Archive | November, 2017

Republicans are scrambling to make gigantic last-minute changes to their tax bill that could include future tax hikes – Markets Insider

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Republicans are scrambling to make gigantic last-minute changes to their tax bill that could include future tax hikes
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The Senate Parliamentarian ruled that the GOP's "trigger" idea for their tax bill would not comply with Senate rules. Republicans are now scrambling to find alternatives to win over members concerned about its potential effect on the deficit. The ...
The Senate is close to a final vote on the GOP tax bill — here's what to expectBusiness Insider

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GM thinks it can make billions in the ride-hailing business with its self-driving cars – CNBC

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GM thinks it can make billions in the ride-hailing business with its self-driving cars
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By 2019, GM plans to have a fleet of self-driving cars offering rides in cities where the ride-hailing business is big and getting larger. GM says operating its self-driving cars will cost 40 percent less per mile than other ride-hailing firms that ...

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Intelligence veterans blast Tom Cotton as pro-torture, ‘partisan,’ and ‘wholly unfit’ to lead the CIA – Business Insider

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Intelligence veterans blast Tom Cotton as pro-torture, 'partisan,' and 'wholly unfit' to lead the CIA
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President Donald Trump is weighing a national security shakeup that could involve replacing CIA Director Mike Pompeo with Arkansas Sen.Tom Cotton. Several CIA veterans reacted with alarm to the news on Thursday, characterizing Cotton as too partisan ...

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A Business Tax Fight Erupts Over the ‘Haves’ and ‘Have-Mores’ – New York Times

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A Business Tax Fight Erupts Over the 'Haves' and 'Have-Mores'
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Big corporations, they argue, are being given preferential treatment compared with smaller businesses that are organized differently and known as pass-throughs. The David-and-Goliath story that the senators, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Steve Daines of ...

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Tim Kendall, Pinterest’s top business executive, is leaving the company – Recode

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Tim Kendall, Pinterest's top business executive, is leaving the company
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Tim Kendall, Pinterest's president and its most important business executive, is leaving the company at the end of the year. Kendall, who has been with Pinterest more than five years and oversees all of the company's advertising products, sales and ...
Pinterest president and top business chief Tim Kendall is outBusiness Insider
Pinterest business lead Tim Kendall is leaving the companyTechCrunch

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Amazon officially unveils Alexa for Business – CNBC

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Amazon officially unveils Alexa for Business
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Amazon chief technology officer Werner Vogels speaks at the 2017 Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. As CNBC reported on Wednesday, Amazon's market-leading cloud business has introduced Alexa for Business, a set of tools for using ...
Alexa for Business likely to win in smart office, leverage AWS, Echo, developers and consumersZDNet
Amazon wants to put Alexa on your office deskCNET
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WeWork has big plans for Alexa for Business – TechCrunch

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WeWork has big plans for Alexa for Business
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Amazon is soon to announce Alexa for Business, and WeWork is one of the first partners to have hopped on the platform. WeWork's vision is to use technology to help businesses make the most out of their physical space, all while customizing that space ...

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Farmers Business Network just raked in a whopping $110 million in Series D funding – TechCrunch

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Farmers Business Network just raked in a whopping $110 million in Series D funding
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Farmers Business Network has raised $110 million in new venture funding to support a business that may sound boring to some Silicon Valley technologists but which appears to have addressed a very real need: it's a social network for farmers that ...

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There are now 25M active business profiles on Instagram – TechCrunch

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There are now 25M active business profiles on Instagram
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Instagram announced this morning that it now has 25 million active business profiles, up from 15 million in July. The company throws out a lot of different statistics (back in September it said it had 800 million monthly active users, 500 million daily ...

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This is the biggest redesign in Snapchat’s history – Business Insider

Posted on 29 November 2017 by admin


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This is the biggest redesign in Snapchat's history
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Business Insider first reported details of the planned redesign earlier this month. Once the darling app of the tech world, Snapchat has failed to meet Wall Street's growth expectations since going public earlier this year. And as Facebook has ...

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