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2 Stocks I'd Never Buy, and 1 I'll Consider

There are exciting developments in multiple subsectors of the technology industry. But some companies struggle continually, others have lots of promise but just can’t deliver, and just a few appear poised for more growth. As I read about these tech companies, the two stocks that repeatedly make it on my …

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Elon Musk deletes Facebook pages amid privacy row

Elon Musk has deleted the official Facebook pages for his SpaceX and Tesla brands amid concerns over the security of the social network. The tech billionaire claimed he was unaware the pages even existed before he responded to a request on Twitter to deactivate them. The Tesla CEO’s very own …

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Salesforce.com Makes a Transformative Move for the Future

Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) , best known for its cloud-based relationship management software, recently announced its acquisition of small-tech outfit MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE) . While both companies provide software solutions for businesses, the similarities between the two seemingly end there. But this is hardly a random spending spree for Salesforce CEO …

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Brexit Deal: Lost Irish leverage, or UK 'getting real'?

In Brussels this week there was a reprieve to the bad-tempered mood between Britain and Ireland over Brexit. During a bilateral meeting on the fringes of the EU summit, Leo Varadkar offered his support to Theresa May on Russia, and she in turn recommitted to the famous December backstop deal …

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French police 'hero' dies of wounds

Image copyright French Interior Ministry A French police officer who swapped himself for a hostage in a supermarket siege on Friday has died, officials say. Lt-Col Arnaud Beltrame, 45, “fell as a hero” and showed “exceptional courage”, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The gendarme helped bring an end to a …

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Snap reportedly bought its very own 3D game engine

Snapchat’s parent company bought a web-based 3D game engine startup out of the UK this past May, Business Insider (paywalled) reports. PlayCanvas is a development tool focused on letting people easily design rich 3D environments. Unlike products from companies like Unity and Epic Games, PlayCanvas’s game engine was entirely browser-based …

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