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November 4, 2018 7:10 PM Amazon in 'advanced talks' to build new HQ near DC

Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in "advanced talks" to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Amazon, based in Seattle, is apparently seriously considering an area known as Crystal City. It's a large residential and office complex in Arlington, Virginia, just south of Washington, the Post said, citing 139

October 29, 2018 7:33 PM Global stocks slide as investors remain cautious

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An early gain on Wall Street fizzled and sent global stocks lower on Monday as investors remained cautious despite IBM’s $34 billion deal to purchase Red Hat Inc and Standard & Poor’s decision to keep Italy’s credit rating unchanged. In late afternoon trading, The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 319.63 points, or 1.29 percent 111

October 29, 2018 11:42 AM Russian search engine Yandex ups 2018 revenue forecast

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s biggest internet search engine Yandex raised its 2018 revenue forecast on Monday and said it gained market share in the third quarter year-on-year, boosting its shares. The company, which competes with the likes of and Mail.Ru, said it now expected revenue to grow 35-38 percent in rouble terms, up from 25-30 percent previously 117

October 29, 2018 4:07 AM IBM to Acquire Red Hat for About $33 Billion

Tech giant’s aim is to boost a cloud-computing business central to CEO Rometty’s effort to revive the company International Business Machines Corp. agreed to buy software-and-services company Red Hat Inc. for about $33 billion in its biggest acquisition ever, a deal aimed at helping IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty boost a cloud-computing business central 114

October 26, 2018 7:08 PM Microsoft overtakes Amazon as second most valuable U.S. company

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) regained its spot as the second most valuable U.S. company on Friday after a disappointing quarterly report from Amazon.com (AMZN.O) wiped $65 billion off the online retailer’s market capitalization. Apple Inc (AAPL.O) tops the list at over $1 trillion after crossing that threshold in September. Microsoft’s 127

October 24, 2018 10:41 PM Microsoft’s Cloud Strategy Pays Off

Even with deceleration, Azure’s growth remains robust as sales rise 76% in the fiscal first quarter Microsoft Corp.’s cloud service is decelerating, but the company is making up for it through an offshoot of the business that mixes in its software sales, a key strategy for competing with market leader Amazon.com Inc. That strategy, called hybrid computing 83

October 24, 2018 6:03 PM Snap Hires Amazon, Huffington Post Executives to Fill Imran Khan’s Vacancy

Influential former strategy chief stepped down in September Snap Inc. lured the head of global advertising sales at Amazon.com Inc. to be its new business chief, filling a vacancy left by the departure of influential former strategy chief Imran Khan. Jeremi Gorman, who spent more than six years in ad sales at Amazon, joins Snap as chief business officer 92

October 23, 2018 11:59 PM Target Undercuts Amazon With Free Two-Day Shipping

Move reflects rising competition for online shoppers ahead of holiday season Target Corp. said it plans to offer free two-day shipping on online orders this holiday season, undercutting competitors like Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc. that have requirements for similar services. The Minneapolis-based retailer on Tuesday said starting Nov. 1 until Dec. 22, it will offer 70

October 23, 2018 12:00 PM Caitlyn Jenner Olympic Costume Ripped for Mocking Transgender Community

A Caitlyn Jenner costume -- which harkens back to her Olympic glory days as Bruce Jenner -- is getting destroyed by critics who say it's insensitive to transgender people ... and it's already being yanked from at least one outlet. The getup is called "I Am Cait" ... and features a decathlete's jersey with Bruce's number 935, a gold medal and those teeny 84

October 18, 2018 11:33 AM Sirius XM, Amazon join forces in push linked to Echo devices

(Reuters) - Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc is teaming up with Amazon.com in its push into listeners’ homes to move beyond its stronghold inside vehicles. Under a deal to be announced on Thursday, Sirius XM is working with Amazon to give three-month trials to some of its subscription packages when customers buy Amazon’s Echo Dot smart 104