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TikTok parent ByteDance acquires private hospital chain

TikTok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken November 27, 2019. Dado Ruvic | Reuters TikTok parent-company ByteDance’s healthcare unit in China, Xiaohe Health, has acquired a high-end healthcare organization called Amcare Healthcare. Bloomberg said the deal is worth $1.5 billion. …

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4 announced

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 Samsung Samsung on Wednesday announced its newest foldable phones, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4.  The $999.99 Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the $1,799.99 Galaxy Z Fold 4 look very similar to last year’s Flip 3 and Fold 3. The Galaxy …

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Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Android mascots are lined up in the demonstration area at the Google I/O Developers Conference in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of the Android, is increasing the pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messaging. It argues that …

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Apple Card growth, vendors blamed for mishaps in Goldman card business

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces Apple Card during a launch event at Apple headquarters on Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, California. Noah Berger | AFP | Getty Images When it was unveiled in 2019, Apple touted its new credit card as a gamechanger with unheard-of levels of simplicity and …

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Apple iPhone battery percentage appears in status bar in iOS 16 beta

Apple’s iOS 16 Beta 5 shows battery percentage Todd Haselton | CNBC The fifth beta version of iOS 16 has a feature many iPhone users have been missing: The battery percentage in the status bar at the top of the screen. The notched display in the iPhone X, released in …

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Critical tech policy issues likely tabled as Congress heads for recess

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at the start of a discussion with historians on how to “establish and preserve the narrative of January 6th” on the one-year anniversary of the attack on the Capitol in Washington, January 6, 2022. Al Drago | …

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Why Starbucks, Apple and Google are unionizing now for the first time

For decades, union membership has been on the decline. Yet in the last few months, workers have been organizing at a pace this country hasn’t seen since the Great Depression. Amazon has captured headlines for union drives at its warehouses, including a successful effort on New York’s Staten Island. But …

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Apple, Google, Amazon set to launch new gadgets: What to expect

Apple launches the iPhone 13 in the UK Ming Yeung | Getty Images Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung and other firms are teeing up for a busy fall filled with lots of new gadget launches. It’s like clockwork. Big tech companies launch the latest products, like phones, watches, or even robots …

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Pelosi Taiwan visit puts TSMC back in spotlight of U.S.-China rivalry

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is the biggest contract chipmaker in the world. But it has been thrust in the middle of U.S.-China geopolitical tensions. logo displayed on the screen. Rafael Henrique | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may have left Taiwan but the …

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Amazon digital ad business growing faster than Facebook, Google, Snap

The Amazon logo displayed on a smartphone and a PC screen. Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket via Getty Images Social media giants Meta and Snap are telling investors that the online advertising market is experiencing some turbulence due to the economic slowdown. Amazon is sending a very different message. While the …

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