Apple CEO Tim Cook explains why he met with Donald Trump

Dec 20, 2016
It doesn't usually pay off to be on the sidelines, he told employees.
President-elect Donald Trump, Peter Thiel and Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, Inc., listen during a meeting with technology executives at Trump Tower, December 14, 2016 in New York City. 

 
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"Surreal" is 2016's top word

Dec 19, 2016
The runner-ups include "bigly", "deplorables" and "irregardless".
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Millennials understand GIFs, but not fabric softener

Dec 16, 2016
Procter & Gamble and NASA take different approaches to their newest target audience.
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Another 1 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked in 2013

Dec 14, 2016
The company released a statement detailing yet another security breach.
Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Google creates 'Waymo', an independent self-driving car company

Dec 13, 2016
Google’s plan to take over the world takes another step forward. The company has turned its self-driving car project from a research operation to a full-fledged business division, according to the latest from Reuters. The new venture is called Waymo — which stands for “a new way forward in mobility”. The move seems to suggest […]
This picture taken on June 30, 2016 shows the Google's self driving car project on the Google stand at the Viva technology event in Paris. 

 
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The Secret Service is Fifth Avenue's hottest new amenity

Dec 6, 2016
Buy a $1.2 million condo, share the elevator with federal agents.
New York Police Department officers change shifts at Trump Tower in New York City on December 2, 2016. 

 
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Carrier to raise commercial prices

Dec 5, 2016
They say it's not related to what happened in Indianapolis.
Vice President-elect Governor Mike Pence greeets President-elect Donald Trump as he takes the stage to speak to workers at Carrier air conditioning and heating on December 1, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

 
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