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Police give 'all clear' after bomb threat at Facebook's Silicon Valley campus

Added: 12.12.2018 5:17 | 15 views | 0 comments

A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc , police said, but gave the "all clear" after an hours-long search turned up no sign of a device. ......

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Google CEO Faces Lawmakers Skeptical Over Privacy, Alleged Bias

Added: 12.12.2018 4:35 | 2 views | 0 comments

Sundar Pichai faced tough questions in a first public appearance before House lawmakers, who are increasingly skeptical of Silicon Valley giants on issues of privacy and political bias.

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"Buy now, pay later": Old-fashioned loan-sharking with a Silicon Valley smile?

Added: 12.12.2018 3:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

Tech companies like Affirm, Afterpay and Klarna are offering instant installment plans as an alternative to credit cards

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2019 Breakthrough Prize winners set to receive share in $22 million

Added: 11.12.2018 19:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

Silicon valley’s Breakthrough Prize reveals the 21 scientists who have been recognized this year for work in drug design, biology, astrophysics, and mathematics

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Manager of Silicon Valley's Wealth Turns to BlackRock for Investment Chief

Added: 10.12.2018 22:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

A BlackRock Inc. executive is being hired to run the personal investments of Silicon Valley’s ultra rich.

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Apple, Qualcomm legal battle heats up in China (The 3:59, Ep. 501)

Added: 10.12.2018 21:17 | 10 views | 0 comments

The iPhone maker is facing a possible ban in China, Qualcomm is trying to destabilize Apple and Intel, and Europe is tightening regulations on Silicon Valley.

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Europe's influence over US tech was more formidable than ever in 2018

Added: 10.12.2018 17:20 | 11 views | 0 comments

From GDPR to antitrust to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Europe is always looking over Silicon Valley's shoulder.

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Facebook's fall: From the friendliest face of tech to perceived enemy of democracy

Added: 10.12.2018 14:29 | 12 views | 0 comments

In less than a decade Facebook has gone from the darling of Silicon Valley to the scourge of humanity, as the site once used simply to keep in touch with friends has emerged as a polarizing tool that can be politically weaponized amid concerns about privacy, misinformation and bias. 

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Silicon Valley Helped Build Huawei. Washington Could Dismantle It.

Added: 10.12.2018 1:28 | 5 views | 0 comments

Any U.S. actions against Huawei for alleged sanctions violations could devastate the Chinese company’s operations—and curtail business for U.S. tech companies.

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