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Netflix Says It Will Spend Up to $8 Billion on Content Next Year

The earnings announcement came as Netflix’s competitors are ramping up for a fight. Hulu has found some momentum after “The Handmaid’s Tale” won it the best drama award at the Emmys last month. The parent companies for Hulu — which ...

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Kimbal Musk Wants to Feed America, Silicon Valley-Style

He wears a cowboy hat because he tried one at a store in Austin, Tex., a few years ago and decided it looked good on him. Never mind that people make fun of it behind his back. Criticism, whether focused ...

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Executive Mentors Wanted. Only Millennials Need Apply.

“It’s like reconnecting with your lost youth,” said David Watson, 38, a managing director at Deutsche Bank who has been mentored by Fernando Hernandez, 29, an engineer in the Wall Street bank’s global markets technology division. He credited Mr. Hernandez ...

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Amazon Turns on the Charm Amid Criticism From Right and Left

Excited to be in Etna, #Ohio today to see the new @amazon facility. Got to meet some of the 3,000+ Ohioans employed at this plant. #Jobspic.twitter.com/FmEQwhCiNL NYT > Technology

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The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

And just as Western analysts once scoffed at the potential of the North’s nuclear program, so did experts dismiss its cyberpotential — only to now acknowledge that hacking is an almost perfect weapon for a Pyongyang that is isolated and ...

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As U.S. Confronts Internet’s Disruptions, China Feels Vindicated

At the same time, China anticipated many of the questions now flummoxing governments ranging from the United States to Germany to Indonesia. Where the Russians have succeeded in turning the internet into a political weapon, China has created an effective ...

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A Bot That Makes Trump’s Tweets Presidential

For context – because he’s President – all of Trump’s Tweets should be mocked up in the correct Presidential statement format. It’s telling. pic.twitter.com/UZ7d2WJRs4 A statement by the President: pic.twitter.com/pIqeQff8h1 NYT > Technology

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Mediator: As the World Tweets, Social-Media Chiefs Remain Tight-Lipped

thread. We need to be a lot more transparent in our actions in order to build trust. https://t.co/7T6aliOXmG NYT > Technology

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Kitchen of the Future: Smart and Fast but Not Much Fun

Your power blender may be able to link to a device on your wrist that’s been tracking your diet, then check in with your freezer and your kitchen scale. It could set up the right smoothie recipe based on what’s ...

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China Seeks Small Stakes in, and More Sway Over, Online Firms

“As these companies have grown both in size and influence,” he said, “that model is no longer comfortable for the authorities.” The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources, reported this week that Chinese internet regulators have discussed taking 1 percent ...

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