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Microsoft beats estimates, powered by growing cloud profits

7 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, powered by continued sales increases from its cloud business and a boost from...
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Mark Cuban says NBA player movement reflects job market across many industries

11 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

Is all this player movement good for NBA business?
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More signs point to a slowing economy

11 minutes ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Strong employment hasn't been enough to calm concerns about the direction of the economy. On Wednesday, M&T Bank reported that more than three-quarters of the small...
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Heads of the 3 main US airlines met with the White House to accuse Middle Eastern airlines of competing unfairly - but not everyone agrees

Heads of the 3 main US airlines met with the White House to accuse Middle Eastern airlines of competing unfairly - but not everyone agrees

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The CEOs of major US airlines reportedly met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence Thursday afternoon at the White House. According to Reuters, the subject...
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AOC's policy adviser wants to tax high incomes at 99%. A tax attorney says it would be 'naive' not to expect high-earners to change their habits in response

AOC's policy adviser wants to tax high incomes at 99%. A tax attorney says it would be 'naive' not to expect high-earners to change their habits in response

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Dan Riffle, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's senior counsel and policy adviser, believes that income over a certain threshold should be taxed at 99%, he told Vox . Such a tax...
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Amazon is hiring for a 'stealth advertising' engineering team to disrupt the $100 billion gaming industry, and marketers see it as a sign of Amazon's growing ad-tech tentacles

Amazon is hiring for a 'stealth advertising' engineering team to disrupt the $100 billion gaming industry, and marketers see it as a sign of Amazon's growing ad-tech tentacles

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon is hiring for two roles that are part of a new team called "stealth advertising innovation" to disrupt the gaming industry. The job postings promise candidates...
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While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action

17 minutes ago   |   Wired

The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market.
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Microsoft cloud growth beats expectations

17 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit of $13.2 billion, powered in large part by a steadily growing cloud computing business that the company says now accounts for...
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Celtics' Danny Ainge shows off his handles in awesome new Twitter video

21 minutes ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

Danny Ainge retired from the NBA 24 years ago, but he's still got pretty good handles. The Boston Celtics president of basketball operations tweeted a video
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Microsoft Reports Record Quarterly Revenue Thanks to Booming Cloud-Computing Business

23 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Microsoft's quarterly sales and profit topped estimates on the strength of the company's cloud-computing business, which racked up clients for Azure web services and Office...
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House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

A federal judge denied bail to wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday, ruling that he will remain jailed as he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy... Read more ...

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago. Read more ...

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday. Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...

Ilhan Omar brands Trump ‘FASCIST' after ‘send her back' chants at his rally

Ilhan Omar brands Trump ‘FASCIST' after ‘send her back' chants at his rally

Rep. Ilhan Omar has accused the US president of being “racist” and of “spewing fascist ideology” after Donald Trump's supporters were heard chanting “send her back” during a... Read more ...

Arizona Iced Tea and Adidas promise to make 99-cent sneakers available 'at a...

Arizona Iced Tea and Adidas promise to make 99-cent sneakers available 'at a later time' after permanently shutting down pop-up event following the assault of 2 teens

Arizona Iced Tea and Adidas permanently closed a New York City pop-up before it opened to the public, after two teenagers were assaulted in the massive crowd waiting to enter... Read more ...

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

The federal judge's ruling means Epstein will remain behind bars while he fights charges that he exploited dozens of girls in New York and Florida in the early 2000s. Read more ...