Amazon drops NYC plans, certain iPhones return to Germany
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Amazon drops NYC plans, certain iPhones return to Germany

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This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Amazon announced it is not going to build a new headquarters in Long Island City, New York. The company spent a year searching for a second headquarters dubbed HQ2. It had selected two campuses, one in Long Island City, New York, the other in Arlington, Virginia. Amazon ran into opposition to its New York plans by a number of elected officials. Amazon will continue its Virginia plan, and said it does not intend to reopen a search or another location at this time. Apple will be selling older iPhone models in Germany again. Some models of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 were the subject of a patent dispute. Dispute between Apple and Qualcomm. Qualcomm said certain iPhones infringed on its patents. A court agreed with Qualcomm, which led Apple to pull the phones last year. The models being sold in Germany comply with the court ruling. It's time to say goodbye to NASA's Opportunity Rover. NASA attempted to contact Opportunity over 800 times. To no avail. Originally, Opportunity's mission was to explore Mars for just 90 days. The rover survived for approximately 5,515 Earth days, or around 15 years. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNET.com. [MUSIC]

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