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Deirdre Bosa / CNBC:
Lyft, international partners will prompt users to install local apps while abroad, not allowing direct payment; source says firm is planning global expansion   —  In the ride-sharing battle of David vs Goliath, smaller, nimbler David may be gaining ground.  Number two U.S. ride-hailing company …
Jan 13, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
Meeting with tech leaders, Trump says they can call him or his team any time, Thiel is “ahead of the curve”, and administration will work on “fair” trade deals   —  Looks like the tech industry has a direct line to Trump  —  Tech titans Jeff Bezos and Sheryl Sandberg meet with Trump transition team
Dec 14, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
WSJ sources: Amazon has held talks with NBA, MLB, and NFL to stream live sports, and has proposed a premium exclusive sports package through Amazon Prime   —  Amazon has held talks with the NBA, MLB and NFL and others to stream live sports, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
Nov 21, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Luke Graham / CNBC:
Bitcoin price rises by over 3% on safe-haven demand in reaction to uncertainty after Trump victory   —  Donald Trump's historic victory in the U.S. presidential elections has pushed up prices for the digital currency bitcoin.  —  As the results for the election began to trickle in …
Nov 9, 2016, 7:05 AMIn context
Christine Wang / CNBC:
Amazon reports Q3 2016 revenue of $32.71B, meeting expectations, but $0.52 EPS is below $0.78 expected; stock drops 5% after hours   —  Amazon posted third-quarter earnings per share of 52 cents on revenue of $32.71 billion on Thursday.  —  Analysts expected the online retail giant …
Oct 27, 2016, 4:13 PMIn context
Christine Wang / CNBC:
HP Inc. to cut between 3K and 4K jobs by 2019, starting in 2017; company expects savings of $200-$300M beginning FY 2020, with $350-$500M in restructuring costs   —  HP Inc. said on Thursday that it expects 3,000 to 4,000 employees to exit between fiscal 2017 and fiscal 2019.
Oct 13, 2016, 4:49 PMIn context
CNBC:
Sources: Twitter may receive formal bid shortly, suitors said to include Salesforce and Google   —  Twitter has received expressions of interest from several technology companies and may receive a formal bid shortly, sources said.  —  The social media company is engaged in conversations …
Sep 23, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
US Consumer Product Safety Commission formally recalls about 1M Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones after 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage in US   —  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission officially recalled the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in a Thursday announcement.
Sep 15, 2016, 4:32 PMIn context
Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
Blockchain startup Ripple raises $55M from big banks, including Standard Chartered, Accenture Ventures, and others   —  Ripple, a Google-backed start-up that uses blockchain technology to settle financial transactions between some of the world's biggest banks, has raised $55 million.
Sep 15, 2016, 10:05 AMIn context
Harriet Taylor / CNBC:
Forrester: AI will eliminate 6% of jobs over the next five years, largely from customer service, trucking, taxi industries   —  A Forrester Research report expects intelligent agent to displace about 6-percent of positions within the next five years.  —  Within five years robots …
Sep 14, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context

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