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Lucy Peng to Step Down as CEO of Alibaba's Lazada 14 December 2018, 4:45 am

Longtime Alibaba executive Lucy Peng is stepping down as chief executive of the e-commerce giant’s Lazada Group after nine months on the job.

Apple Plans Billion-Dollar Texas Campus in Wave of New Sites 14 December 2018, 4:00 am

Apple plans to invest $1 billion to build a new campus in Austin that could create 15,000 jobs, as it aims to make good on promises to boost contributions to the economy.

GE to Sell Part of Digital Business 14 December 2018, 3:02 am

General Electric reached a deal to sell off part of its GE Digital business and set aside the rest in a separate company, as the conglomerate narrows its focus and scales back its software ambitions.

The China 2025 Bugaboo 14 December 2018, 1:44 am

China may be about to jettison its plan to dominate high-tech manufacturing, at least in name. That matter less than it might appear.

Amazon Invasion in New York and Virginia Will Be a Slow One 14 December 2018, 1:36 am

Amazon’s announcement that it will bring 25,000 new jobs each to New York and Northern Virginia sparked a frenzy of activity. Lost in the commotion: It will take many years, if not a decade, before residents see an army of Amazon employees invading their cities.

Making of a Computer-Generated Influencer 13 December 2018, 11:23 pm

Social media’s so-called influencers have become sought-after brand ambassadors, with millions of followers and lucrative advertising deals. Now, the computer-generated Miquela Sousa character is testing the power of online celebrity.

Once More With Feeling: Teaching Empathy to Machines 13 December 2018, 10:17 pm

In a quest for smarter technology, Google and others in the field of affective AI are developing tools that respond to human emotions and facial expressions.

Samsung Downsizes China Operations With Factory Closure 13 December 2018, 10:08 pm

Samsung Electronics will close a Chinese smartphone factory in the next two weeks, a retrenchment that comes as the South Korean technology giant shifts manufacturing to India and its sales flounder in China.

Inside the Airport of Tomorrow 13 December 2018, 9:43 am

Two trends have marked changes in air travel in recent years: self-service and segregation into many different groups based on fares, elite status, credit cards and mobility needs. Now much of the same is coming to the TSA checkpoint of the future.

'Smash Bros.' Cures Nintendo of the Summertime Blues 13 December 2018, 8:53 am

The holiday season is looking merrier for Nintendo after a difficult summer, thanks to a hot-selling new “Super Smash Bros.” game and early signs that its Switch console is selling better.

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