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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Facing critics, Facebook wants feeds to be more ‘meaningful’

Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more “meaningful” in a move that could hurt publishers and news organizations that rely on it to spread their content.

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

Fourteen states stretching from Kansas to Delaware, including all of the Deep South, are joining to promote the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which will highlight about 130 sites linked to the modern civil rights movement. T

Cybersecurity firm: US Senate in Russian hackers’ crosshairs

The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said

Redesigned Chevy Silverado pickup loses weight, gains size

GM says its new truck is up to 450 pounds lighter than the current model.

Walmart boosts starting pay, closing dozens of Sam’s Clubs

After many bonuses are given by other companies amid rising an e-commerce shopping, Walmart increases wages without the federal government increasing the minimum wage.

Outage prompts effort to hike Atlanta airport’s backup power

Atlanta airport officials are looking to boost its backup power in the wake of the power outage that crippled the world’s busiest airport last month.

Local governments won’t say what they’re offering Amazon

State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best choice for Amazon’s second headquarters.

Diet Coke gets new look, new flavors amid sinking sales

 Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda’s slumping sales.

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds...

Malaysia’s government said Wednesday it will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months, in a renewed bid to solve the plane’s disappearance nearly four years ago.

ESPN reaches 28.4 million with football championship

It was second only to the Ohio State-Oregon championship game in 2015 as the most-watched telecast ever on cable television, the company said.
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