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Google says data is more like sunlight than oil, one day after being fined $57 million over its privacy and consent practices. Google's CFO Ruth Porat seemed to be trying to move away from comparisons with greedy oil barons in comments made at the World Economic Forum.
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Apple is reportedly planning to change a key component of every iPhone lineup by 2020, and now one of its major suppliers is scrambling. Apple is likely to cut LCD screens from its new iPhone lineup, forcing supplier Japan Display to seek a sale to Chinese and Taiwanese buyers.
IBM's stock rose as high as 7% on Tuesday after announcing earnings that beat Wall Street expectations on the top and bottom lines. IBM also posted positive revenue growth in 2018 — the first time it's done so since 2017.
Huawei - Chairman - World - Leaders - Davos
Huawei's chairman brazened it out among world leaders at Davos, talking up 5G while the company faces a criminal probe. Huawei chairman and rotating CEO Ken Hu appeared at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday, as did other Huawei executives.
Oracle underpaid women and minority workers by $400 million between 2013 and 2016 due to what the US Labor Deparment described as systematic discrimination, the agency said Tuesday. The company showed "extreme preference" for hiring Asian workers with visas that it could underpay, the department charged.
Companies - Ratings - Jobs - Site - Glassdoor
Companies secretly boost their ratings on jobs site Glassdoor by asking enthusiastic employees to...
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