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Snap Poaches Engineering Exec from Amazon

Snap’s hiring of a senior Amazon engineering executive is the latest poach by Snap from the ecommerce giant.

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China Notebook

How China is Asserting Control of Tech Sector

The Chinese government wants to use private equity investments to assert more control over the technology sector as companies such as Alibaba and Tencent become central to China’s economy, ...

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Why Today’s Tech Narrative is Way Ahead of Reality

Tech companies are accelerating their narratives around everything from VR to self-driving cars because they need to convince the world the hypergrowth from mobile can be sustained.

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The Big Interview

Sling and the Coming Brawl for Streaming TV

Sling’s CEO said satellite firm Dish’s ownership of the streaming service has been instrumental in negotiating the right size and price for its bundle of channels. He argues that tech companies ...

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IPO Bets: Airbnb and Uber in 2018

Subscribers predicted which tech companies would go public next year and in 2018 and which ones they expected would get acquired. The survey also showed that sentiment towards the economy ...

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