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Bitcoin is having a bumpy rollout as an official currency in El Salvador
Scenes from day one of the cryptocurrency in the country—plus a brief refresher on what bitcoin is.
Amazon killed retail stores just to open up its own
E-commerce giant Amazon might be building new in-person stores in Ohio and California.
Could Apple build a search engine that competes with Google?
The tech giant is poised to launch its rival engine soon.
State and federal officials want to break up Facebook. What does that mean for you?
Don’t expect any massive changes to your regular social networks any time soon—or maybe at all.
Amazon’s futuristic electric delivery vans will hit the road in 2021
The company plans to deploy 100,000 of the vehicles by 2030.
No, you don’t need to hoard toilet paper to prep for a pandemic
Hoarding causes shortages that wouldn’t otherwise exist. But the impulse may be part of our biology and psychology.
Ebikes might soon speed past electric cars in sales
Analysts predict there will be hundreds of millions of ebikes on the road by 2023.
Plastics are hurting the planet in another unexpected way
Production of the stuff is on pace to become more damaging than 600 coal-fired power plants.
Rainy days make everything worse—even restaurant reviews
Cloudy with a chance of lousy meatballs
High-tide floods are becoming more common, and it’s costing businesses
Stores can't operate with inches of water inside them, but climate change is making these sunny day floods far more frequent.