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IBM's Rometty to urge Trump to support worker retraining

IBM is planning to hire 25,000 workers in the usa and investing $1 billion in retraining and developing its workforce in the next four years. Recently he had claimed credit for preventing thousands of manufacturing jobs from going overseas and used state incentives to strike a deal with Carrier, a unit of United, to pull back its plan to shift some operations to Mexico.

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Amazon Makes First Successful Drone Delivery

The U.S. saw its first drone delivery this year when a 7-Eleven drone from the company Flirtey, delivered a chicken sandwich, coffee and donuts to a customer near Reno, Nevada. 13 min-click to delivery. "Over the past few years, we've seen a proliferation in delivery options as retailers scramble to cater to changing shopping habits".

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Rubio Has 'Serious Concerns' About Exxon CEO Tillerson's Nomination

Speaking at a press conference in Belgrade following the announcement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said " We accept this as a decision by the president-elect of the United States and, as President Putin had underlined on numerous occasions we're ready to work with any partners who are interested in developing comprehensive relations with Russia ".

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Skype Expands Live Translation To Calls To Landlines, Mobile Phones

Currently, the translator is still in beta version and users have to be part of Windows Insider Program to experience the new feature, ZDNet reported. A subscription or Skype Credit is also required in order to make outgoing calls to mobiles or landlines. That represents a sizeable chunk of the native languages spoken by the world's population.

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Nintendo's First Universal Attraction is Called Super Nintendo World

Nintendo announced past year that it planned to build themed areas at Universal Studio parks in Japan , Orlando, and Hollywood. How varied the theme parks will end up being remains to be seen, but the official accompanying art isn't exactly diversely populated with a lot of Nintendo characters, only depicting Mario and Luigi set against what appears to be the Mushroom Kingdom.

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New Skins, Game Mode & Loot Boxes

The Winter Wonderland event runs from today until January 2, so be sure to take advantage of it while you can. Maps like "Hanamura" and the infamous "King's Row" have been updated with snow and festive lights, and there is a new brawl to keep you entertained through these cold winter nights.