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Sunday, Oct 22

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Singapore Venture Capital Surges as Startups Seek Room to ...

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Singapore is experiencing a surge in venture capital fundraising, reflecting growing interest in Southeast Asia’s startups. This month, Vertex Ventures ...

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This Little Known Malaysian Stock Has Surged 400%

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For technology stock investors, it sometimes pays to buy the companies that make the parts. Take Techfast Holdings Bhd., a small Malaysian supplier of ...

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HelloFresh Aims for $1.8 Billion IPO Valuation

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HelloFresh, the meal-kit startup backed by Rocket Internet SE, is targeting a market valuation of as much as 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion) as it kicks off an initial public offering this week, the company said in a statement Sunday. The…

Saturday, Oct 21

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Blacked Out Puerto Rico Makes Long-Shot Pitch for Amazon's ...

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Proposal offers former naval base as option for new office 50,000 Amazon jobs could potentially revolutionize economy It’s a long shot, but that didn’t ...

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Trump Says He Will Allow Classified ‘JFK Files’ to Be Opened

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U.S. President Donald Trump announced he will allow classified files relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to be declassified ...

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Oil Patch Gets Frugal as Investors Urge Profits Over Boom

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U.S. shale drillers are tapping on the brakes in the wake of a growing investor revolt that's held down company values, even as they've scored historic production numbers. The evidence is stacking up: The latest rig count showed the…

J&J Wins Reversal of $417 Million California Talc Verdict ...

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Johnson & Johnson got a $417 million jury verdict thrown out after a California judge agreed the company didn’t have a duty to warn a woman who has since ...

Friday, Oct 20

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Shkreli Lawyer, on Trial Himself, Seeks Distance From ...

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Evan Greebel, a lawyer who once advised Martin Shkreli, went on trial this week on charges that he helped Shkreli defraud the company he founded, Retrophin ...

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Pleasure and Pain: The GE and United Earnings Calls in Contrast

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General Electric Co.’s post-earnings conference call Friday was a portrait of grabbing the bull by the horns. United Airlines’ call the day before was more like getting gored. When GE released results at 6:30 a.m. in New York -- missing…

Black AI Workshop Becomes Latest Flashpoint in Tech’s ...

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An event designed to encourage greater participation by black researchers in artificial intelligence has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over ...

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Bitcoin Nears $6,000 For the First Time

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Bitcoin closed in on another milestone Friday, as the digital currency approached $6,000 for the first time to put its gain in 2017 to above 500 percent. The push higher comes just three days after bitcoin suffered its biggest one-day drop…

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SoftBank Is the Berkshire Hathaway of Technology ...

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Is Masayoshi Son the next Warren Buffett? A note from Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. argues that Son’s SoftBank Group Corp. is the next Berkshire Hathaway ...

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Tech Pours Millions Into Lobbying While Pressure Mounts in Washington

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Technology companies including Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. spent more than $10 million on federal lobbying in the third quarter, as Washington ratcheted up pressure on issues ranging from child sex-trafficking to Russia’s alleged…

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Samsung to Open Giant London Showroom to Rival Apple ...

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King’s Cross also home to Alphabet’s new Google campus Samsung Electronics Co. has agreed a deal to open a new space in London’s King’s Cross ...

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The Great Billionaire Ride-Hailing Swap

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The future of the ride-hailing industry depends on the capricious largesse of two internet billionaires on opposite sides of the globe. Alphabet Inc., led by Larry Page, just backed Lyft Inc., while SoftBank Group Corp. chief Masayoshi Son…

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Daimler Profit Falls as Mercedes Stumbles on Diesel Costs ...

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Daimler AG’s profit slumped 14 percent in the third quarter as earnings at the Mercedes-Benz cars division dropped on costs to fix the emissions systems ...

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Singapore's Sea Is Said Poised to Raise $850 Million in IPO

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Singapore’s Sea Ltd. plans to price shares at $15 in its initial public offering and raise more than $850 million, according to people familiar with the ...

Chinese Smartphone Upstart That Beat Apple Is Now ...

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Vivo, the fast-growing smartphone brand backed by reclusive Chinese billionaire Duan Yongping, will begin selling to Western markets for the first time as ...

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SoftBank Seen Climbing 36 Percent as Son Clarifies Tech ...

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Chris Lane thinks investors haven’t quite gotten their heads around what Masayoshi Son is trying to do at SoftBank Group Corp. The Sanford C. Bernstein ...

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How Stitch Fix's Data-Driven Styling Could Boost its IPO ...

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As online personal-shopping service Stitch Fix Inc. files for an initial public offering, investors will be faced with the question that’s often raised ...

Ex-Goldman Tech Chief Sees Finance's AI Ascendance in 5 ...

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Traditional Wall Street jobs are already being disrupted by technology, and the emergence of artificial intelligence will drastically reorder the role of ...

Thursday, Oct 19

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Arkansas City Sends Amazon a Dear John Letter Instead of a ...

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‘It’s not you, it’s us.” So began a full-page ad in today’s Washington Post, signed with love from Little Rock, Arkansas. It was an open letter ...

Sprint, T-Mobile Deal Announcement Is Likely to Be Delayed

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Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. may delay an announcement of their planned all-stock merger until several weeks after they release their quarterly ...

China's Biotech Promise Is Struggling to Keep Foreign ...

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As money rushes into China’s fledgling biotechnology sector, some foreign drugmakers are scaling back. The high-profile cutbacks, part of a broader ...

China's Internet Crackdown Isn't Going Anywhere - Bloomberg

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Xi Jinping’s ascension to power in China five years ago raised hopes that the son of a reformist revolutionary would open the country wider to the West ...

PayPal Boosts Revenue Outlook on Expanded Shopper Activity ...

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PayPal Holdings Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dan Schulman’s campaign to expand the payments platform beyond websites and into stores keeps impressing ...

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Online Personal-Styling Service Stitch Fix Files for U.S ...

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Stitch Fix Inc., the online personal-styling service backed by Benchmark, filed for a U.S. initial public offering.

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Tech Rout Drags Down Emerging Markets Along With Everyone ...

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Developing economies have been relying less on commodity producers and becoming more technology-driven in the past few years. That also means emerging ...

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Tesla Model 3 Reliability Likely to Be Average, Consumer Reports Says

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Tesla Inc. probably will pull off average reliability with the Model 3 sedan Elon Musk is counting on to dramatically expand demand for his electric cars, according to Consumer Reports magazine. Consumer Reports made the prediction based…

Bezos Christens Wind Farm as U.S. Companies Buy More Clean ...

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Companies on track to sign deals this year for 2.6 gigawatts Even in the age of coal enthusiast President Donald Trump, clean-energy developers are finding ...