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      Teenage snowboarder Red Gerard wins first Team USA gold medal

        Teenager Red Gerard pulled off a shock win in the men's slopestyle snowboarding to claim the first gold medal for Team USA at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The 17-year-old crashed on both of his first two runs amid high winds at Pheonix Park, but pulled off a spectacular f...

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        Nagasu 1st American woman to land triple axel at Olympics

        Mirai Nagasu made history on Monday, becoming the first American woman in history to land a triple axel at the Olympic Games. Nagasu, 24, landed the triple axel toward the beginning of her program during the team event. She is the third woman in Olympic history to land a triple axel during...

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          Trump hosts meeting with state, local officials on infrastructure

          President Trump hosted a meeting Monday with local and state officials on infrastructure and discussed his $1.7 trillion plan to rebuild the nation's roads and bridges. Only $200 billion of the $1.7 trillion proposal would come from new federal funding. The White House would offset...

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            Apple's MacBook lineup now world's fourth-largest notebook brand

            Apple swapped places with ASUS, which dropped from 10.3 to 9.5 percent, according to research firm TrendForce. In fact Apple and HP were the only vendors to increase their marketshare, the latter consolidating its lead by growing from 22.4 percent to 24.3. Lenovo, Dell, and Acer ...

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              With Blink’s camera chip and a few AA batteries, Amazon goes low-energy

              At the end of 2017, Amazon quietly purchased Blink, a smart home security camera company known for its relatively affordable pricing and tiny, always-on camera modules. According to a Reuters report, Amazon didn't just buy Blink for its security cameras—the onlin...

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                The Rise And Rise Of IBM, Technology Hype, And Fascination With Artificial Intelligence (AI)

                Shutterstock     A number of this week’s milestones in the history of technology link the rise of IBM, the introduction of the ENIAC, and the renewed fascination with so-called artificial intelligence. On February 14, 1924, the Computing-Tabulating-Recording C...

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                  Amazon is launching its own delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx

                  This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Amazon is getting ready to launch its own delivery service, named “Shipping with Amazon” (SWA), w...

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                    Amazon is laying off hundreds of corporate employees

                        Amazon's growth unstoppable? Loup Ventures Managing Partner Gene Munster on Amazon, Apple, Google and Telsa, which plans to sell solar products at Home Depot. Amazon (AMZN) is laying off hundreds of corporate employees at its headquarters and elsewhere, acc...

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                      I drove a tank without having to enlist

                      At the aptly named Drive A Tank you can jump into the driver's seat of some of the most iconic military hardware of the 20th century. You can even shoot at targets, safe in the knowledge that no one's going to shoot back. It's nice when something lives up to its name. The Ferra...

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                        Kiszla: Snowboarder Arielle Gold, the biggest Broncos fan at the Olympics, wins bronze in the halfpipe

                            BONGPYEONG, South Korea — Shout it from the top of Mount Werner: Gold wins bronze! Arielle Gold added another medal to the long, rich Olympic legacy of Steamboat Springs by finishing third Tuesday in the highest-flying, most gravity-defying halfpipe competition th...

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