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Why Apple Didn't Try to Disrupt Credit Cards With Apple Pay

36 minutes ago   |   Fortune

When Apple introduced Apple Pay in 2014, it was working with credit card providers-not trying to replace them. “When we thought about Apple Pay, we thought, there are a lot of...
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Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power

Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power

50 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

A meeting with the Justice Department was originally pitched to focus on allegations of social media's anti-conservative bias. But the conversation was broadened, raising the...
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How America's Largest Private Company Is Using AI for Shrimp and Cattle Farming

54 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Cargill, America's largest privately held company, is marrying hi-tech artificial intelligence with humble endeavors such as shrimp farming and cattle ranching. The agriculture...
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Square is more popular than Venmo and should be the next FANG stock, analyst says

Square is more popular than Venmo and should be the next FANG stock, analyst says

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Nomura increased its price target for Square to $125 - a 45% premium to where shares closed Monday - saying its Cash App is more popular than Venmo. Analyst Dan Dolev says...
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This Tech Company Is Trying To Make Mortgages More Accessible

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Getting a mortgage is a notoriously long and complicated process, which, in this day and age, makes it a ripe target for disruption. Indeed, tech firms are already at work...
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The Biggest Mistake Companies Make When They Go Digital

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

These days every company is a technology company. Even the stodgiest old-line industrial companies are embracing digital strategies to stay competitive. But that doesn't mean...
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What Went Wrong With GE - And Why That Might Signal a Potential Breakup at United Technologies

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Having its hands in too many pies may have contributed to industrial conglomerate General Electric ‘s fall from grace. And that's part of the reason why United Technologies...
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Anatomy of a Bull Market

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

As Wall Street's raging bull continues its historic charge, there has been plenty of chatter about who deserves the credit: Mr. Trump? Mr. Obama? Former Fed chairs Ben Bernanke...
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Ride-Hailing Drivers Have Lost Half Their Income in the Last Five Years, Study Shows

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

Ride-hailing drivers are growing in numbers. But along the way, they're also hurting everyone's earning potential, according to a new study. Between 2013 and 2018, ride-hailing...
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The “Learn-It-All” Mindset Beats the “Know-It-All” at Microsoft

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here . Good morning from Chicago...
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Michael Kors Buys Italy's Versace Fashion House For $2.12 Billion

Michael Kors Buys Italy's Versace Fashion House For $2.12 Billion

Michael Kors says it wants to get Versace products in more stores - from around 200 now to a goal of 300. It will also focus Read more ...

Detroit ballpark employee arrested after being caught on video spitting on...

Detroit ballpark employee arrested after being caught on video spitting on customers' pizza

A video of a 20-year-old food service worker spitting on a pizza before serving it to customers at Comerica Park in Detroit went viral Saturday. Detroit Sportservice, the... Read more ...

Dunkin' is officially dropping the 'Donuts' from its name - and people are...

Dunkin' is officially dropping the 'Donuts' from its name - and people are freaking out

Dunkin' Donuts is dropping "Donuts" from its name , and some fans aren't happy. The official name change is happening at all Dunkin' locations nationwide in January 2019 . The... Read more ...

Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power

Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power

A meeting with the Justice Department was originally pitched to focus on allegations of social media's anti-conservative bias. But the conversation was broadened, raising the... Read more ...

A ton of NBA stars switched teams this summer - here they are in their new...

A ton of NBA stars switched teams this summer - here they are in their new uniforms

The NBA season is just around the corner, and after another wild offseason, there will be a ton of familiar faces on new teams. While LeBron James' move to the Los Angeles... Read more ...

Protesters heckled Ted Cruz and his wife out of a DC restaurant, and Beto...

Protesters heckled Ted Cruz and his wife out of a DC restaurant, and Beto O'Rourke has come to his opponent's defense

Rep. Beto O'Rourke defended Sen. Ted Cruz after protesters forced Cruz and his wife, Heidi Cruz, out of a Washington, DC restaurant on Monday. Protesters opposed to Brett... Read more ...

2 of Brett Kavanaugh's former Yale classmates took their names off a...

2 of Brett Kavanaugh's former Yale classmates took their names off a statement denying Deborah Ramirez's sexual misconduct allegation

Two of Brett Kavanaugh's former college classmates removed their names from a statement defending the Supreme Court nominee that appeared alongside a sexual misconduct... Read more ...

Santander poaches UBS investment bank chief Andrea Orcel as new CEO

Santander poaches UBS investment bank chief Andrea Orcel as new CEO

UBS investment banking head Andrea Orcel has been appointed the new group CEO of Santander. Orcel, a nine-year veteran of Switzerland's largest bank, will join Santander from... Read more ...

'You can kiss the midterms goodbye': Republicans fear for their election...

'You can kiss the midterms goodbye': Republicans fear for their election fate if Democrats defeat Brett Kavanaugh

Republicans fear that a failure to confirm Supreme Court nominee Mitch McConnell could hurt their chances of keeping House and Senate majorities in the midterm... Read more ...

Michael Kors agrees to buy Versace

Michael Kors agrees to buy Versace

Michael Kors has agreed to buy the Italian designer Versace in a deal that has an enterprise value of 1.83 billion euros. The global fashion luxury group also announced it will... Read more ...