• 10 things in tech you need to know today

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday.
    1. Facebook got caught up in a massive, contentious discussion about why it permits conspiracy InfoWars on its site. The company showcased its efforts to fight fake news on Wednesday, and defended its decision to allow a page that peddles 9/11 conspiracy theories.
    2. The Department of Justice is appealing a judge's decision to allow a merger between AT&T and Time Warner. The government argued that the merger would hurt competition, limit choices and jack up prices for consumers to stream TV and movies.
    3. Celebrities will...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know.
    1. Many Procter & Gamble products sold in Canada will be affected by retaliatory tariffs on U.S.-made goods. P&G said Bounty paper towels, Charmin toilet tissue and Puffs facial tissue - made in a facility in Mehoopany, Pennsylvania - would be taxed.
    2. Broadcom's surprise bid to buy software company CA knocked $11 billion off the value of the chipmaker in trading on Thursday. Analysts struggled to find a clear rationale behind the deal.
    3. The British government released proposals for what it calls a "principled, pragmatic and ambitious" Brexit...
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