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Amazon Reveals Deals for Cyber Monday

Internet giant Amazon has released info about deals for Cyber Monday starting next weekend. The deals kick off on Saturday, November 27, and run through Monday, November 29, offering customers thousands of deals and savings on products and gifts. Some of the popular products on the deals list include electronics from Samsung and LG, home […]

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Pizza Hut Unveils Holiday Gift Shop

Do you need gifts for loved ones this Christmas? Well why not consider some gifts from Pizza Hut in their new online shop and Holiday Hut Shop collection. The holiday Hut Shop is a one-stop (online) shop that has everything festive fans need to begin crossing off their holiday shopping lists, from matching pajamas for […]

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Intuit Skies to Record High

Shares in financial software company Intuit surged 10 percent to a record high Friday at $692.34 per share. Intuit is known for TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, Credit Karma and Mailchimp. The company grew total revenue to $2.0 billion in its fiscal first quarter, up from $1.3 billion the prior year, including the addition of Credit Karma. […]

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Apple to Allow Users to Fix Their Own iPhones, Macs

CUPERTINO — For the first time ever, Apple will allow customers to fix their own iPhones and Macs. The new service is called Self Service Repair, which will allow customers who are comfortable with completing their own repairs access to Apple genuine parts and tools. Available first for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 lineups, […]

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Roku Adds 15 Free Live Streaming Channels

Streaming platform Roku announced it has added a lineup of 15 new live channels. From national news and holiday movie favorites to Spanish language and sports, the new channels can be streamed live on The Roku Channel. Roku is also rolling out an updated version of the GQ Channel, the ultimate destination for all things […]

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Workday to Buy VNDLY for $510 Million

PLEASANTON — Workday, Inc., a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has agreed to acquire VNDLY, an industry leader in cloud-based external workforce and vendor management technology, for $510 million in cash. With VNDLY, Workday will provide organizations with a unified workforce optimization solution that will help organizations manage all types of workers—salaried, hourly, […]

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Apple Shares Hit All-Time High, Regain Crown From Microsoft

Apple shares hit an all-time high on Friday and the company regained the crown as the most valuable company in the world from Microsoft this week. Stock in Apple closed Friday at $160.55, up $2.68 for the day. The company has a stock market capitalization of $2.63 trillion, just ahead of Microsoft at $2.58 trillion. […]

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Silicon Valley has 21% of Fast 500 Companies

SAN FRANCISCO — Accounting firm Deloitte has released its “North America Technology Fast 500,” an annual ranking of the fastest-growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech sectors, now in its 27th year. A total of 21% of the companies on the list were from Silicon Valley with […]

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TaskHuman Lands $9.5 Million Series A

PALO ALTO — TaskHuman, a 1:1 digital coaching platform, has raised $9.5 million in Series A funding. The Series A round was led by USVP with participation from new investors Madrona Venture Group and RingCentral Ventures, along with existing investor Impact Venture Capital. Prominent angel investors include Baron Davis (2x NBA All Star), Sanjay Mehrotra […]

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Apple Testing Small Business Subscription Service

CUPERTINO — Apple has introduced Apple Business Essentials, an all-new service that brings together device management, 24/7 Apple Support, and iCloud storage into flexible subscription plans for small businesses with up to 500 employees. The company also unveiled a new Apple Business Essentials app that enables employees to install apps for work and request support. […]

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Forte Nabs $725 Million in New Financing

SAN FRANCISCO — Forte, a provider of blockchain solutions for game publishers, has secured an additional $725 million in financing, closing its Series B. The Series B was led by Sea Capital and Kora Management with additional support and funding from game and media publishers including Animoca Brands, Big Bets (Huuuge Games), Overwolf, Playstudios, Warner […]

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Roku to Offer $15 LE Streaming Player at Walmart on Black Friday

SAN JOSE — Roku, Inc. has introduced the Roku LE streaming player, which provides access to the easy-to-use Roku OS, videos in high definition and everything needed to get streaming all in one box for just $15, will be available exclusively at Walmart for Black Friday while supplies last. Additionally, customers will also find fantastic deals […]