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Rural America needs partners, not pity

GUEST: I’ve recently been traveling throughout the rural parts of the U.S. — from western Nebraska to Alaska, and about everywhere in between. The visits have been a mix of visiting BCom Solutions customers, speaking engagements at various institutions, and a personal interest in learning from various rural communities about what makes their town “good” and […]

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Wal-Mart tests direct-to-fridge; Amazon ups restaurant game

(Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a service to stock groceries directly to customers’ refrigerators as it seeks to take on e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

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GamesBeat weekly roundup: Bethesda’s Switch love, and Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is corny fun

Hello, and welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup. This time, we made a case for Sega’s Panzer Dragoon Saga to return on PC, we tried PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on the Xbox One, and Jump introduces itself as the Netflix for indie games. Enjoy, and have a great weekend! Pieces of flair and opinion The DeanBeat: Having […]

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Red Dead Redemption 2 news is coming from Rockstar on September 28

Rockstar Games revealed on twitter that Red Dead Redemption 2 news is coming September 28 at 8 a.m. Pacific. Normally, an announcement about an announcement is pretty boring, but Rockstar is one of the biggest developers in the world. And Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the most anticipated games of 2018. The developer originally […]

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'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license

LONDON (Reuters) – London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world’s wealthiest cities.

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ECB's Constancio compares Bitcoin to Dutch tulip mania

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Bitcoin is not a currency but a mere instrument of speculation, the vice president of the European Central Bank said on Friday, comparing the digital currency to tulip bulbs during the 17th century trading bubble in the Netherlands.

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James Peng, blockchain marketing, and swiping left on ad fraud – VB Engage

In the news this week, Travis and Stewart reveal a new round of funding for an AI customer service solution and get into why retail needs VR to survive and how blockchain technology is coming to marketing. They then interview fraud expert James Peng of Match, the company that runs some of the most recognizable […]

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Sprint and T-Mobile reach ‘major breakthrough’ in merger talks

(Reuters) — T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers. The transaction would significantly consolidate the U.S. telecommunications market and represent the first […]

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The DeanBeat: Having a great time in Destiny 2

Like millions of other people, I’ve been playing Destiny 2, the sci-fi shooter from Bungie and Activision that debuted on September 6. I’ve been proceeding at a slow pace, but I’m enjoying myself a lot more than I thought I would when I first picked it up. This is an important game for Activision, which […]

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Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms – sources

(Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers.

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