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Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Google said Monday that it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian...
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Global stock indexes decline as investors focus on trade

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Global stock indexes are declining Monday as investors remain concerned about rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Among U.S. stocks, technology and health care...
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The Blockchain Bubble's Latest Victim: Digital Cats

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Cats helped build the Internet but are having a harder time with blockchain: CryptoKitties, a startup that raised $12 million in March to build out its digital feline project...
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Apple Has Poached a Waymo Engineer for Its Self-Driving Car Work

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Apple has hired an engineer who played a major role in the development of Waymo's self-driving car business. The iPhone maker recently hired Jaime Waydo to join its...
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JD.com jumps after Google makes a $550 million investment as part of a strategic partnership

JD.com jumps after Google makes a $550 million investment as part of a strategic partnership

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google has announced a $550 million investment as part of a strategic partnership with JD.com. The partnership will combine JD's supply chain and logistics expertise and...
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Chipmaker Mellanox nears truce with activist investor Starboard over board seats

3 hours ago   |   CNBC

Mellanox Technologies is close to reaching a deal with activist investor Starboard Value over the composition of its board of directors.
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BIS: Initial coin offerings should be regulated like IPOs

3 hours ago   |   eFinancial News

Bank for International Settlements echoes other authorities' concerns about cryptocurrencies but sees potential in the underlying technology
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China's Huawei rebuts Australian security concerns

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies has refuted Australian claims it poses a security risk, calling the criticism "ill-informed" in an open letter that...
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Work for Elon in SV? Or Bill Ford in Downtown Detroit? Decaying Train Station Might Decide It

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

Ford Motor Company's decision to spend untold capital renovating abandoned Detroit train station speaks to its crucial need to develop self-driving and electrification...
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The End of Dyslexia

6 hours ago   |   Wired

Innovations in brain research and AI-fueled assistive technologies could level the playing field for those with language-based learning disabilities.
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Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

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Laura Bush condemns ‘cruel' immigration policy: ‘It breaks my heart'

Laura Bush condemns ‘cruel' immigration policy: ‘It breaks my heart'

Former First Lady Laura Bush pleaded for politicians to find a better way of securing the US borders than the current “zero-tolerance” immigration crackdown that so far has... Read more ...

World Cup 2018: Sweden vs. South Korea preview, players to watch, key stats

World Cup 2018: Sweden vs. South Korea preview, players to watch, key stats

Ahead of its Group F opener against South Korea, Sweden will not be affected by any media pressure, according to Albin Ekdal. Read more ...

Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings in gerrymandering cases

Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings in gerrymandering cases

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped major rulings on whether state lawmakers should face curbs on their ability to draw legislative districts purely for... Read more ...

The Latest: Sweden, South Korea 0-0 at halftime at World Cup

The Latest: Sweden, South Korea 0-0 at halftime at World Cup

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