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Bob Bakish, president and chief executive officer of ViacomCBS Inc., center left, and Shari Redstone, chair of VicaomCBS Inc., applaud during the opening bell in celebration of the company’s merger at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, U.S., on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images ViacomCBS said Tuesday it will
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GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij at company event in London GitLab GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij, fresh off an employee share sale that valued his software start-up at $6 billion, said he’s still looking to take the company public, though he’s eyeing many more options than were available in the past. Sijbrandij on Thursday confirmed CNBC’s reporting
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Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services. CNBC Getting kicked off Amazon Web Services is rare, but it has enormous consequences. It happened this week, when Amazon dropped Parler, a social network that gained traction from conservatives after Twitter banned President Donald Trump and housed content that encouraged violence. Parler filed suit against Amazon in
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Jeff Housenbold, managing partner at SoftBank’s Vision Fund SoftBank SoftBank’s Jeff Housenbold, who led the Vision Fund’s investments in companies including DoorDash, OpenDoor and Wag, is leaving the firm later this year. SoftBank shook up the Silicon Valley investment world with the first Vision Fund in 2017, ultimately raising $100 billion, funded in large part
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Facebook’s logo displayed on a phone screen and keyboard. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook said Friday it will block the creation of new Facebook events happening near the White House, the U.S. Capitol building and state capitol buildings through President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20. In a blog post that was
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Surveillance cameras are mounted on a post at Tiananmen Square as snow falls in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — A new report reveals patent applications belonging to Huawei and a group of China-based artificial intelligence companies for systems that can detect people who
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studioEAST | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Downloads of privacy-focused messaging apps Signal and Telegram got a boost as users looked for alternatives to Facebook-owned WhatsApp over concerns about changes to the service’s privacy policy. Signal saw approximately 7.5 million installs globally through the Apple App Store and Google Play store between Jan. 6 and
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Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters Facebook on Monday announced that it will pause its contributions to political action committees in the wake of the invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by insurgents incited by President Donald
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Twitter permanently suspends Donald Trump’s Twitter account. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images Twitter shares dipped more than 8% in the premarket Monday, the first trading session since the social media company permanently suspended President Donald Trump‘s account. Twitter said late Friday it made the decision to remove the president “due to the risk of
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A visual representation of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin on November 20, 2018 in London, England. Jordan Mansfield | Getty Images News | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Bitcoin and other digital coins tanked on Monday wiping off some $170 billion from the entire cryptocurrency market. The market capitalization or value of the cryptocurrency market was $959.53
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U.S. President Donald Trump makes a fist during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress in Washington U.S, January 6, 2021. Jim Bourg | Reuters President Donald Trump continued tweeting Friday evening using the government-owned @POTUS account, despite having his @realDonaldTrump account permanently suspended by
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen testifying remotely during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,? on Facebook and Twitter’s content moderation practices, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 17, 2020. Hannah McKay | Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said the company would block
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies remotely via videoconference in this screengrab made from video during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,? on Facebook and Twitter’s content moderation practices, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 17, 2020. Reuters Twitter on Wednesday placed restrictions on President Donald
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SolarWinds Corp banner hangs at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on the IPO day of the company in New York, U.S., October 19, 2018. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Hackers who tapped into government networks through SolarWinds software potentially accessed about 3% of the Justice Department’s email accounts, but there’s no indication they accessed classified
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen testifying remotely during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,? on Facebook and Twitter’s content moderation practices, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 17, 2020. Hannah McKay | Reuters Facebook said it plans to reinstate its ban on political ads
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A wide body aircraft emblazoned with Amazon’s Prime logo lands at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S. December 20, 2016. Picture taken December 20, 2016. To match Insight AMAZON.COM-SHIPPING/ REUTERS/Mark Makela REUTERS/Mark Makela Amazon said Tuesday it’s buying 11 used Boeing 767-300 jets from Delta and WestJet, the latest sign of how cargo carriers
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