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Are smart cities a dumb idea?

12 hours ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Business x Design, a newsletter on the power of design. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. For designers, cities are the grandest of ambitions. To...
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Automation 'kills jobs' but shouldn't scare workers, one industry leader says. Here's how executives can get the workforce on board with the buzzy tech

Automation 'kills jobs' but shouldn't scare workers, one industry leader says. Here's how executives can get the workforce on board with the buzzy tech

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Companies go to great lengths to position automation as a technology that will benefit employees, not replace them. Jason Kingdon, executive chairman of robotic process...
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The most expensive home for sale in London is a $97 million mansion that has a panic room equipped with fingerprint and eye recognition. Here's a look inside

The most expensive home for sale in London is a $97 million mansion that has a panic room equipped with fingerprint and eye recognition. Here's a look inside

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A 10-bedroom London mansion has hit the market for £75, or about $97 million. It's the most expensive home currently listed in the UK capital, Sotheby's International Realty...
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Wall Street dragged down by Apple's shock sales warning

13 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday after a surprise sales warning from technology bellwether Apple fanned worries about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on global supply chains.
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Trump pours cold water on tightening China export restrictions

Trump pours cold water on tightening China export restrictions

13 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump downplayed the possibility of further restricting exports of U.S. goods and technology to China, going as far as calling some of the proposals being...
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Dell to sell cybersecurity unit for $2.08 billion

14 hours ago   |   Reuters

Dell Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it would sell its cybersecurity unit RSA for $2.08 billion to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers' Pension...
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Apple's surprise sales warning pressures Wall Street

14 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Technology stocks dragged down Wall Street on Tuesday after a surprise sales warning from bellwether Apple fanned worries about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on global...
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SoftBank Launches Second Vision Fund With $2.5 Billion Investment: Report

16 hours ago   |   Forbes

The world's biggest technology investor is struggling to attract investors for its second Vision Fund.
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What went wrong in San Francisco

16 hours ago   |   Fortune

San Francisco, a real place, is the cultural and commercial heart of Silicon Valley, a made-up place. The former is a mess, even as the latter churns out unprecedented profits...
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Adjust's Control Center automates repetitive tasks of mobile advertising

Adjust's Control Center automates repetitive tasks of mobile advertising

16 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Adjust has launched its Control Center technology to automate mobile advertising, reducing the repetitive workflows that bog mobile marketers down.
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LeBron James says he would be 'f--ing irate!' if the Astros cheating scandal...

LeBron James says he would be 'f--ing irate!' if the Astros cheating scandal had cost him a championship, demands Rob Manfred fix it for all sports

LeBron James wants MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred to fix the sport's cheating problem. James said he would be 'f--ing irate' and 'uncontrollable' if something similar had... Read more ...

Google's parent company is shutting down power-generating kite subsidiary...

Google's parent company is shutting down power-generating kite subsidiary Makani: 'The road to commercialization is longer and riskier than hoped'

Alphabet is shutting down Makani, its power-generating kite subsidiary, a blog post from Makani CEO Fort Felker announced Tuesday. "This doesn't mean the end of the road for... Read more ...

Boeing found debris from manufacturing in stored 737 Max jets, a problem...

Boeing found debris from manufacturing in stored 737 Max jets, a problem that has plagued the company on a different plane

Boeing has found debris, likely left over from manufacturing, in several stored 737 Max aircraft, Leeham News reported. The items, known as foreign-object debris, or FOD, were... Read more ...

Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman ramps up his criticism of Bernie...

Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman ramps up his criticism of Bernie Sanders, calling him a 'bigger threat' to the stock market than coronavirus

Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman ripped into Sanders, saying he was "a bigger threat" to the stock market compared to the coronavirus, which has killed over 1,875 people in... Read more ...

US court shuts down Huawei lawsuit challenging ban on sales to federal agencies

US court shuts down Huawei lawsuit challenging ban on sales to federal agencies

A US district court has rejected a lawsuit brought by Chinese tech giant Huawei, who sought to sue the government over a law barring it from doing business with federal... Read more ...

Bloomberg's plan to tax financial transactions slammed by critics

Bloomberg's plan to tax financial transactions slammed by critics

Michael Bloomberg just proposed a tax on all financial transactions - and Wall Street is yawning. The former New York mayor said he would work with Congress to impose a... Read more ...

Ex-San Francisco Giant Aubrey Huff claims he's being punished for 'political...

Ex-San Francisco Giant Aubrey Huff claims he's being punished for 'political support of Donald Trump' after being excluded from 2010 World Series reunion over 'unacceptable tweets'

Former San Francisco Giants player Aubrey Huff has been told he's not welcome at the team's 2010 World Series reunion. "Aubrey has made multiple comments on social media that... Read more ...

Elon Musk took a shot at Bill Gates after the Microsoft founder said he...

Elon Musk took a shot at Bill Gates after the Microsoft founder said he bought Porsche's electric sports car instead of a Tesla - here are the details on Gates' new car

Microsoft founder Bill Gates bought Porsche's Taycan electric sports car. In response, Tesla CEO Elon Musk called his conversations with Gates "underwhelming." Porsche released... Read more ...

Trump administration targets Russian oil company for helping Venezuela skirt...

Trump administration targets Russian oil company for helping Venezuela skirt sanctions

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced new sanctions on Russian oil company Rosneft for helping Venezuela skirt sanctions on oil exports meant to pressure the Maduro... Read more ...

Sales for me, tariffs for thee? Trump says US ‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS' & blasts...

Sales for me, tariffs for thee? Trump says US ‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS' & blasts China trade restrictions. as tariffs remain in place

President Donald Trump has unloaded on a series of measures that would restrict the sale of US goods to China, saying national security is no “excuse” for disrupting business... Read more ...