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Former Theranos biotech star indicted on fraud charges

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of blood-testing startup Theranos and a onetime Silicon Valley star, has been hit with criminal charges accusing her of defrauding investors and others, prosecutors ...

Sat 16 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores

Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon's new cashier-less stores.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Tesla to slash tenth of workforce as Elon Musk says 'profit is obviously not what motivates us'

Investors have exressed concerns about how fast the electric car company is going through cash

Tue 12 Jun 18 from The Independent

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Bitcoin’s astronomical rise last year was buoyed by market manipulation, researchers say

"The main takeaway is that manipulation seems to have played a large role in the rise of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies,” the study's co-author said.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from The Washington Post

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AT&T closes mega-merger with Time Warner

Wireless and broadband colossus AT&T on Thursday announced the close of its $85 billion merger with media-entertainment conglomerate Time Warner.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Amazon supplier investigated over working conditions in Chinese factory

'They were underpaid... That's illegal,' says China Labour Watch

Mon 11 Jun 18 from The Independent

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Fitbit employees charged with having stolen trade secrets

U.S. prosecutors have charged one current and five former employees of San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Comcast-Disney fight highlights shifting media landscape

That didn't take long.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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AT&T completes mega merger with Time Warner

AT&T has officially completed its landmark acquisition of Time Warner, further blurring the lines between media, entertainment and technology.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Techspot

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Cryptocurrencies tumble after S. Korea hack

Cryptocurrencies plunged in Asia on Monday after a hack on a South Korean exchange sparked fresh concerns about the safety of the digital units.

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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