• 10 things in tech you need to know today

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday.
    1. Jan Koum, the billionaire co-founder of WhatsApp, is leaving Facebook three years after agreeing an acquisition. Koum will take time off to enjoy his hobbies, like collecting Porsches and ultimate frisbee.
    2. Apple deleted a job posting that had hinted at moves to design its own chips and cut out Qualcomm and Intel. The listing is the closest thing to official confirmation that Apple plans to build its own 5G modem, instead of buying off-the-shelf components from Qualcomm or Intel.
    3. Facebook's annual developer...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know.
    1. The leader of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement called for early elections in June, saying efforts to form a coalition government after last month's inconclusive vote had failed. "At this point for me there is no other solution. We have to go back to the polls as soon as possible," Luigi Di Maio said.
    2. BP reported a 71% jump in profit in the first quarter. It was driven by higher oil and gas prices and increased production as it undergoes an era of rapid growth.
    3. Australia's corporate watchdog said it has expanded legal action...
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