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MasterCard gets rid of signing credit card receipts

[ad_1] MasterCard is done with antiquated signatures.Image: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2017-10-21 00:42:55 UTC “Can I get you to sign on the bottom?” “Your signature, please?” “Sign here.” Those prompts that you’ve heard forever after shopping, eating out, and spending money are coming to an end. MasterCard is doing away with signatures on purchases […]

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Bill Gates hopes $1.7 billion investment will improve public schools

[ad_1] Bill Gates keeps giving to public schools.Image: Yana Paskova/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2017-10-20 21:24:00 UTC Billionaire Bill Gates is investing big time in public education. At the Council of the Great City Schools conference in Cleveland Thursday, Gates announced a hefty $1.7 billion investment from his foundation. Midway through his keynote address (the video […]

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CNN allowed to fly drones over crowds

[ad_1] Look out for drones.Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2017-10-18 22:20:04 UTC CNN will soon be the flying news network.  The company announced Wednesday that it had received a waiver form the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone over crowds of people. The Part 107 waiver the company was granted means […]

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‘Peanuts’ creator Charles Schulz’s house burns down in California fires

[ad_1] Charles Schulz’s widow Jeannie Schulz made it out of her home before it burned in the California wildfires.Image: PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2017-10-13 23:19:46 UTC Bad news for Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Patty, and Linus fans: the house of Peanuts comic strip creator Charles Schulz was destroyed in the wildfires raging through Northern California. […]

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747 SuperTanker takes on California wildfires

[ad_1] A firefighting aircraft helped tackle the massive fires burning Northern California’s wine country.  Earlier this week, the 747 SuperTanker dropped fire retardant on the deadly flames north of San Francisco. The craft can hold up to about 20,000 gallons of water or retardant. The large, modified Boeing plane operated by Global SuperTanker Services made […]

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The heartwarming signs giving hope to those devastated by California’s fires

[ad_1] Despite overwhelming loss in the Northern California wildfires, people are still putting out messages and symbols of hope.Image: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2017-10-11 21:49:06 UTC It’s the little things that can mean the most.  Whether it’s a sign thanking first responders or a reminder to treat each other kindly, posters going up throughout […]