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Tim Cook says businesses need to step up where governments don't

Apple's CEO said that he wants large companies like Apple to play a role in solving societal problems when governments can't.


New York issues first bitcoin license, brings consumer protection

New York State's financial regulator has issued its first bitcoin license, bringing consumer protection, compliance and cyber-security guidelines to what still is very much the wild west of the financial industry.

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HP will slash up to 30,000 more jobs as it splits in two

HP is expecting to make some new hires to offset this reduction as it 'reshapes' its workforce, but is not divulging exact numbers.

Google names ex-Hyundai exec head of its self-driving car operations

Google has appointed John Krafcik, a former Hyundai exec and more recently president of auto sales website Truecar, to run its self-driving car operations.


Microsoft renews information-sharing partnership with NATO

Microsoft has expanded its agreement with NATO to provide the military alliance with a broader range of information as part of its Government Security Program.

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Amid criticism, Amazon appoints director of social responsibility

Amazon has hired a social responsibility advocate at a time when the online retailer is facing increased criticism for its business practices.


Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Cisco and Apple announced a deal to integrate iOS devices more tightly with enterprise networks and Cisco collaboration tools.


Lenovo hands Motorola the smartphone creation reins

Lenovo's Motorola Mobility division will take over the company's smartphone development and manufacturing, as part of a reorganization that it hopes will cut costs and revitalize its handset business

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Slack releases 'Add to Slack' button for other apps

The startup has launched a new feature that lets other companies integrate their sites and apps into Slack with a button called "Add to Slack."

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Microsoft to discontine OneDrive Groups October 16th

If you use OneDrive's Groups collaboration feature, you have a little under two months to pack up your data and move to something else.

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L is for Life Sciences: Google's contact lens maker will be its own company

Google's Life Sciences unit, whose projects include a smart contact lens for measuring blood glucose levels, will become its own independent company within Alphabet under Google's reorganization.

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After three-day shutdown, HP now effectively two companies

Hewlett-Packard doesn't officially become two companies until Nov. 1, but the company has already separated its internal systems and is effectively operating as two businesses.

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HP profit slides 13 percent as split nears

Hewlett-Packard has reported another quarter of declining profits and revenue, with its massive corporate split now less than three months away.

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Another Uber driver sues, claiming unpaid wages

A California man who drives for Uber has sued the company in federal court, claiming he's owed unpaid wages under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Here's how Apple's 'mysterious' Frank Fearon really signs his email

The world of Frank Fearon, an Apple engineer who is thought to be working on autonomous car technology, isn't perhaps as cloak and dagger as you were told.