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Business News Weekly ─ May 20, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ May 20, 2019 "Graduates salaries in 2019 get a small raise from those in 2018" ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. The biggest jump by salary and profession is graphic designers at 10%. The smallest is engineers and software developers...

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Business News Weekly ─ May 13, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ May 13, 2019 “Startup firm VTS joins unicorn club” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. The real estate technology firm raise $90 million and the latest funding around, one the largest venture investments ever in the commercial property...

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Business News Weekly ─ May 6, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ May 6, 2019  Innovation section in the Bloomberg magazine. They say your next salad might include leafy greens grown by robots in California greenhouses. About 75% of the lettuce farmed in the US comes from that state Central Coast and San...

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Business News Weekly ─ April 29, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ April 29, 2019 “Samson puts foldable smart phone on hold” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Apparently they have technical problems, so they stopped the plan for a near term lunch. By the way it would be priced at around $2000....

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Business News Weekly ─ April 22, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ April 22, 2019 “Apple, QUALCOMM end legal feud” ─ in an article in the Wall Street Journal. Settlement dismisses all litigation related to the companies battle over patent royalties for years. Pinterest shares rise 28% jumps 72% above IPO...

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Business News Weekly ─ April 15, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ April 15, 2019 “Uber pursues lower valuation after Lyft stumbled” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. “Amazon's Alexa adds features to expand health tasks utilizing artificial intelligence's assistant” ─ from an article in the Wall...

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Business News Weekly ─ April 8, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ April 8, 2019  Airbnb wants to move Chinese millennial's. There are more Chinese born between 1981 and 1986 than people of all ages in the US, 70% of them already own homes. Wow. That makes Chinese millennial's especially attractive for a home...

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Business News Weekly ─ April 1, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ April 1, 2019 “Apple extends pushed into new territory” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Seeking growth, tech giant launches credit card, TV service, news and gaming offerings. “Apple hasn't fixed its MacBook keyboard problem” ─...

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Business News Weekly ─ March 25, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ March 25, 2019 “Alexa has 80,000 skills and none you need” ─ from an article in Bloomberg magazine. It says Amazon has put 10,000 people working on its virtual assistant. It still lacks must-have applications. “Apple watch miss a beat in heart...

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Business News Weekly ─ March 18, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ March 18, 2019 “Amazon flexes its Washington muscles” ─ from an article in Bloomberg Magazine. Amazon now spends more money on lobbying, second to one of its peers, which is Google. In an article in Bloomberg magazine on business schools,...

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Business News Weekly ─ March 11, 2109 

Business News Weekly ─ March 11, 2109  “It is prime time for smart watches” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Actually 50 million were sold in 2018, with Apple share around 45%. Apple's piece was $9.9 billion so this is not a fad. Prices are still in the...

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Business News Weekly ─ March 4, 2019 

Business News Weekly ─ March 4, 2019  FCC chief says US has early 5G lead. The US top telecommunications regulator said US companies are the front runners in the global race to build this–generation wireless networks. Microsoft employees are circulating a petition...

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Business News Weekly ─ February 25, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ February 25, 2019 “SEC aims to ease firms planning an IPOs” ─  from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Any company exploring whether to go public with get greater leeway to discuss their plans privately with potential investors before...

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Business News Weekly ─ February 18, 2019 

Business News Weekly ─ February 18, 2019  Amazon shuts down plan to build new headquarters in New York. It was said to add 25,000 jobs in the area. The politicians couldn’t get together to agree on the subsidies for Amazon. At the same time FOXCONN, arguably China’s...

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Business News Weekly ─ February 11, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ February 11, 2019 Twitter reports first profitable year. They also disclose their is number of daily users for the first time, 126 million. "Grad schools lose foreign students" ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. The International...

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Business News Weekly ─ February 4, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ February 4, 2018 Apple's iPhone troubles persist. Tough earnings report comes as firm deals with eavesdropping glitch on Face Time. Shift for visas for skilled workers. Trump's administration made changes to how the coveted visas for high...

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Business News Weekly ─ January 28, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ January 28, 2019 Hi Tech companies are starting to pick up a little again, but Amazon is still number one time this market capitalization. Amazon is pushing delivery service by utilizing, delivers from the manufacturer to the customer....

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Business News Weekly ─ January 21, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ January 21, 2019 "Amazon, Microsoft win cloud" ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Can they keep their business growing strong? Is now the new six point trillion-dollar (market) question? "IPO, now, business later" ─ from an article in...

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