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Search for Amazon HQ2 Sparks Real-Estate Speculation

Real-estate investors are poised to buy up property in whichever city Amazon.com picks for its second headquarters. Some bold investors aren’t waiting.
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Search for Amazon HQ2 Sparks Real-Estate Speculation

Real-estate investors are poised to buy up property in whichever city Amazon.com picks for its second headquarters. Some bold investors aren’t waiting.

Uber Ambitiously Eyes 2021 for Food-Delivery Drones Launch

Uber Technologies envisions taking to the skies with a fleet of food-delivery drones in as little as three years, an ambitious timeline for a ride-hailing company that would face technical challenges and regulatory hurdles.
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Uber Ambitiously Eyes 2021 for Food-Delivery Drones Launch

Uber Technologies envisions taking to the skies with a fleet of food-delivery drones in as little as three years, an ambitious timeline for a ride-hailing company that would face technical challenges and regulatory hurdles.

Amazon Wants Alexa to Do More Than Just Play Your Music

Amazon.com Inc., battling Google for voice-assistant supremacy, is accelerating efforts to make Alexa more useful, offering developers incentives to add games, enhance AI skills.
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Amazon Wants Alexa to Do More Than Just Play Your Music

Amazon.com Inc., battling Google for voice-assistant supremacy, is accelerating efforts to make Alexa more useful, offering developers incentives to add games, enhance AI skills.

Los Angeles Leaders Seek Civic Commitment From Tech Industry

The tech sector in Los Angeles has taken off in the shadow of Silicon Valley, but now it is looking to its more famous and successful sibling in the north for lessons on how not to grow.
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Los Angeles Leaders Seek Civic Commitment From Tech Industry

The tech sector in Los Angeles has taken off in the shadow of Silicon Valley, but now it is looking to its more famous and successful sibling in the north for lessons on how not to grow.

Facebook Turns to U.K. Politician to Help Repair Image

Facebook has hired Britain’s former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive, giving a Silicon Valley outsider the task of mending the social network’s image.
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Facebook Turns to U.K. Politician to Help Repair Image

Facebook has hired Britain’s former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive, giving a Silicon Valley outsider the task of mending the social network’s image.

Tech Startups Stoke Market for IPOs

After years on the stock market’s sidelines, a number of highly valued Silicon Valley companies are gearing up to go public as soon as next year. Among the IPO candidates are ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft, and data-mining specialist Pala
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Tech Startups Stoke Market for IPOs

After years on the stock market’s sidelines, a number of highly valued Silicon Valley companies are gearing up to go public as soon as next year. Among the IPO candidates are ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft, and data-mining specialist Palantir Technologies.

Amazon Revisits Some Cities as HQ2 Decision Looms

Amazon executives have made a fresh round of visits to several of the 20 finalists for its $5 billion second-headquarters project, fueling added anticipation as it nears a decision in a process that has stretched over more than a year.
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Amazon Revisits Some Cities as HQ2 Decision Looms

Amazon executives have made a fresh round of visits to several of the 20 finalists for its $5 billion second-headquarters project, fueling added anticipation as it nears a decision in a process that has stretched over more than a year.

Ugh, Green Bubbles! Switching From Apple to Android Is Hard

Apple has erected some high walls around its iPhone users. Those who wish to leave iOS have to do some climbing, and moving out of the iMessage ecosystem takes several steps.
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Ugh, Green Bubbles! Switching From Apple to Android Is Hard

Apple has erected some high walls around its iPhone users. Those who wish to leave iOS have to do some climbing, and moving out of the iMessage ecosystem takes several steps.

Secretive Data Company Palantir Weighs Giant Public Offering

Data-mining giant Palantir Technologies, one of Silicon Valley’s most secretive companies, is weighing an initial public offering likely to be among the largest in recent years.
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Secretive Data Company Palantir Weighs Giant Public Offering

Data-mining giant Palantir Technologies, one of Silicon Valley’s most secretive companies, is weighing an initial public offering likely to be among the largest in recent years.

EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached

EBay.com filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com, accusing the company of illegally poaching sellers on its marketplace via eBay’s internal messaging system.
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EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached

EBay.com filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com, accusing the company of illegally poaching sellers on its marketplace via eBay’s internal messaging system.

