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Amazon to build facility on Ohio site that was 'world's biggest mall'

America’s top retailers in trouble It’s a sign of the times. Online retail powerhouse Amazon(AMZN, Tech30) is constructing a shipping center on the site of an Ohio shopping complex that briefly boasted the title of “the world’s largest mall.” The North Randall, Ohio mayor said he expects the facility to create 2,000 jobs in the area. “Amazon employees at the more than 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship smaller customer items such as electronics, toys and books,” the company said in a press release Friday. The Port of ...

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Google’s 5 Biggest Android Missteps

Google has taken Android from a small startup to the largest mobile computing platform in the world. You can’t do that solely on luck, but that doesn’t mean Google hasn’t made some mistakes. Some have pointed to one issue or another as evidence of Android’s inadequacy. Still, things have worked out, even with a few big errors on Google’s part. So, let’s talk about all those times Google facepalmed with Android, and what it did to fix it. Google Now on Tap Google announced a new element to search on ...

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Elon Musk promises world's biggest lithium ion battery to Australia

Inside Tesla’s enormous battery factory Elon Musk is following through on his promise to solve an energy crisis in Australia. His electric car company, Tesla(TSLA), has teamed up with a French renewable energy firm and an Australian state government to install the world’s largest lithium ion battery. Paired up with a wind farm in the state of South Australia, the battery will be three times more powerful than the next biggest in the world, Musk said at a news conference in the city of Adelaide on Friday. “If South Australia’s ...

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Zach Lowe: Biggest questions in another wild NBA offseason

9:30 AM ET The NBA has been spinning out of control since the Finals, and we’ve only now reached the main event: the kickoff of what should be a wild free agency period, even with a flattened cap that squeezed available room around the league. The NBA knew the cap would skyrocket thanks to its mammoth new national TV deal. Teams at first expected multiple spikes: a huge one last summer, as Kevin Durant hit free agency, and at least one more big jump this summer. Teams splurged a year ...

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How safe are America's biggest banks?

Yellen: U.S. banks are lending and globally competitive The nation’s biggestbanks are set to get the results of their annualfinancial health checkup. On Thursday, the Federal Reserve will release the results of round one of its “stress tests,” which determine whether banks are financially strong enough to weather a severe recession. The more closely watched day by investors will come next Wednesday, when the Fed tells banks whether they showed good enough judgment this year to buy back stock or pay dividends to shareholders. Regulators are sizing up 34 institutions,including ...

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The biggest names in tech head to the White House

Is President Trump ready to mend fences with Silicon Valley? The White House is hosting a summit Monday with top talent in technology. It’s the first meeting of the American Technology Council, which was created by an executive order Trump signed last month. The group will talk about reforming the H-1B visa program, which Trump has criticized and says is abused by tech firms that use it to import cheap labor. Also on the council’s agenda: modernizing the government’s technology infrastructure and keeping its computers safe from cyber attacks. Related: ...

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E3 2017: 12 Biggest Surprises Of The Show

E3 2017’s surprises were as diverse as the games and genres that we already knew about. From remakes to brand new properties, there were more than enough interest-piquing reveals. Even established properties like Skyrim and Monster Hunter had surprises worthy of the oohs and ahhs they received. Here are the top 12 unexpected announcements. For a deep for a deeper dive at what was announced at this year’s show, take a look at all the news and announcements from each press conference. You can also check out our lists of ...

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Biggest PS4 Games Of E3 2017

This year’s E3 holds the promise of exciting new PS4 games. While we’re still uncertain what publishers and developers will showcase at E3 2017, we’ve compiled the biggest PS4 games that we anticipate to be at the show. Click ahead for a look at what to expect. E3 2017 runs June 13-15 with briefings from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, and Ubisoft planned for the days before the show kicks off. You can find a full schedule in our feature on the publisher press conferences times. Let’s block ads! ...

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The biggest surprise for the 2017 Cubs? A struggling rotation

1:25 AM ET LOS ANGELES — What’s the biggest Memorial Day surprise besides the Chicago Cubs‘ 25-24 record? It has to be their starting staff, which ranks ninth in ERA (4.50) in the National League after a six-run outing by their ace, Jon Lester, on Sunday and a total of 15 runs given up in 14⅓ innings by the team’s three starters in a weekend sweep by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Lester said it simply — and best — after a 9-4 loss on Sunday. “When you’re able to get ...

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'SNL' just had its biggest season in 23 years. Now what?

Making ‘SNL’ great again “Saturday Night Live” seized on a turbulent presidential campaign and an even more tumultuous presidency to bring about what is now their most-viewed season in 23 years. It was a season marked by sketches that made its audience laugh and the new President angry, thanks in part to spot on impersonations from Alec Baldwin and Melissa McCarthy. Now, after one of its most successful seasons, the question that remains is, how will “SNL” top itself next season? Baldwin’s mockery of Donald Trump and McCarthy’s take on ...

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