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How AT&T and Comcast are trying to kill California's net neutrality bill - Fast Company

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:33pm

Fast Company

How AT&T and Comcast are trying to kill California's net neutrality bill
Fast Company
A strong network neutrality bill is advancing through the California legislature, and the Big ISPs–mainly AT&T and Comcast–are working overtime to stop it in its tracks. On Wednesday the State Assembly Communications and Conveyance Committee will vote ...

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As Blockchain Grows, Companies Look to Avert a Patent War - Fortune

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:08pm

Fortune

As Blockchain Grows, Companies Look to Avert a Patent War
Fortune
The arrival of the smartphone triggered epic intellectual property battles across the world, as companies spent billions of dollars to assert monopolies over the new technology. The most high profile of those battles—Apple versus Samsung—began 10 ...
In tech, patents are trophies -- and these companies are dominatingCNNMoney

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Verizon to Cut Off Data Providers That Gave Up Customer Locations - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:58am

Wall Street Journal

Verizon to Cut Off Data Providers That Gave Up Customer Locations
Wall Street Journal
Verizon Communications Inc. VZ 2.31% said Tuesday it will end a location-sharing program after it found at least one company revealed its subscribers' whereabouts without their consent. The top U.S. wireless carrier by subscribers said it would soon ...
APNewsBreak: Verizon to end location data sales to brokersWashington Post
Verizon pledges to stop some selling of phone-location dataCNBC
Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones - AP NewsAP News

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Amazon's Alexa 'Checks In' To Marriott Hotels - PYMNTS.com

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:35am

PYMNTS.com

Amazon's Alexa 'Checks In' To Marriott Hotels
PYMNTS.com
In an effort grow its presence in the hospitality space, Amazon has partnered with Marriott International to bring Alexa to the company's hotels. The popular voice assistant will help guests with tasks, such as ordering room service or asking for ...
'Alexa, order me room service.' Amazon's voice assistant checks in to Marriott hotelsCNNMoney
Amazon launches an Alexa system for hotelsTechCrunch
Alexa for Hospitality Lets Amazon Follow You on VacationGizmodo
CNET -Business Insider -GeekWire -The Verge
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GameStop Approaches Its Circuit City Moment - Motley Fool

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:00am

Motley Fool

GameStop Approaches Its Circuit City Moment
Motley Fool
Shares of GameStop (NYSE:GME) were halted briefly on Monday, only to spike higher after Reuters reported that the video game retailer has hired a financial advisor to assist in discussions that it's been having with private equity firms interested in a ...
GameStop in Talks About Potential DealWall Street Journal
GameStop Confirms It's Holding Talks With Potential SuitorsBloomberg
[Updated] GameStop reportedly discussing buyout with private equity firmsTechCrunch
Zacks.com -Reuters -GlobeNewswire (press release) -Variety
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Jailed Audi CEO Pledges to Cooperate With Emissions-Cheating Probe - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:49am

Wall Street Journal

Jailed Audi CEO Pledges to Cooperate With Emissions-Cheating Probe
Wall Street Journal
BERLIN—The chief executive of Volkswagen AG's luxury brand Audi, jailed Monday in a probe into his alleged role in the car maker's diesel-emissions cheating scandal, has pledged to cooperate with prosecutors and could be released within days, a Munich ...
VW Names Schot as Interim Audi Chief After Stadler ArrestBloomberg
Audi CEO crisis threatens fragile truce among VW stakeholdersReuters
Audi names new leader after CEO arrestedCNNMoney
Autoblog (blog) -KFGO News -MarketWatch
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Dow tumbles on trade concerns, but finds support at key level - MarketWatch

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:49am

Dow tumbles on trade concerns, but finds support at key level
MarketWatch
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell sharply on Tuesday, but it appeared to find support at a key level that could signal a floor under equity prices. The Dow DJIA, -1.21% lost 1.3% to 24,667, pressured by the latest bout of trade-policy uncertainty ...

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'Irate passenger' strikes window at Charlotte airport after flight was canceled, CMPD says - Charlotte Observer

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:24am

Charlotte Observer

'Irate passenger' strikes window at Charlotte airport after flight was canceled, CMPD says
Charlotte Observer
A woman was cited after she reportedly struck a window at the Charlotte Doulgas International Airport on Monday in frustration that her flight had been canceled. A technical issue caused hundreds of flight cancellations out of the Charlotte airport on ...
Airline working to resume flights following technical issue that impacted Charlotte passengersWBTV
​CBJ Morning Buzz: Frustration builds at CLT amid scrapped flights; Wells Fargo to restructure wealth managementCharlotte Business Journal

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: VZ, TSLA, AAPL, WFC, T, SIRI & more - CNBC

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 8:07am

CNBC

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: VZ, TSLA, AAPL, WFC, T, SIRI & more
CNBC
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Verizon – The telecom giant's stock was upgraded to "buy" from "hold" at Deutsche Bank, which said fundamentals are improving but the stock price hasn't yet caught up. Deutsche Bank points to ...

