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Chinese and US tech giants go at it in emerging markets
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TWO contests are under way in which titans holding billions in their thrall vie for global domination. One is unfolding on Russian football pitches and features the likes of Neymar and Harry Kane. The other is playing out on the smartphone screens of consumers in India, Indonesia, Brazil and other emerging economies. There, American online […]

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China’s new $15bn tech fund emulates SoftBank’s Vision Fund
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THE story of China Merchants Group began in the 1870s. After its defeats in the Opium wars, the Qing government tried to learn from the West by adopting foreign technology and encouraging new commercial ventures, including China Merchants. The banking-to-shipping conglomerate, based in Hong Kong, has since evolved into one of China’s largest state-owned enterprises, […]

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This Is How Long Employees Work at Your Favorite Tech Companies
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A new report shows that software and internet companies had the highest employee turnover in 2017, compared with other major industries.

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L.L. Bean Will Use Blockchain Tech to See How Often You Wash Your Clothes
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Consumer data can make for smarter decisions, but it can also make you look like a stalker.

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Masayoshi Son may raise yet more cash to pump into tech
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AT AN investor briefing in 2015, Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank, flashed up a picture of a goose. The company is like the bird of legend that produces golden eggs, he explained. In his quest to encourage more laying, Mr Son has taken SoftBank well beyond its telecoms business. The firm also manages the […]

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Chinese tech companies plan to steal American cloud firms’ thunder
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WHICH of the world’s tech giants boasts the fastest-growing computing cloud? Many would guess either Amazon or Google, which operate the world’s largest networks of data centres, but the correct answer is Alibaba. In 2016 the cloud-computing business of the Chinese e-commerce behemoth grew by 126%, to $675m. Growth is unlikely to slow soon. Simon […]

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Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook and Jeff Bezos Are Among Tech Leaders Urging Congress to Protect Dreamers
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More than 100 high-profile business and tech leaders are seeking protection for immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

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2018 will be the year that large, incumbent companies take on big tech
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ACCORDING to Ginni Rometty, IBM’s boss, the digital revolution has two phases. In the first, Silicon Valley firms make all the running as they create new markets and eviscerate weak firms in sleepy industries. This has been the story until now. Tech firms have captured 42% of the rise in the value of America’s stockmarket […]

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Meet the Startup Adding a Modern Spin to Tech Support (with Slack)
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Odds are, you’re already using collaborative tools like Slack. Electric.AI wants to make it even better.

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A German hardware giant tries to become an ultra-secure tech platform
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Bosch mobilises BOSCH is everywhere. It has 440 subsidiaries and employs 400,000 people in 60 countries. Its technology opens London’s Tower Bridge and closes packets of crisps and biscuits in factories from India to Mexico. Analysts call it a car-parts maker: it is the world’s largest, making everything from fuel-injection pumps to windscreen wipers. Consumers […]

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