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  • Sandberg, COO of Facebook, arrives with her husband Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey, for the first day of the Allen and Co. media conference in Sun Valley

    Many of the tech world's top executives filled a 1,700-seat auditorium at Stanford University to commemorate David Goldberg, chief executive of SurveyMonkey. "We had 11 truly joyful years of the deepest love, happiest marriage, and truest partnership that I could imagine," Sandberg posted on Facebook. On their way out, …

  • Uber says it is leaving Kansas after new regulations set

    Ride-hailing company Uber said Tuesday that it is pulling out of Kansas after the Republican-dominated Legislature overruled GOP Gov. Sam Brownback and imposed new regulations on such services. It was ...

  • BHP Billiton said it had suspended operations at its Metalloys South demolition plant in South Africa following the death of a worker at the site. The death occurred on Tuesday, it said. "The next ...

  • Local Chinese officials are failing to implement central government policies to stimulate economic growth, an editorial in the People's Daily, the official mouthpiece of the ruling Communist Party, said on Wednesday. Some officials have let their local economies slow after Beijing announced GDP growth would not be the …

  • South Korea's antitrust body said on Wednesday it would cooperate with counterparts in Europe and the United States as part of the regulator's investigation into U.S. chip maker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O). The Korea Fair Trade Commission did not specify what it was investigating Qualcomm for, but the company is facing regulatory …

  • Smartphone video of boxing clash lands blow to copyright

    Floyd Mayweather (L) exchange punches with Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas

  • Internet file-storage company Mega Ltd., launched in 2013 by indicted entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, has failed in a bid to list on New Zealand's stock market. Mega announced plans last year to list through ...

  • Kansas legislators start work on plan for raising  … Associated Press - 1 hour 1 minute ago
    Kansas legislators start work on plan for raising taxes

    Kansas homeowners would pay higher property taxes under a proposal that a state Senate committee endorsed Tuesday, as the Republican-dominated Legislature began work on raising new revenues to close a ...

  • Australian retail sales grew for the tenth straight month in March while demand for household goods lifted spending for the first quarter as a whole, though the gains fell short of what optimists had hoped for. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cited the need to support consumer demand as one reason it cut interest rates …

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