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When a Company Is Put Up for Sale, in Many Cases, Your Personal Data Is, Too

When a Company Is Put Up for Sale, in Many Cases, Your Personal Data Is, Too

The privacy policy for Hulu, a video-streaming service with about nine million subscribers, opens with a declaration that the company “respects your privacy.” That respect could lapse, however, if the company is ever sold or goes bankrupt. At that point, ...

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When Tech Giants Deliver the News, They Decide What News Is

When Tech Giants Deliver the News, They Decide What News Is

SO APPLE’S GOT its very own newsreader app, aptly called News. It will come natively installed on its iOS 9 mobile operating system this fall. This adds to the list of third parties that publishers have come to rely upon ...

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3 places to buy and sell used items

3 places to buy and sell used items

When you want to buy or sell something used online, your first thought might be to use Craigslist. After all, it’s the site that brought the newspaper classifieds into the digital world and today has nearly 40 million new listings ...

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Obama heads to Silicon Valley to discuss hacking threats with CEOs

Obama heads to Silicon Valley to discuss hacking threats with CEOs

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama will meet with chief executive officers on Friday at a summit in Silicon Valley held by the White House that aims to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive ...

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Apple to invest $2 bln to convert sapphire plant to data center

Apple to invest $2 bln to convert sapphire plant to data center

REUTERS – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said it plans to invest $2 billion to convert a failed sapphire glass plant in Arizona into a data center. Apple teamed up with GT Advanced Technologies Inc GTAT.O, to set up the plant in ...

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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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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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United Technologies CEO Retires, Succeeded by CFO

United Technologies CEO Retires, Succeeded by CFO

Aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies announced Monday the abrupt retirement of CEO Louis Chenevert, and named Chief Financial Officer Greg Hayes to succeed him. Chenevert, 56, is also stepping down as chairman. He had been appointed to both ...

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King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

Mobile games are expected to surpass consoles as the biggest segment of the gaming market next year. This should be good news for King (KING), the maker of Candy Crush Saga and a company that has had trouble convincing investors ...

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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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