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Comcast Approached 21st Century Fox About an Acquisition
November 17, 2017
New suitors are circling 21st Century Fox, affirming that the media empire built by Rupert Murdoch is now in play. Comcast has approached the media company to express interest in buying a substantial piece of it. Verizon and Sony are also kicking the tires.
Google Has Picked an Answer for You---Too Bad It's Often Wrong
November 17, 2017
Going beyond search, the internet giant is presenting itself as an oracle by promoting a single result over all others as a definitive answer. Many of these “featured snippets” are contentious, improbable or laughably incorrect.
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Indian stocks surge on Moody's first upgrade in 14 years
November 17, 2017
Preview International rating agency Moody’s has improved India's sovereign rating for the first time since 2004, citing state reforms to further enhance the economy's capacity to absorb shocks.
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DealBook Briefing: Will Comcast (or Disney, or Sony) Strike a Fox Deal?
November 17, 2017
The Murdochs are in talks with a variety of suitors interested in pieces of their empire. But will they sell, and would regulators let them?
Tesla Unveils an Electric Rival to Semi Trucks
November 17, 2017
Aiming to remake a multibillion-dollar industry, the automaker said it would have a semi for sale in two years that would be nearly self-driving.
Myths of the 1 Percent: What’s Putting People at the Top
November 17, 2017
Dispelling misconceptions about what’s driving income inequality in the U.S.