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LIVE: Netflix reports earnings

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After missing its subscriber growth targets last quarter, Netflix said it was expecting a big Q2. On Monday we will get to see whether that panned out, with Netflix reporting ...

British tennis star Johanna Konta is 2 matches away from Wimbledon glory

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Wimbledon hopeful Johanna Konta slayed Simona Halep on Tuesday and earned a semi-final place against Venus Williams on Centre Court on Thursday. If Konta can defeat five-time champion Williams, she ...

Microsoft is forming a grand army of experts in the artificial intelligence wars with Google, Facebook, and Amazon

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Artificial intelligence is fast becoming the next major battlefield between Silicon Valley's biggest companies, and Microsoft is putting its troops in formation. On Wednesday morning, Microsoft plans to announce the ...

Inside the beautiful mountain lodge where the biggest names in tech and media are staying for Allen & Co.'s annual 'summer camp for billionaires'

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Past attendees have included the likes of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. The annual congregation of wealthy businesspeople has earned itself the ...

25 photos that show why San Miguel de Allende was named the best city in the world

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Travel + Leisure just released its World's Best Awards for 2017. The awards are based on a survey that includes responses from thousands of experienced travelers. San Miguel de Allende,

Intel thinks driverless cars will be a $7 trillion market that will completely reshape transportation

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Intel released areport last month in collaboration with research firm Strategy Analytics that made some big predictions for the coming driverless car market. Among them was the estimate that self-driving ...

Uber's business is still growing despite months of bad news, scandals and turmoil

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Uber's business appears to be surviving the string of scandals that have plagued the ride-hailing giant. According to a report from Bloomberg, the company told investors during a 15-minute call ...

Apple's 'installed base' of iPhones has stopped growing, says Deutsche Bank

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The "installed base" of total iPhone users has all but stopped growing, according to Deutsche Bank. This is the biggest problem Apple faces with the launch of iPhone 8, expected ...

DIMON: It's embarrassing to travel the world as an American citizen given 'the stupid s

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Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase is thinking about a lot more than his bank's earnings these days.One a pair of calls Friday — ostensibly to discuss the ...

3 reasons Amazon's made-up holiday is genius

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July 11 is Prime Day, a shopping holiday Amazon made up akin to Alibaba's Single's Day (11/11). Amazon started the holiday in 2015, and other retailers have since joined in ...

Investment banks as the houses of Westeros

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investment banks were the Houses of Westeros, which would they be? My opinion:

DAVID EINHORN: Tesla bulls look at Elon Musk and think of Steve Jobs, but Tesla is not Apple

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Tesla is no Apple. That's according to David Einhorn, the founder of hedge fund Greenlight Capital, who wrote out a litany of reasons he's bearish on Tesla in his firm's ...

I've been covering the auto industry for a decade, and I've never seen more people getting the market wrong

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After nearly collapsing during the financial the crisis, the US auto industry has roared back. Back-to-back record sales year in 2015 and 2016, when over 17 million new vehicles rolled ...

the 'Amazon of China' invented a holiday and made $17 billion in 24 hours

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Amazon's Prime Day may be incredibly popular in the US, but it has nothing on Alibaba's "Singles Day." The Chinese retailer pulled in $17 billion in just 24 hours last ...

Toshiba is struggling to unload its chip business, so it's talking to Western Digital and Foxconn

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Toshiba is in talks with Western Digital and Taiwan's Foxconn, as well as with an already preferred bidder, as it seeks to revive a stalled $18 billion sale of its ...

Scientists are questioning the idea that the human lifespan has a limit

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Jeanne Calment, the French woman who holds the record for the longest verified lifespan, died in 1997 at 122 years old. Few people, of course, ever become supercentenarians — 110 ...

A new NASA video shows Pluto in exquisite detail

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The New Horizons spacecraft traveled more than 3 billion miles to reach Pluto. Scientists at NASA have used the mission data to create flyovers that are even closer than the ...

Meet Zuck's shadow: After photographing Bush and Obama, this guy now chronicles the life of Facebook's CEO

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George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Mark Zuckerberg. While only two of these three men have been president of the United States, all three have something in common: they've spent a ...

