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Snapchat Parent Set To IPO For 8 Times What Facebook Offered 3 Years Ago

Having turned down $3 billion in 2014 from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, it appears Snapchat executives were spot-on as they are set to IPO on the NYSE with a valuation between $20 and $25 billion. This will likely be the biggest US tech listing since 2014.

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Facebook Surges To Record High After Smashing Expectations On 1.86 Billion Monthly Users

So much for worries about tech companies rolling over.

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Zuckerberg Slams Trump On Immigration: "We Should Keep Our Doors Open To Refugees"

Adding fuel to fire of speculation around a potential run for The White House, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg felt obliged to remark upon President Trump's immigration policy and recent executive orders.

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Martin Shkreli Suspended From Twitter For "Harassing" Female Teen Vogue Essay Writer

While hardly considered an "alt-right" personality (despite his professed support of Donald Trump), Martin Shkreli today encountered the full fury of the Jack Dorsey social media apparatus scorned, when his Twitter account was suspended. The suspension, reported first by The Verge, is allegedly in retaliation for Shkreli's "targeted harassment" against freelance reporter Lauren Duca.

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Caught On Tape: How The Robots Are Taking Over Amazon

Over the past few years, as Amazon's distribution network has grown at a near-exponential pace, so has its workforce. As the chart below shows, starting in 2010 and continuing through the third quarter, Amazon has seen a staggering increase in its mostly part-time employment: from 28,300 to over 306,000.

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