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CVS Adds Home Delivery With Help From Post Office - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 8:03am

Wall Street Journal

CVS Adds Home Delivery With Help From Post Office
Wall Street Journal
CVS Health Corp. CVS 1.03% has enlisted the U.S. Postal Service for a new home delivery service, as the drugstore giant strives to stave off Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -0.54% and other rivals. CVS struck a deal with the Postal Service to pick up ...
CVS introduces prescription drug delivery as it braces for Amazon's possible disruptionCNBC
CVS Health Will Now Deliver Prescriptions to Your HomeU.S. News & World Report
All CVS customers can now get their prescriptions deliveredFox Business

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A Bill Gates-backed edible coating makes avocados last twice as long — and it's coming to Costco - Business Insider

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 8:01am

Business Insider

A Bill Gates-backed edible coating makes avocados last twice as long — and it's coming to Costco
Business Insider
A food-tech startup called Apeel Sciences debuted its avocados at every Costco and Harps Food Stores location in the US. Apeel has created an invisible, edible coating that food suppliers can spray on produce to extend shelf life. The company claims ...
Millennials, Rejoice! Costco Is Selling New Avocados That Stay Ripe Twice as LongFortune
Bill Gates-Backed Upstart Helps Costco Keep Avocados Ripe LongerBloomberg

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Futures tumble as China-US trade dispute intensifies - Reuters

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 7:06am

Reuters

Futures tumble as China-US trade dispute intensifies
Reuters
(Reuters) - The three main U.S. stock index futures fell more than a percent on Tuesday after the latest tariff threat on Chinese goods by the United States escalated a trade spat between the world's two largest economies and triggered a flight to ...

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Innovative Cultures Don't Need Superheroes -- They Are Better Off Without Them - Forbes

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 7:01am

Forbes

Innovative Cultures Don't Need Superheroes -- They Are Better Off Without Them
Forbes
To be adaptive and innovative, a company needs to react to and even predict the needs of their customers. This requires not just a few good big decisions made by the leadership team but thousands of smaller decisions made throughout the organization.

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Wealth of millionaires surges 10.6% to top $70 trillion for the first time - USA TODAY

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 6:56am

USA TODAY

Wealth of millionaires surges 10.6% to top $70 trillion for the first time
USA TODAY
The combined wealth of the world's millionaires rose for a sixth straight year and topped $70 trillion for the first time ever in 2017 thanks to an improving global economy and strong stock market performance, according to a new report released Tuesday.

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Wealth of millionaires surges 10.6% to top $70 trillion for the first time - USA TODAY

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 6:56am

USA TODAY

Wealth of millionaires surges 10.6% to top $70 trillion for the first time
USA TODAY
The combined wealth of the world's millionaires rose for a sixth straight year and topped $70 trillion for the first time ever in 2017 thanks to an improving global economy and strong stock market performance, according to a new report released Tuesday.
Rich people become cryptocurrency fans, want better advice: surveyBusiness Insider

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Tesla chief Elon Musk accuses worker of sabotage - BBC News

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 5:57am

BBC News

Tesla chief Elon Musk accuses worker of sabotage
BBC News
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has accused an employee of carrying out "extensive and damaging sabotage" at the electric carmaker. In an email to staff, Mr Musk said an unnamed employee made unspecified coding changes to its manufacturing operating ...
Elon Musk alleges Tesla employee conducted 'extensive and damaging sabotage'VentureBeat
Who's Leaking Tesla Secrets? Elon Musk Claims Employee Sabotaged CompanyNewsweek

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Home price insanity: $2.6 million for 900 square feet - CBS News

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 5:15am

CBS News

Home price insanity: $2.6 million for 900 square feet
CBS News
If you're looking for homes in Palo Alto, Calif., our sympathies to your bank account. In the most recent example of home prices gone bonkers, a two-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage has been listed for $2.6 million. At 900 square feet, that means you'd be ...

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5000 people expected for Ford's Michigan Central Station celebration party - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 4:48am

WDIV ClickOnDetroit

5000 people expected for Ford's Michigan Central Station celebration party
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. is set to unveil its plans Tuesday for Michigan Central Station at a party for the public. There are already 5,000 people signed up to attend, which is the maximum officials with the company said the space will hold. VIDEO ...

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5000 people expected for Ford's Michigan Central Station celebration party - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 4:48am

WDIV ClickOnDetroit

5000 people expected for Ford's Michigan Central Station celebration party
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. is set to unveil its plans Tuesday for Michigan Central Station at a party for the public. There are already 5,000 people signed up to attend, which is the maximum officials with the company said the space will hold. VIDEO ...
Turning Vacant Land And Buildings Into An AssetForbes
Ford train station celebration set to unveil future of automaker's Detroit campusMLive.com

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Roche pays $2.4 billion for rest of cancer expert Foundation Medicine - KFGO News

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 3:46am

KFGO News

Roche pays $2.4 billion for rest of cancer expert Foundation Medicine
KFGO News
By Michael Shields and Ben Hirschler. ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche is paying $2.4 billion to buy the rest of Foundation Medicine (FMI) , raising its bet on the U.S. genomic profiling group's ability to personalize cancer care. The ...

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