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Google, Tencent Agree to Share Patents in Global Tech ...

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Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Tencent Holdings Ltd. have agreed to share patents covering a range of products and technologies, an alliance between two of ...

TSMC Climbs as Investors Bet on Crypto-Mining Over Phones

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s shares gained as much as 2 percent after Apple Inc.’s main chip supplier reported quarterly results ahead of ...

This Singapore Hedge Fund Unit Is Raising Money for a ...

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As Bitcoin continues its wild ride, a Singapore hedge fund unit is raising $10 million for a cryptocurrency arbitrage fund to trade off price movements ...

IBM Falls After Sales in New Business Fail to Impress Bulls

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IBM managed to increase sales for the first time in almost six years, but that growth wasn't fueled as much by cloud computing and other new products as some analysts had hoped, causing shares to tumble. “The bulls were hoping for a beat…

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Texas Instruments' CEO Templeton to Step Down; Crutcher ...

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Texas Instruments Inc. said Rich Templeton is stepping down as president and chief executive officer after more than 13 years at the helm. He’ll be ...

Shinzo Abe's Party Wants Japan Ready for Video Games in ...

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Japan’s ruling party wants to legalize professional gaming tournaments, joining a groundswell that started last summer amid speculation that video games ...

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Trump Says He Called Apple's Tim Cook to Thank Him for Investments

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President Donald Trump said Thursday that he called Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook to thank him for announcing hundreds of billions of dollars in U.S. investments following passage of Republican tax legislation last year.…

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Uber Completes Sale of $9.3 Billion in Stock Led by SoftBank

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Uber Technologies Inc. completed its deal with SoftBank Group Corp., triggering a slate of governance reforms at the ride-hailing company. Uber shareholders sold about $8 billion at a discounted price to a group of investors led by…

One Solar Installer Targets Low-Income Homes Ignored by ...

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A Louisiana rooftop solar company is betting on a segment of the U.S. that its rivals have largely ignored: low-income households. PosiGen LLC won 80 ...

Amazon's Rejects Groveled for Months Only to Be Left Out ...

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Disappointment sent a chill through Winnipeg this morning as it learned it was one of 200-plus losers in the Amazon HQ2 sweepstakes. Disappointment, and ...

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Amazon Has One Top Spot for HQ2 If Home Prices Guide Its ...

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If Amazon wants to locate its HQ2 in the most-affordable spot for housing, there’s an obvious choice: Pittsburgh. The tech giant’s list of 20 potential ...

Here’s How the 20 Contenders for Amazon HQ2 Stack Up ...

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Now that Amazon.com Inc. has whittled down the list of cities it’s considering for its second North American headquarters, it’s time for a new round of ...

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Google Braced for England's First ‘Right to Be Forgotten ...

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Google Inc. is bracing itself for its first battle in England’s High Court over the so-called “right to be forgotten.” Two anonymous people want the ...

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Hackers Have Walked Off With About 14% of Big Digital ...

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Digital currencies and the software developed to track them have become attractive targets for cybercriminals while also creating a lucrative new market ...

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Biocon Inks Deal With Novartis After U.S. Nod for Biologic ...

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Biocon Ltd. said it signed a deal to develop copycat versions of biologic drugs with a unit of Novartis AG, its latest move to become a global player in ...

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EU Tells Apple It Still Has to Show Them the Money

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European Union regulators reacted coolly to Apple Inc.’s move to repatriate hundreds of billions of overseas dollars to the U.S., saying “nothing has changed” in its order for the iPhone maker to pay back taxes to Ireland. Apple will pay…

The Fall of Travis Kalanick Was a Lot Weirder and Darker Than You Thought

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A year ago, before the investor lawsuits and the federal investigations, before the mass resignations, and before the connotation of the word “Uber” shifted from “world’s most valuable startup” to “world’s most dysfunctional,” Uber’s ...

Amazon Has a Plan toBecome Profitable. It’s Called Advertising

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For more than two decades, Jeff Bezos has famously sacrificed profit for growth, persuading Wall Street that Amazon.com Inc. was best served pouring money into the logistical nuts and bolts that have turned his company into the Wal-Mart of…

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Tencent Widens Its Lead Over Facebook - Bloomberg

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Tencent Holdings Ltd. is widening its lead over Facebook Inc. as the world’s most valuable social network company, riding a growing wave of optimism in ...

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TSMC's Profit Beats Estimates on Holiday Smartphone Sales

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. posted better-than-expected earnings as holiday iPhone sales and booming demand from cryptocurrency miners helped ...

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Apple Gives Employees $2,500 Bonuses After New Tax Law ...

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Apple Inc. told employees Wednesday that it’s issuing a bonus of $2,500 worth of restricted stock units, following the introduction of the new U.S. tax ...

Wednesday, Jan 17

Apple, Returning Overseas Cash, to Pay $38 Billion Tax Bill

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Apple Inc. said it will bring hundreds of billions of overseas dollars back to the U.S., pay about $38 billion in taxes on the money and spend tens of billions on domestic jobs, manufacturing and data centers in the coming years. The…

Patreon Found a Way to Pay the Creative Class. Will It Work?

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Four years ago, a musician named Jack Conte co-founded Patreon with a pledge to help the creative class earn a living making everything from podcasts to ...

How a 22 Year-Old Discovered the Worst Chip Flaws in ...

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In 2013, a teenager named Jann Horn attended a reception in Berlin hosted by Chancellor Angela Merkel. He and 64 other young Germans had done well in a ...

Bitcoin More Important Than iPhone to Growth at Some Asian ...

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Some analysts think mining can yield a 10th of TSMC’s revenue Demand will remain high so long as bitcoin’s price holds up Taiwan Semiconductor ...

Tuesday, Jan 16

IBM, Maersk Form New Blockchain Company for International ...

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IBM and A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S have started a company that will use new technologies such as blockchain, a digital ledger best known for underpinning ...

Apple Supplier Workers Describe Noxious Hazards at China Factory

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At a Catcher Technology Co. manufacturing complex in the Chinese industrial city of Suqian, about six hours’ drive from Shanghai, workers stand for up to 10 hours a day in hot workshops slicing and blasting iPhone casings for Apple Inc.,…

Tencent-Backed Video Site Seeks $17 Billion Valuation ...

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Tencent-backed Chinese startup Kuaishou is seeking to raise funds at about a $17 billion valuation, people familiar with the matter said, as it expands its ...

The World's Top-Selling Video Game Has a Cheating Problem

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Tencent Holdings Ltd. is going after the cheaters that infest PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds as it prepares to bring the world’s top-selling game to ...

Monday, Jan 15

China Escalates Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading

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China is escalating its clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, targeting online platforms and mobile apps that offer exchange-like services, according to people familiar with the matter. While authorities banned cryptocurrency exchanges last…

Record Indian Stock Rally Must Price Risk From Robots, UBS ...

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Robots will eat into any economic boost India receives from its young population and markets aren’t pricing in these risks, says UBS Group AG. Stocks ...

Alibaba's AI Outguns Humans in Reading Test - Bloomberg

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Alibaba has developed an artificial intelligence model that scored better than humans in a Stanford University reading and comprehension test.

Hedge Funds Are Making Money From Exotic Bets - Bloomberg

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Cheese, sunflower seeds and rough rice sounds like an unappetizing mix -- unless you happen to be a hedge-fund manager. A handful of computer-driven funds ...

Sunday, Jan 14

Xiaomi Chooses Morgan Stanley, Goldman Among IPO Banks

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Xiaomi Corp. selected Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. among international banks for its planned initial public offering, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said. Credit Suisse Group AG and Deutsche Bank AG have also…