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Snap restarts user growth with original shows, Android overhaul

Snap Inc's original shows and rebuilt Android app helped it add Snapchat users for the first time in three quarters and beat analyst revenue expectations, but that was not enough to push its ...

17 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Apple said Qualcomm’s tech was no good. But in private communications, it was ‘the best’

Sealed documents, obtained as part of a trial between the two tech giants, offer a rare window into the decision-making process of one of the most secretive and powerful companies on the planet.

Fri 19 Apr 19 from The Washington Post

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Apple and Qualcomm face off in epic courtroom drama

The trial's outcome could affect how the spoils of innovation are distributed, upending the incentives and business models for companies that usher in new technologies.

Tue 16 Apr 19 from The Washington Post

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Uber wins $1bn investment from Toyota, SoftBank fund

Japanese car giant Toyota and investment fund SoftBank Vision Fund on Friday unveiled an investment of $1 billion in US company Uber to drive forward the development of driverless ridesharing ...

Fri 19 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Japan's SoftBank to invest 900 mn euros in Germany's Wirecard

Japan's Softbank is to invest 900 million euros ($1 billion) in beleaguered German financial technology firm Wirecard, or a stake of about 5.6 percent, Wirecard announced Wednesday.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Tech startups Pinterest, Zoom soar in Wall Street debut

Pinterest got off to a flying start on Wall Street Thursday in the market debut for the San Francisco-based visual discovery service, a positive sign for the wave of Silicon Valley firms planning ...

Thu 18 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Netflix unveils plans for New York production hub

Netflix announced plans Thursday to create a New York City production center for its original programs that could lead to thousands of new jobs.

Thu 18 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms

A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees have published a letter on the software development ...

Mon 22 Apr 19 from Guardian.co.uk

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Tesla Autonomy day is here. Here’s how to watch

It’s a big week for Tesla and it’s kicking off April 22 with “Autonomy Investor Day.” What is Autonomy Investor Day, you ask? The details are vague, but it’s supposed ...

Mon 22 Apr 19 from TechCrunch

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Foxconn head says he's stepping back from daily operations

The head of Foxconn Technology Group says he is planning to step away from day-to-day operations at the world's largest electronics provider but will continue to guide the company's "major direction."

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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