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Amazon’s High Hopes for Echo Sales

Amazon has high hopes for how many Echo devices it will sell in the coming year, believing it can make the voice-controlled speaker ubiquitous and jumpstart the “smart home.

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Innovation or Cheating? Tech Disruption Hits Mountain Biking

A new breed of electronic bikes threaten to disrupt the hard-core sport of mountain biking by offering a subtle, motorized assist to the pedals. Critics say the e-bikes cheapen the sport and ...

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The Negative Side of Incubators

An oversupply of startup incubators is increasingly distorting company formation and capital raising. High-flying companies come out of demo days raising too much money while the rest don’t quite ...

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Why General Electric Won Talent From Apple

General Electric is tapping into Amazon Web Services and using its own data centers for a new software business that it hopes will bring recurring revenue from its industrial machines. The effort ...

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Subscribers Sour on Tech and Economy

Uber took a big hit in subscriber sentiment this month after Apple invested $1 billion in a competitor. Sentiment towards tech and the economy both was more negative.

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