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'People make mistakes': Uber CEO compares Khashoggi murder to driverless car errors

Likening the premeditated murder and dismemberment of a Washington Post columnist to mistakes with self-driving vehicles, the Uber CEO says "people make mistakes, ...

Mon 11 Nov 19 from ABC Science

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Chinese consumers smash 'Singles' Day' shopping record

Chinese shoppers set new records for spending during the annual "Singles' Day" buying spree despite an economic slowdown and worries over the US trade war, with state media calling it a sign ...

Tue 12 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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Alibaba confirms huge Hong Kong public listing worth at least $13bn

Chinese technology giant Alibaba on Friday confirmed plans to list in Hong Kong in what it called a $13 billion vote of confidence in the turbulent city's markets and a step forward in its plans ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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I Hope PayPal's Dick Falls Off

PayPal wages its years-long war on sex work, announcing yesterday that it has officially refused to stop processing payments made through Pornhub to over 100,000 models. The reason, as per usual, ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Gizmodo

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Israeli cybersecurity firm CyCognito raises $18 million

Israeli cybersecurity firm CyCognito said on Tuesday it raised $18 million in an early-stage funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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What is Alibaba, China's e-commerce giant?

Formed in the Hangzhou flat of co-founder Jack Ma in 1999, Alibaba has ridden the seemingly insatiable Chinese appetite for online shopping to become one of the world's most valuable companies.

Fri 15 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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UAW members ratify Ford labor agreement

Members of United Auto Workers have approved a new labor agreement with auto giant Ford, the union announced late Friday.

Sat 16 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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Shorter hours boost sales in overworked Japan: Microsoft

In a country notorious for overwork, Microsoft Japan trialled a radical idea: working less. And it found that four-day weeks and other reforms both boosted sales and cut costs.

Tue 5 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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Apple offers $2.5 bn to address California housing crisis

Apple said Monday it would commit $2.5 billion over the next two years to help address the shortage of affordable housing in California and reduce homelessness.

Mon 4 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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Netflix secures rights to a fourth 'Beverly Hills Cop' movie starring Eddie Murphy

Axel Foley is making a return. Netflix has reportedly signed a one-time licensing deal with Paramount to develop a fourth movie in the Beverly Hills Cop franchise, Deadline reports.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Techspot

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