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A new walkway runs between Buildings 40 and 41 at Microsoft’s campus in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft For Microsoft to maintain its trillion-dollar valuation, keeping employees happy is crucial. That’s especially true around Seattle, home to Amazon, big Google and Apple operations and a burgeoning start-up scene. With talent in such high demand, Microsoft is in
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Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc. attends the Viva Tech start-up and technology gathering at Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles on May 24, 2018 in Paris, France. Christophe Morin/IP3 | Getty Images News | Getty Images Quitting Facebook is not a realistic option for many people. But, if you’re tired
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An employee drives a Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric automobile, equipped with Autopilot hardware and software, hands-free on a highway. Jasper Juinen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Two consumer safety groups are calling for federal and state investigations of Tesla’s semi-autonomous technology in the wake of several fatal crashes linked to the system earlier
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Twitter – Twitter reported adjusted quarterly profit of 20 cents per share, beating forecasts by a penny a share. Revenue exceeded estimates, as well. Twitter also reported 139 million monetizable daily users, more than the 135 million than analysts had anticipated. Amazon.com – Amazon reported quarterly
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The consumer and industrial economies are telling conflicting tales this earnings season, and it could be enough to trigger a change in Federal Reserve policy, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday. “The industrial economy is so weak that [Fed Chair] Jay Powell now has plenty of ammo to justify cutting interest rates,” he said. “And if
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Juul founders Adam Bowen and James Monsees. Jeniece Pettitt I CNBC Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a Congressional hearing on Thursday where lawmakers grilled him over the company’s role in allegedly fueling a teen vaping “epidemic.” The House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is scrutinizing Juul’s advertising,
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Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA in 2004. Epstein is connected with several prominent people including politicians, actors and academics. Rick Friedman | Corbis News | Getty Images Victoria’s Secret owner, L Brands, has hired outside counsel to review the company’s relationship with accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, a company spokesperson said on Thursday.
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday warned viewers about the risks of relying on other people’s advice to invest in the stock market. The “Mad Money” host suggests understanding your own investing goals and priorities before deciding to follow the lead of a big-time money manager, pointing to the bearish outlook and “terrifying statements” Bridgewater Associates
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