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Google CEO acknowledges controversial Chinese search project after being slammed by White House
Google CEO acknowledges controversial Chinese search project after being slammed by White House

Days after the White House and Vice President Mike Pence slammed Google and called on it to abandon its controversial censored search engine project for China, CEO Sundar Pichai has acknowledged it publicly for the first time.

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Uber could be worth $120 billion in an IPO next year
Uber could be worth $120 billion in an IPO next year

Uber could be valued at $120 billion when it finally goes public next year according to recent proposals made by US banks, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The ride-hailing company’s most recent valuation was pegged at $76 billion, following a $500 million investment from Toyota Motor Corp...

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 Report: Uber IPO could put company value at $120 billion
Report: Uber IPO could put company value at $120 billion

Uber may have an IPO early next year that values the company at as much as $120B, according to a report

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Bezos says Amazon will work with DoD; says US in 'big trouble' without 'big tech' companies
Bezos says Amazon will work with DoD; says US in 'big trouble' without 'big tech' companies

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has distinguished his company from other big tech firms in declaring its willingness to work with the United States Department of Defense.

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Apple donating 1,000 watches for binge eating disorder study
Apple donating 1,000 watches for binge eating disorder study

Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine plan to use the Apple Watch to study the genetic factors that may be associated with binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.

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 Facebook requires UK political ad buyers to reveal identity
Facebook requires UK political ad buyers to reveal identity

Facebook says anyone who takes out a British political ad on the social media platform will now be forced to reveal their identity, in a bid to increase transparency and curb misinformation.

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 Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died at 65

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 Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi
Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi

An aging Choctaw stallion in southwest Mississippi is bringing new blood to a rare strain of horses

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 Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65
Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and went on to become a billionaire philanthropist, has died

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 Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi
Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi

An aging Choctaw stallion in southwest Mississippi is bringing new blood to a rare strain of horses

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