Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter again, says it's 'doing great damage' to retailers

For the second time in a little over a month, President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to attack Amazon over taxes.

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Electronics store RadioShack files for bankruptcy for second time in 2 years

Troubled electronics retailer RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in just over two years.

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Airbus intends to test flying car before the end of the year, CEO says

Airbus Group, the world’s second largest aircraft manufacturer is serious about flying cars and will test a prototype in 2017, says its CEO. The urban air mobility division is studying concepts for flying carshare services.

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Formula E readies for season 3 with striking new look

Formula E—the world’s first fully electric racing series—recently wrapped its second season with a close championship fight in London.

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Musk Plots Out Tesla's Next 10 Years


Elon Musk on Wednesday introduced a second master plan for Tesla, a follow-up to the vision he shared 10 years ago. The original master plan is now in the final stages of execution, he said. The refresh sketches out a multiyear, four-pronged strategy that is about more than vehicles. Musk also plans to advance an integrated solar-roof-with-battery product, create a ride-sharing program, and further develop the Tesla autopilot technology. Investors seemed unimpressed — Tesla stock fell Thursday following the announcement.

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Google Transparency Report Shows Government Data Demands Rising


The number of government requests to Google for citizens’ personal data rose in the second half of 2015, according to the company’s latest Transparency Report, released Monday. The number has been trending upward for the past few years as the number of people connected to the Internet has increased. The growth also coincides with government efforts worldwide to increase surveillance over their citizens and almost-daily reports of terrorist attacks. The FBI has been fighting to expand its powers of surveillance in the U.S.

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Yahoo Posts Weak Earnings as Assets Sale Waiting Game Drags On


Yahoo on Monday reported second quarter earnings that fell just short of Wall Street estimates but left investors and analysts waiting to hear about progress in finding a strategic investment partner. Negotiations over the potential sale of the company’s core assets are under way. The company reported earnings from operations of $39 million, or 9 cents a share in the second quarter, compared with earnings of $108 million or 16 cents in the year-ago quarter. The company reported a net loss of $440 million, or 46 cents a share, compared with $22 million, or two cents in the year-ago quarter.

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Amazon's Big Day: All for Prime, Prime for All


Amazon on Tuesday launched its second annual Prime Day promotion, offering tens of thousands of deeply discounted lightning deals for top customers and ratcheting up the e-commerce competition. Walmart and others struck back in an aggressive effort to hold onto their key customers. Prime Day had a slightly bumpy start, with Some customers reported having problems checking out purchases. Amazon tweeted acknowledgment of the issue and said that it was working to resolve it quickly.

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Brexit: Investigators probe online petition for second EU referendum, remove 77,000 fake signatures

An inquiry has been launched into an online petition calling for a second U.K. referendum on European Union membership, with investigators removing 77,000 fake signatures Sunday.

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Microsoft releases unofficial service pack for Windows 7

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Microsoft has released a new “convenience rollup” for Windows 7 that’s effectively a second service pack for the venerable OS. It should make updating and building systems much simpler for existing Windows 7 customers — and it doesn’t include any of the updates meant to push Windows 10 on to consumer PCs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/228779-microsoft-releases-unofficial-service-pack-for-windows-7

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