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Lazada, Uber and Netflix team up ahead of Amazon’s expected entry into Southeast Asia
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 Amazon isn’t in Southeast Asia yet — the e-commerce giant pushed back plans to enter early this year — but that isn’t stopping future rival Lazada teaming up with a range of companies to offer a [...]
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Facebook runs full page newspaper ads against fake news in France ahead of the election
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 In just nine days, France is going to vote for the next French president — there’s going to be a second round face-off in three weeks too. And it looks like Facebook wants to avoid another fake news scandal [...]
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Google launches the fifth and final dev preview of Android Wear 2.0 ahead of February launch
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 After a bit of a delay, the launch of Android Wear 2.0 is finally drawing near. Today, Google launched the fifth and final developer preview of Wear 2.0 ahead of its consumer launch in early February. There aren’ [...]
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Apple looks ahead with the new MacBook Pro
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 My MacBook Pro is on its last legs. The anti-glare laminate began bubbling up some time ago, spreading across the screen like an untreatable rash, fogging up the webcam in the process. The hinge is loose, so the screen [...]
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LinkedIn Q3 sales up 23% to $960M in its last earnings ahead of MSFT acquisition
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 Microsoft expects to close its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn by the end of this year — pending some final regulatory approvals — and so, in light of that, today LinkedIn posted a very basic earning [...]
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Apple Maps adds more transit and parking data ahead of iOS 10 redesign
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 Let’s be honest — Apple Maps has had a rough start. Four years later, the company is still working hard on improving its location app with more data and features. Many people still prefer Google Maps over Ap [...]
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Microsoft slashes Xbox One price to $250 ahead of Slim launch
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 This weekend, Microsoft dropped the price of the Xbox One for the third time since May, giving users access to the Xbox 360 successor for a mere $250. Remember, the Xbox One originally launched with a 500GB drive and a [...]
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Peter Thiel pays tribute to Mark Zuckerberg ahead of Facebook board re-elections
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 Today, Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook are hosting its annual shareholder meeting. As Recode noted earlier, every one of Facebook’s board members will be up for re-election,too, including billionaire investor Peter [...]
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Ahead of the Curve: The deflationary impacts of web 2.0
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Web 2.0, or 'the sharing economy', includes fast-growing cloud computing and e-commerce businesses that enable individuals to rent or borrow goods rather than buy them. The sector is forecast to record explosive rev [...]
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