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US stocks close slightly lower; Amazon to acquire Whole Foods

Approval of the sale is expected by the second half of 2017. The deal shows Amazon's interest in moving into the business of operating traditional brick-and-mortar stores, even as many retailers that have been crippled by Amazon's growth have announced a series of store closings.


Bill Cosby Jury Deadlocked In Rape Trial, Judge Says

Bill Cosby Jury Deadlocked In Rape Trial, Judge Says "Try Again"

Wyatt had said the deadlock showed that jurors doubted Constand's story . He did not testify during the trial, but Constand did, speaking publicly about the alleged incident for the first time as she stepped up to the witness stand last week (ends09Jun17).


Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in deal valued at $13.7 billion

Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in deal valued at $13.7 billion

Founded in 1978, Whole Foods has seen its sales slump and in February said it no longer saw the potential for expanding its flagship chain to 1,200 locations, up from about 460 in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom . A local expert says the $13.7 billion deal is strategic and will undoubtedly change the industry. Will my neighborhood Whole Foods disappear? For instance, Amazon has used its position as the shopper-consideration starting point to elevate its private ...


Xbox Game Pass will get 'at least' 5 new games each month

Xbox Game Pass will get 'at least' 5 new games each month

Ceccarelli revealed the news in a chat with Xbox Live's Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb [via VideoGamer ], during one of the Xbox Daily Streams during E3 (embedded below), stating that "on the first of every month, you're going to see at least five new games enter the Game Pass catalogue".



Microsoft unveils new gaming system as Xbox One X

Head of Xbox Software Engineering Kareem Choudhry examined the new framework toward the begin of the Xbox question and answer session. Accessory manufacturer Hyperkin will be bringing back the original Xbox controller for the Xbox One , Xbox One S and Xbox One X .


Apple's Latest iOS Update says goodbye to iPhone 5 and 5C

Apple's Latest iOS Update says goodbye to iPhone 5 and 5C

Apple is due to release new iPhones later this year, one of which may be an update to the four-inch SE. The App Store editors will also be doing more feature content with a handful of regular series that will appear on the store, including: Meet the Developer, Behind the Scenes, Making a Difference, What's on My iPhone , Apps I love, and Love Letter.