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Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 04:24 PM EST

Zuckerberg Deposes Bezos of Fifth Richest Title

Zuckerberg Deposes Bezos of Fifth Richest Title

On Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg passed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to become the fifth richest person in the world, less than a week after he claimed the position of sixth wealthiest from Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 05:13 AM EST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 04:52 PM EST

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 10:51 AM EST

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE announced Monday that it will stop making its coiled compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for the U.S. market and switch to LED lamps by the end of 2016. LED light bulbs are brighter, use less energy and...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 05:12 PM EST

Dorm Room Listing on Airbnb Lands Student in Hot Water

Dorm Room Listing on Airbnb Lands Student in Hot Water

A student at Emerson College in Boston came up with a creative way to offset the astronomical cost of an education — he listed his dorm room on the rental site Airbnb. But Emerson administrators are none...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 05:28 AM EST

Alphabet Tops Apple as World's Most Valuable Company

Alphabet Tops Apple as World's Most Valuable Company

Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies. The shift occurred in Monday's extended trading after Alphabet, Google's new parent company, released a fourth-quarter...

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