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Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing

REUTERS - Apple Inc said on Thursday it has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing, a move that Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said would help the company better understand the critical Chinese market.


Investors look for trough in profit downturn

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As earnings season shifts into high gear next week in what is expected to be the weakest U.S. quarterly results reporting period since 2009, the hope among some is that this is as bad as it's going to get.


Here’s how Facebook will finally convince you to use Messenger

At its annual F8 conference on Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg brought out the bots.


Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson Will Have Quadruplets

In the fall of 2015, 22-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps and his fianceé Nicole Johnson would be having a baby.


All’s Quiet on the EB-5 Front

There has not been a lot of news about EB-5 lately. Even with immigration a hot topic in the presidential primaries, it is difficult to find anywhere where any candidate has addressed the issue.


Surprising map of the Internet shows tiny U.S. and huge mystery island

If you judged each country based on how many websites used their two-letter Internet domain code, like Canada’s .ca or India’s .in, the U.S. would pale in comparison to the might of the United Kingdom, Germany and China.


When in America, Visit Its National Parks

If you really want to get to know America, visit some of its spectacular national parks. In addition to getting away from the relentless pace of city life, America’s national parks have the capacity to expand your horizons to understand American’s natural treasures.


Oil extends rally above $35 after Iran welcomes output freeze

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose above $35 a barrel on Thursday after Iran welcomed plans by Russia and Saudi Arabia to freeze output and an industry report showed a surprise drop in U.S. inventories.


‘World’s first’ thermal camera smartphone launched

A British company has unveiled what it is billing as the "world's first" smartphone with a built-in thermal imaging camera, a feature it claims will be in 50 percent of models on the market in five years.


'False hope' driving crude oil rally?

Oil prices rallied more than 12 percent Friday on renewed prospects for an output cut among the world's oil producers, but analysts and market watchers told CNBC that traders shouldn't hold out hope.


What we talk about when we hate on 'Wall Street'

Is your local bank part of Wall Street? What about your mortgage or car-loan issuer? Your credit-card company? Your life insurance carrier?


Chinese-Themed Las Vegas Casino to Open Using EB-5 Funds

The Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino, an Asian-themed gaming and entertainment venue, is set to open in Las Vegas on December 1, 2016. The original financing package for the $373 million project included $60 million in EB-5 funds.


Everyone thought Mark Zuckerberg was crazy to buy a 13-person app for $1 billion — now Instagram looks like one of the most brilliant tech acquisitions ever made

In April 2012, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did the unthinkable. With the company about to begin its IPO roadshow, Zuckerberg made a surprise acquisition of a two-year-old photo-sharing app called Instagram.


Wall Street surges at end of awful January

(Reuters) - Wall Street surged over 2 percent on Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly cut interest rates and Microsoft led a major rally in technology shares, repairing some of the damage to the S&P 500's worst January since 2009.


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