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Francis Ford Coppola is working on a video game version of Apocalypse Now.

Apple has hired Greg Duffy, who founded Dropcam and worked at Nest.

Hugo Barra is joining Facebook to lead its VR efforts.

Nearly one-third of children drink two sugary drinks a day.

Johnson & Johnson is buying Swiss biotech company Actelion in a $30 billion deal.

After claiming voter fraud in the last election, Trump promises an investigation.

Kraft Heinz and Oprah Winfrey form a new venture to develop new food products.

EBay Inc posts big profits, helped by a tax gain.

Google has banned 200 publishers since it passed a new policy against fake news.

George Orwell’s classic novel “1984,” about a dystopian society, hits the bestseller list again.

 

Photo: U.S. television presenter Oprah Winfrey arrives for the birthday dinner party of former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela at Hyde Park in London, June 25, 2008. Reuters/Dylan Martinez