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Apple buys AI voice startup that helps companies build Alexa and Google Assistant apps

Apple has acquired a San Francisco-based artificial intelligence startup called PullString that specializes in helping companies build conversational voice apps, according to a ...

53 minutes ago from The Verge

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Nvidia forecasts demand rebound, Wall Street not so sure

Nvidia Corp's forecast of a demand rebound by the end of the year calmed investor nerves and pushed its shares up 5 percent on Friday, but several Wall Street analysts said the outlook was "aggressive" ...

8 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Alphabet unit seeks share of property taxes for Toronto smart city

Alphabet Inc's Sidewalk Labs unit is proposing it get a share of property taxes, development fees, and the rising value of Toronto city land as part of a deal to build a smart city, according ...

4 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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China's Didi to restructure following passenger murders

Chinese ride-hailing leader Didi Chuxing will streamline operations and make cuts to non-core business units as it doubles down on safety after the murders of two passengers clobbered its image, ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Uber posts $50 billion in annual bookings as profit remains elusive ahead of IPO

Uber Technologies Inc had $50 billion in total bookings for its ride-service and food-delivery businesses last year, a testament to the size and global reach of the company as it prepares to ...

5 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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SEC charges former Apple exec with insider trading

The lawsuit alleges Gene Levoff profited and avoid losses of approximately $382,000 by illegally exploiting corporate information.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from The Washington Post

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U.S. fines Cognizant, charges 2 former top execs in India bribery case

U.S. authorities on Friday announced criminal charges against two former top Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp executives for their roles in a bribery scheme in India, and said the company ...

6 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Companies with more financial analysts produce more and better-quality patents

A recent study conducted by researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), in collaboration with the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB), explores the role of financial analysts ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Apple is selling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 in Germany again

Two older iPhone models are back on sale in Apple stores in Germany — but only with Qualcomm chips inside. The iPhone maker was forced to pull the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models from shelves ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from TechCrunch

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Private equity firms win over Scout24 with improved $6.4 billion bid

Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone have won over Scout24 after raising their offer for the online classifieds group to 5.7 billion euros ($6.4 billion) including debt, setting up the biggest ...

13 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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