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November 2018 Current Events: Science & Technology News

Updated November 6, 2018 | Infoplease Staff

World News | US News | Disaster News

The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world news events you need to know so far for November 2018:

  1. Apple No Longer Worth $1 Trillion
  2. Amazon to Split Headquarters
  3. Follow-Up to Vine Announced
  4. Amazon Chooses HQ2 Areas
  5. GameStop to Sell Spring Mobile
  6. 500 Million Affected by Marriott Hack

Apple No Longer Worth $1 Trillion

Apple

On November 2, it was announced that Apple lost its $1 trillion status after iPhone sales fell more than expected during the holiday season. The company is no longer releasing those figures. (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews

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Amazon to Split Headquarters

Amazon

On November 5, Amazon announced that it is planning to split its headquarters evenly between two cities. (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File

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Follow-Up to Vine Announced

New Vine

On November 9, the creator of Vine announced that he would launch a similar app called Byte in the Spring. (BBC)

Photo Source: 123RF/rvlsoft

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Amazon Chooses HQ2 Areas

Amazon HQ2

On November 15, Amazon announced Washington D.C. and New York City areas as the new places for HQ2. (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

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GameStop to Sell Spring Mobile

GameStop

On November 21, GameStop announced that it will sell Spring Mobile for $700 million. The money is to go towards helping the chain reduce debt and restore video games. (Reuters)

Photo Source: Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP

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500 Million Affected by Marriott Hack

Marriott Hotel

On November 30, it was reported that 500 million Marriott customers? information was compromised by a data breach. An investigation revealed that an individual has has access to the data since 2014. Those affected will be notified. (BBC)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File

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