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SoftBank reportedly plans to boost its stake in WeWork by $750 million in the coworking giant’s IPO

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi SonKim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters SoftBank plans to buy $ 750 million in WeWork shares in the real-estate company’s planned public offering, The Wall Street Journal reported. The purchase would represent about 25% of the shares WeWork is planning on selling. The move would up SoftBank’s investment in the company to more than $ 11 […]

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Tech Giants Like Amazon and Facebook

Advertisement Supported by Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Tech Giants Like Amazon and Facebook ImageSenator Elizabeth Warren held a campaign rally in Long Island City, Queens, on Friday. She announced a plan aimed at breaking up some of America’s largest tech companies, including Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook.CreditCreditGabriela Bhaskar for The New York Times By […]

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PayPal Cuts Off Alex Jones’s Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants

PayPal Cuts Off Alex Jones’s Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants ImagePayPal’s decision to stop processing payments for Infowars could be particularly damaging to its operator, Alex Jones, because finding another company to handle transactions will be difficult.CreditCreditJustin Sullivan/Getty Images By Nathaniel Popper Sept. 21, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — PayPal has become the latest tech giant […]

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India Pushes Back Against Tech ‘Colonization’ by Internet Giants

India Pushes Back Against Tech ‘Colonization’ by Internet Giants ImageIndia is trying to establish strong data protections for its citizens, as Europe did, while giving the government the right to obtain private information as it sees fit.CreditCreditSanjit Das/Bloomberg By Vindu Goel Aug. 31, 2018 NEW DELHI — In India, American companies dominate the internet. Facebook’s […]