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Amazon Launches Prime Video Globally, Leaves Out China
Amazon

Amazon Launches Prime Video Globally, Leaves Out China

China is the missing piece for both Amazon and Netflix in their global expansion as the world's most populous country has stringent policies on regulations and censorship.
Google Extends Conservative Outreach as Trump Calls Tech Meeting
Google

Google Extends Conservative Outreach as Trump Calls Tech Meeting

The company has ramped up efforts to hire Republican lobbying firms and in-house lobbyists to change the composition of its Washington office.
IBM Promises to Hire Americans as Tech Executives Set to Meet Trump
Jobs

IBM Promises to Hire Americans as Tech Executives Set to Meet Trump

IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty is one of more than a dozen U.S. executives serving on an advisory council that Trump has formed to consult him on job creation.
Uber, SpaceX/Tesla and PepsiCo Execs Join Trump Business Council
Tech Leaders

Uber, SpaceX/Tesla and PepsiCo Execs Join Trump Business Council

The group, which includes numerous other top business leaders, aims to give industry input on the private sector to Trump.
Will You Thrive in the Trump Economy?
Donald Trump

Will You Thrive in the Trump Economy?

If you make an honest living, you will love Trumponomics. If not, it's about time to start.
Steve Tobak
Kanye West and Donald Trump Meet at Trump Tower, Exchange Daps
Entrepreneurs

Kanye West and Donald Trump Meet at Trump Tower, Exchange Daps

Few details, other than Trump saying that the two have been friends 'a long time' and that they discussed 'life,' were given post chat.
Dan Bova
Apple AirPod Headphones Available for Sale After 2-Month Delay
Apple

Apple AirPod Headphones Available for Sale After 2-Month Delay

Delivery of AirPods will start next week along with sales at Apple Stores.
10 Awesome New iPhone Emoji You Can Totally Use in Business
Emoji

10 Awesome New iPhone Emoji You Can Totally Use in Business

Make your texts stand out with these latest options from Apple.
Nina Zipkin
Trump Taps Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Top U.S. Diplomat
Donald Trump

Trump Taps Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Top U.S. Diplomat

Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for Exxon, although questions have been raised about his relations with Russia.
Silicon Valley VCs Are Growing Wary of On-Demand Delivery
On-Demand

Silicon Valley VCs Are Growing Wary of On-Demand Delivery

Many investors have lost faith in a sector that once seemed like the obvious extension of the success of ride-services juggernauts such as Uber.
Instagram Adds Live Video With a Twist
Instagram

Instagram Adds Live Video With a Twist

The Facebook-owned app is further encroaching on Snapchat's territory.
Chipotle Founder Ells Takes Over as Sole CEO at Burrito Chain
Chipotle

Chipotle Founder Ells Takes Over as Sole CEO at Burrito Chain

Co-CEO Monty Moran stepped down on Monday amid intense pressure to turn around the burrito chain.
Nintendo Is Leaving Its Comfort Zone, and We're All Better Off
Growth Strategies

Nintendo Is Leaving Its Comfort Zone, and We're All Better Off

Games for mobile devices, theme park attractions, escape rooms -- the Japanese company is finally expanding its horizons.
Stephen J. Bronner
Why a Purpose-Driven Mission Is Key to Motivating Millennials
Millennials

Why a Purpose-Driven Mission Is Key to Motivating Millennials

Inspiring the youngest workers to achieve their full potential starts by shifting your mindset to build beautiful relationships.
Ahmad Raza