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Donald Trump Wins 2016 Presidential Election, Shocks the World

November 9, 2016 8:22 am  | Comments: 1,031 | Views: 12889
It’s official: Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States of America. Against all odds, polls, and projections, the GOP candidate beat out Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton Tuesday night in a stunning upset, effectively ending one of the most contentious and unpredictable presidential elections in modern political history.

Amazon Launches Black Friday Deals Store

November 1, 2016 3:25 pm  | Comments: 4 | Views: 7197
Amazon launched its Black Friday Deals Store early Tuesday morning, along with more than a dozen curated holiday gift guides, marking the official start of the holiday shopping season. Amazon.com has started their extremely popular Countdown to Black Friday Sale. This sale will run several weeks until Black Friday week. The online retail giant kicked… View Article

Mysterious Friday Cyber Attack Disrupts Countless U.S. Websites

October 21, 2016 5:35 pm  | Comments: 3 | Views: 7316
A massive cyberattack hindered access to many major websites across the internet on Friday. On Friday morning, Dyn — a company that hosts domain name systems — announced it has been the subject of a cyberattack that caused major problems for numerous websites. People reported issues with Twitter, Spotify, SoundCloud, Vox Media sites, Airbnb and… View Article

Yahoo Confirms Massive Leak Of 500 Million User Accounts

September 22, 2016 3:45 pm  | Comments: 644 | Views: 16363
On Thursday afternoon, Yahoo officially confirmed data “associated with at least 500 million user accounts” have been stolen in what may be one of the largest cybersecurity breaches in history. In the statement, the recently-sold internet giant said it believes a “state-sponsored actor” — an individual acting on behalf of a government —  was behind the… View Article

Samsung Recalls 1 Million Galaxy Note 7 Phones Due to Exploding Batteries

September 16, 2016 12:41 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 10147
Just two weeks after Samsung launched its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) officially recalled the device Thursday after dozens of users reported it catching fire while charging. The recall comes a week after the CPSC told customers to “immediately stop using and power down” the device. The agency said they have received… View Article

Walmart Patents New Self-Driving Shopping Carts

September 15, 2016 3:36 pm  | Comments: 336 | Views: 5983
Last week the U.S. government granted Walmart a patent for a new system of self-driving shopping carts that the company hopes to roll out in stores across the country in the near future. According to the patent request, the shopping carts would be equipped with a detachable “Roomba-like” motor system that uses a combination of… View Article