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Sources: Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to start cutting 5,000 jobs, or about 10% of its staff, by the end of this year (Brian Womack/Bloomberg)

20 hours 24 min ago

Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
Sources: Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to start cutting 5,000 jobs, or about 10% of its staff, by the end of this year  —  Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is planning to cut about 10 percent of its staff, or at least 5,000 workers, according to people familiar with the matter …

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Chinese search giant Baidu announces $1.52B autonomous driving fund to invest in 100 projects over three years (Cate Cadell/Reuters)

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:15pm

Cate Cadell / Reuters:
Chinese search giant Baidu announces $1.52B autonomous driving fund to invest in 100 projects over three years  —  BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese search engine Baidu Inc (BIDU.O) announced a 10 billion yuan ($1.52 billion) autonomous driving fund on Thursday as part of a wider plan to speed …

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SEC: MongoDB files for IPO, reports loss of $45.8M on revenue of ~$68M in 6 months ending July 31 (Matthew Lynley/TechCrunch)

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 8:50pm

Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
SEC: MongoDB files for IPO, reports loss of $45.8M on revenue of ~$68M in 6 months ending July 31  —  MongoDB, a database software company based in New York, has filed to go public with the Securities and Exchange Commission as it continues to burn a ton of cash despite its revenue almost doubling year-over-year.

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Facebook says it will hand over information on Russia-linked ads bought during 2016 election campaign to Congressional investigators (Colin Stretch/Facebook)

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 3:38pm

Colin Stretch / Facebook:
Facebook says it will hand over information on Russia-linked ads bought during 2016 election campaign to Congressional investigators  —  Two weeks ago, we announced we had found more than 3,000 ads addressing social and political issues that ran in the US between 2015 and 2017 and that appear …

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Instagram adds Face Filters to live video, rolling out globally over the next few weeks (Instagram Blog)

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 1:01pm

Instagram Blog:
Instagram adds Face Filters to live video, rolling out globally over the next few weeks  —  Starting today, you can play with face filters while sharing live video.  Whether you're channeling a kitten or want to add some stars or rainbow light to your face, you can easily try on face filters …

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Sources: Facebook and Google now negotiating changes for sex-trafficking bill SESTA with senators, after vehemently opposing it (Cecilia Kang/New York Times)

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:01pm

Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook and Google now negotiating changes for sex-trafficking bill SESTA with senators, after vehemently opposing it  —  WASHINGTON — Last month, Facebook and Google came out forcefully against a bill that would hold companies accountable for hosting sex trafficking on their websites.

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