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Investor Steve Jurvetson Talks About the Allegations That Derailed His Career 16 February 2019, 2:05 am

Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson is back on the investment scene with a new fund, more than a year after he was hit with allegations that he mistreated women and left the firm he co-founded.

Why Amazon's New York U-Turn Is Good for America's Tech Economy 16 February 2019, 1:44 am

Amazon.com’s abandoned plans for a New York City headquarters may have prompted mixed reactions in the Big Apple, but for the rest of the country, it’s good news.

Uber Sales Growth Slows Further as IPO Nears 16 February 2019, 12:31 am

Uber Technologies, as it steers toward a planned IPO later this year, reported its slowest sales growth since the company began disclosing detailed financials two years ago.

Amazon to New York: It's Not Me, It's You 15 February 2019, 10:26 pm

The tech giant decided to cancel its plans for another headquarters in New York City after the locals showed it very little love. Amazon’s case offers states and cities across the U.S. a valuable lesson: If you hope to lure new businesses, make sure the people who live there are willing to embrace a firm.

Amazon's Pivot Raises Scrutiny of Incentive Deals 15 February 2019, 10:19 pm

The collapse of Amazon’s plan to build a second headquarters in New York City has the potential to damp some states’ willingness to offer tax breaks.

'Fortnite' Effect: The Game Never Ends 15 February 2019, 8:11 pm

Big videogame makers Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive are learning that their blockbuster titles need staying power to capitalize on the games-as-a-service trend.

Amazon Invests in Electric-Car Maker Rivian 15 February 2019, 7:22 pm

Amazon.com has climbed aboard the electric-vehicle bandwagon, leading a $700 million investment round for car-making startup Rivian Automotive.

Hulu Ad Campaign Spells Out That Its Influencers Get Paid 15 February 2019, 5:21 pm

Streaming service Hulu is adding an element of ’authenticity’ to its marketing with a campaign where endorsers reveal they are getting paid to be on air.

Drone Scare Grounds Flights at Dubai Airport 15 February 2019, 4:17 pm

Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest international hub, briefly suspended flights because of the suspected presence of a drone, the latest in a string of global airports to have to ground flights.

Nvidia's Revenue Sinks 24%, but Wall Street Feared Worse 15 February 2019, 2:18 pm

Nvidia reported a 24% drop in quarterly revenue and signaled work ahead to shake off a funk in cryptocurrency mining and revive demand for its chips used by videogamers and data centers.

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