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  • Google Invests $550 Million in Chinese Online Shopping Site
    published on June 19th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    Google’s $550 million investment in will deepen its ties with China and strengthen its foothold in online shopping.
  • Online Ads That Follow You Around the Web Get New Scrutiny
    published on June 18th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    Advertisers want to reach audiences who have expressed interest in their products, but consumers may consider the ads creepy.
  • Supreme Court to Consider Apple Appeal in Lawsuit Over iPhone App Prices
    published on June 18th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    The Supreme Court announced it will hear an Apple appeal challenging the propriety of a lawsuit brought by consumers who allege that the company illegally monopolized the sale of iPhone apps.
  • Apple to Push Fix for Locating 911 Callers
    published on June 18th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    iPhone users who call 911 will automatically send location data to emergency call centers, the result of a partnership between Apple and startup RapidSOS that addresses a source of first-responder delays.
  • How a Florida Utility Became the Global King of Green Power
    published on June 18th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    NextEra became a wind and solar Goliath almost entirely under the radar, using tax subsidies to help finance projects around the country. It has avoided debt and the kind of claims of altruistic motives common among some renewable-energy companies.
  • Microsoft Is Fixing Office, but Not Fast Enough
    published on June 18th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    The new version of Microsoft Office is playing catch-up to Google Docs, with cleaner design, faster apps and smarter features, but in some ways it is still stuck in the 1990s.
  • Sizing Up Tesla's $10 Billion Debt Stack
    published on June 18th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    Tesla is growing faster than any other auto maker—just not always in ways stockholders would want. The company’s debt has surged just as fast as sales, while profits remain elusive.
  • The Mystery of the Ultrasonic Threat
    published on June 17th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    Ultrasonic signals from sensors and other devices are all around us and the health effects of their interactions aren’t clear.
  • Goldman Sachs Bankers Moonlight as Venture Capitalists
    published on June 17th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    Goldman Sachs bankers have quietly been moonlighting as venture capitalists, investing early in startups like Uber, Spotify, Dropbox and Square and amassing a multimillion-dollar portfolio.
  • How Computers Could Make Your Customer-Service Calls More Human
    published on June 16th, 2018 at 12:23 AM
    The robotic call-center agent reading from a script is getting a makeover as a number of companies develop software to give agents real-time feedback about how their customer conversations are going.