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Mike Snider

USA TODAY

Washington, DC, United States

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  • USA TODAY
  • Yahoo Finance
  • Enquirer
  • The News Leader
  • The Des Moines Register
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  • Rochester D and C
  • delawareonline
  • The News-Star
  • The Tennessean
  • The Greenville News
  • independentmail
  • Statesman Journal
  • The Shreveport Times
  • The Courier-Journal
  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • and more…

Recent articles by Mike:

Craigslist: There's finally a mobile app for that on iOS and Android

Online classified ad website Craigslist, founded in 1995, has finally gotten an app. Official apps landed in the Google Play and App Store this week. → Read More

Curing all disease is goal of Facebook CEO Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan's initiative

With The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan hope to eradicate illness by the end of the century. → Read More

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social network should not be 'censoring politicians'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan told CBS This Morning's Gayle King that Facebook should not ban political ads. → Read More

Thanksgiving Day dinner: Tips for cooking turkey, serving a safe, succulent holiday meal

Health officials are warning Thanksgiving cooks to take care in prepping and cooking the holiday turkey, one year after a massive salmonella scare. → Read More

Black Friday: What streaming video device is best for you and can you get a deal?

Whether new to streaming or looking to upgrade your player, Black Friday is a good time to shop for devices from Roku, Amazon, Apple or Google. → Read More

Black Friday streaming music deals: Amazon Music, Tidal for 99 cents, and SiriusXM for $1

Black Friday brings deals for streaming music services include bargains on Tidal, Spotify, Amazon Music, SiriusXM and other subscription services. → Read More

Charles Schwab reportedly seeking to buy TD Ameritrade in $26 billion deal

Charles Schwab is reportedly offering $26 billion for TD Ameritrade -- a deal that would combine two of the nation's largest discount brokers. → Read More

Charles Schwab reportedly seeking to buy TD Ameritrade in $26 billion deal

Charles Schwab is reportedly offering $26 billion for TD Ameritrade -- a deal that would combine two of the nation's largest discount brokers. → Read More

Video games' big night gets its nominee list for The Game Awards

The Oscars for video games, the Game Awards, announced its nominees for the top video games of 2019. "Death Stranding," got the most nominations. → Read More

Vegan sues Burger King because Impossible Whopper is cooked on same grill as beef burgers

A vegan is suing Burger King, charging it is deceptive because the fast food restaurant chain grills its plant-based burgers with beef burgers. → Read More

Google Stadia video game streaming service goes live Tuesday with 22 games

Google's Stadia cloud service ($129.99, controller, Chromecast Ultra, 3-month subscription) lets you play video games online without a game console. → Read More

Jack Daniel's gives holiday calendar game a shot in the US

Beer and wine advent calendars are a thing. Now there's Jack Daniel's Holiday Calendar ($79.99) with small bottles of six whiskeys, plus shot glasses. → Read More

'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order,' a video game force awakens. What you need to know

The new video game 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' is out Friday, which lets players take the role of a Jedi trying to rebuild the Jedi order. → Read More

Hulu will raise Live TV streaming plan price $10 to $54.99 on Dec. 18

Streaming service Hulu is increasing the monthly subscription fee for its live TV offering by $10 to $54.99. → Read More

Disney+ says it has surpassed 10 million signups for new streaming service in first day

Disney said it had hit the 10 million mark in signups already for Disney+, as consumers look for ways to get the service for free -- and complain. → Read More

Frozen for the wrong reasons: Disney+ launch is off to a bumpy start

The launch of the Disney+ streaming video service is frustrating fans unable to access Star Wars, Pixar and Marvel movies or Disney classics. → Read More

Disney+ has its classics, plus Marvel and 'Star Wars,' but no R-rated films, little bingeing

The biggest streaming service yet to take on Netflix, with 8,000 episodes of older fare, new stuff and much of the Disney library. But not all. → Read More

Disney+ launches Tuesday: Here's everything you need to know about new streaming service

Disney elevates the streaming video wars with its own $6.99 monthly service, Disney+, which has Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars films. → Read More

Will 'Death Stranding,' a mysterious game about building connections, connect with gamers?

The long-awaited video game from 'Metal Gear' designer Hideo Kojima is available Friday. Critics have had mixed reviews, from brilliant to boring. → Read More

China adopts online video game curfew for minors to thwart addiction

China's online video gaming curfew means companies cannot let minors play between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. -- a move to thwart addiction and improve health. → Read More