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SoftBank’s Vision Fund Poised to Reap Big Uber Gain - The Wall Street Journal

Google: World - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 04:30
SoftBank’s Vision Fund Poised to Reap Big Uber Gain  The Wall Street Journal

SoftBank's Vision Fund, the world's largest technology investor, is set to be a big winner on Uber's blockbuster IPO this week, with a paper profit of roughly $3 ...

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In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters - The New York Times

Google: World - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 02:39
In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters  The New York Times

But even the last days of the campaign offered constant, and sometimes unusual, reminders of the challenges he faces. A top A.N.C. leader accused the ...

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Move over, silicon switches: There's a new way to compute - Phys.org

Google: World - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 02:19
Move over, silicon switches: There's a new way to compute  Phys.org

Logic and memory devices, such as the hard drives in computers, now use nanomagnetic mechanisms to store and manipulate information. Unlike silicon ...

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China says its April trade surplus was $13.84 billion, far below expectations - CNBC

Google: World - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 22:12
China says its April trade surplus was $13.84 billion, far below expectations  CNBC

China posted a big miss in its overall trade surplus for April, as exports fell unexpectedly and imports surprisingly rose.

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Google's Sundar Pichai says privacy can't be a 'luxury good' - CNET

Google: World - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 22:12
Google's Sundar Pichai says privacy can't be a 'luxury good'  CNET

Search giant's CEO highlights some of the company's efforts to improve user data privacy in a New York Times op-ed.

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Malone emotional after Denver school shooting - ESPN

Google: World - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 21:42
Malone emotional after Denver school shooting  ESPN

DENVER -- A shaken Michael Malone pleaded for something to change after a school shooting that left one student dead took place at a Highlands Ranch ...

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