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How Big Is Amazon? Its Many Businesses In One Chart

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Amazon means shopping. But it also makes movies and smart locks, publishes books, operates stores, helps other companies deliver packages and run websites. How many Amazon brands will you recognize?

Right-Wing Hate Groups Are Recruiting Video Gamers

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Experts say white supremacist hate groups are targeting young video game fans for recruitment via YouTube, Twitch, game-related forums, and directly within multiplayer game chat.

Amazon's Grand Search For 2nd Headquarters Ends With Split: NYC And DC Suburb

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After a yearlong search, Amazon announced Tuesday that it will divide its second headquarters between the Long Island City neighborhood in Queens and Arlington in Northern Virginia.

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'The Cleaners' Looks At Who Cleans Up The Internet's Toxic Content

Filmmakers Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck discuss how their documentary tells the sobering story of the trauma and challenges faced by those who sift through social content.

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Pendleton Is A Hub For Drone Testing. Now, It Wants To Expand Its Capacity.

A dream to make rural Pendleton, Oregon, into a drone-testing mecca is taking flight.

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Gab Server Subpoenaed By Pennsylvania Attorney General

Tweets by Gab, a social media site used by the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, show that the site's new server host, Epik has been served a subpoena by the Pittsburgh Attorney General.

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R.I.P. HAL: Douglas Rain, Voice Of Computer In '2001,' Dies At 90

Rain was best known for the eerie, sonorous voice he lent to HAL 9000 in the 1968 Stanley Kubrick film. However, he was also celebrated for his decades of performances on the Shakespearean stage.

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AI News Anchor Makes Debut In China

"This is my very first day at Xinhua News Agency," says a sharply dressed artificial intelligence news anchor. "I look forward to bringing you the brand new news experiences."

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Amazon Plot Twist: 2 Cities Will Split The 2nd Headquarters

The surprising decision to divide the win is an anticlimactic ending for a much-hyped, Olympic-style search. The plan promised up to 50,000 new high-paying jobs and drew 238 bids.

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Can't Stop Worrying? Try Tetris To Ease Your Mind

There could be an upside to your phone addiction. Games like Tetris, can reduce anxiety, according to new research. So if you've got Election Day jitters, go ahead and launch that app.

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Facebook Blocks More Than 100 Accounts, Citing Possible Foreign Influence

A day before mid-term elections, the social media giant announces that it suspended the accounts after it was notified of suspicious activity that may be linked to foreign entities.

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James Bridle: What Do Kids' Videos on YouTube Reveal About the Internet's Dark Side?

Children's YouTube is full of addicting content for kids, which can lead users to disturbing and inappropriate videos. James Bridle explains how the Internet's profit structure drives this phenomenon.

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Yuval Noah Harari: Could Big Data Destroy Liberal Democracy?

Yuval Noah Harari says data is the new source of political power, and he worries that big data and AI technology threaten to destroy liberal democracy.