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As connected cars become more common, will you need an in-car ad blocker?

As connected cars become more common, will you need an in-car ad blocker?

Israeli startup Otonomo collects data from connected cars from automakers and equipment companies. The data can be used to study behavior and sell services.
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Google venture capital arm quietly took an interest in Snapchat

Google venture capital arm quietly took an interest in Snapchat

Alphabet has quietly disclosed a Snapchat investment through its rebranded CapitalG venture capital arm, previously known as Google Capital.
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Look out, Amazon Kindle Unlimited! Scribd adds magazines to ebook service

Look out, Amazon Kindle Unlimited! Scribd adds magazines to ebook service

Scribd is adding magazines to its offering. The company will offer access to a number of big magazines, including New York Magazine and Time.
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After two extensions, Google finally responds to Europe’s antitrust complaints

After two extensions, Google finally responds to Europe’s antitrust complaints

After the company was given extra time to file its response to antitrust charges, it's now broken its silence and issued an official statement.
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You'll need to be a Prime member to get discounts in Amazon's bookstores

You'll need to be a Prime member to get discounts in Amazon's bookstores

Amazon has changed around its pricing in its physical bookstores, with discounts now only available to Prime members.
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Microsoft’s Slack killer has arrived but only as a preview for businesses

Microsoft’s Slack killer has arrived but only as a preview for businesses

The Microsoft Teams collaboration tool made its debut Wednesday, but only as a preview for customers subscribed to Office 365 Enterprise or Business plans

Sony’s second-quarter profits have greatly diminished, but it’s not mobile’s fault

Sony’s second-quarter profits have greatly diminished, but it’s not mobile’s fault

Sony's second-quarter earnings report may not look rosy on the surface, but it's faring better than it would have had it made zero changes from last year.
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Seeing lots of ads on your tablet and phone? Get ready for even more

Seeing lots of ads on your tablet and phone? Get ready for even more

It's not just you, worldwide mobile internet access is increasing. Advertising spending follows eyes so you'll see more ads on your phone and tablet.
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Uber just lost a huge case — U.K. drivers now considered workers

Uber just lost a huge case — U.K. drivers now considered workers

In a court case that may have ramifications in the U.S., U.K. Uber drivers are now considered workers entitled to minimum wage and paid time off.
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LinkedIn posts solid third quarter growth as Microsoft merger approaches

LinkedIn posts solid third quarter growth as Microsoft merger approaches

LinkedIn released its third quarter results today, posting impressive revenue growth and a solid increase in registered users ahead of its Microsoft merger.
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Calling foul: Encryption service ProtonMail accuses Google of burying its search results

Calling foul: Encryption service ProtonMail accuses Google of burying its search results

ProtonMail, a secure email encryption service provider, has accused Google of burying its website in search results and harming the company.
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Focusing on startups with world-changing potential, MIT launches The Engine

Focusing on startups with world-changing potential, MIT launches The Engine

MIT has started The Engine, a startup support enterprise for scientific and technology companies that will make a difference.
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Amid losses, Twitter confirms that 9 percent of its workforce will be let go

Amid losses, Twitter confirms that 9 percent of its workforce will be let go

Following its highly anticipated third-quarter earnings release, Twitter announced extensive job cuts this week.
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HTC Vive and HTC 10 help trim company’s third-quarter losses

HTC Vive and HTC 10 help trim company’s third-quarter losses

HTC remains optimistic despite its continued quarterly losses, though they are dwindling thanks to the HTC Vive and 10.
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11-year-old entrepreneur starts online rummage sales to help fund schools

11-year-old entrepreneur starts online rummage sales to help fund schools

When 11-year-old Belle Pan saw other kids her age working on a presentation at Startup Weekend event, she quickly pitched her own idea for iRummage.
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Robots are most likely to take the jobs of those who least expect it

Robots are most likely to take the jobs of those who least expect it

In cruel irony, those most in jeopardy of losing their jobs to robots are in the greatest denial it will happen.
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AT&T buys Time Warner for $85 billion

AT&T buys Time Warner for $85 billion

Telecommunications giant AT&T has agreed to buy Time Warner for $85 billion. The purchase will provide an instant menu of television channels and films.
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Uber hunts for more business in Mexico with Uber-branded debit card