IBM's Revenue Shrinks Again

IBM reported third-quarter revenue that fell 2.1% from a year earlier, snapping a brief return to growth that had ended nearly six years of shrinking sales.
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IBM's Revenue Shrinks Again

IBM reported third-quarter revenue that fell 2.1% from a year earlier, snapping a brief return to growth that had ended nearly six years of shrinking sales.

Advertisers Allege Facebook Failed to Disclose Key Metric Error for More Than a Year

Facebook knew of problems with how it measured viewership of video ads for more than a year before it disclosed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by some advertisers.
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Advertisers Allege Facebook Failed to Disclose Key Metric Error for More Than a Year

Facebook knew of problems with how it measured viewership of video ads for more than a year before it disclosed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by some advertisers.

Netflix Reports Strong User Growth

Netflix exceeded expectations for adding new subscribers during the third quarter, reporting strong user growth in international markets. Shares jumped after-hours.
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Netflix Reports Strong User Growth

Netflix exceeded expectations for adding new subscribers during the third quarter, reporting strong user growth in international markets. Shares jumped after-hours.

Paul Allen, Microsoft Co-Founder, Helped Pioneer the PC Industry

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died just two weeks after revealing that a cancer he successfully received treatment for several years ago had returned.
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Paul Allen, Microsoft Co-Founder, Helped Pioneer the PC Industry

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died just two weeks after revealing that a cancer he successfully received treatment for several years ago had returned.

Google Pixel 3 Review: This Phone Upgrades the Whole Android Universe

The Pixel 3 is Google’s best Android device on the market, even beating the iPhone in a number of important ways. Its processor is fast, screen is vivid and colorful and the camera is better than ever, especially for selfies.
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Google Pixel 3 Review: This Phone Upgrades the Whole Android Universe

The Pixel 3 is Google’s best Android device on the market, even beating the iPhone in a number of important ways. Its processor is fast, screen is vivid and colorful and the camera is better than ever, especially for selfies.

Fidelity Says It Will Trade Bitcoin for Hedge Funds

Fidelity Investments said it will store and trade digital currencies for hedge funds and other professional investors, becoming one of the first Wall Street giants to step into this volatile corner of the financial world.
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Fidelity Says It Will Trade Bitcoin for Hedge Funds

Fidelity Investments said it will store and trade digital currencies for hedge funds and other professional investors, becoming one of the first Wall Street giants to step into this volatile corner of the financial world.

Robot Solves a Problem That Kids Can't: Cleaning Their Rooms

A startup that has drawn investment from Toyota showed off a robot that can pick up toys and clothes off the floor and put them in their proper places.
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Robot Solves a Problem That Kids Can't: Cleaning Their Rooms

A startup that has drawn investment from Toyota showed off a robot that can pick up toys and clothes off the floor and put them in their proper places.

Icahn to Oppose Dell's Purchase of DVMT Tracking Shares

Carl Icahn revealed an 8.3% stake in DVMT and says he plans to vote against Dell’s plan to buy the stock as part of a deal intended to return Dell to the public markets.
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Icahn to Oppose Dell's Purchase of DVMT Tracking Shares

Carl Icahn revealed an 8.3% stake in DVMT and says he plans to vote against Dell’s plan to buy the stock as part of a deal intended to return Dell to the public markets.

Facebook Says Fewer Affected by Hack Than First Thought

Facebook said fewer users than it initially thought were impacted by hackers in the largest-ever security breach at the social-media giant two weeks ago—and the company detailed for the first time the depth of personal information that was accessed.
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Facebook Says Fewer Affected by Hack Than First Thought

Facebook said fewer users than it initially thought were impacted by hackers in the largest-ever security breach at the social-media giant two weeks ago—and the company detailed for the first time the depth of personal information that was accessed.

Senators Criticize Google for Failure to Disclose Data Vulnerability

Top lawmakers sent a stinging letter to Google over its handling of a data vulnerability that affected hundreds of thousands of users of its Google+ service.
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Senators Criticize Google for Failure to Disclose Data Vulnerability

Top lawmakers sent a stinging letter to Google over its handling of a data vulnerability that affected hundreds of thousands of users of its Google+ service.

