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Google should buy Twitter and Square. But it won't

Could Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey one day find himself working for Google? A prominent hedge fund manager hopes so.


Tesla sells cheaper Model 3

Tesla is now offering a slightly cheaper version of its lowest priced car, the Model 3.


China's ByteDance takes the world by storm

Chinese social media apps have struggled to win over users beyond their home turf. ByteDance, the company behind TikTok, is changing that and it could soon be one of the world's most valuable startups.



Saudi prince pumps more cash into Uber rival

Dubai ride-hailing app Careem has received $200 million in a funding round led by Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal's Kingdom Holding company.


Women's March targeted by Facebook scam

Hundreds of fake Women's March Facebook pages run from Bangladesh have prompted concern from American activists and have proven challenging for Facebook to keep under control, a CNN investigation has found.


Big tech's ties with Saudi Arabia in doubt

This spring, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia met the royalty of Silicon Valley: Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos and Sundar Pichai.


Masa Son's 1st mega tech fund may be his last

Masayoshi Son shook up the tech industry with his SoftBank Vision Fund and $45 billion of Saudi cash. The Khashoggi crisis could spell the end of his plan to do the same again.


Tech execs want Senator Graham to apologize over Iranian remark

Senator Lindsey Graham's comments about Iranian lineage did not go over well with a group of powerful tech execs.


Silicon Valley is working with China on AI

Baidu has become the first Chinese company to join a US-led alliance on artificial intelligence that includes Silicon Valley's biggest names.


Why Amazon may want a big city for HQ2

Amazon's search for the perfect home for its next headquarters could be leaning towards larger cities.


Elon Musk will cover Tesla's fine for tweets

Elon Musk will buy another $20 million of Tesla stock with his own money, covering the cost of the fine the company has to pay for his tweets.


Twitter shuts down bots pushing pro-Saudi message

Twitter has suspended a network of accounts that appeared to be pushing pro-Saudi messages about the Jamal Khashoggi scandal, a person familiar with the situation told CNN Friday.


Apple to host mystery product event on October 30

Apple will host an event in Brooklyn to likely announce a few new products.


Netflix has plenty of room left to grow

More and more Netflix customers are coming from overseas a sign that there's plenty of room for the streaming company to get even bigger than it already is.


Public funds back plan to replace Mark Zuckerberg as Facebook chairman

Following a long string of scandals and controversies, some Facebook investors believe the company would be better off without Mark Zuckerberg as its chairman.


Microsoft was just the start for Paul Allen

For the last 35 years of his life, Paul Allen lived unapologetically large. But he was still best known as the co-founder of Microsoft, the company he started with Bill Gates.


Growing up with Alexa: A child's relationship with Amazon's voice assistant

This is the first generation to grow up with ubiquitous AI. It raises profound questions about how children interact with technology, with other people, and how it might shape their interactions and development.


Facebook enlists Nick Clegg as head of global affairs

Former UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is leaving the world of politics to take a senior job at Facebook.


Bracing for the midterms, Facebook builds a 'war room'

Facebook has set up a "war room" at its California headquarters as part of its plans to avoid a repeat of the 2016 election, when misinformation was rampant on the platform.