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Cuba tells U.S. suspension of visas is hurting families

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba told senior U.S. officials during talks on migration in Havana on Monday that the U.S. decision to suspend visa processing at its embassy on the island was “seriously hampering” family relations and other people exchanges.

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Ataribox preorders and crowdfunding campaign open on December 14

Atari will start taking preorders for its Ataribox game console starting December 14. The New York company will also start its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. In an email blast, Atari said, “We at Atari are thrilled to introduce you to our first new gaming hardware in over 20 years. Welcome to Ataribox. Pre-orders will officially open on December […]

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Amazon's cloud unit expands in China, with new partner in Ningxia

BEIJING (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it was expanding its cloud computing business in China with a new local partner, aiming to win share in an increasingly crowded and highly regulated market.

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Bitcoin futures suggest price gains to slow down

(Reuters) — Newly launched bitcoin futures on Monday suggested that traders expect the cryptocurrency’s blistering price gains to slow in the coming months, even as it blasted above $17,000 to a fresh record high in the spot market. Chicago-based derivatives exchange Cboe Global Markets launched the futures late on Sunday, marking the first time investors […]

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Instantly Become a Huffington Post contributor Author

This post was originally written back in April of 2013, by Catherine Alford (a contributor to the site at the time) and has since been updated over the years. In the past, you could craft an article and pitch it to the editors at the Huffington Post, or even Arianna herself. Or you could submit everything via […]

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China conducts 'island encirclement' patrols near Taiwan

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s air force has conducted more “island encirclement patrols” near Taiwan, its military said on Tuesday, after a senior Chinese diplomat threatened that China would invade the self-ruled island if any U.S. warships made port visits there.

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Google Home Max Is Now Available For Purchase

Back in October, Google took the wraps off a couple of new Google Home devices, like the Google Home Mini and the Home Max. The Home Mini has since been released, but the Home Max was scheduled for a later release. The good news is that if you were holding out for the larger device, […]

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Former Facebook Executive Says Social Media Is ‘Ripping Apart’ Society

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are supposed to bring society closer, where thanks to the internet, people from all over the world can connect with each other. However according to former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya, he believes that social media is actually doing the opposite by “ripping apartâ€� society. Palihapitiya joined Facebook in […]

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Firefighters hold back massive Southern California wildfire

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighters, taking advantage of a lull in the winds, on Monday held in check a massive Southern California wildfire that has torched hundreds of buildings and charred an area larger than New York City.

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Job Listing Hints At Google Home Device With Touchscreen

Amazon’s Echo has evolved from a simple speaker to devices like the Echo Show which offers a touchscreen display for watching videos. In fact we have heard rumors that Google could be working on something similar, although this failed to make an appearance at Google’s October event in which the Home Mini and Home Max […]

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