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HP Pavilion 14/HP Renew Backpack

HP Pavilion 14

The HP Pavilion 14 features the use of post-consumer recycled and ocean-bound plastics in the construction of the speaker housing and its use in the latest Pavilion lineup of PCs is estimated to keep approximately 92,000 plastic bottles out of the oceans and landfills. Additionally, the outer boxes and fiber …

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Earth Day with Cheryl Nelson

**Sponsored Content** As consumers, we are all looking for positive environmental solutions! And many companies are taking advantage of new technological advancements or sustainable practices to help make a difference. This Earth Day, “Going Green” is more than just talk, so Meteorologist & Environmental Lifestyle Expert Cheryl Nelson will look …

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How Ripple has distanced itself from previous statements that it created XRP “within the Ripple network”, amid a pending lawsuit and looming SEC…

Mike Dudas / The Block : How Ripple has distanced itself from previous statements that it created XRP “within the Ripple network”, amid a pending lawsuit and looming SEC scrutiny   —  $XRP is currently the second largest cryptocurrency with a $14.2 billion market cap as of 10am ET today.

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AC Global Risk, a startup that touts Apple, Facebook, Palantir, and Google as clients, claims it can assess one’s “risk level” via a 10 minute yes/no…

Ava Kofman / The Intercept : AC Global Risk, a startup that touts Apple, Facebook, Palantir, and Google as clients, claims it can assess one's “risk level” via a 10 minute yes/no voice Q&A   —  Is it possible to tell whether someone is a criminal just from looking at their face or listening to the sound of their voice?

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Study of developed markets: US has the 5th highest per gigabyte prices in 4G smartphone plans and is the most expensive market in wireless home…

Karl Bode / Motherboard : Study of developed markets: US has the 5th highest per gigabyte prices in 4G smartphone plans and is the most expensive market in wireless home broadband plans   —  US consumers pay “excessive" prices for mobile data, research firm warns, adding that with looming mergers—it could soon get worse.

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Google settles racial discrimination claim with a contractor who was frequently harassed by security in shopping centers as he was mapping Wi-Fi…

Matthew Weaver / The Guardian : Google settles racial discrimination claim with a contractor who was frequently harassed by security in shopping centers as he was mapping Wi-Fi networks there   —  New contract offer withdrawn after ‘Rashid’ complained that undercover project left him vulnerable to profiling

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Ohio treasurer’s office launches OhioCrypto.com, enabling local businesses to pay taxes with bitcoin; payments are processed and converted to dollars…

Paul Vigna / Wall Street Journal : Ohio treasurer's office launches OhioCrypto.com, enabling local businesses to pay taxes with bitcoin; payments are processed and converted to dollars by BitPay   —  State backs technology that has garnered lots of hype but failed to gain traction as a form of payment

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Inside US law enforcement’s hunt for British ISIS hacker Junaid Hussain, who used Twitter and other tools for spreading online propaganda and…

John P. Carlin / Politico : Inside US law enforcement's hunt for British ISIS hacker Junaid Hussain, who used Twitter and other tools for spreading online propaganda and recruiting   —  How a British hacker joined ISIS's top ranks and launched a deadly global cyber plot.  —  This text is excerpted from the book Dawn of the Code War …

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Palantir to set up a joint venture called Syntropy with German lab supplies company Merck KGaA to offer cancer data analytics tools to research…

Reuters : Palantir to set up a joint venture called Syntropy with German lab supplies company Merck KGaA to offer cancer data analytics tools to research centers   —  FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Palantir Technologies Inc will set up a cancer data analytics joint venture with German lab supplies company Merck KGaA …

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