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Now you can ask Alexa to pay your Capital One credit card bill

Enable Capital One's new Alexa skill, and you'll be able to ask Amazon's virtual assistant to check your balance or tell you your next due date -- just be sure to use your "inside voice."

By March 11, 2016

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Venture capital firm pays the price for 'free' labor

The US Labor Department concludes that Fenox Venture Capital illegally labeled 56 employees as interns. Now, the firm must pay them for three years of unpaid work.

By February 23, 2016

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Stephen Hawking says we should be more frightened of capitalism than robots

In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, the physicist expresses more concern about economic inequality than about artificial intelligence.

By October 8, 2015

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Venture capital firm plans $10M virtual-reality funding blitz

Rothenberg Ventures will provide funding to startups developing virtual reality and other next-generation technologies.

By September 17, 2015

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Xiaomi building phones in India to capitalize on growing market

The budget-friendly Redmi 2 Prime is the Chinese company's first mobile phone made in India, its largest market outside of China.

By August 10, 2015

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Boom box art exhibition ghetto-blasts Brooklyn Museum

The Audiophiliac scoots over to the Brooklyn Museum to get an earful of Tom Sachs' outrageous boom boxes.

By April 30, 2016

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Startups seek slam dunk in front of Sacramento Kings fans

The Kings and a local venture capital firm are sponsoring a contest in which fans will decide which startup should be backed.

By March 8, 2016

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Apple boosts capital return program to $200 billion

The company gives shareholders even more to be happy about with a dividend increase and new funds to buy back shares.

By April 27, 2015

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Silicon Valley VCs still clueless when it comes to women

Commentary: Mike Moritz, one of the most influential venture capitalists in tech, suggests that it's women's fault they can't get ahead. He says there's a pipeline problem. I've got an easy fix.

By December 7, 2015

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Smart guns: One answer to the mass-shooting epidemic?

Technology could offer a solution to the raging debate over gun control.

By December 4, 2015