Uber hunts for more business in Mexico with Uber-branded debit card

Bank cards don't always allow use for online payments in Mexico. Uber has partnered with Bankaool for its own Mastercard debit card.
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Airbnb files federal lawsuit after passage of prohibitive New York bill

Airbnb files federal lawsuit after passage of prohibitive New York bill

With the law's passage, owners can be fined $1,000 for their first violation, $5,000 for their second, and $7,500 for the third and future violations.
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Walmart invests $50 million in Chinese online grocery and delivery company

Walmart invests $50 million in Chinese online grocery and delivery company

To compete with Amazon, Walmart is investing $50 million in Chinese online grocery and delivery company New Dada, the retail giant announced Friday.
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Nissan completes acquisition of 34-percent stake in Mitsubishi

Nissan completes acquisition of 34-percent stake in Mitsubishi

Nissan completed its acquisition of a 34-percent stake in Mitsubishi, formally incorporating the carmaker into its alliance with Renault.
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Peek inside the former coal power plant Apple is preparing to call home in London

Peek inside the former coal power plant Apple is preparing to call home in London

Apple has chosen a new location for its London HQ -- the Battersea Power Station. The historic landmark will house offices, restaurants, and more.
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An online shopping retailer has been sold for $3.3 billion, and no, it’s not Jet.com

An online shopping retailer has been sold for $3.3 billion, and no, it’s not Jet.com

Naspers is selling Allegro, the Polish eBay rival, to Permira consortium for $3.3 billion, after Walmart purchased Jet for the same price tag in August.
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Yahoo’s data breach has Verizon feeling buyer’s remorse, may withdraw acquisition

Yahoo’s data breach has Verizon feeling buyer’s remorse, may withdraw acquisition

Yahoo disclosed it discovered a data breach from 2014 that affected 500 million accounts. Verizon thinks that could affect its deal to acquire it.
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Are you a Lyft or Uber user? Chances are you're both, new study finds

Are you a Lyft or Uber user? Chances are you're both, new study finds

A new report from consumer insights firm 7Park Data examines how the competition is heating up between Lyft and Uber.
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FCC slaps Comcast with $2.3 million fine, its biggest ever for a cable company

FCC slaps Comcast with $2.3 million fine, its biggest ever for a cable company

Comcast has been hit with the biggest cable fine the FCC ever issued, this time over cramming, or charging customers for equipment they weren't aware of.
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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are helping retail stores regain relevance

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are helping retail stores regain relevance

Sixty years after the opening of the first shopping mall, retailers are turning to mixed commerce, combining smaller physical spaces with 3D technology.
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More warehouses, faster delivery keys to Walmart's plan to overtake Amazon

More warehouses, faster delivery keys to Walmart's plan to overtake Amazon

Make no mistake, Walmart has its sights set on building online sales and be one of if not the largest web-based retailer.
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Koru’s Millennial test seeks out the right candidate for job opportunities

Koru’s Millennial test seeks out the right candidate for job opportunities

Koru studies employers to determine the unique factors important to employee success and then matches candidates to the same factors.
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Federal court reinstates Apple’s $120 million patent win over Samsung

Federal court reinstates Apple’s $120 million patent win over Samsung

A U.S. federal court has ruled to reinstate a $120 million Apple win over Samsung over patents related to Apple's 'slide-to-unlock' feature, among others.
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For Alphabet companies that aren't Google the free-wheeling days are over

For Alphabet companies that aren't Google the free-wheeling days are over

It's been a year since Google formed Alphabet as a holding company to separate and organize its various projects and businesses. For some life got tougher.
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New York City rideshare company Juno reserves company stock for drivers

New York City rideshare company Juno reserves company stock for drivers

New York City rideshare company Juno offers shares in the company as a way to recruit and keep drivers. Juno also takes a low 10-percent commission.
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Wall Street rumor: Is Disney interested in bringing Netflix into the fold?

Wall Street rumor: Is Disney interested in bringing Netflix into the fold?

A Wall Street rumor has the House of Mouse interested in purchasing internet streaming video giant Netflix.
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Report examines Blue Apron’s alleged less-than-savory working conditions

Report examines Blue Apron’s alleged less-than-savory working conditions

Buzzfeed found that in over three years of operation in Blue Apron's facility, "the Richmond Police Department has received calls twice because of weapons."