ZTE temporarily allowed to resume some U.S. business activities

Thanks to President Trump, Chinese smartphone producer ZTE will soon be up and running again in the U.S . Image: THOMAS PETER/ AFP/ Getty Images ZTE, the Chinese smartphone creator that was banned from operating in the U.S. this past…

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Sears may be days away from bankruptcy

New York (CNN Business)The handwriting is on the wall: Sears appears to be nearing bankruptcy. Investors are giving up hope on a deal. Sears Holdings (SHLD) stock plunged 30% Wednesday. The stock has lost two-thirds of its already depressed value…

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What Happens When Facebook Mistakenly Blocks Local News Stories

In July, Danielle Bostick met a nationwide action against sexual violence on academy campuses when she made a Facebook page for her daughter. “Justice for Francesca” is meant to raise awareness about the 15 -year-old, who was sexually assaulted last-place…

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The lobbying is fast and furious as gig companies seek relief from pro-labor Supreme Court ruling

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Australias Ban on Huawei Is Just More Bad News for China

As the US-China trade war feelings on, two Chinese tech corporations are facing a brand-new headache: Australia’s government has joined the US in effectively banning its wireless carriers from buying gear for 5G networks from Huawei and ZTE. The decision…

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Pro Gamers Fend off Elon Musk-Backed AI Botsfor Now

One way to measure progress in artificial intelligence is to chart victories by algorithm over endorses of increasingly challenging games–checkers, chess, and, in 2016, Go. On Wednesday, five bots sought to extend AI’s mastery to esports, in the fantasy combat…

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Health Care Is Broken. Oscar Health Thinks Tech Can Fix It

In the late 1 990 s, two graduate students in Stanford’s computer science department set out to organize the world’s message. Shortly afterwards, a visiting scholar named Mario Schlosser arrived on campus, set on figuring out how trust could be…

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Are You Pound-Proof Yet? The Brexit Endgame Is About to Begin

Time is running out to importance for a chaotic Brexit. That’s the chorus proliferating louder among pound merchants and strategists, with Morgan Stanley joining the said to be preparing for a failure to secure an accord on future fiscal ties…

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The Strange David and Goliath Saga of Radio Frequencies

The email blast from the is chairman of my son and daughter’s theater group communicated a frenetic plea: “We need to raise $16,000 before the upcoming springtime actions, ” Anya Wallach, the executive director of Random Farms Kids’ Theater, in…

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Patreon Makes a Move as Tech Giants Encroach on Its Territory

Patreon, “the member states ” pulpit that helps online architects make a living, announced Wednesday that it has acquired Memberful, another membership service that gratifies to large creators including Gimlet Media and Stratechery. Though they operate in the same, originating…

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