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Apple hit by fresh ‘peak iPhone fears’ after suppliers cut outlook

Provider of 3D sensors for facial recognition unexpectedly lowers earnings forecasts

Amazon Echo may have captured audio of murder

An Amazon Echo may have captured audio of a cold-blooded killing in New Hampshire, and prosecutors have won the rights to the recordings, a judge ruled Friday.

What Amazon sees in NYC and DC for an HQ2 split

CBS News / SciTech 15 sources

Both riverfront sites are ripe for redevelopment, but there are big differences between Long Island City, N.Y., and Crystal City, Va.

Four by paw: meet the Jaguar F-type made for the off-road

Carmagazine.co.uk 7 sources

... ▻ Two 'one-off' rally cars ▻ Continues XK120 celebrations ▻ But they won't go racing. Jaguar is continuing its 70 year celebrations with another new special edition F-type, but this one's a little more 'special' than the Chequered flag…

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Ancient Egyptian tombs yield rare find of mummified scarab beetles

Archaeologists in Egypt said on Saturday they had discovered a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles, as well as an apparently pristine Fifth Dynasty tomb that they plan to open in the coming weeks.



France to 'embed' regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech

PARIS (Reuters) - Facebook will allow French regulators to "embed" inside the company to examine how it combats online hate speech, the first time the wary tech giant has opened its doors in such a way, President Emmanuel Macron said on…


Amazon HQ favorites: Similar basics, different vibes

The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample … Click to Continue »


SAP snatches sentiment tracker Qualtrics from verge of IPO for $8 bln

Reuters / Finance 45 sources

German business software company SAP has agreed to buy Qualtrics International for $8 billion in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the U.S.-based company which specialises in tracking online sentiment. Sonia Legg reports


Pocket money apps aim to help kids in cashless world

Wave of pocket money apps aims to help children in an increasingly cashless world.

Japan's SoftBank steps closer to transformation with mammoth mobile IPO

SoftBank Group Corp has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of its domestic telecoms business, in a deal that will seal the group's transformation into a top global technology investor.


Samsung’s foldable ‘Galaxy F’ will reportedly launch next March – and it’ll be pricey

The Next Web 6 sources

After Samsung teased its foldable phone at an event last week, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported today that the company plans to launch the device in March 2019 – with a hefty price tag. The phone is expected to be named the…


UPDATE 3-Alibaba nets record $30 bln in Singles' Day haul, but growth rate plunges

Reuters / Finance 48 sources

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cashed a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in sales on Sunday during its 24-hour online retail frenzy Singles' Day, but the event's annual growth dropped to its slowest rate.


Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey was fired from Facebook for supporting Trump: Report

Firstpost / World 9 sources

Luckey left Facebook amid controversy surrounding his political contributions and financial support of far-right groups.



Sunday, Nov 11

Alibaba's Singles' Day Hits Billions in Sales in Minutes

TheStreet 34 sources

Watch out Black Friday: Singles' Day in China is off to a tsunami of sales, recording billions in business just after the event began on Sunday morning, China time. By mid-morning Saturday, Nov. 10 ET, e-commerce giant Alibaba Group (BABA …

Space unicorn Rocket Lab reaches orbit again in key first commercial launch

CNBC / U.S. 24 sources

Rocket Lab put seven spacecraft in orbit on Saturday as the company completed its first launch for paying customers.

There's issues with the iPhone X

Apple has announced that two of its products – the iPhone X and the 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) – have known hardware issues. Bloomberg first reported on these issues after being posted on Apple's support pages.

Saturday, Nov 10

Apple pumps up its Amazon listings with iPhones, iPads and more - CNET

CNET 30 sources

Scoop: New listings will arrive in the coming weeks, though HomePod isn't included.

Facebook to Drop Forced Arbitration in Harassment Cases

The social media giant acted one day after Google, facing intense pressure from employees, made a similar decision.

The 'rational' businesswoman picked to temper Tesla's mercurial CEO

Autonews.com 9 sources

In picking Robyn Denholm to keep Elon Musk in check, Tesla's board is going with a numbers-first executive who climbed up the ranks of multinationals' finance departments.

Friday, Nov 9

Telstra's new CFO is leaving to become Tesla's chair

Australian Robyn Denholm has been appointed the chair of Tesla in the US. She is currently CFO and Head of Strategy at Telstra. She will leave that role to chair Tesla full-time.

Apple pumps up its Amazon listings with iPhones, iPads and more - CNET

CNET 30 sources

The new listings will arrive in the coming weeks.

Harassment victims at Google gain more power

BBC / Technology 91 sources

Google employees will now be able to more freely speak out over issues of sexual harassment at the firm. Responding to demands from the around 20,000 workers who protested last week, the company has said it will end the practice of "forced…

Thursday, Nov 8

'Horrific scene': 12 dead in Thousand Oaks, California, bar shooting; shooter identified as Ian David Long

USA TODAY / Travel 995 sources

Authorities said shots were fired and people hit at the Borderline Bar and Grill, a country-western dance bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Read Google CEO's response to employee sexual harassment protests

CNBC / Technology 91 sources

Following a massive worldwide employee walkout, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced changes to how the company deals with sexual harassment.

UPDATE 7-Tesla names director Denholm as chair after Musk rows

Reuters / Technology 161 sources

Tesla Inc director Robyn Denholm, a telecoms executive who has worked for Toyota, has been promoted to chairwoman of the electric car company, tasked with regulating billionaire Elon Musk's regime after months of turbulence which have…

Black Friday 2018: Best Buy's ad is a must-see for electronics gifts

USA TODAY 31 sources

Most Best Buy stores will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

Wednesday, Nov 7

The women who made history at the US midterms

Rediff.com 99 sources

Here are some inspirational women who just made history in the polls.

'Oldest animal painting' discovered in Borneo

BBC / Science 34 sources

The earliest known painting of an animal has been identified in a cave on the island of Borneo.

Facebook says Russian trolls attempted to influence elections in the final days of the midterms

CNBC / Technology 109 sources

Facebook said it received a tip-off from law enforcement about the accounts, which it says may be linked to Russia's Internet Research Agency.

In setback for Trump, Democrats seize U.S. House control

Reuters 646 sources

Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, giving them the opportunity to block Trump's agenda and open his administration to intense scrutiny.