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Business News Weekly ─ November 12, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ November 12, 2018 “Amazon plans to pick two headquarter cities” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Apparently the tech giants will spread across a pair of locations, citing the need for more talent. At the same time Amazon battles for...

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Business News Weekly ─ November 5, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ November 5, 2018  "Apple lifts prices on MacBook Air, iPad Pro" ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Both more expensive versions of the SMAC personal computers and a redesigned iPad. At the same time, the iPhone XR is the cheapest of...

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Business News Weekly ─ October 29, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ October 29, 2018 Tesla record profits ─ much to surprise the so called experts, it give Musk back some of the lost image this year. 2.8 million students online are getting their undergraduate degree. “Cheaper iPhone XR strikes the right number”...

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Business News Weekly ─ October 22, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ October 22, 2018 Harvard admissions on trial. The trial is related to Harvard admissions discriminating against Asian – American applicants and whether or not admission practices violated federal law. From Bloomberg magazine, Famous fans in...

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Business News Weekly ─ October 15, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ October 15, 2018 From zero to $1 billion in two years ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Two Stanford dropouts formed the company, called Brex, it issues corporate credit cards to other emerging tech companies, embracing a sliver of...

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Business News Weekly ─ October 8, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ October 8, 2018 Uber Launches Scooter Service in Santa Monica. Uber is joining the rush into the electric scooter market today, and has launched its JUMP scooter service in Santa Monica, letting its Uber users reserve its scooters for a ride...

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Business News Weekly ─ October 1, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ October 1, 2018 Bezos startup scores and in contract. This will be providing engines for potential rivals next generation rocket. He is involved in his company space X, and I wonder running Amazon and their acquisitions, where does he find the...

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Business News Weekly ─ September 24, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ September 24, 2018 Dell must make the case that they can succeed where HP failed. Dell has to convince investors as the final push to go public. After the merger with EMC Corp., the revenue will be more than $90 billion. Dell personally: went...

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Business News Weekly ─ September 17, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ September 17, 2018 Well, Apple made their latest annual new product and apparently the investors like it, as Apple stock did quite well after the announcement. The average price for an Apple iPhone has increased from last year, so it's clear...

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Business News Weekly ─ September 10, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ September 10, 2018 Apple may not the biggest for long. Amazon became the second with a market cap of $1 trillion, but it fell back during the week. Amazon beefs its fleet of vans. It's ordering 20,000 vans from Mercedes-Benz. "Colleges offer...

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Business News Weekly — September 3, 2018

Business News Weekly — September 3, 2018  Amazon isn't paying it electric bills, from an article in Bloomberg Magazine. The company is passing on infrastructure development and other cost to residents in at least two states.  Amazon is fast moving to get a marketing...

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Business News Weekly — August 27, 2018

Business News Weekly — August 27, 2018 Even the big and stumble. IBM spent billions of dollars on its computer Watson on the cure for cancer, but the diagnosis for Watson's gloomy.   "Some suppliers worry about Tesla" — from an article in the Wall Street Journal. This...

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Business News Weekly — August 20, 2018

Business News Weekly — August 20, 2018 "India aims to curb US tech giants" —  from an article in the Wall Street Journal. India has 390 Internet users and exceeds the US 285 million. At the same time China has 733 million people using the Internet. You can see why a...

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Business News Weekly — August 13, 2018

Business News Weekly — August 13, 2018  I've always felt the stock market with its ups and downs is controlled by the big guys. This is really emphasized recently when Tesla headed by CEO/Founder Musk made headlines by making a couple announcements- the results:...

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Business News Weekly — August 6, 2018

Business News Weekly — August 6, 2018 Apple got a lot of favorable press this past week. Apple delivered his best ever revenue in what is typically its weakest quarter. Although units ship went down the average price Apple is close to $1000. The average price is 15%...

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Business News Weekly — July 30, 2018

Business News Weekly — July 30, 2018  "Facebook Loses $119 Billion in One Day" — from the Wall Street Journal. Facebook Inc. suffered the biggest ever one-day loss in market value for a U.S. listed company, based on the company warning about slow growth. Mark...

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Business News Weekly — July 23 2018

Business News Weekly — July 23 2018 EU slaps $5 billion fine on Google. a record amount, as faulted for abusing its cloud in the market.  Google's operating system Android dominates the global market of the almost 1.5 billion devices shipped and Android has 1.25...

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Business News Weekly — July 16, 2018

Business News Weekly — July 16, 2018 Uber is riding the scooter bandwagon. The ride-hailing giant just announced its investment in Lime, one of the two leading dockless scooter and bike rental companies, as part of a $335M round led by Google's venture-capital arm....

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