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Thai Man Kills Baby Daughter in Video Posted Live to Facebook

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 23:32
A man in Thailand this week live-streamed himself murdering his baby daughter on Facebook, the latest example of the use of the social-media platform to broadcast disturbing, violent videos.
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Palantir Pays $1.7 Million to Settle Discrimination Suit

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:23
Palantir Technologies has agreed to pay $1.7 million to settle a Labor Department lawsuit alleging that the data-mining firm discriminated against Asians in hiring.
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Twitter Earnings: What to Watch

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 18:38
Twitter Inc. is scheduled to report first-quarter results before the market opens on Wednesday. Here are the key points to watch.
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FCC to Launch Review of Media Regulations

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:56
The Federal Communications Commission will begin a comprehensive review of its media regulations, starting at its May 18 meeting, Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday.
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How leaked NSA spy tools created a hacking free-for-all

Technology news CNN Money - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 15:32
The backdoor shows the perils of not patching your computer.
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Uber Plans to Test Flying Cars Within Three Years

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 15:31
Uber detailed ambitious plans to take to the skies with flying cars, as the ride-hailing company is reeling from a series of controversies including a lawsuit that could impede its crucial self-driving vehicle initiative.
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Uber unveils plans to demo flying cars by 2020

Technology news CNN Money - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:09
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How Google plans to get a billion new users

Technology news CNN Money - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:21
Google is making a new push to get nearly a billion Indians onto the internet. The secret? Language.
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Wikipedia founder is launching a news website

Technology news CNN Money - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:07
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Waymo gives free self-driving rides in Phoenix

Technology news CNN Money - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:10
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At These Startups, HR Comes Before the Ping-Pong Tables

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:55
A handful of technology firms are bucking the startup world’s grow-at-all-costs ethos by setting HR policies early and putting workplace culture ahead of growth.
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Netflix Secures Portal Into China via Baidu-Unit Deal

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:05
The video-streaming giant, which has struggled to enter the Chinese market, struck a licensing deal with platform iQiyi to show the U.S. company’s original content.
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Nasdaq tops 6,000 mark for first time ever

Technology news CNN Money - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:04
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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to Make $186 Million From Verizon Deal

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:01
Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is set to make some $186 million as a result of the internet company’s sale of its core business to Verizon Communications, according to securities filings.
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Alphabet's Waymo Offering Families Rides in Self-Driving Cars

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:20
Waymo will dramatically expand its testing efforts by offering hundreds of self-driving vehicles to families and urban commuters in the Phoenix area.
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WeWork to Take 'Co-Working' to Corporate Level

WSJ.com Technology - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:09
WeWork Cos., the startup that caters to entrepreneurs looking for communal office space, is launching a new business that will put it into direct competition with giants in the commercial real-estate services industry.
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Mayer will walk away from Yahoo with $186M

Technology news CNN Money - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:30
Marissa Mayer, who has failed to turn Yahoo around in five years as CEO, will walk away with $186 million after its sale to Verizon.
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Sheryl Sandberg kicks off her next movement

Technology news CNN Money - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 06:31
In "Option B," a new book out this week, Sheryl Sandberg writes candidly about coping with her grief and fragility while working in the C-Suite of one of the world's most valuable businesses.
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Samsung fixing Galaxy S8 days after launch

Technology news CNN Money - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 04:53
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