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Sphero acquires modular electronics maker littleBits to tackle educational toy segment

Consumer robotics and toy company Sphero on Friday announced it is acquiring New York City-based modular electronics maker littleBits for an undisclosed sum.

Fri 23 Aug 19 from Techspot

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HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler stepping down Nov. 1 and will be succeeded by Enrique Lores

HP Inc. is losing the chief executive who has been leading the personal computer maker since it broke off as a separate company four years ago.       

Fri 23 Aug 19 from USA today

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Amazon will no longer use drivers' tips to cover their base pay

Amazon has pledged to be more transparent and to tell its its Flex delivery drivers how much they actually earn, according to an email sent to contractors as seen by the LA Times. Perhaps ...

Fri 23 Aug 19 from Engadget

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US gives Huawei 90 day reprieve on ban: Ross

The United States gave Huawei a 90-day reprieve Monday on a ban against buying US technology, but added nearly four dozen subsidiaries of the Chinese telecoms giant to the prohibition.

Mon 19 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Fitbit will supply ‘free’ trackers to Singapore’s public health program

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Fitbit is working with Singapore’s government to supply residents with free fitness trackers. The company says Singaporeans will be ...

Thu 22 Aug 19 from The Verge

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Court blocks parts of FTC's antitrust win over Qualcomm

A federal appeals court is temporarily protecting Qualcomm from an antitrust ruling that would have forced the mobile chipmaker to drastically change how it licenses key technology for connecting ...

Fri 23 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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FTC, AT&T settle 2014 data-throttling lawsuit - CNET

Suit accused the carrier of deceiving unlimited-data customers when it slowed their connection speeds.

8 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator

Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a minority stake in India's Future Retail Ltd, which operates more than 900 stores in India and owns several supermarket brands, including Big Bazaar.

Thu 22 Aug 19 from Reuters Technology

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Uber tries to reassure customers that it takes safety seriously, following NYTimes book exerpt

It’s hard at times not to feel sorry for CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, given all that he inherited when he became the ride-share giant’s top boss back in April 2017. Among his many to-do ...

Sat 24 Aug 19 from TechCrunch

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Trump adds tariffs to $550 billion of Chinese imports in trade war reprisal

President Trump announced Friday on Twitter that tariffs on Chinese imports will increase 5 percentage points in a tit-for-tat response to China’s own plans to place new duties on U.S. ...

Fri 23 Aug 19 from TechCrunch

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