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Lenovo and Kopin are working together to accelerate the AR headset market

Lenovo and Kopin are working together to accelerate the AR headset market

Could 2017 be the year of augmented reality? A new partnership between Lenovo and Kopin just may make it so.
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Theranos fires yet another large slice of its workforce, leaving it with just 220 employees

Theranos fires yet another large slice of its workforce, leaving it with just 220 employees

Theranos released an official statement revealing that it would be "re-engineering operations," a euphemism for massive layoffs.
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Samsung's 4th-quarter estimates are pretty impressive, despite Galaxy Note 7 woes

Samsung's 4th-quarter estimates are pretty impressive, despite Galaxy Note 7 woes

Despite going through a tough few months in its smartphone division, Samsung is reporting pretty huge estimates for fourth quarter 2016.
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Drone maker DJI reportedly acquires majority stake in camera company Hasselblad

Drone maker DJI reportedly acquires majority stake in camera company Hasselblad

According to new reports, Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has acquired a majority stake in Swedish medium format camera company Hasselblad.
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Medium cuts one-third of its staff as it looks beyond ads at new business model

Medium cuts one-third of its staff as it looks beyond ads at new business model

Medium, the publishing platform created by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, is axing 50 jobs and shutting its offices in New York and Washington D.C.
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Not so happy holidays for Qualcomm — chipmaker fined $854 million in S. Korea

Not so happy holidays for Qualcomm — chipmaker fined $854 million in S. Korea

Google's not the only tech giant accused of violating antitrust laws. Now, chipmaker Qualcomm is in hot water, too, and facing an $854 million fine.
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Your money's no good here: Sweetgreen is going cashless

Your money's no good here: Sweetgreen is going cashless

Not only does Sweetgreen want to slim down your waistline, it wants to cut inches from your wallet, too.

A tax loophole allowed Google to avoid paying $3.6 billion last year

A tax loophole allowed Google to avoid paying $3.6 billion last year

Thanks to a tax loophole, Google decreased its effective tax rate to a measly 6.4 percent last year, translating to a savings of $3.6 billion worldwide.
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'League of Legends' is about to make even more money thanks to Disney and MLB

'League of Legends' is about to make even more money thanks to Disney and MLB

BAMTech, a streaming company co-owned by MLB and Disney, intends to make League of Legends even more profitable.
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Trump meets tech industry leaders, with one notable absence

Trump meets tech industry leaders, with one notable absence

Tech industry execs from companies including Apple, Facebook, and Amazon descended upon Trump Tower on Wednesday to meet with President-elect Donald Trump.
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Watch Amazon make its first real drone delivery

Watch Amazon make its first real drone delivery

In an impressive first for the online retail giant Amazon, a drone has officially made an air delivery as part of a journey that took just 13 minutes.
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Marshawn Lynch is projecting his inner Santa with Amazon’s Treasure Truck

Marshawn Lynch is projecting his inner Santa with Amazon’s Treasure Truck

Former NFL star Marshawn Lynch drives Amazon Treasure Truck in Seattle.
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Olympic giant Michael Phelps takes aim at Silicon Valley

Olympic giant Michael Phelps takes aim at Silicon Valley

Olympic hero Michael Phelps has made his mark in the pool, now he's aiming at tech.
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Airbnb drops NYC lawsuit after agreement on short-term rental law enforcement

Airbnb drops NYC lawsuit after agreement on short-term rental law enforcement

With agreement from the NYC's mayor's office that the short-term rental law would be enforced only against hosts, Airbnb dropped its lawsuit.
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Windows 10 Anniversary Update is now available for businesses

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is now available for businesses

Microsoft greenlighted the Windows 10 Anniversary Update for the Current Branch for Business model, meaning the build is based on four months of feedback.
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Amazon fed up with fakes, taking aggressive action to banish counterfeits

Amazon fed up with fakes, taking aggressive action to banish counterfeits

Amazon is fed up with counterfeit products sold on the online marketplace, joining frustrated manufacturers, legitimate resellers, and consumers.
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Could Amazon be nearing global domination with Souq.com acquisition?

