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Larry Page

Google forms a conglomerate with Alphabet as the umbrella company

Google is restructuring its organization with an announcement of a new corporate name- Alphabet Inc. Google founder and CEO Larry Page will lead as the Alphabet CEO while co-founder Sergey Brin will be its president.

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Zara

Zara's parent Inditex gains 36%, founder Amancio Ortega becomes the second wealthiest man in the world

Inditex, owner of the well-known European fashion retail brand Zara earned a place in the 100 billion club while its co-founder Amancio Ortega becomes the second wealthiest man in the world. What's the secret behind Zara?

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Intel

Intel ups bonus for referring women and minorities in a bid for workforce diversity

Chipmaker giant announced that they will offer double their regular referral bonus to employees who will refer people of color, veterans, and women to their company. The move is said to be alongside Intel's goal to achieve more diversity in the company.

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Nasdaq Marketsite

Tech leads Nasdaq, S&P 500; Disney sparks media selloff

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rose on Wednesday following three days of losses as tech shares advanced, while the blue-chip Dow index ticked lower, weighed by Disney's largest daily drop in almost seven years.

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Twitter Inc.

Twitter shares drop 15%; Is the microblogging platform ripe for a takeover?

Twitter could be in the crosshairs of acquisition attempts from other technology companies should the microblogging stalwart fail to reverse the freefall its stock prices have caught in.

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Google self-driving car

Auto insurance industry clueless on driverless cars

Car insurance companies are puzzled when Google driverless cars hit the roads in some areas in America. Some of the alternate plans include the extension of the insurance coverage to mobile phones as well as the carmakers for the expenses in case one of the features of the driverless cars crashed.

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Dieter Zetsche

Germany's luxury automakers buy Nokia's maps

Nokia bids goodbye to its digital maps business as it sells its HERE maps unit to German carmaker consortium among BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz's owner Daimler, to focus on making mobile-phone network equipment.

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Silicon Valley

US tech companies lead the $100B market capitalization list

Three of the top companies by market capitalization in the US are technology companies established after 1970 that make waves in the global markets until today.

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Internet

The trinity of Content Marketing and why are they important in your business

Studies and experts show that contents will be the core of internet marketing in the future while accompanying strategies are also essential.

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Mike McCue

Flipboard raises new $50M fund for expansion - reports

Popular news-reading app Flipboard has raised $50 million from a sole investor to boost manpower and infrastructure, reports say.

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Cheeseburger

Google offered $200 to $300M to Impossible Foods for plant-based cheeseburgers

Google offered $200 to $300 million to acquire Impossible Foods, a startup business, developing plant-based meat and dairy products. The company that wanted to beat the meat industry didn't agree on the price.

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Audi

German car manufacturers to buy Nokia HERE to create superior self-driving vehicles

German auto makers consortium composed of Audi, BMW, and Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is reportedly in the final stages of discussion to acquire Nokia HERE, the mobile company's map app, for roughly €2.5 billion or $2.7 billion.

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Asus Chromebook Flip

Asus and Google introduce $249 convertible Chromebook Flip

After their game-changing team-up on the first generation of the Nexus tablet, tech stalwarts Asus and Google have collaborated once more on a hardware project, this time resulting in the release of the Asus Chromebook Flip.

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Chris O'Neill (left) with Phil Lebin

Evernote hires former Google executive Chris O'Neill as CEO

Evernote has a new chief executive officer. This was announced by Phil Libin, co-founder and longtime CEO of the productivity and note-taking app.

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Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo gets another voice, now a sportscaster

A "smart" speaker can do simple chores for you. Aside from plating your music, it can give updates of NBA games and schedules.

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