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Business News Weekly ─ September 9, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ September 9, 2019 Apple opens door to iPhone repairs by more outside vendors. They have authorized 5000 service providers currently working worldwide. From an article in the Wall Street Journal ─ school’s tech push meets backlash as districts...

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Business News Weekly ─ September 2, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ September 2, 2019 “Tech giants lose luster for investors” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. The major companies like Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google have given investors little upside over the past 12 months. Apple will...

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Business News Weekly ─ August 26, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ August 26, 2019 "So far, the techlash has only made Facebook stronger" ─ from an article in Bloomberg Magazine. It says the company's privacy settlement with the FTC gave it to cover on anti-trust and other issues.  At the same, time the $5...

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Business News Weekly ─ August 19, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ August 19, 2019 FedEx Amazon part ways over delivers. This is the risk for FedEx parting ways with one of the world's largest biggest shippers. At the same time UPS, Amazon bet worth the risk, as they have decided growth alongside one of the...

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Business News Weekly ─ August 12, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ August 12, 2019 Spotify gains users in podcast boom. They now have 232 million active users each month. The music – streaming giant improve long-term retention of its listeners and broaden its podcasting businesses. QUALCOMM cuts force forecast,...

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Business News Weekly ─ August 5, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ August 5, 2019 Amazon seems to be all over the news, but I guess that's because they're so big. Amazon tells brands to streamline packaging. Amazon's record profit streak ends, although profit still rose 3.6% in the quarter. Amazon looking for...

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Business News Weekly ─ July 29, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 29, 2019 Apple nears to acquire Intel's phone–chip business. This could hurt QUALCOMM. Netflix reported a surprise loss of US customers in the second quarter, renewing concern about its growth prospects. No doubt every time I turn around...

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Business News Weekly ─ July 22, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 22, 2019 Not a good week for Tech giants:  Tech giants draw fire in Congress as lawmakers suggest companies need more oversight to ensure competition. Microsoft says, Russia, Iran, North Korea target US groups. Suspected nation–state...

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Business News Weekly ─ July 15, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 15, 2019 “France approves tax on large tech firms”  ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. It added lawmakers shrug off US probe of whether new levies discriminate against American firms. But you know they do. IBM closes its biggest...

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Business News Weekly ─ July 8, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 8, 2019 "Design guru’s exit marks Apple shift" ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. The departure of design chief Jony Ive exemplifies the iPhone maker moving to services from product development. In recent months the iPhone...

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Business News Weekly ─ July 1, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 1, 2019 From the Wall Street Journal: Drug makers strike $63 billion deal, Abbvie agrees to buy Botox in one of 2019th largest mergers. Trade tensions, job fears start to effect consumer mood. San Francisco put squeeze on Vaping. When they...

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Business News Weekly ─ June 24, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ June 24, 2019 Amazon.com was named the world's most valuable brand in the Annual BrandZ ranking, beating Apple and Google. From The Wall Street Journal below:  Google commits $1 billion to housing construction in the San Francisco Bay area, the...

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Business News Weekly ─ June 17, 2019 

Business News Weekly ─ June 17, 2019  “The world on no internet” ─ from a graph in Bloomberg magazine. There 3 billion people who are not on line just in Asia and Africa.  “How to connect 800 million people with a $20 phone” ─ from an article in Bloomberg magazine....

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Business News Weekly ─ June 10, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ June 10, 2019 “Amazon fires right back at Walmart in fast–delivery war” ─ from an article Wall Street Journal. The next day delivery war is underway. Amazon on Monday said it has more than 10 million products available for free one-day delivery...

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Business News Weekly ─ June 3, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ June 3, 2019 Samson delayed the launch of its much awaited Galaxy Fold smart phone after problems with its folded screen. “Markets expose myth of unicorns” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. They say valuations often don't hold up in...

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Business News Weekly ─ May 27, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ May 27, 2019 “Millennial homesick blues” ─ from a report in the Wall Street Journal. It goes on to say the idea was that the depressed housing market will get a boost from the generation that came of age during the recession. That post may never...

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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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