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Alibaba's Ant Financial in talks to invest in Caixin: Bloomberg

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  • Mar 02, 2016
Ant Financial Services Group, the finance arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is in talks to invest in business magazine publisher Caixin Media, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Caixin, fo...
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Facebook hit with lawsuit over plan to issue new stock

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  • Apr 30, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO A Facebook Inc (FB.O) shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company's plan to issue new Class C stock, calling the move an unfair deal to entrench Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg as controlling s...
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FBI trick for breaking into iPhone likely to leak, limiting its use

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  • Apr 03, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO The FBI's method for breaking into a locked iPhone 5c is unlikely to stay secret for long, according to senior Apple Inc engineers and outside experts.Once it is exposed, Apple should be able to plug the encryption hole, comforting iPhone...
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Solar plane lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing

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  • Jun 28, 2016
SEVILLE, Spain An airplane powered solely by the sun landed safely in Seville in Spain early on Thursday after an almost three-day flight across the Atlantic from New York in one of the longest legs of the first ever fuel-less flight around the world.T...
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Characteristics of Good Agile Leadership

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  • Apr 27, 2016
The differences between waterfall software development and agile are deeply fundamental. The first and most important thing to understand about the latter is that it's not actually a process. Rather it's an overarching mindset that dictates how certain pr...
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U.S. Commerce Department to place restrictions on China's ZTE

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  • Mar 06, 2016
LONDON The U.S. Commerce Department is set to place export restrictions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) for allegedly violating U.S. export controls on Iran, according to documents seen by Reuters.The restrictions will make it ...
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'Batman v Superman': What actually happened in Batman's dream, and what it means for 'Justice League'

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  • Mar 26, 2016
Caution: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice spoilers ahead. There's a moment in Batman v Superman when — with no warning — we see the Caped Crusader in the desert, searching for Kryptonite. He fights scores of Superman-branded soldiers (includin...
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When you should use a hybrid approach to web development

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  • Oct 01, 2015
For many companies, outsourcing or insourcing the entirety of your software development can leave gaps. For example, a completely in-house team might burn out if they need to build a new product in addition to their current workload, whereas an outsourced...
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Israel's high tech boom threatened by shallow labor pool

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  • Jul 04, 2016
TEL AVIV In the high tech hub of Tel Aviv, where companies have been responsible for ground-breaking advances like the USB stick, Or Offer never thought it would be hard to find workers for his fast-growing Internet data firm SimilarWeb.But an alarming...
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Astronomers find a tailless comet, first of its kind

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  • May 01, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Astronomers have found a first-of-its-kind tailless comet whose composition may offer clues into long-standing questions about the solar system's formation and evolution, according to research published on Friday in the journal Sci...
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