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Recode's Ina Fried joins Politico co-founder's Axios Media as chief tech correspondent (Matthew Lynley/TechCrunch)

Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch: Recode’s Ina Fried joins Politico co-founder’s Axios Media as chief tech correspondent  —  Axios Media —…

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Toshiba says it is looking to sell a minority stake in its memory chip business unit to offset an imminent multi-billion dollar writedown (Reuters)

Reuters: Toshiba says it is looking to sell a minority stake in its memory chip business unit to offset an…

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PayPal CEO says company has been talking with Amazon about "how to use one another's assets to the mutual benefit of our customers" (Spencer Soper/Bloomberg)

Spencer Soper / Bloomberg: PayPal CEO says company has been talking with Amazon about “how to use one another’s assets…

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Microsoft's market value tops $500B for the first time since 2000, after its Q2 earnings beat analyst expectations (Supantha Mukherjee/Reuters)

Supantha Mukherjee / Reuters: Microsoft’s market value tops $500B for the first time since 2000, after its Q2 earnings beat…

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Apple joins Partnership on AI, the research group that includes Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft (Partnershipai/Partnership …)

Partnershipai / Partnership on Artificial Intelligence …: Apple joins Partnership on AI, the research group that includes Amazon, Google, Facebook,…

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Alibaba's Ant Financial buys US-based international money transfer service MoneyGram for $880M, an 11.5% premium to MoneyGram's Wednesday closing price (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Alibaba’s Ant Financial buys US-based international money transfer service MoneyGram for $880M, an 11.5% premium to MoneyGram’s Wednesday closing…

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Tesla files suit against former Autopilot director, says he took proprietary information and tried to poach staff for his new self-driving car startup Aurora (Darrell Etherington/TechCrunch)

Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch: Tesla files suit against former Autopilot director, says he took proprietary information and tried to poach…

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The value of cryptocurrency Monero has risen from 50¢ to $12 over past one year, rising 2,760%; the collective value of all Monero has grown to close to $165M (Andy Greenberg/Wired)

Andy Greenberg / Wired: The value of cryptocurrency Monero has risen from 50¢ to $12 over past one year, rising…

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Apple to close Luxembourg branch as it transfers its international iTunes business to Ireland on February 5 (Mikey Campbell/AppleInsider)

Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider: Apple to close Luxembourg branch as it transfers its international iTunes business to Ireland on February…

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MailChimp launches tool for creating Facebook ad campaigns from its dashboard, as e-commerce customers using the service rise 46% YoY (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch: MailChimp launches tool for creating Facebook ad campaigns from its dashboard, as e-commerce customers using the…