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Thai Man Kills Baby Daughter in Video Posted Live to Facebook

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

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

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

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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Uber Plans to Test Flying Cars Within Three Years

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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At These Startups, HR Comes Before the Ping-Pong Tables

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

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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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to Make $186 Million From Verizon Deal

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

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

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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Sony Earnings: What to Watch

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 23:59
Sony is set to release its fiscal 2016 earnings on Friday.
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Banks Get Personal in Their Marketing

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 23:52
Financial institutions are tapping customer data to make pitches, aiming to make them useful and effective without being creepy
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FCC Head Expected to Announce Net Neutrality Strategy

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 22:19
The nation’s top telecommunications regulator is expected to unveil his strategy Wednesday for rolling back Obama-era net neutrality rules.
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T-Mobile's Customer Growth Slows Down

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 19:04
Discount wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc. continued to lure customers away from bigger phone companies but at a slower rate than in previous quarters.
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Uber Challenges France in Latest European Legal Dispute

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:12
Uber Technologies opened a new front in its European legal battles, part of its combative effort to convince governments that it should be regulated as a technology company and not a transportation firm.
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Apple Hires Rocket Scientists as It Tries to Catch Up in Driverless Cars

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:10
Apple’s plan for testing autonomous vehicles calls for putting senior engineers—some with NASA experience—in its cars, a move that suggests the company’s technology is still in early phases.
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Tesla to Double Number of EV Chargers at Stations

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:19
Tesla plans to double the number of chargers for its electric cars at its stations globally, after owners complained of long wait times and crowds at popular locations.
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Samsung to Issue Galaxy S8 Software Updates After Complaints

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:32
Samsung will roll out two patches for its new smartphone after customers complained of red-tinted screens and poor Wi-Fi connections.
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Amazon Forms Team to Focus on Driverless Technology

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 08:57
Amazon.com has created a team focused on driverless-vehicle technology to help navigate the retail giant’s role in the shake-up of transportation.
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Nintendo Earnings: What to Watch

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 01:10
Nintendo is scheduled to announce its fiscal 2016 earnings after the market closes on Thursday. Here’s what you need to know.
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