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amazonMicrosoft climbing back toward most valuable company in the world

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Microsoft has a market valution of $760 billion. Google has a market capitalization of $745 billion. Google and Facebook are facing up to $9.3 Billion in fines on first day of new European privacy law. Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) rose …

amazonBezos will work with NASA, ESA to create moon base

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Jeff Bezos says his Blue Origin space venture will work with NASA as well as the European Space Agency to create a settlement on the moon. Even if Blue Origin can’t strike public-private partnerships, Bezos will do what needs to …

amazonBig 4 Tech giants are within 14-38% of surpassing $1 trillion in market value

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Morgan Stanley predicts Microsoft could hit $1 trillion in market value in 2019. Microsoft has a valuation of $722 billion today. Apple is at $877 billion. Amazon is at $753 billion Google – alphabet is at $731 billion.

amazonAmazon buys rights to Three Body Problem for over $1 billion

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The Three-Body Problem is a science fiction novel by the Chinese writer Liu Cixin. It is the first novel of the Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy, but Chinese readers generally refer to the whole series by the title of this …

amazonBeijing city offer US$158K for top AI and biotech talent as Google software engineers make $200-600+K

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The Beijing municipal government is easing visa policies and offering cash incentives of up US$158,000 to attract top class global talent to work in the capital, as China competes with the US and other countries in artificial intelligence and life …

amazonFAA, NASA, Amazon, Boeing, GE, and Google working together on Drone Air Traffic Management

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Commercial drones in the U.S. are expected to begin limited package deliveries within months, according to federal regulators and industry officials. According to a Federal Aviation Association official at the FAA Symposium, there are 10 times more drones registered in …

amazonAmazon Prime customers will get 2-hour delivery for Whole Food orders over $35

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Amazon and Whole Foods Market announced the introduction of free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now, with plans to expand across the U.S. in 2018. Starting today, Prime customers in neighborhoods of …

amazonJeff Bezos of Amazon is worth more than Bill Gates and Elon Musk Combined

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Jeff Bezos was worth $116 billion yesterday and today Amazon stock is up 4.7%. Jeff Bezos is worth about $122 billion. Bezos is worth more than Bill Gates ($94.8 billion) and Elon Musk ($21.5 billion) combined. Amazon is worth $702 …

amazonFirst Amazon Go opens in Seattle tomorrow Monday, January 22, 2018

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Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required. We created the world’s most advanced shopping technology so you never have to wait in line. With our Just Walk Out Shopping experience, simply use the Amazon Go …

amazonAmazon will cause rogue delivery drones to have a controlled self destruct

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Amazon has a patent to self destruct rogue delivery drones into tiny pieces. Directed fragmentation of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is described. In one embodiment, the UAV includes various components, such one or more motors, batteries, sensors, a housing, …