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To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons

When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area. Innovations

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The latest YouTube craze? Videos that show you what it’s like to live in prison.

Prison channels on YouTube have more than 2.1 million subscribers and about 342 million page views. Innovations

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Only 80 days until Christmas: Can a strong holiday season bolster a wavering economy?

The holiday shopping season may strengthen the fortunes of retailers. Since Christmas is only 80 days away, it will not take long to find out. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Bird adds new vehicle to its fleet: a two-seater electric bicycle with an LCD screen.

Bird, which operates in more than 100 cities around the globe, plans to add a seated electric vehicle that can accommodate up to two adults to its fleet. Innovations

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Haley & Michaels: 5 things to know about the country music duo performing on ‘Monday Night Football’

Before country music duo Haley & Michaels were gracing the stage of “Monday Night Football” in front of 60,000 screaming fans and even more tuning in at home, they were Shannon Haley and Ryan Michaels – two musicians who had grown up just three miles apart in Northern California, but had never met until crossing paths living in Nashville. Fox ...

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Fall’s here, and so is the struggle to control your heating bill. Here’s how you can try.

When fall arrives, so does the need to dial up the heat in much of the U.S. But here are simple tips for lowering those heating bills. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Amazon’s one-day delivery service depends on the work of thousands of robots

This week, Amazon unveiled a new warehouse robot named Pegasus. The suitcase-sized robot is used to sort packages at dozens of the company’s sprawling distribution centers. Innovations

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Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer

This week Uber announced plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in high-density urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that are seeking to make make unmanned commercial deliveries using the same technology. Innovations

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