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Amazon is straying from Jeff Bezos' vow to 'charge less'

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Bezos says Amazon is working to give more to its customers for less, but they aren't really getting anything extra with the Prime increase.

Amazon now has a multibillion-dollar advertising business

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Amazon's quarterly advertising sales surpassed $2 billion for the first time in the first quarter.

Amazon will increase the price of its annual Prime plan effective on May 11

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Amazon is increasing the price of its annual Prime membership from $99 to $119.

Square to buy Weebly for $365 million

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Square is a financial technology company that's best known for its eponymous square white payments devices.

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Amazon cloud revenue jumps 49 percent in first quarter

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Amazon's cloud fetched $5.4 billion in revenue in the first quarter.

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What Amazon’s new headquarters could mean for rents

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The possibility of winning the Amazon headquarter contest in Nashville worries locals over the prospect of more people, more traffic, and higher rents, the New York Times reports.

Microsoft stock up after strong guidance

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Microsoft beat expectations on earnings and revenue for its fiscal third quarter.

Amazon jumps after smashing earnings

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Amazon reported its first-quarter earnings on Thursday after the bell.

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Why Hollywood hates stars and only wants superheroes

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Eric Jackson talks to Ben Fritz about how Hollywood is reshaping itself.

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Ford is basically giving up on US car business, and GM is not far behind

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Ford and GM's first-quarter earnings show how much Detroit is shifting toward crossovers, SUVs and trucks in the US.

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Cramer: Embattled Facebook might be the 'cheapest stock in the S&P 500'

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It appears all-is-forgotten concerning Facebook's data leak scandal after strong quarterly earnings, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

Amazon's Alexa is getting a memory

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Amazon is adding new features to its smart voice assistant is getting new features, including a memory.

Analyst cuts profit forecasts for Apple due to ‘materially weaker’ iPhone demand

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Bernstein predicts Apple will give a June quarter sales forecast below Wall Street expectations.

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Tim Cook told Trump he loves the new tax cuts, Larry Kudlow says

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China is a vital market both for sales of Apple products and for Apple's supply chain.

Samsung just delivered potential bad news for the iPhone X

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Samsung Electronics warned of a slowdown in the global smartphone market, predicting weakness in its display panel unit.

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Amazon sales may jump this quarter — but an increase in spending may knock profits down

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Wall Street expects another huge jump in Amazon’s revenue, but lower profits, compared with last year, when the company reports its first-quarter earnings on Thursday.

Facebook soars at the open, on pace for best day in 2 years

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It's an important benchmark and stock move for the social media giant.

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Here's what Wall Street analysts are saying after Facebook's big earnings win

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Wall Street is buzzing over Facebook's latest earnings results, which topped Wall Street's expectations despite recent uproar about the company's handling of user information.

Elon Musk has a lot going on, and it may be coming at the expense of Tesla

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Elon Musk has a lot going on. And it may be coming at the expense of his core business — Tesla.

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Facebook admits it did not read terms of the app that harvested data of 87 million

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"We did not read all of the terms and conditions," CTO Mike Schroepfer told U.K. lawmakers at a parliamentary committee hearing.

Thursday, Apr 26

Cramer: Reevaluate your portfolio during market volatility. Don't buy more!

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Jim Cramer tells investors that market swings could be a chance to reevaluate their portfolios, but not buy more.

Wednesday, Apr 25

Facebook shares jump after earnings beat

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It's Facebook's first financial report since revelations of a data leak rocked the company's reputation.

How to download a copy of everything Apple knows about you

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Apple, like Facebook and Google, lets you download your data file. Here's how to get it.

Google just gave Gmail a huge makeover — here's how to get the most out of it

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Google added many capabilities to Gmail, including a sidebar with Google Calendar and a confidential mode.

Apple CEO Tim Cook will meet Donald Trump today to talk trade

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Tim Cook and Donald Trump's meeting is scheduled for 1.45 p.m. Washington time, but no agenda has been released.

Tuesday, Apr 24

More than $85 billion in value wiped from the popular 'FANG' tech stocks

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Amazon, Alphabet, Netflix and Facebook shares all fell by more than 3 percent Tuesday.

Alphabet closes down nearly 5 percent, as Wall Street warns of less profitable near-term

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The company is building out its investment in cloud computing, placing it in more direct competition with Amazon and outlining a path forward for the company beyond advertising revenue.

Here's Facebook's once-secret list of content that can get you banned

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Facebook is making its Community Standards rules public for the first time, here's what you need to know about what types of posts are and aren't allowed.

Amazon will now deliver packages to Prime members' cars

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The free in-car delivery is available to Prime members in select cities and only through supported vehicles.

Monday, Apr 23

We now know how much Alphabet gained on investments like Uber and how well Nest was doing

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Alphabet reported quarterly earnings after the bell on Monday.

Alphabet shares seesaw after earnings beat

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Google parent company Alphabet reports its first quarter earnings on Monday.

Tech hedge fund manager Palihapitiya says Box is his favorite A.I. stock idea

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Chamath Palihapitiya shares his market views at The Sohn Investment Conference in New York Monday.

Jeff Bezos once said he has Bernie Madoff to thank for his e-commerce empire

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The Amazon founder and CEO left his job at a New York-based hedge fund in 1994 and set out to sell books online, driven off Wall Street in part by competition from Madoff.

Sunday, Apr 22

A new investor pitch in Silicon Valley: take our money, and we'll give you a team of health coaches

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Going against Silicon Valley's glorification of long hours and personal sacrifice, a new early-stage VC firm is betting on an intensive founder development program that will give all participants a "life board of directors."

In Sydney, Australia they're paving roads with printer toner

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Toshiba said this week that it hit a record in 2017 of recycled toner products: 228 metric tons of used toner.

China's ZTE says it's seeking a solution to US tech ban

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The ban on state-owned ZTE was imposed last Monday in a case involving exports of telecoms equipment to Iran and North Korea.

Employers don't understand the 'black box' behind rising drug prices, and are fed up

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Employers have a lot of power and resources to fix the broken health care system. Will they?