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Mnuchin Sees no Concerns From Google’s Work in China

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin doesn’t see any national security concerns arising from Google’s work in China, unlike Peter Thiel. In an interview on CNBC, Mr. Mnuchin said he and President Trump had done “due diligence” on Google’s work in China, including a meeting with CEO Sundar Pichai, and found no reason to worry. He added that Google is still working with the U.S. Department of...

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Next Week’s Earnings Traffic Jam: The Information’s Tech Briefing
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It may be hard to believe, but next week is the last week before the election. Perhaps for that reason, the five big tech firms all decided to release their September quarter profit details next week. That’s fine, except that four of them—Amazon, Alphabet, Apple and Facebook—decided to do it on the same day, Thursday, at about the same time.

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Katzenberg May Shut Down Quibi as Options Run Short
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