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iRobot shares tank 30% on report EU plans to block Amazon acquisition

iRobot plunged on Thursday after a report said EU’s antitrust watchdog intends to block Amazon’s planned acquisition of the Roomba maker.

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Amazon names logistics head as new AWS CFO

John Felton, Amazon’s top logistics executive, will take over as CFO of its cloud computing unit.

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Bitcoin slides back to $40,000 as post-ETF correction deepens

Cryptocurrencies tumbled on Thursday, with bitcoin falling back to $40,000.

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Spotify’s astrology-like Daylists go viral, but its micro-genre mastermind was let go last month

Is it a “fearful vocaloid wednesday morning,” a “yearning cottagecore thursday afternoon,” or perhaps a “heartbroken karaoke friday evening”? That’s up to your Spotify Daylist, an algorithmically-generated playlist inspired by your listening habits, which changes several times per day. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Vans, Supreme owner VF Corp says hackers stole 35 million customers’ personal data

VF Corp., the parent company of the popular apparel brands Vans, Supreme, and The North Face, said Thursday that hackers stole the personal data of 35.5 million customers in a December cyberattack. The Denver, Colorado-based company reported the data breach … Continue reading

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Nvidia and AMD shares hit record highs on AI chip surge

Investors are increasingly bullish on AMD, which is the second largest standalone GPU maker,

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Mark Zuckerberg indicates Meta is spending billions of dollars on Nvidia AI chips

Meta appears poised to spend billions of dollars by the end of this year on Nvidia’s popular computer chips that are widely used for AI projects

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Instagram’s new ‘nighttime nudges’ aim to reduce teens’ time on the app

Instagram is introducing new nighttime nudges for teen accounts to limit their time on the app, the company announced on Thursday. The new nighttime nudges will appear when teens have spent more than 10 minutes on Instagram in places like … Continue reading

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Kashable banks $25.6M to offer employment-based lending

Kashable integrates with a company’s payroll systems and then uses that data to power its fully-automated underwriting ability to extend affordable credit to that company’s employees. © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Amazon’s latest layoffs hit its Buy with Prime unit

Since the new year began, Amazon has laid off employees in its Prime Video, MGM Studios, Twitch and Audible divisions.

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