This week's top stories, from Feb. 4-10, include all the winter weather coverage as Arizona was poured on for days. We're also looking back at the report of an "alligator" in a Mesa lake and why it was placed there.
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Free your photos from your phone and enjoy a running slideshow of all those precious memories.
Today, KKR added to that growing total when it announced it was going to acquire Broadcom’s end user computing business for $4 billion. You may recall that Broadcom spent $61 billion to buy VMware last year and has been looking to recoup some of the high price tag ever since. The deal was originally announced in May 2022, and it took until November 2023 to clear all the regulatory hurdles and close the deal.
Paris-based AI startup Mistral AI is gradually building an alternative to OpenAI and Anthropic as its latest announcement shows. The company is launching a new flagship large language model called Mistral Large. In addition to Mistral Large, the startup is also launching its own alternative to ChatGPT with a new service called Le Chat.
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What are the benefits and possible risks of getting a baseline mammogram at age 40? Here's what experts say.
Xiaomi is having a good MWC. After popping in to check out Xiaomi’s newish robot dog earlier today, we returned to the space this afternoon to get a closer look at the electric vehicle it announced at CES back in January. Also, unlike others, the SU7 "full-size high-performance eco-technology sedan" has a rough release timeframe, with plans to arrive in China at some point next year.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and majority owner of Paytm Payments Bank, has stepped down from the board of the troubled unit days after the Indian regulator signalled continuity at the financial firm Paytm. Paytm Payments Bank said Monday it was reconstituting the board of directors at the Paytm Payments Bank, an associate of Paytm, with the appointment of four executives -- ex-Central Bank of India Chairman Srinivasan Sridhar, retired IAS officer Shri Debendranath Sarangi, former executive director of Bank of Baroda Shri Ashok Kumar Garg, and Retd.
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The Supreme Court’s landmark social media cases, Lionel Messi’s last-minute goal and ‘The Voice’ Season 25 premiere
The stories you need to start your day: The Supreme Court’s big social media cases, Messi’s late goal and more in today’s edition of The Yodel newsletter
AMD will start selling the Radeon RX 7900 GRE (Golden Rabbit Edition) graphics card in the US, offering users a detuned version of its 7900 XT flagship for $549.
When it was first unveiled in the summer of 2021, Xiaomi’s CyberDog designed was best described as a more nightmarish version of Boston Dynamics’ Spot. Announced this past summer, CyberDog 2 looks a bit more friendly than its predecessor. The robot dog is still no Sony Aibo.
LoanDepot says about 17 million customers had personal data and Social Security numbers stolen during cyberattack
Almost 17 million LoanDepot customers had sensitive personal information, including Social Security numbers, stolen in a January ransomware attack, the company has confirmed. The loan and mortgage giant company said in a data breach notice filed with Maine's attorney general's office that the stolen LoanDepot customer data includes names, dates of birth, email and postal addresses, financial account numbers, and phone numbers. The stolen data also includes Social Security numbers, which LoanDepot collected from customers.
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In today's edition: MLB's uniform fiasco, the NFL's huge salary cap increase, the return of a cult hero, Baker's Dozen, and more.
The biggest news stories this morning: Intuitive Machines’ Odysseus lander tipped over at touchdown, but it’s still kicking, Some Apple Vision Pro units reportedly developed a similar hairline crack on the front glass, The first phone reveal at MWC 2024 is this official Barbie Flip Phone.
Interview Kickstart, a profitable startup helping tech professionals acquire career-advancing skills, has raised $10 million in its maiden funding from Blume Ventures, the companies said on Monday. The San Francisco-based startup, founded in 2014, assists engineers learn from employees of top tech companies or their alumni.
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With stocks hovering near record highs after an earnings-driven rally, a fresh reading on inflation will bring the Federal Reserve's interest rate path back into focus.
As part of its MWC announcements, Google said it's bringing Google Wallet passes to Wear OS. It means you'll finally have easy access to boarding passes, event tickets and more on your Android watch.
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The Lakers shot just eight free throw attempts in Sunday’s loss to the Suns, which matches a season low.
Google announced a new annotation feature for Google Docs at MWC that will allow Android users to make handwritten notes using a finger or stylus.
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Baseball's pants controversy, Bellinger sticks with Cubs & spring training visits to the Dodgers, Orioles, Phillies, Yankees & more
After three weeks off since their last podcast, Jake Mintz & Jordan Shusterman are back with the latest episode of Baseball Bar-B-Cast, now on the Yahoo Sports network. So many exciting baseball things have happened in the last few weeks as spring training gets off the ground, and of course we have nowhere else to start but the pants.
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Nuggets ride pair of 14-0 runs to rally past Warriors behind another monster Nikola Jokić triple-double
The Nuggets weathered a 23-point first half from Klay Thompson then rallied for a runaway win.
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Daniel Suarez's incredible three-wide win at Atlanta got NASCAR the highlight it sought when the track was remodeled in 2022
Suarez beat Ryan Blaney and Kyle Busch to the finish line in the third-closest finish in NASCAR history.