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Donald Trump Wins 2016 Presidential Election, Shocks the World

November 9, 2016 8:22 am  | Comments: 3 | Views: 8052
It’s official: Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States of America. Against all odds, polls, and projections, the GOP candidate beat out Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton Tuesday night in a stunning upset, effectively ending one of the most contentious and unpredictable presidential elections in modern political history.

Mall of America Will be Closed This Thanksgiving Day

October 7, 2016 12:37 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4955
Mall of America, the biggest shopping mall in the U.S., announced this week that they will close for Thanksgiving Day—a bold move that disrupts the increasingly early Black Friday shopping trend of recent years. Located in Bloomington, Minnesota, Mall of America has been open for business on the Thanksgiving holiday for the past four years, following the… View Article

Another NSA Government Contractor Arrested for Stealing Secret Intelligence

October 6, 2016 1:09 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 7485
In August the FBI secretly arrested a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who allegedly stole top secret intelligent information — including highly sensitive computer code the agency has been using to breach the security networks of foreign governments. The arrest, which was reported Wednesday in the New York Times, revealed the accused contractor — Harold Thomas Martin… View Article

Yahoo Confirms Massive Leak Of 500 Million User Accounts

September 22, 2016 3:45 pm  | Comments: 3 | Views: 10355
On Thursday afternoon, Yahoo officially confirmed data “associated with at least 500 million user accounts” have been stolen in what may be one of the largest cybersecurity breaches in history. In the statement, the recently-sold internet giant said it believes a “state-sponsored actor” — an individual acting on behalf of a government —  was behind the… View Article

Apple Continues to Expand into Digital Health Tracking with Gliimpse Acquisition

August 28, 2016 5:00 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4721
Apple’s ambitions in the digital health technology sector continue to expand with its latest acquisition of Gliimpse, a startup that aims to make it easier for patients to manage their personal health records and data. Although Apple frequently purchases smaller companies, they rarely formally announce their acquisitions. However, the tech giant did confirm the Gliimpse purchase… View Article

Macy’s Plans to Close 100 Stores by 2017

August 12, 2016 6:34 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2833
On Thursday, department store giant Macy’s announced it plans to close 100 stores by early next year, following six consecutive quarters of declining sales. Representing about 15% of all Macy’s department stores, the iconic retailer did not disclose which store locations would close, but said most of them will be shut down in early 2017…. View Article