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Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm hit with US antitrust suit

Mobile chip giant Qualcomm was hit Tuesday with a US antitrust suit alleging it abused its dominant position in the market for processors used in cell phones and other devices.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Apple prices rocket up because of Brexit-inspired pound sterling slump

The change means that dollars are now worth the same as pounds in the app store

20 hours ago from The Independent

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In 2017, China is Doubling Down on AI

The country’s Internet giants are focusing on AI research, and domestic venture capital funding is pouring into the field.

16 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Deliveroo to add 300 UK tech jobs in new London office

The food delivery firm will hire a third more staff when it opens its new London HQ in summer 2017.

5 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Theranos closes its last remaining blood-testing lab after it reportedly failed an inspection

 Theranos is closing down its last remaining blood-testing facility after the lab reportedly failed a regulatory inspection, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Read More

2 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Nest Availability Expands To Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain

Despite having been around for awhile now, Nest’s products have been limited to just a handful of countries – 7 to be exact. However the good news is that according to an announcement ...

Mon 16 Jan 17 from Ubergizmo

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Angry birds developer to open video game studio in London despite Brexit fears

Google and Facebook have also increased their investment in the capital

Mon 16 Jan 17 from The Independent

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Crowdfunding expands innovation financing to underserved regions

Crowdfunding platforms, such as Kickstarter, have opened a funding spigot to startups in regions that have suffered from a venture capital drought, a new UC Berkeley study shows.

Mon 16 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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App downloads up 15 percent in 2016, revenue up 40 percent thanks to China

 The app industry is continuing to grow, according to a new year-end analysis from app intelligence firm App Annie, out today, which found that app downloads, time spent in apps and revenue ...

16 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Amazon asks FCC for permission to test mysterious wireless comms tech in Washington

It seems that Amazon is working on another secretive major project. According to documents discovered by Business Insider, the online retail giant has asked the FCC for permission to test experimental ...

Mon 16 Jan 17 from Techspot

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