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J.J. Watt cautions against a rush to meet a set reporting date

As the NFL and NFL Players Association work out the various things that need to be worked out in advance of one of the strangest football seasons ever, there’s one

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Smartphone device for making health care portable and affordable

Health care resources in low- and middle-income countries are often concentrated in urban areas, which puts medical treatment out of reach for millions of impoverished individuals who live in distant

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Google can ward off EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal with data pledge

Google may be able to stave off a full-scale EU antitrust investigation into its planned $2.1 billion bid for Fitbit (FIT.N) by pledging not to use Fitbit’s health data to

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Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games

Sony is investing $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games, giving the Japanese company a minority stake in Epic. Sony told CNN Business Thursday that it will now have a

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Woman’s ‘genius’ hack shows how you can use a tampon to save your house plants

I’m terrible at looking after plants. There, I said it. It doesn’t seem to matter what I do, one way or another they just always end up dead. Do I

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Cam Newton meets up with N’Keal Harry for workout

Cam Newton is continuing the process of developing relationships with his new Patriots teammates this week. Newton met up with wide receiver Mohamed Sanu in Los Angeles last week so

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New database aims to make Alzheimer’s diagnosis easier and earlier

Do you get nervous when you can’t think of a word? Chances are it’s a momentary lapse, but problems with language are one of the symptoms that can indicate a

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Oil falls $1/bbl as resurgent pandemic prompts worries about U.S. demand

Oil prices fell about $1 a barrel on Thursday as investors worried that renewed lockdowns to contain the spread of coronavirus in the United States would again sink fuel consumption.

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Twitter could launch a subscription option

Twitter may be working on a paid product and investors seem thrilled about it. Shares of Twitter (TWTR) rose 8% Wednesday afternoon following a job posting that said the company

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Man discovers use for crackers’ jagged edges – and it’s blowing people’s minds

Cheese and crackers are the perfect after-dinner (or literally any other time) snack we always manage to find room for. But it turns out we may have all been missing

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