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Evelyn Cheng / CNBC:
JPMorgan Chase launches payment processing network that uses blockchain tech, in partnership with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Royal Bank of Canada   —  - JPMorgan Chase said Monday it is launching a blockchain-based system with two other banks to reduce global payment transaction speeds “from weeks to hours.”
Oct 16, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Matt Rosoff / CNBC:
Despite the backlash from politicians and the press, most Americans view big tech favorably   —  - Despite a growing chorus of anti-tech sentiment from the press and Washington, people still view tech companies favorably.  — That's because most people are choosing to use these products because they make their lives better.
Oct 15, 2017, 5:40 PMIn context
Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:
Samsung Electronics forecasts record quarterly profit of about $12.8B in Q3, up 179% year-over-year   —  - The South Korean tech giant said it expects an operating profit of 14.5 trillion Korean won and consolidated sales of about 62 trillion won  — One analyst told CNBC that Samsung …
Oct 12, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Lauren Thomas / CNBC:
Target customers can now shop on Google Express, including by voice with Google Assistant   —  - Other retailers on the Google Express platform include Wal-Mart, Costco, Kohl's and Ulta, according to Google's website.  —  Target shoppers nationwide will now be able to make purchases on Google Express …
Oct 12, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:
Alibaba says it will invest $15B+ over three years in R&D in AI and other emerging tech, will set up research labs in China, US, Russia, Israel, and Singapore   —  - Alibaba announced it will invest more than $15 billion over the next three years in a global research and development program
Oct 11, 2017, 3:01 AMIn context
CNBC:
Sources: Amazon is developing a smart doorbell service to allow safe deliveries to inside the home and is partnering on system to deliver to car trunks   —  - Amazon is in advanced talks with Phrame, a smart license plate maker, to ship packages to your car's trunk, CNBC has learned.
Oct 10, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Enterprise tech startup Petuum raises $93M Series B led by SoftBank to help mainstream businesses start using AI   —  - Systems from Petuum help businesses start using AI, even if they don't have the deep tech skills of a Google or Amazon.  —  Enterprise tech start-up Petuum is on a quest …
Oct 10, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
Evan Spiegel says Snap has sold about 150K Spectacles so far   —  - Snap CEO Spiegel spoke to author Walter Isaacson at Vanity Fair's fourth annual New Establishment Summit in Beverly Hills, California.  — Spiegel's comments on Tuesday indicated that Spectacles unit sales are now higher …
Oct 3, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Lucy Handley / CNBC:
Bumble, a dating app that only lets women message first and has 21M users, launches Bumble Bizz for professional networking in US, Canada, UK, France, Germany   —  Would you use the same app to find a new job as well as a potential life partner?  Bumble, the mobile dating app …
Oct 2, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context
Eugene Kim / CNBC:
Amazon now has 5,000 people working on Alexa and Echo, up from 1,000 in May 2016; the company's job site lists an additional 1,500 related openings   —  - Amazon's hardware chief said more than 5,000 employees now work on the Alexa voice technology platform.
Sep 28, 2017, 12:01 AMIn context

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