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No winner means Mega Millions rises to record $1.6B jackpot

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If you're checking your numbers Saturday morning for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, you're not a grand-prize winner. But neither was anyone else.

The next Mega Millions jackpot will be an estimated $1.6   ... Read More

Marijuana company heads to New York Stock Exchange

rgbspace/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The New York Stock Exchange is about to get greener. Canada-based Aurora Cannabis plans to start trading on the NYSE on Oct. 23, the company announced Thursday.

The move comes in spite of the fact U.S.   ... Read More

Amazon reviews: Inside the murky world of pay-to-play

Poike/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Jeff, a home builder in Lasalle, Illinois, said he bought a battery adapter for his cordless drill on Amazon, and it worked for about an hour before it broke.

So Jeff, who asked that his last   ... Read More

Mega Millions prizes keep skyrocketing as ‘people want to see bigger jackpots’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The record $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot is the latest prize to balloon to astronomical figures -- and officials say they're giving people with dreams of winning exactly what they want.

“People wanted to see   ... Read More

A tech investor brought cell phone voting to West Virginia, igniting debate about access and security

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) -- A few hundred West Virginians are poised to cast a federal election vote on their cell phones this November. And depending on the outcome, they’ll have Bradley Tusk to thank -- or to blame.

Tusk, a   ... Read More

Nebraska’s pitch to tourists: ‘Honestly, it’s not for everyone’

Nebraska Tourism Commission(Nebraska) -- Nebraska knows the state is "not for everyone" and it's proud of that in a new ad campaign.

"We're just simply not on people's shopping list for a vacation," said John Ricks, executive director of   ... Read More

MoviePass under investigation by state of New York for misleading investors

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The New York attorney general’s office has launched an investigation into whether the parent company of MoviePass, Helios and Matheson, misled investors about their finances, a source familiar with the investigation confirmed to ABC News.

Attorney   ... Read More

Twitter releases ‘motherlode’ of data on alleged Russian, Iranian influence operations

Twitter(NEW YORK) -- Twitter has released data on more than 10 million tweets from nearly 4,000 accounts it said were linked to Russia and Iran, which paint a more nuanced portrait of the nations’ purported online influence operations.

The   ... Read More

Uber driver who allegedly groped customer charged with kidnapping, wire fraud

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An Uber driver has been charged in federal court after allegedly kidnapping a woman, groping her after she fell asleep and then charging more than $1,000 for the ride after abandoning her on the side of   ... Read More

Anheuser-Busch sending 300,000 cans of drinking water to areas ravaged by Hurricane Michael

Anheuser-Busch(MEXICO BEACH, Fla.) -- As communities in Florida and Georgia began to rebuild after Hurricane Michael, Anheuser-Busch said it would be shutting down some of its beer lines to get more than 300,000 cans of drinking water to people   ... Read More

An iPhone app that breaks down jump shots like you’re LeBron

Homecourt(NEW YORK) -- An iPhone app that uses artificial intelligence to give any basketball player a professional-level breakdown by tracking the speed, height and angles of, say, a jump shot, launched Tuesday.

HomeCourt is a shot-tracking app that was   ... Read More

Beer shortage due to climate change? Yes, it could happen

iStock/Thinkstock (IRVINE, Calif.) -- This is not a drill: As climate change worsens, there could be a beer shortage.

A study published Monday that looked at beer's growing popularity and a potential decline in barley harvests linked to climate change   ... Read More

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

Kim Kulish/Corbis via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday afternoon in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his family said. He was 65.

Allen's sister, Jody Allen, released a statement on behalf of her   ... Read More

Mega Millions and Powerball have combined jackpot of more than $1 billion

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- More than $1 billion in combined potential prize money is up for grabs between the Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries.

The jackpot for the Mega Millions has reached a new record of $667 million,   ... Read More

Melinda Gates shares the worst advice she never took

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Robin Hood(NEW YORK) -- When Melinda Gates was in high school she received a gift from her father that would change her life: an Apple III computer. The Dallas native spent hours learning to code   ... Read More

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No winner means Mega Millions rises to record $1.6B jackpot

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If you're checking your numbers Saturday morning for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, you're not a grand-prize winner. But neither was anyone else.

