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Augmented reality is becoming a reality.  Defined as a direct or indirect view of the world whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input, Augmented Reality (AR) employs sound, video, graphics or GPS data to change the view through special glasses.  It is related to a more general concept

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published Jun 14th 2017, 3:32 pm, by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg) —How tech-savvy are you? Recent volatility in popular technology stocks, including Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., Facebook Inc., Google parent Alphabet Inc., and others, is a reminder to check the tech weighting in your retirement portfolio. There’s nothing wrong with having a big slug of tech

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published May 17th 2017, 10:31 am, by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg) —With graduation gifts, it’s the thought that counts. The cash is nice, too. Spending on graduation gifts in the U.S. is expected to reach $5.6 billion this year, according to a new survey from the National Retail Federation. That tops last

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published May 4th 2017, 12:26 pm, by Eben Novy-Williams (Bloomberg) —Facebook is backing away from the high-priced market for big-time sports, setting the social network apart from other digital media companies and drawing a line in the sand for the major leagues. Leagues like the NFL and Major League Baseball

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published Oct 11th 2016, 9:52 am, by Jing Cao (Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. is planning to build convenience stores and develop curbside pickup locations for food shoppers in its latest move to expand into groceries, The Wall Street Journal reported. Amazon’s stores will sell perishable goods including milk and meats,

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published Sep 29th 2016, 1:21 pm, by Shira Ovide (Bloomberg Gadfly) — If horror-film villain Freddy Krueger had threatened terror for nine movies but never followed through with evil acts, eventually movie-goers would have stopped being scared of him. Google is at risk of becoming that neutered Freddy Krueger. For

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published Jul 25th 2016, 7:00 pm, by Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Mobvoi Inc., the Chinese AI startup backed by Google, intends to go toe-to-toe with Apple Inc. when it begins selling its smartwatches in the U.S. in September. The four-year-old startup founded by a coterie of former Googlers is hoping

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published Apr 15th 2015, 7:14 am, by Matt Levine (Bloomberg View) — Bank earnings. Bank of America beat on adjusted earnings, though the news was mixed; trading was disappointing (outside of foreign exchange, which did great) but legal costs were down significantly from last year. “The firm said it’s keeping

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published Apr 7th 2016, 7:44 pm, by Pavel Alpeyev (Bloomberg) — Yahoo Japan Corp. shares rose on news that Verizon Communications Inc. is willing to buy Yahoo Inc.’s stake in the Japanese Web company as part of a bid for the business. Verizon made the offer to include Yahoo Japan

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MOUNTAIN VIEW CA/USA - FEBRUARY 1 2014: Exterior view of a Google's Googleplex Corporate headquarters. Google is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products.
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©2016 Bloomberg News O1WCI86VDKHT (Bloomberg) — U.S. antitrust officials should consider revisiting their closed investigation into Google’s search practices in light of claims by the European Union that the company manipulates results, said Utah’s attorney general. The Federal Trade Commission’s decision in 2013 not to bring a case against the

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