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You can already get HTC's Vive Pro in a bundle aimed at first-timers, but what if you're a business buyer who needs it for VR design and training? You're covered now, too. HTC has released a $1,399 Vive Pro 2.0 Kit that includ…

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Google: Profit and sales surge as tax rate falls

Google’s business is humming along despite mounting concerns over data privacy.

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U.S debt deluge lifts bond yields to four-year high, Asia stocks down

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks slipped and the U.S. dollar advanced on Tuesday, as a deluge of U.S. government debt this week and the specter of inflation and a higher fiscal deficit drove U.S. borrowing costs near four-year highs.

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United CEO Oscar Munoz is skipping his bonus after rocky 2017

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is skipping his annual bonus after a rough year.

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Ad sales surge at Google parent Alphabet, but so do costs

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Strong growth in ad sales on Google search and YouTube were not enough to offset a surge in costs at parent Alphabet Inc that shrank the first-quarter operating margin, leaving shares flat after hours on Monday.

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If Solar And Wind Are So Cheap, Why Are They Making Electricity So Expensive?

Between 2009 and 2017, the price of solar per watt declined by 75 percent while the price of wind declined by 50 percent. However, the places that deployed significant quantities of solar and wind saw their electricity prices rise dramatically. Here’s why.

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Broadway Shows Face Vastly Different Challenges In Tony Race

Despite boffo box office returns, ‘Mean Girls’, ‘Harry Potter’, and ‘Frozen’ are not created equal in the eyes of Tony voters.

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Amazon Video Announces New TV Shows And Movies For May

Everything from Peter Rabbit to Fifty Shades Freed. Yikes.

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Car of the future: Electrified and autonomous, but what will it look like?

BEIJING (Reuters) – An autonomous driving electric vehicle may not take to the sky any time soon but could one day start to look a bit like The Jetsons’ flying car – a glass bubble without the long hood that is a signature feature of today’s gasoline-fueled cars.

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Four Critical Things To Remember When Preparing For The Future Of Marketing

What should marketers think about as they prepare for the tech-rich future of marketing? This post considers four critical considerations that might be overlooked by professionals who put technology before other important factors when formulating their future marketing strategies.

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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Caterpillar On Tuesday

Caterpillar is expected to report $2.11/share on $11.58 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $2.25.

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TV Station Group E.W. Scripps and Gabelli Square Off For Proxy Fight

E.W. Scripps CEO lashes back at investor Mario Gabelli. In the name of shareholder value, the fund manager has proposal three alternate directors and a proxy fight at the company’s shareholder meeting.

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Icons Of Impact: Two Globetrotting Entrepreneurs Whose Travel Films Inspire Impact

Two entrepreneurs reveal how to combine a love travel with incredible video content to change our world. And they know a lot about cofounder dynamics – they’re married with a globetrotting family in tow.

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NFL Wide Receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster Dances His Way Into A Sponsorship With Pizza Hut

As newly minted Official Pizza of the NFL, Pizza Hut looks to make a splash during the 2018 NFL Draft and will activate with Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.

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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From United Technologies On Tuesday

United Technologies is expected to report $1.51/share on $14.54 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $1.55

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Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Verizon On Tuesday

Verizon is expected to earn $1.11/share on $31.22 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $1.11.

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Google parent Alphabet profit beats Street on strong ad sales

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google owner Alphabet Inc reported first-quarter sales and profit Monday that topped financial analysts’ estimates due to strong ad sales and a change in accounting for investments in startups, sending its shares up about 1 percent after hours.

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Wall Street ends mixed as investors eye earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street ended mixed on Monday as concerns about soft smartphone demand weighed on tech stocks and pulled the Nasdaq lower while earnings optimism protected against deeper losses.

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This Is How The Vibranium In Avengers: Infinity War Came To Earth

Black Panther’s been out for awhile, and Avengers: Infinity War is aorund the corner, so this particular geoscientist felt it was about time to squeeze some science juice out of the meteors that delivered Vibranium to Earth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Nasdaq proposes letting companies decide where their shares trade

(Reuters) – Nasdaq Inc on Monday said it will ask regulators to let it give thinly-traded companies that list on its main U.S. stock exchange a choice as to whether their shares can be traded on other exchanges, with the aim of making it easier for investors to buy the stocks.

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