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Wednesday, Oct 24

09

Mobileye Opens Up Driverless Tech as Tie-Up With Intel ...

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Mobileye NV’s driverless test car has developed a bit of a feisty streak. During a test drive in October, with a Bloomberg reporter sitting in the passenger seat, the car merged into traffic on a high...

Uber’s Secret Restaurant Empire - Bloomberg

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On Aug. 1, Brooklyn Burger Factory began selling gourmet patties in its residential neighborhood of Crown Heights. But even though the restaurant serves a steady stream of jerk burgers, salmon burgers ...

08

China's Gaming Green Channel Was Just a Loophole - Bloomberg

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Obviously China’s move to close a loophole for online-game approvals as a negative development. Yet a little perspective is warranted. Regulators have shut the so-called green channel for clearing new ...

Friday, Aug 10

19

Former Chief Tesla Vehicle Engineer Doug Field Returns to ...

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Apple Inc. said it re-hired Doug Field after the executive spent about five years at Tesla Inc. in charge of vehicle engineering. The hire is a significant ...

18

South Africa Zero-Rating VAT Plan Could Cost State $283 ...

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A South African panel has recommended six more consumer items be added to a list of goods that won’t incur value-added tax, which could potentially cost ...

15

Google’s Targeted Ads Are Coming to a Billboard Near You ...

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Google may be about to pair all that data it has on users' web browsing with the ads displayed on public billboards. Creepy? Maybe. Inevitable? Almost ...

Who's to Blame for Uber's New York Defeat—Khosrowshahi or Kalanick?

Bloomberg / Technology

Travis Kalanick loyalists experienced some serious schadenfreude this week after Uber Technologies Inc. lost a showdown with New York. In 2015, Kalanick scored his most pivotal policy victory in New Y...

09

Chinese Bike-Sharing Giant Investigates Sexual Harassment ...

Bloomberg / Technology

Mobike, China’s bike-sharing startup recently acquired by neighborhood services giant Meituan Dianping, said it is investigating sexual harassment ...

07

Qualcomm Wins Taiwan Reprieve as Global Antitrust Battle ...

Bloomberg / Technology

Qualcomm Inc., the smartphone chipmaker fighting regulatory actions and lawsuits threatening its most profitable business, has reached a settlement with ...

01

CBS Judge Questions Redstone's Mental State Ahead of Court ...

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The judge who will decide whether CBS Corp. directors can strip Sumner Redstone of his controlling interest in the media company has expressed concerns ...

Ackman Sees Lowe's Upside Like His 2011 Bet on Canadian Pacific

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Bill Ackman said he sees significant upside for home-improvement retailer Lowe’s Cos., much like he did almost seven years ago with one of his most successful investments, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd ...

Thursday, Aug 9

00

WeWork Gets Another $1 Billion From SoftBank - Bloomberg

As WeWork Co.’s co-working business grows, so have its expenses, which means it continues to need cash. Luckily, the startup has a willing partner ...

23

Dropbox Falls as COO Resignation Overshadows Earnings Beat

Dropbox Inc. shares fell 8 percent in extended trading after the company said Chief Operating Officer Dennis Woodside is stepping down in September, overshadowing second-quarter sales and earnings tha...

22

Microsoft Threatens to Pull Gab Services Over Anti-Semitic Posts

Microsoft Corp. threatened to suspend web-hosting services it provides to Gab.ai after getting a complaint about anti-Semitic posts on the social-media site, a new twist in the technology industry's controversial crackdown on hate speech.…

21

The SEC Is Intensifying Its Probe of Tesla

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is intensifying its scrutiny of Tesla Inc.’s public statements in the wake of Elon Musk’s provocative tweet Tuesday about taking the electric-car company pr...

Roku's Biggest Bull Sees Already-Soaring Stock Going Even Higher

Roku Inc.’s rally may just be getting started after the stock jumped 23 percent on better-than-expected earnings. The stock could climb to $67 a share, according to one analyst’s updated predictions. ...

20

Tesla Falls, Wiping Out Tweet-Fueled Rally in Just Two Days

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It didn’t take long for the euphoria to fade. Two days after Elon Musk triggered a frantic rally with a tweet saying he was considering taking Tesla Inc. private, the stock erased all of those gains. ...

19

Spotify Strikes Deal With Samsung to Help Fight Off Apple Music

Spotify Technology SA has a new ally in its competition with Apple Inc.: Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest smartphone maker. The Spotify app will be available when customers set up their ne...

18

Samsung Unveils Note 9, Upgraded Watch and Home Speaker

Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 in New York, banking on the larger-screen device to rejuvenate sales of a struggling flagship line and fend off Apple Inc.’s upcoming iPhones over th...

Trading Apps Expose Investors to Cyber Criminals, Report ...

Dozens of applications used for online trading by retail investors have cybersecurity vulnerabilities, some of which could lead to hackers siphoning funds ...

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Crypto Technicals Flash More Pain Ahead, Eye Bitcoin at $ ...

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Cryptocurrency technical analysts have been warning against buying on the dip after the sell-off that shaved $600 billion from the value of digital coins ...

15

Booking Holdings Tumbles After Weak Third-Quarter Forecast

Booking Holdings Inc. tumbled in early trading after the online travel giant said third-quarter earnings would be well below Wall Street’s estimate.

13

Canada's Shopify Battles the Scammers Behind Fake Web ...

Every day, startups all over the world set up websites in the hopes of becoming a runaway success like Casper or Warby Parker. Many of them turn to Shopify ...

08

Scenes From a Hong Kong Crypto Party - Bloomberg

a person who has recently gained power, wealth, success, etc. and is regarded as an upstart; parvenu Earlier this month, I was trying to slip away from an ...

Wall Street Loves Xiaomi as IPO Sponsors Predict Surging ...

Analysts are full of praise for Xiaomi Corp., whose stock is drawing a flurry of bullish ratings after a muted debut in Hong Kong. Following a mandatory ...

07

Blackstone Buys $250 Million Stake in Outsourcing Startup ...

Blackstone Group LP is buying a large stake in TaskUs, a startup that handles customer service and content moderation for many Silicon Valley companies, in ...

05

Rite Aid, Albertsons Scrap Deal Amid Criticism Ahead of ...

Rite Aid Corp. and Albertsons Cos. agreed to scrap a merger that would have helped reshape the U.S. retail and health-care industries, as opposition to the ...

Tezos Lawsuit With Zug Roots Will Move Forward in U.S. for Now

A high-profile “Crypto-Valley" legal dispute over the Tezos initial coin offering will move forward in a court closer to Silicon Valley -- for now at least. In a preview of how litigation may play out ...

Wednesday, Aug 8

23

Michael Dell's Lesson for Elon Musk: Going Private Isn't a ...

Elon Musk seems to be taking a cue from Michael Dell in his desire to take Tesla Inc. private. But if Musk thinks removing his money-losing company from ...

22

Elon Musk Talked With SoftBank in 2017 About Tesla Investment

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Elon Musk and Masayoshi Son held talks last year about SoftBank Group Corp. investing in Tesla Inc., including potentially taking the electric carmaker private, according to two people with knowledge ...