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Are Hispanics tech’s next tycoons?

Are Hispanics tech’s next tycoons?

Miami — There comes a time when the word “minority” loses its context, where one group surpasses its status in population and influence, crossing over into a new mainstream community of Americans. When I first arrived in Silicon Valley to ...

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Fiat Chrysler, Nissan, Honda U.S. Sales Rise to End Strong Year

Fiat Chrysler, Nissan, Honda U.S. Sales Rise to End Strong Year

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU:US), Nissan Motor Co. (7201), and Honda Motor Co. all reported rising vehicles sales in the U.S. in December, capping the best year since 1996. Nissan beat estimates last month and had its biggest year of ...

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Gameplay Tips, Characters, Review: Which Character is the Best?

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Gameplay Tips, Characters, Review: Which Character is the Best?

There are 37 different characters (by default) to choose from in the new Super Smash Bros. game for Wii U. Each one has their own strengths and witnesses. Let’s take a deeper look into the game and reveal some gameplay ...

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Apple : iOS Dominates Thanksgiving Shopping

Apple : iOS Dominates Thanksgiving Shopping

Did you buy some discounted goodies between courses on Thanksgiving Day? Some of you sure did, according to stats from IBM, which saw a 25.4 percent year-over-year increase in sales made from mobile devices, with iOS leading the way. Case ...

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Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality

Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality

The corporate battle lines over the new federal rules for the Internet have been well established. Vocal technology startups have been leading the charge for muscular regulations for broadband access, and Internet service providers including Comcast (CMCSA) and Verizon (VZ) ...

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How Google Search is changing to fight online piracy

How Google Search is changing to fight online piracy

Google’s dominance of the online search market has often put it at odds with copyright holders, who argue the company should hide results likely to contain pirated content. On Friday, the search engine giant announced new efforts in response to ...

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EU takes aim at Apple’s tax deal in Ireland, Silicon Valley’s overseas home

EU takes aim at Apple’s tax deal in Ireland, Silicon Valley’s overseas home

CUPERTINO — Regulators in the European Union warned Tuesday that Ireland’s tax breaks to Apple may amount to unlawful state aid, casting a cloud of uncertainty over Silicon Valley’s home away from home. The European Commission found that Irish tax ...

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What’s At Stake For Google & Android In Rockstar’s Patent Lawsuit

What’s At Stake For Google & Android In Rockstar’s Patent Lawsuit

Google’s Android operating system may be the rock star of mobile world, but it has another group of rock stars that are trying to knock it from its perch. Google, Samsung, HTC and basically every major Android hardware manufacturer have ...

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Square To Raise Fresh $100 Million At A $6 Billion Valuation

Square To Raise Fresh $100 Million At A $6 Billion Valuation

Square is raising a fresh $100 million of funding at a $6 billion valuation, injecting new cash into a company facing challenges from rivals including Amazon. It’s unclear whether the round has closed and who the lead investors would be ...

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When Will Mobile-Ad Spending Outpace Television?

When Will Mobile-Ad Spending Outpace Television?

Advertisers for the first time this year will spend more on mobile-device ads than they spend on newspaper or radio, according to eMarketer. The market research company expects mobile-ad spending to soar 83% in 2014 to nearly $18 billion. But ...

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