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ARis Oikonomou | AFP | Getty Images Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, speaks in Brussels, on October 24, 2018.  Apple CEO Tim Cook didn’t name names when he spoke out against the privacy practices of big tech companies during a keynote speech in Brussels last month. But he didn’t have to. “We shouldn’t sugarcoat the
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Hotels from Maine to Hawaii and beyond, will offer up room deals to travelers. Some may be tied to loyalty programs, so it may be a good time to consider signing up. Maine’s Kennebunkport Resort Collection (KRC) will offer gift card bonuses on Cyber Monday. Buy a $500 gift card and receive a $100 resort
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Still, there may be reasons for auto industry executives to relax a bit. On Friday, Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng told reporters that “high-level contacts between the two sides on economics and trade have resumed following the November 1 conversation between the Chinese and American heads of state.” What, if anything, that might translate
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Comcast Ventures had seen enough. Years of researching business models, seeing their own portfolio’s performance and watching digital media startups struggle had made an impression. For 2018, the venture capital firm made a decision: it would no longer put money behind advertising-driven media companies no longer made sense. “Starting an ad-supported business is really, really
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Google could pay upwards of $110 million, without subsidies, to buy large swaths of land in San Jose, according to a new city document detailing its negotiations with the company on its plan to build a mega-campus 15 miles south of its headquarters. The plan describes sites that cover around 21 acres, some owned by
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Google touts itself as having the best technology for sophisticated machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. The company also created the Kubernetes technology for virtual containers, which enables developers to easily move around code between machines and clouds. But when it comes to the big storage and core computing contracts, numerous industry experts, venture capitalists
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Target Corp.: “I think that the sector has to go down because it’s part of the fact that the Fed keeps tightening. They go lower. I think Target’s doing OK, but I wouldn’t buy it till after it reported.” Wynn Resorts Ltd.: “No. Ever since [former CEO] Steve Wynn left, we left with it.” Tesla
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Channing Dungey, the president of ABC Entertainment, has resigned. Karey Burke, the head of original programming for Freeform, has been chosen to head the company. She will be responsible for all development, programming, casting, marketing, business and scheduling for ABC prime time and late-night. Dungey was the first African American to lead a U.S. broadcast
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Homebuilder stocks are getting hammered. The group fell Friday for the sixth time in seven sessions, bringing the total year-to-date losses for the XHB, a popular homebuilder-tracking ETF, to 23 percent. While some investors are avoiding homebuilders amid rising interest rates that traditionally serve as a headwind for the economically sensitive group of stocks, others
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The findings come as other research points to abundant financial challenges for women in their golden years. Yet women are not letting that stop them from seeing this as a time of empowerment, according to Christine Russell, senior manager of retirement and annuities at TD Ameritrade. “[Women] have sacrificed for others throughout their lives, but
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Nvidia shares fell steeply after the chipmaker gave weak fourth quarter revenue guidance when it reported third-quarter earnings after the close on Wednesday. “After many years of near flawless performance, Nvidia finally stumbled,” Deutsche Bank said. Nvidia’s stock cratered 19 percent in trading, pushing the stock even deeper into correction. Nvidia had already fallen to
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Matt Tremel Saxophonist, U.S. Navy The Education Department forgave Tremel’s $14,000 in student debt earlier this year. “I was ecstatic,” he said. His advice might sound a little cynical. “You can’t trust anybody who tells you something,” he said. For example, Tremel verified, via the Education Department’s website, all of the information he received from
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