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(CNN) – Social media giant Instagram announced Wednesday that there are now more than 300 million users posting random images about their life, their loved ones, and their lunch on the mobile site.
The company said users post at least 70 million photos and videos a day.
Exactly two years ago, College Humor had a little fun making fun of pointless pictures on Instagram, while also making Nickleback tolerable for two minutes.
With this new milestone, Instagram now bypasses the 284 million users on Twitter.
The company is also borrowing a feature from Twitter. In the next few days, Instagram will launch verified accounts, separating real celebrity and brand pages from the fake ones.
(CNN) – As protests flare around the nation, police departments are outfitting their officers with the latest technology – a windfall for the companies making the cameras.
CNN's Cristina Alesci reports.
New York (CNNMoney) – The future of Amazon has arrived, and it's not a drone.
The online mega-retailer on Monday unveiled its next-generation fulfillment centers, complete with gigantic robotic arms and machines to help prepare customer orders.
Back-end improvements may never be seen by customers, but will reduce the time between when an order is placed and when it arrives on a doorstep, Amazon said. It may also help prevent the kind of fiasco Amazon suffered last year when many orders weren't delivered in time for Christmas.
(CNN) – Japanese made Takata airbags have been linked to 5 deaths. The potentially deadly airbags are in millions of cars, some have been recalled, some are still on the road.
For nearly three hours Thursday, senators grilled a Takata executive, auto executives from Honda and Chrysler, and the federal safety regulator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
CNN's René Marsh reports.