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Amazon’s Prime Rewards Visa cardholders now get 5% back at Whole Foods if they pay for Prime

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Amazon has already rolled out value cuts for Whole Foods consumers because of its acquisition of the grocery chain. It has additionally rolled up its Treasure Truck offers service to Whole Foods places, and started delivering Whole Foods groceries by way of Prime. Now, it’s providing Prime members 5 % …

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Facebook will verify the location of U.S. election ad buyers by mailing them postcards

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Facebook’s international director of coverage packages says it will begin sending postcards by snail mail to verify buyers of adverts associated to United States elections. Katie Harbath, who described the plan at a convention held by the National Association of Secretaries of State this weekend, didn’t reveal when the program …

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Engineering against all odds, or how NYC’s subway will get wireless in the tunnels

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Never ask a wireless engineer engaged on the NYC subway system “What can go wrong?” Flooding, ice, brake mud, and energy outages relentlessly assault the community parts. Rats — many, many rats — can eat energy and fiber optic cables and convey down the entire system. Humans aren’t any completely …

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Telegram has raised an initial $850M for its billion-dollar ICO

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It seems to be like Telegram’s billion-dollar ICO has reached its first milestone after the chat app firm raised an initial $850 million, in line with a submitting. A doc submitted to the SEC earlier this week states that the cash was raised “for the development of the TON Blockchain, the …

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The Rise of the Rest seed fund announces its first group of investments

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The Rise of the Rest seed fund’s first spherical of startup investments cowl eight states which might be normally ignored by tech buyers, together with Kentucky, South Carolina and Ohio. The $150 million fund was launched in December by Steve Case and J.D. Vance, with backing from many of America’s …

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Chat app Kakao’s games business lands $130M from Tencent and others ahead of IPO

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Korea’s dominant messaging agency Kakao is again elevating funds after its games business, a standalone unit that’s headed for an IPO, pulled in $130 million (140 billion KRW) from Tencent and a spread of different strategic traders. The firm, which owns Korea’s prime cellular messaging app and one of the …

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Outbrain is launching a product allowing publishers to recommend content on each other’s platform

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Outbrain, the community identified for distributing rubbish clickbait articles and advertisements on websites throughout the web, is now going to supply a premium product that ensures that the articles really useful to of us on the backside of their screens might be much less rubbish. Onstage on the Code Media …

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YouTube is expanding Red to more countries

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YouTube Red will broaden its subscription service to as many as 100 countries, in accordance to YouTube chief government Susan Wojcicki . Speaking at Recode’s Code Media convention in Huntington Beach, Calif., Wojcicki mentioned that YouTube will probably be wanting to broaden its Red service “to many more countries”. The …

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Alibaba invests another $1.three billion into its offline retail strategy

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Alibaba has furthered its bodily retail footprint after it invested another billion into initiatives to develop its so-called “new retail” strategy which mixes on-line and offline. The Chinese agency, the dominant e-commerce participant in its nation, wolfed up a 15 % stake in Beijing Easyhome Furnishing for RMB 5.45 billion, or round …

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Here’s a video of Elon Musk watching the Falcon Heavy take off

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This previous week, as we watched SpaceX launch its completely huge Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, many of us questioned if it will make it off the launch pad. So did Elon Musk. National Geographic simply posted some unimaginable behind-the-scenes footage of the launch, capturing the whole lot …

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