Unriddled: Amazon's HQ2 Multitudes, Social Media's Shrinking Growth, and More Tech News You Need


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Unriddled: The Tech News You Need

1. Amazon Is Rumored to Split Its Second HQ Between Two Cities

Several months after announcing its "narrowed" list of 20 contenders for its HQ2 location, rumors are swirling that Amazon will actually split its second headquarters between two cities.

The two likely winners are Crystal City, Virginia (a neighborhood within the Washington D.C. suburb of Arlington) and Long Island City, a neighborhood within the Queens borough of New York.

According to The New York Times, about 50,000 employees will be split between these two cities, should they be the final cities selected -- and where "Amazon already has more employees ... than anywhere else outside of Seattle, its home base, and the Bay Area." Read full story >>

2. Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat Aren't Adding New U.S. Users

According to a new report from Recode, three of the largest-known social networks -- Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat -- have stopped growing in the U.S.

That's bad news for all

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