A Google company built artificial intelligence that just taught itself how to walk

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Alphabet — Google's parent company — has an artificial intelligence company, called DeepMind. The company has developed an AI that has managed to learn how to walk, run, jump, and ...

Elon Musk predicts the 3 biggest changes hitting the auto industry in 20 years

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk listed the three biggest ways the auto industry will change in the next 20 years at the National Governors Association on Saturday. Speaking with Nevada Gov.

Theranos is considering renting out its headquarters

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Theranos is considering renting out all or part of its headquarters in Palo Alto, California.According to a listing by real estate company CBRE, there are four spaces available for lease ...

Traders are loading up on bets against Netflix ahead of earnings

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Netflix is set to report second-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Monday, and traders aren't taking any chances with the red-hot stock. Short interest — a measure of bets ...

BlackRock reports a massive influx of cash into its low-cost funds

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(Reuters) - BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest asset manager, reported a massive influx of cash into its low-cost funds but nonetheless fell short of Wall Street's forecasts as price cuts ...

Audi's new self-driving luxury sedan is ready to take on BMW and Mercedes

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The all-new A8 sedan arrived in grand style, with the high-tech luxury limo making its world debut at the Audi Summit in Barcelona on Tuesday. The new A8, which will ...

Marissa Mayer wants to be a CEO again, but she says she isn't in talks with Uber

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Now that Yahoo is safely in the hands of its new owner, Verizon, its famous CEO Marissa Mayer is looking for her next CEO gig. And she definitely wants another ...

Audiomack cofounder on SoundCloud's financial woes: 'They turned their backs on their core audience'

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This week, news of SoundCloud’s financial troubles came to light. Reports of 40% layoffs and an 80 day doomsday countdown have left artists and listeners wondering, “What went wrong?” and ...

Bitcoin plunges below Goldman Sachs' target before rebounding sharply

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Bitcoin's bubble has officially burst. The cryptocurrency plunged nearly 20% over the weekend, putting in a low of $1,758 a coin before recouping some of those losses. It's currently trading ...

Liberals can win again if they stop being so annoying and fix their 'hamburger problem'

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I've been haunted by a claim my KCRW colleague Rich Lowry made on our radio show a few weeks ago: That Democrats keep coming up short in elections because they ...

A top Apple designer says technological change will 'happen sooner than we think'

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The man in charge of designing Apple's iPhone user interface interface gave a rare public speech last week where he discussed Apple's design philosophy and its office culture. Alan Dye,

Google launched an in-house AI fund to help startups turn sci-fi into 'nonfiction'

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Google on Tuesday announced a new venture fund called Gradient Ventures, which aims to mentor and develop early-stage startups focused on artificial intelligence. Gradient Ventures will be overseen by Anna ...

How to move to Australia and become an Australian citizen

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And now that it's summer, many more are likely thinking of moving south to enjoy the mild Australian winter. For those who want to make the leap and become a ...

The top 10 shows on Netflix moms 'sneak-binge' throughout the day

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The streaming giant surveyed 1,000 moms in the US to find out how they find time to stream their favorite shows, or "sneak" them, during the day. And their answers ...

Netflix is moving higher ahead of earnings

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Netflix is rising as investors look ahead to the company's earnings. The streaming site is set to release its earnings after close of trading on Monday. Investors are expecting earnings ...

Twitter hires Intuit's Ned Segal to be new CFO

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Twitter has a new Chief Financial Officer: Ned Segal. CEO Jack Dorsey announced the news in a tweet on Tuesday. Segal was previously the SVP of Finance at software maker ...

here's why it might be a very stressful job

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Apple is looking for a new barista for its Bay Area visitor center, but aspiring coffee artisans beware: It doesn’t sound like the job will be anything like the typical ...

We just learned a few more details about Atari's upcoming game console, the Ataribox

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Gaming company Atari shared some images of the new Ataribox console in a message to fans on Monday (which we saw via The Verge) as well as some details about ...