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Sears, the Amazon of its day, files for bankruptcy

Sears, which invented the strategy of selling everything anyone with a mailing address long before Amazon, has been mortally wounded by its spiritual successor. After nearly a decade ...

37 minutes ago from Engadget

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Bahrain minister backs boycott of Uber over Khashoggi case

Bahrain's foreign minister called for a boycott of the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the ...

1 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Apple Purchases Part of Dialog Semiconductor in Bid to Improve Battery Life

Apple has announced the partial acquisition of Dialog Semiconductor in a deal worth $600M. The post Apple Purchases Part of Dialog Semiconductor in Bid to Improve Battery Life appeared first ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Extremetech

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Surface Boosts Microsoft Into Top 5 PC OEM Status

Microsoft has nudged itself into the top five OEMs in the US thanks to robust Surface sales, but the PC market as a whole is flat. The post Surface Boosts Microsoft Into Top 5 PC OEM Status ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Extremetech

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Uber asks the SEC to let it give company stock to drivers

Uber is petitioning the Securities and Exchange Commission to reconsider its stance on compensatory securities offerings to reflect the “changing nature of work by individuals in the entrepreneurial ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Techspot

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ZeniMax settles with John Carmack to end all legal claims by either party

“My personal legal disputes are over,” Carmack said in a tweet. “Zenimax has fully satisfied their obligations to me from the purchase of Id Software, and we have released all claims against ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Techspot

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If James Murdoch is the new Tesla chairman, that’s bad news for Elon Musk

Ladies and gentlemen, we have board drama at Tesla! I live. I’m going to read some tea leaves, because James Murdoch very rarely speaks on the record. Last week, The New York Times ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from The Verge

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With $50M in fresh funding, Allbirds will open new stores in the US, UK and Asia

Allbirds' wool runners have been a VC favorite since the beginning. Now, the company is worth $1.4 billion.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from TechCrunch

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Citigroup profit beats on higher bond trading, lower costs

Citigroup Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, helped by lower expenses, higher bond trading revenue and strength in its consumer banking business in Mexico.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Reuters

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Square CFO Sarah Friar to join Nextdoor as CEO

Jack Dorsey-led Square Inc said on Wednesday its financial head Sarah Friar will step down to become the chief executive officer of social networking service provider Nextdoor.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Reuters Technology

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