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Trump quietly met with a major tech CEO whose company is locked in competition with Amazon for a Pentagon contract worth billions
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Trump quietly met with a major tech CEO whose company is locked in competition with Amazon for a Pentagon contract worth billions

Donald Trump. Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump apparently met with Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz on Tuesday. The meeting came as Trump keeps blasting Amazon. Oracle and Amazon are locked in a competition for a Pentagon cloud-computing contract worth billions. President Donald Trump apparently dined with Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz on Tuesday night amid his…

Amazon is quietly revamping one of its most under-the-radar services — and it should terrify Yelp and Handy
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Amazon is quietly revamping one of its most under-the-radar services — and it should terrify Yelp and Handy

ESB Professional/Shutterstock Amazon has reportedly hired its own cleaning crew for a new service called Amazon Home Assistants. It's part of a pilot program in Seattle that involves Amazon's cleaners coming to customers' houses to clean for them, Bloomberg reported. The cleaners can be booked on Amazon Home Services, which previously only connected customers to…

Quietly, the Raptors closing in on East No. 1 seed
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Quietly, the Raptors closing in on East No. 1 seed

They do things differently in Toronto. When it's time for NBA public-address announcers to introduce the starting lineup before games, the Raptors don't wait to hear their names called. The starters simply huddle up for a quick chat while their backups gather a few feet away and use a basketball to play volleyball — bumping…

Facebook Quietly Hid Webpages Bragging of Ability to Influence Elections
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Facebook Quietly Hid Webpages Bragging of Ability to Influence Elections

When Mark Zuckerberg was asked if Facebook had influenced the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, the founder and CEO dismissed the notion that the site even had such power as “crazy.” It was a disingenuous remark. Facebook’s website had an entire section devoted to touting the “success stories” of political campaigns that used the social network to influence electoral…

The Senate is quietly about to pass the biggest rollback of Wall Street regulations since the financial crisis
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The Senate is quietly about to pass the biggest rollback of Wall Street regulations since the financial crisis

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The Senate appears set this week to pass the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. The bill, more commonly known as the Crapo bill, includes a rollback of many banking regulations. While it is designed to ease the burden on small community banks, it would also benefit larger regional banks…