Could Amazon be nearing global domination with Souq.com acquisition?

As per a new report from Bloomberg, Amazon is in negotiations to acquired Souq.com FZ, Dubai-based ecommerce giant.
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Amazon is taking big steps to reduce crummy reviews

Amazon is taking big steps to reduce crummy reviews

Moving forward, Amazon users will be limited to five user reviews per week for non-verified purchases.
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Terrified by Black Friday? Here are 5 reasons you're right

Terrified by Black Friday? Here are 5 reasons you're right

Does the sight of shopping brawling over a slightly-reduced flat screen television make you fear for the human race? You're not alone.
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Apple's diversity numbers stagnate, with top jobs filled primarily by white men

Apple's diversity numbers stagnate, with top jobs filled primarily by white men

According to the latest numbers, Apple's executives have largely remained white and male over the past year.

Office Depot allegedly diagnosing computers with fake viruses to hit sales targets

Office Depot allegedly diagnosing computers with fake viruses to hit sales targets

If one store tells you your PC has a virus, does it really have one? The issue has arisen in one report involving Office Depot.
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Microsoft to begin rewarding executives for diversity hiring

Microsoft to begin rewarding executives for diversity hiring

The company will start tying executive bonuses to specific workforce diversity goals, as the company’s number of female employees dropped from a year ago.
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Snapchat confidentially files for IPO that could value it at $25 billion

Snapchat confidentially files for IPO that could value it at $25 billion

Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc. has reportedly filed for its initial public offering. The company could go public as soon as March 2017.
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Google is building a London headquarters worth $1.2 billion next to current HQ

Google is building a London headquarters worth $1.2 billion next to current HQ

Google has confirmed its plans to build a $1.2 billion headquarters in central London, a building that will house 7,000 employees.
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Apple reportedly in talks to build a $50 million flagship store in Australia

Apple reportedly in talks to build a $50 million flagship store in Australia

Apple may be on track to build a flagship store in Melbourne, Australia, that could cost a whopping $50 million.
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Google buys startup that could help convert Google Image searches to purchases

Google buys startup that could help convert Google Image searches to purchases

Google has made a new purchase that could make Google Images a lot more lucrative -- the startup is called Undecidable Labs.
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China to Trump: Don’t be ‘naive,’ or iPhone sales could suffer

China to Trump: Don’t be ‘naive,’ or iPhone sales could suffer

In a piece published Monday by the Global Times, the newspaper said that the new U.S. president would be "naive" to engage in a trade war with China.
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Bitcoin value surges following Trump's victory

Bitcoin value surges following Trump's victory

Following Trump's victory, bitcoin value surged to a recent high of $738 overnight, and began trading at around $726 on Wednesday morning.
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Google wanted to buy Reddit in 2005, but its co-founders declined offer

Google wanted to buy Reddit in 2005, but its co-founders declined offer

According to a report, Google once tried to buy Reddit. The reason the deal didn't happen? The co-founders of the website didn't want to become Googlers.
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Microsoft lays out its hopes for a Trump presidency

Microsoft lays out its hopes for a Trump presidency

Microsoft has made its position clear on the policy changes it hopes to see from the Trump administration, including on education and immigration.
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Web of Trust add-on pulled following report of privacy violations

Web of Trust add-on pulled following report of privacy violations

Web of Trust, which is supposed to keep you secure, has been pulled offline after an investigation found that it was selling user data without safeguards.
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Ireland will bring the fight over Apple taxes all the way to the EU Court

Ireland will bring the fight over Apple taxes all the way to the EU Court

It looks like the fight between Ireland, Apple, and the EU is only set to escalate -- Ireland is prepared to bring that fight to EU courts.
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LeEco low on cash following big expansion; co-founder apologizes to shareholders

LeEco low on cash following big expansion; co-founder apologizes to shareholders

LeEco is having money problems, and it looks like its rapid expansion is at fault.
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McDonald’s to roll out mobile order and payment in 2017

McDonald’s to roll out mobile order and payment in 2017

McDonald's spokesperson Becca Hary said that the technology will begin rolling out in 2017 in the United States as well as international markets.