Verizon Changes Exit Package for Workers It Planned to Outsource

The wireless carrier is now offering about 1,000 of its U.S. workers who were set to move to outsourcing giant Infosys severance or a guarantee of comparable pay for two years.
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Verizon Changes Exit Package for Workers It Planned to Outsource

The wireless carrier is now offering about 1,000 of its U.S. workers who were set to move to outsourcing giant Infosys severance or a guarantee of comparable pay for two years.

Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages It Says Spread Misinformation

Facebook has taken down hundreds of accounts that were spreading false or misleading political content ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, one of the social network’s most aggressive efforts to stop misinformation spread primarily by Americans.
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Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages It Says Spread Misinformation

Facebook has taken down hundreds of accounts that were spreading false or misleading political content ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, one of the social network’s most aggressive efforts to stop misinformation spread primarily by Americans.

Stolen Apple IDs in China Lead to Mobile-Payment Pilfering

China’s two mobile-payments giants, Alibaba affiliate Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay, said stolen Apple IDs were used to swipe customer funds, and called on Apple to address the issue.
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Stolen Apple IDs in China Lead to Mobile-Payment Pilfering

China’s two mobile-payments giants, Alibaba affiliate Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay, said stolen Apple IDs were used to swipe customer funds, and called on Apple to address the issue.

Apple Snaps Up Engineers From Key Supplier

Apple has agreed to bring in house more than 300 engineers from one of its key suppliers, Europe-based Dialog Semiconductor—part of a $600 million deal that boosts the smartphone giant’s chip-design operations.
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Apple Snaps Up Engineers From Key Supplier

Apple has agreed to bring in house more than 300 engineers from one of its key suppliers, Europe-based Dialog Semiconductor—part of a $600 million deal that boosts the smartphone giant’s chip-design operations.

Lawmakers Push to Rein In Tech Firms After Google+ Disclosure

Top lawmakers argued Wednesday that Congress needs to rein in big tech companies, citing revelations about Google+ as the latest example of questionable practices involving consumers’ private information.
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Lawmakers Push to Rein In Tech Firms After Google+ Disclosure

Top lawmakers argued Wednesday that Congress needs to rein in big tech companies, citing revelations about Google+ as the latest example of questionable practices involving consumers’ private information.

Google Privacy Upgrades Could Jolt Gmail App Developers

Google’s plan to put more limits on access to Gmail user data is likely to disrupt business for scores of app developers whose services are based on the world’s most popular email service.
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Google Privacy Upgrades Could Jolt Gmail App Developers

Google’s plan to put more limits on access to Gmail user data is likely to disrupt business for scores of app developers whose services are based on the world’s most popular email service.

Meet the Scientists Bringing Extinct Species Back From the Dead

New gene-editing technology could revive everything from the passenger pigeon to the woolly mammoth. But should scientists be playing God?
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Meet the Scientists Bringing Extinct Species Back From the Dead

New gene-editing technology could revive everything from the passenger pigeon to the woolly mammoth. But should scientists be playing God?

Google Appeals $5 Billion EU Fine in Android Case

Alphabet’s Google has filed an appeal of the European Union’s €4.34 billion ($4.97 billion) antitrust fine for allegedly abusing the dominance of its Android operating system for mobile phones.
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Google Appeals $5 Billion EU Fine in Android Case

Alphabet’s Google has filed an appeal of the European Union’s €4.34 billion ($4.97 billion) antitrust fine for allegedly abusing the dominance of its Android operating system for mobile phones.

Google Unveils New Hardware

Google launched new mobile and home gadgets on Tuesday aimed at ensuring the voice-controlled Google Assistant is never out of shouting distance.
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Google Unveils New Hardware

Google launched new mobile and home gadgets on Tuesday aimed at ensuring the voice-controlled Google Assistant is never out of shouting distance.

Chinese Tech Shares Tumble on Spying Concerns

Shares of Lenovo Group and ZTE fall by more than 10%, as the escalating trade fight between Washington and Beijing is sending a chill through investors in Chinese tech companies that sell to the U.S.
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Chinese Tech Shares Tumble on Spying Concerns

Shares of Lenovo Group and ZTE fall by more than 10%, as the escalating trade fight between Washington and Beijing is sending a chill through investors in Chinese tech companies that sell to the U.S.