The next Mega Millions jackpot will be an estimated $1.6   ... Read More

Marijuana company heads to New York Stock Exchange

rgbspace/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The New York Stock Exchange is about to get greener. Canada-based Aurora Cannabis plans to start trading on the NYSE on Oct. 23, the company announced Thursday.

The move comes in spite of the fact U.S.   ... Read More

Amazon reviews: Inside the murky world of pay-to-play

Poike/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Jeff, a home builder in Lasalle, Illinois, said he bought a battery adapter for his cordless drill on Amazon, and it worked for about an hour before it broke.

So Jeff, who asked that his last   ... Read More

Mega Millions prizes keep skyrocketing as ‘people want to see bigger jackpots’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The record $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot is the latest prize to balloon to astronomical figures -- and officials say they're giving people with dreams of winning exactly what they want.

“People wanted to see   ... Read More

A tech investor brought cell phone voting to West Virginia, igniting debate about access and security

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) -- A few hundred West Virginians are poised to cast a federal election vote on their cell phones this November. And depending on the outcome, they’ll have Bradley Tusk to thank -- or to blame.

Tusk, a   ... Read More

Nebraska’s pitch to tourists: ‘Honestly, it’s not for everyone’

Nebraska Tourism Commission(Nebraska) -- Nebraska knows the state is "not for everyone" and it's proud of that in a new ad campaign.

"We're just simply not on people's shopping list for a vacation," said John Ricks, executive director of   ... Read More

MoviePass under investigation by state of New York for misleading investors

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The New York attorney general’s office has launched an investigation into whether the parent company of MoviePass, Helios and Matheson, misled investors about their finances, a source familiar with the investigation confirmed to ABC News.

Attorney   ... Read More

Twitter releases ‘motherlode’ of data on alleged Russian, Iranian influence operations

Twitter(NEW YORK) -- Twitter has released data on more than 10 million tweets from nearly 4,000 accounts it said were linked to Russia and Iran, which paint a more nuanced portrait of the nations’ purported online influence operations.

The   ... Read More

Uber driver who allegedly groped customer charged with kidnapping, wire fraud

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An Uber driver has been charged in federal court after allegedly kidnapping a woman, groping her after she fell asleep and then charging more than $1,000 for the ride after abandoning her on the side of   ... Read More

Anheuser-Busch sending 300,000 cans of drinking water to areas ravaged by Hurricane Michael

Anheuser-Busch(MEXICO BEACH, Fla.) -- As communities in Florida and Georgia began to rebuild after Hurricane Michael, Anheuser-Busch said it would be shutting down some of its beer lines to get more than 300,000 cans of drinking water to people   ... Read More

An iPhone app that breaks down jump shots like you’re LeBron

Homecourt(NEW YORK) -- An iPhone app that uses artificial intelligence to give any basketball player a professional-level breakdown by tracking the speed, height and angles of, say, a jump shot, launched Tuesday.

HomeCourt is a shot-tracking app that was   ... Read More

Beer shortage due to climate change? Yes, it could happen

iStock/Thinkstock (IRVINE, Calif.) -- This is not a drill: As climate change worsens, there could be a beer shortage.

A study published Monday that looked at beer's growing popularity and a potential decline in barley harvests linked to climate change   ... Read More

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

Kim Kulish/Corbis via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday afternoon in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his family said. He was 65.

Allen's sister, Jody Allen, released a statement on behalf of her   ... Read More

Mega Millions and Powerball have combined jackpot of more than $1 billion

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- More than $1 billion in combined potential prize money is up for grabs between the Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries.

The jackpot for the Mega Millions has reached a new record of $667 million,   ... Read More

Melinda Gates shares the worst advice she never took

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Robin Hood(NEW YORK) -- When Melinda Gates was in high school she received a gift from her father that would change her life: an Apple III computer. The Dallas native spent hours learning to code   ... Read More

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