philips Hue bulbs, SSD drive, $13 wireless charger, blazing-fast microSDs, more

    There's no way this deal will last much longer because it's going to sell out, but if you hurry you can snag Philips Hue White LED Bulbs right now on Amazon for just $11 and change each! Other top deals in Friday's roundup include what might be your last chance to get Anker's best fast

  • Microsoft researchers stored and retrieved 'hello' message from DNA
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    AFP Relax

    Microsoft researchers stored and retrieved 'hello' message from DNA

    On Thursday, Microsoft announced that a team of researchers successfully executed a proof-of-concept test demonstrating that messages can be encoded in DNA then retrieved and converted back into digital data. Microsoft researchers have been working with those from the University of Washington to develop

  • How Rent the Runway Built Unicorn Status on Sharing Economy
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    Bloomberg Videos

    How Rent the Runway Built Unicorn Status on Sharing Economy

    Mar.22 -- Jennifer Hyman, co-founder and chief executive officer at Rent the Runway, discusses reaching a $1 billion valuation following its latest round of funding, the evolution of the business, and customer adoption of their subscription service. Mike Wilson, chief U.S. equity strategist at Morgan

  • This new feature coming to Android Q is so much better than it is on iPhones
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    BGR News

    This new feature coming to Android Q is so much better than it is on iPhones

    Generally speaking, iOS on Apple's iPhone is the most refined mobile platform on the planet. From the UI to the UX, Apple's designs are often far more clean and logical than similar elements on Android. Of course sometimes Apple makes decisions in iOS that are nothing short of mind-boggling.

  • Europe needs private A.I. champion, German minister tells paper
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    Reuters

    Europe needs private A.I. champion, German minister tells paper

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe needs to think about creating an artificial intelligence company that is able to keep up with global rivals, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told Tagesspiegel newspaper. The paper on Friday quoted Altmaier as saying that technologies like autonomous driving were possible

  • Europe must build world's best batteries to save jobs: German minister
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    Reuters

    Europe must build world's best batteries to save jobs: German minister

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said Europe was under pressure in the race to set up production of battery cells for electric cars in order to keep up with China or the U.S., Tagesspiegel newspaper reported on Friday. "We can only prevent massive job losses if we build

  • News
    IANS India Private Limited

    Tencent to bolster its Cloud gaming business

    San Francisco, March 22 (IANS) China's Internet powerhouse Tencent would deploy more resources to enhance its Cloud gaming business, a senior executive from the company has said. Tencent, a global gaming titan, will increase investment to boost Cloud gaming, said Jack Da, Vice President of Tencent

  • You’re probably almost out of time to reup PlayStation Plus at the lowest price of 2019
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    BGR News

    You’re probably almost out of time to reup PlayStation Plus at the lowest price of 2019

    If you have a PlayStation 4, you need to subscribe to PlayStation Plus. And if you need to subscribe to PlayStation Plus, you need to reup right now because the killer sale currently available on Amazon is probably coming to an end this weekend. PlayStation Plus typically goes on sale once a year around