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China Gives Flying Cars a Real Boost

Once a sci-fi dream, the concept is suddenly quite real -- and so is the competition.<p>For nearly two decades, Shanghai's spindly skyline has inspired comparisons to the dystopian Los Angeles of Ridley Scott's futurist-noir film "Blade Runner." There's wild architecture, giant video billboards and …

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Google buys plot near Apple's planned Danish data center

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said it has bought a plot of land in southern Denmark adjacent to a planned Apple Inc data center to make sure it has the option of building one there too.<p>Apple said in July it would spend around $950 million to build a center with a planned opening in …

Copenhagen

This back-flipping robot has everyone terrified - MarketWatch

It starts with some casual box jumps -- the stuff Crossfitters live for. It’s impressive, but this robot gets really freaky, really fast.<p>A video …

Robots

Momentum builds in U.S. for disclaimers on internet election ads

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Thursday kicked off a process that could result in mandatory disclaimers on election ads that appear on social media, a reaction to anonymous, Russia-linked ads on sites such as Facebook ahead of the 2016 U.S. elections.<p>The Federal Election Commission voted 5-0 to …

Sheryl Sandberg

Tesla unveils sleek electric big rig with 500-mile range - MarketWatch

Elon Musk showed off Tesla Inc.’s highly anticipated Semi — a semi-autonomous electric big rig — Thursday night, promising revolutionary speed, …

Supercars

An Index Reshuffle Could Rip the FANGs Out of Your ETFs

Watch out, FANG lovers. Some of your favorite stocks are poised to be recategorized, potentially removing them from exchange-traded funds that have …

Business

China's Baidu Enters 'Smart-Home' Arena -- WSJ

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (November 17, 2017).<p>BEIJING -- In its push into artificial-intelligence technologies, Chinese internet giant Baidu Inc. is entering the …

Automation

How Analysts Feel About Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)?

<b>November 17, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers</b><p>Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Ratings Coverage<p>Among 51 analysts covering Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), 46 have Buy …

Stocks

Brokers Offer Predictions for Alphabet Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:GOOGL)

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) – Stock analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings boosted their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of Alphabet in a research note …

Stocks

This parkour robot does backflips — and lands them with the grace of an Olympic champion

If you thought Boston Dynamics’ “SpotMini” robot, with its dog-like motions and sleek, nimble design was something of nightmares, feast your eyes on …

Robots

Former Google engineer’s new church has an AI god and a gospel called ‘The Manual’

How serious is former Google and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski in starting a new church?<p>Serious enough that the engineer has procured tax-exempt …

Anthony Levandowski

Application Development and Deployment Software Market: Structured Data Management Software Emerges as Profitable Type Segment

The demand in the global application development and deployment software market is projected to expand at an exceptional CAGR of 25.6% during the …

SAP SE

Cisco's Acquisitions Help Brighten the Networker's Outlook

As Wall Street toasts Cisco Systems Inc.'s (CSCO) first fiscal-quarter results and its surprising forecast for second-quarter growth, the networking …

Amazon.com Inc

Is Microsoft Corporation Seeing a Top in Facebook and Selling $240M Stake?

Did you know that <b>Microsoft Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:<b>MSFT</b>) bought a $240 million stake in <b>Facebook Inc</b> (NASDAQ:<b>FB</b>) a decade ago? Microsoft now says it plans …

Stocks

FCC Lifts Ban on Local Media Cross-Ownership, Inviting New Wave of Consolidation

A pillar of U.S. media ownership restrictions for more than 40 years has fallen.<p>Owners of local television stations will be permitted to buy a local …

Investing

Wall Street Rallies as GOP Tax Plan Clears House; Walmart and Cisco Surge

Progress for the GOP's tax plans and better-than-expected earnings from Walmart Stores Inc. (WMT) and Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) saved Wall Street …

Business

Report: FCC Plans To Vote To Overturn Net Neutrality Rules In December

Critics say the move could harm consumers, small businesses and access to the internet.<p>By David Shepardson<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission is set to unveil plans next week for a final vote to reverse a landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking …

Net Neutrality

Fund manager looks beyond ‘FAANG’ stocks and finds even bigger winners for 2018 - MarketWatch

For 2018, consider de-FAANGing your portfolio.<p>The FAANG stocks — Facebook Inc. FB, -0.07% , Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc. AAPL, -1.32% Netflix Inc. …

Stocks

Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google Are Too Hot. These Other Tech Names Look Better

The U.S. stock market has been on a great run, with outsized returns driven by the so-called FAANG or GAFA stocks. As an asset manager, however, I’d rather hold some older, lesser-known technology names that have been through several bear markets as this historic bull market eventually heads into …

Sergey Brin

AT&T hires ex-Trump lawyer to defend possible Time Warner deal lawsuit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T (T.N) said on Thursday it had hired prominent media lawyer Daniel Petrocelli to serve as lead trial counsel if the U.S. Justice Department files a lawsuit to block the No. 2 U.S. wireless company's acquisition of media and entertainment company Time Warner …

Amazon.com Inc

3 Reasons Why Apple Inc. Stock Shouldn't Buy Netflix

It’s no secret that <b>Apple Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:<b>AAPL</b>) has a ton of cash, and it continues to pile up at a prodigious rate. AAPL stock adds five to ten billion …

Stocks

S&P, MSCI to blend telecom, media stocks in one sector

(Reuters) - A stock market index revamp could put the FANG stocks under one roof.<p>Shares of companies specializing in telecommunications, media and entertainment will be combined into a single sector in a major overhaul of U.S. indexes, including the benchmark S&P 500 .SPX, S&P Dow Jones Indices and …

Stocks

What to Watch for on Cisco's First-Quarter Earnings Call

When Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) reports fiscal first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, Nov. 15, CEO Chuck Robbins will provide an update on the company's …

Stocks

Alphabet Inc Is Running on Autopilot, Which Should Worry You

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsGoogle is the greatest money making machine ever created. But how long can it destroy …

Stocks

More cases against Google to come, EU commissioner says

BEIJING (Reuters) - There are more cases against Alphabet Inc's (O:GOOGL) Google to come, Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for …

Competition Law

Peter Thiel Gave Money to Attorney General Going After Google

Peter Thiel, the venture capitalist who backed Donald Trump’s presidential run, gave $300,000 to a political campaign of Josh Hawley, the Missouri …

Technology

Here's How Alphabet Plans to Beat Tesla and GM

The autonomous vehicle era may be one of the largest long-term opportunities for tech investors. But while Alphabet Inc (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL), Tesla …

Stocks

Hedge Funds Embrace Facebook Again While Shunning Apple Shares

Hedge funds took a shine to Facebook Inc. in the third quarter after dumping the stock in the prior period.<p>Ken Griffin’s Citadel was among the …

Business

Apple to Aid India With Anti-Spam App for iOS After Regulatory Tussle - Report

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has agreed to lend a helping hand in India after receiving public criticism for failing to initially do so.<p>The company will aid the …

Tech Industry

Apple targets rear-facing 3-D sensor for 2019 iPhone

Apple Inc. is working on a rear-facing 3-D sensor system for the iPhone in 2019, another step toward turning the handset into a leading …

Augmented Reality