Cheddar afternoon business update 9/11: Whole Foods, Twitter & SpaceX

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Top afternoon business and technology headlines for Sept. 11, 2017.

  • Amazon reports that Whole Foods’ customer traffic is up 25 percent since the takeover.
  • Twitter is reportedly testing ways to create threads of up to 352 tweets for users who have longer messages.
  • Elon Musk shared a photo of the full SpaceX space suit on Instagram.
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  • Left in the dark: A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild

    Left in the dark: A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:46:03 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:18:38 GMT
    Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that crushed concrete balconies and paralyzed the island with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to rebuild amid an economic crisis as rescue crews...
    Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that crushed concrete balconies and paralyzed the island with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to rebuild amid an economic crisis as rescue crews fanned out across the U.S. territory.
  • Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devices

    Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devices

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:55:41 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:17:58 GMT
    Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services.
    Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services.
  • The Latest: Democratic lawmakers praise Facebook disclosure

    The Latest: Democratic lawmakers praise Facebook disclosure

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:06:01 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:17:48 GMT
    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.
    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.
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