5 October 2022
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Business

JD.com founder and billionaire Liu settles U.S. rape civil suit

Richard Liu, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, will step down from his role as CEO. His departure comes after a number of high-profile technology founders exited their leadership positions amid Beijing’s regulatory crackdown on its domestic tech sector. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images Billionaire Richard Liu, founder of one of […]

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Business

DocuSign to cut workforce by 9% as part of restructuring plan

The Docusign Inc. website on a laptop computer arranged in Dobbs Ferry, New York, U.S., on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Tiffany Hagler-Geard | Bloomberg | Getty Images DocuSign will lay off 9% of its workforce as part of a major restructuring plan, the company announced Wednesday. The plan is designed to support the company’s growth […]

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Business

Xpeng breaks out of a lower price range with its more expensive car G9

Xpeng has announced its most expensive car to date. Pictured here at a store in Shanghai, China, on July 2021 are two of Xpeng’s previously released models, a P7 Wing Limited Edition in green and a G3 SUV in blue. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — Chinese electric car start-up Xpeng has […]

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Business

Meta shares plunged 14% this week, falling close to their pandemic low

Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in Washington on Oct. 17, 2019. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Facebook hasn’t been this cheap since the beginning of the pandemic. After plunging 14% for the week to close at $146.29, shares of Facebook parent Meta are at their lowest point since March […]

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Business

Apple plans to unveil new spots for ads in App Store by year-end

Apple CEO Tim Cook holds the new iPhone 14 at an Apple event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, September 7, 2022. Carlos Barria | Reuters Apple plans to release new ad “placements” as soon as the holiday season, according to a message sent to developers on Tuesday inviting them to an online session to […]

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Business

AppLovin abandons effort to buy Unity after $20 billion bid rejected

AppLovin logo is seen at the company’s booth one day before the China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference (ChinaJoy) at Shanghai New International Expo Center on August 1, 2019 in Shanghai, China. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images Game developer AppLovin said it’s giving up on its effort to buy Unity. After Unity […]

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Sience

Can a Particle Accelerator Trace the Origins of Printing?

Other Asian innovations, like paper and gunpowder, have a clear record of dissemination to Europe, with artifacts and record-keeping that trace their travel westward along routes of trade and conquest. Printing doesn’t have that kind of paper trail, says Valerie Hansen, a professor of Chinese history at Yale University. There is no evidence that European […]

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World

Dell ceases all Russian operations after August offices closure | Business and Economy News

Dell is among several Western firms which are curtailing operations in Russia after Moscow sent troops into Ukraine. Dell Technologies Inc said on Saturday it had ceased all Russian operations after closing its offices in mid-August, the latest in a growing list of Western firms to exit Russia. The US computer firm, a vital supplier […]

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Business

Meta to debut new VR headset in October, Zuckerberg tells Rogan

The Facebook Oculus Quest VR headset is comfortable and easy to use. Todd Haselton | CNBC Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that his company will debut a new virtual reality headset in October, typically the month the company holds its Connect VR conference. Speaking on an episode of the Joe Rogan Experience podcast that was […]

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