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New York invests $5 million in technology with a new Tech Training Fund

New York invests $5 million in technology with a new Tech Training Fund

New York is investing in technology to the tune of $5 million as Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the establishment of a Tech Training Fund.
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Amid scandals and setbacks, Samsung completes its biggest acquisition ever

Amid scandals and setbacks, Samsung completes its biggest acquisition ever

On Saturday, Samsung announced the completion of its Harman International Industries acquisition, its largest acquisition ever.
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Google is bringing native add-on support to Gmail

Google is bringing native add-on support to Gmail

Gmail could soon get a whole lot more functional. Google has announced native add-on support for the service.
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Report: Apple placating China with ad policies affecting Chinese-language media

Report: Apple placating China with ad policies affecting Chinese-language media

Apple may be censoring ads in China at the behest of local government officials. It's seen as an attempt to curry favor with the regime.
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Pitcher perfect: BrewDog is building a beer-themed hotel for craft beer lovers

Pitcher perfect: BrewDog is building a beer-themed hotel for craft beer lovers

Scotland's BrewDog craft brewery is taking to Indiegogo to fund the Doghouse, a beer-themed hotel and sour beer brewing facility in Ohio.
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Snap’s historic stock market debut turned its founders into multibillionaires

Snap’s historic stock market debut turned its founders into multibillionaires

Snap Inc. made an impressive debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, which should please its newly minted co-founders.
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Google, Bharti Airtel, and SK Telecom partner to roll out next-gen networks

Google, Bharti Airtel, and SK Telecom partner to roll out next-gen networks

Google is teaming up with Bharti Airtel and SK Telecom to improve network speeds, reliability, and features.
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Following probe, Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong indicted on bribery charges

Following probe, Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong indicted on bribery charges

After a months-long investigation into the role Lee Jae-yong played in a South Korean political scandal, the Samsung exec is to be indicted.
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Mozilla acquires Pocket as it again looks to succeed in the mobile arena

Mozilla acquires Pocket as it again looks to succeed in the mobile arena

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Say goodbye to health and fitness brand Withings

Say goodbye to health and fitness brand Withings

All existing and future Withings products will be sold under the Nokia brand this summer. Nokia's also redesigning the HealthMate app.
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Samsung debuts new measures to stay out of any other bribery scandals

Samsung debuts new measures to stay out of any other bribery scandals

Samsung announced a number of new measures that seek to "bring greater transparency and accountability in managing financial donations"
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JetSmarter, the Uber of private planes, expands its services with a new partner

JetSmarter, the Uber of private planes, expands its services with a new partner

Earlier this week, the private jet company JetSmarter announced an exclusive strategic digital partnership with TMC Jets
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Verizon renegotiates deal to buy Yahoo to the tune of a $350 million discount

Verizon renegotiates deal to buy Yahoo to the tune of a $350 million discount

Yahoo's security breaches are costing the company more than $350 million. Good for Verizon, maybe bad for Yahoo.
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Beleaguered BlackBerry rolls out its latest plan to make some money

Beleaguered BlackBerry rolls out its latest plan to make some money

BlackBerry plans to use its enterprise-grade BBM messaging technology as the basis for a new revenue-generating service.
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Snap public IPO finally gives insight into Snapchat’s financials and user numbers

Snap public IPO finally gives insight into Snapchat’s financials and user numbers

Snap Inc., the maker of visual messaging app Snapchat, has filed for an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
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Samsung may start building some of its appliances and devices in the U.S.

Samsung may start building some of its appliances and devices in the U.S.

Samsung is reportedly looking into building a home appliance plant in the U.S., a move that would help it avoid Trump's possible border tax.
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Apple is looking to double the size of its famous flagship retail store in NYC

Apple is looking to double the size of its famous flagship retail store in NYC

Apple's flagship retail store in New York City is already a feat of engineering -- but the company is poised to make it even more impressive.
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Buying with bitcoin helped make this homebuyer a $1.3 million profit on his new house

Buying with bitcoin helped make this homebuyer a $1.3 million profit on his new house

One bitcoin enthusiast managed to luck into not only a new house, but a $1.3 million profit as a result of his payment choices.
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It’s finally happening — Snap Inc. expected to file for IPO next week

It’s finally happening — Snap Inc. expected to file for IPO next week

After months of speculation, one of the biggest social media platforms in the world is going public -- Snap Inc.
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PayPal could be on its way to Amazon; CEO says the two are “in conversations”

PayPal could be on its way to Amazon; CEO says the two are “in conversations”

According to recent reports, Amazon could soon finally get PayPal payments. In fact, the two companies have been "in conversations."
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Verizon explores merger with Charter that would create meganetwork

Verizon explores merger with Charter that would create meganetwork

Verizon is looking to gain a firmer foothold in the wireline internet business and is reportedly in talks to merge with Charter.
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Flexible LCDs will be available from Japan Display as soon as next year

Flexible LCDs will be available from Japan Display as soon as next year

Apple supplier Japan Display is reportedly on track to be able to offer flexible LCD displays as soon as next year.
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Microsoft CEO to join Starbucks board, will provide extra shot of tech know-how

Microsoft CEO to join Starbucks board, will provide extra shot of tech know-how

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Despite scandals, explosions, Samsung has highest quarterly earnings in 3 years

Despite scandals, explosions, Samsung has highest quarterly earnings in 3 years

Samsung posted its fourth quarter earnings, announcing that it had earned around $7.2 billion in profits on sales of $45.8 billion.
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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires AI-powered science search engine Meta

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires AI-powered science search engine Meta

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is bolstering its scientific credentials with the acquisition of AI-assisted academic search engine, Meta.
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Got a great startup idea? L'Oreal and Founders Factory may help you get it off the ground

Got a great startup idea? L'Oreal and Founders Factory may help you get it off the ground

Following the announcement of a partnership with Founders Factory, L'Oreal will be supporting five "high-potential early stage startups."
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Only 60 people have sent Faraday Future money for its FF91 production EV

Only 60 people have sent Faraday Future money for its FF91 production EV

Business Insider is reporting that Faraday Future has only amassed 60 pre-orders for its $180,000 FF91 production car.
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Google loses another bright mind to Uber: engineer Amit Singhal

Google loses another bright mind to Uber: engineer Amit Singhal

On Friday, Amit Singhal became the latest bright mind to bid adieu to Google and bonjour to black cars at Uber.
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Google acquisition could make it easier for developers to create apps

Google acquisition could make it easier for developers to create apps

Looks like Google is buying (part of) Twitter, after all. The companies have announced that Google will acquire Twitter's developer products.
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As AT&T makes major acquisitions, Verizon may be mulling one of its own

As AT&T makes major acquisitions, Verizon may be mulling one of its own

It looks like Verizon could be prepping another major acquisition -- the company's CEO is reportedly interested in buying a cable company.
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Cars and cameras come together in Mini and Nikon's new partnership

Cars and cameras come together in Mini and Nikon's new partnership

Nikon and Mini have agreed to a partnership that will see the two companies cross-promote their respective products.
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Sonos co-founder John MacFarlane announces he is stepping down as CEO

Sonos co-founder John MacFarlane announces he is stepping down as CEO

After spending 14 years with the company, Sonos CEO and co-founder John MacFarlane has announced that he is stepping down from his role.
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If Verizon deal goes through, Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer won’t serve on new company’s board

If Verizon deal goes through, Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer won’t serve on new company’s board

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AT&T insists the FCC has no basis for halting its merger with Time Warner

AT&T insists the FCC has no basis for halting its merger with Time Warner

AT&T said late last week that regardless of what the FCC has to say, its merger with Time Warner is beyond reproach.