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Trump White House blocks Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm ,

SAN FRANCISCO — President Trump has blocked Singapore-based Broadcom’s proposed $117 billion takeover of U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm for national security reasons. In the order released Monday night, Trump cited “credible evidence” that the takeover “threatens to impair the national security of the United States.” Coming just hours after Broadcom CEO Hock Tan met with …

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Road work: 4 considerations for traveling freelancers ,

If you do a Google image search for “digital nomad,” it becomes immediately apparent why so many people covet this lifestyle. Images of people using their laptop on tropical beaches have a strong appeal for many office dwellers. Launching a company poolside, jet-setting to exotic destinations, or working on one’s …

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Amazon maintains top brand reputation, Apple and Google reps dip ,

Amazon remains the company with the best reputation, but several other tech brands including Apple and Google saw their reputations drop in the annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient poll, out Tuesday. It’s just the latest evidence of a burgeoning backlash against some of the technology giants that impact consumers’ lives daily. Among the …

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This stock could be like buying Amazon for $3.19

Facebook’s Billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned investors with his bold claim about a radical tech breakthrough. Zuckerberg said this tech is “the coolest thing I’ve ever seen.” And Zuckerberg is putting his money where his mouth is…he’s already invested $2.3 billion to get in early. Now, I don’t have to …

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Dick’s Sporting Goods shares tumble on dismal holiday sales

Dick’s Sporting Goods on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings that slightly topped analysts’ estimates, but revenue and same-store sales fell short. Its shares were down more than 7% in premarket trading following the announcement. Net income totaled $116 million, or $1.11 a share, for the quarter ended Feb. 3, compared with $90.2 million, or …

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Jobs report: U.S. employers added 313,000 jobs in February ,

The surprisingly strong jobs report didn’t spark investor fears about inflation because average hourly earnings growth slowed last month. Newslook A hot labor market showed no sign of cooling as U.S. employers added a blockbuster 313,000 jobs in February. The unemployment rate was unchanged at a 17-year low of 4.1%, the Labor Department said …

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