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Sunday, Oct 22

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Google, Facebook and other tech titans are pouring millions into DC lobbying as hearings loom

CNBC / World

Lawyers for the three tech companies are scheduled to testify in Congress on behalf of their clients on Nov. 1

18

Toyota 86 offers a fantastic sports car experience at a budget price

CNBC / Technology

CNBC gets behind the wheel of the Toyota 86, a competitor to the Mazda Miata.

16

A new class of billionaire philanthropists are coming out of media and tech

CNBC / U.S.

With tech moguls earning billions so early in their lives, its creating a group of donors willing to back social and political issues.

Car makers are racing toward the future with electric cars, but here's why 'we're not there yet'

CNBC / Technology

Car makers are trying to jolt the electric market, but an analyst explains why the death of gas cars may be exaggerated.

Saturday, Oct 21

00

Amazon's new tablet is the best you can buy for $150

CNBC / Technology

Amazon's new Fire HD 10 tablet is just $150 and is easily the best tablet you can buy at that price point.

22

Amazon makes life hard for e-commerce start-ups, but Stitch Fix may find a path

CNBC / U.S.

Stitch Fix's IPO will test investor appetite for e-commerce start-ups that are trying to be unlike Amazon.

19

Tesla nearly doubles its borrowing capacity for car leases to $1.1 billion

CNBC / Technology

The move comes as the electric car maker spends heavily to fix production bottlenecks of its new Model 3 sedan.

16

Artificial intelligence could spark 'radical' economic boom, according to new research

CNBC / Technology

Economists are now asking a radical question: what happens to the economy if AI starts generating original thought?

How Apple plans to turn stores into 'town squares' — and put an iPhone in every hand

CNBC / Technology

Angela Ahrendts, Apple's SVP of retail, explains why the company wants you to think of its stores as "town squares."

14

Bitcoin smashes through $6,100 to hit a new record high

CNBC / World

Investors appear to be shrugging off risks like the upcoming "fork", or split in bitcoin.

03

Jet launches its own private label brand, Uniquely J

CNBC / Technology

Jet's private-label offerings include toilet paper, coffee and laundry detergent.

01

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about new Chicago flagship store: 'A place where people can connect'

CNBC / Technology

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the company's new flagship store in Chicago.

Cramer's game plan: In the year's biggest earnings week, don't chase stocks

CNBC / Investing

Jim Cramer urges investors to wait for pullbacks to employ their buying strategy ahead of a busy earnings week.

Consumer Reports answers Tesla: 'They seem to misunderstand what we do'

CNBC / U.S.

Tesla bashed Consumer Reports for predicting the new Model 3 will have average reliability, but the automaker may not understand what the magazine does.

Friday, Oct 20

22

Snap is cutting jobs in recruiting and slowing new hires

CNBC / Technology

Snap recently cut 18 jobs from its recruiting division after laying off about a dozen staffers last month in hardware marketing.

21

JPMorgan slashes its Tesla Model 3 fourth-quarter forecast in half

CNBC / Technology

JPMorgan reaffirms its underweight rating for Tesla shares, predicting the company will continue to have issues producing the Model 3.

The CEO of start-up WeWork reportedly bragged that he sold more than $100M worth of company shares

CNBC / Technology

A CEO selling large amounts of shares in a company is sometimes viewed as a lack of confidence by investors.

19

Tencent-backed gaming and shopping company Sea stumbles in US IPO

CNBC / U.S.

Sea's holdings include online gaming service Garena, virtual payment app AirPay, and e-commerce marketplace Shopee.

18

Bitcoin surges above $6,000 for the first time on heavy trading volume

CNBC / Investing

Bitcoin surged 5 percent to a record high above $6,000 on high trading volume Friday.

Facebook mobile and Instagram ad prices are booming, according to a Mizuho report

CNBC / Technology

Facebook has had success limiting the number of ads on mobile, while brands are looking at Instagram for entertainment ads.

Latest science says if you want a longer life, don't just eat less - eat less often

CNBC / Technology

Research into fasting as a regular part of diet could help in the fight against food-related diseases, including heart disease and diabetes.

17

Apple's recent weakness is just the 'pause that refreshes,' says one technical analyst

CNBC / Technology

Apple shares have fallen more than 5 percent from its recent high, but one technician says investors shouldn't worry.

16

This is Amazon's new Echo, and it's surprisingly nice for the price

CNBC / Technology

CNBC has the brand new Amazon Echo in house. Here's a quick look at it.

Laptops in checked bags on airlines pose explosion risk

CNBC / U.S.

The U.S. is urging airlines to ban large, personal electronic devices from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire.

Microsoft's noble attempt at a smart speaker isn't as good as the Google Home or Amazon Echo

CNBC / Technology

Microsoft's first attempt at a smart speaker, built by Harman Kardon, isn't as good as the Amazon Echo or Google Home.

Facebook Messenger users can now send money to each other with PayPal

CNBC / U.S.

Facebook Messenger users can now do peer to peer payments in the app using their PayPal accounts.

15

Apple will have at most 3 million iPhone Xs next week, KGI says, and that won't meet initial demand

CNBC / Technology

The iPhone X is going to be super limited at launch, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says in a note.

SoftBank says it could invest as much as $880 billion in tech

CNBC / Technology

Masayoshi Son said SoftBank would likely invest in 1,000 companies over the next decade, Recode reports.

SoftBank's big checks are stalling tech IPOs

CNBC / U.S.

Deep-pocketed financiers have enabled startups to spurn the regulatory hassles of an IPO even as they become larger than many public companies.

Using Bitcoin to buy a sandwich could trigger a tax bill

CNBC / Technology

To the IRS, every crypto currency transaction, no matter how small, triggers a separate tax gain or loss.