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10 things in tech you need to know today (AAPL, FB, GOOG, MSFT)

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
1. Facebook crushed its third-quarter earnings but warned investors that future profitability will be impacted by increased investments in security. The social network

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Kano makes build your-own-computer kits for kids — and just got $28 million to take on the US

Kano, a UK startup that makes build-your-own-computer kits for kids, just raised $28 million (£21 million) in funding.
It’s using the cash to fund a massive retail expansion in North America.
The company is inspired by a challenge

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10 things in tech you need to know today (AAPL, FB, AMZN, GOOG)

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday.
1. Waymo’s CEO said self-driving cars are “really close” to being ready for the road. The company invited Business Insider and other journalists to a testing facility

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DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT AND THE CONNECTED CAR: How cars are transforming into digital platforms and opening an entirely new channel for service providers

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here.
Media consumption is at a saturation point. After rising for much of

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2017 REPORT: How the IoT is improving lives to transform the world

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting businesses, governments, and consumers and transforming

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Britain's fintech boom is pushing the number of finance trademarks to a record high

Trademarks registered by finance firms rise by 35% in 5 years to 4,228.
Growth fuelled by rise of fintech — financial technology — startups in Britain.

 
LONDON — The number of trademarks registered by financial services companies

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Bill Gates will invest more than $1 billion in public schools — but he'll have to learn from Mark Zuckerberg's mistake

Bill Gates announced that he would invest more than $1.7 billion in public education.
Mark Zuckerberg invested $100 million into Newark Public Schools in 2010 and it was largely seen as a failure.
Gates wants schools and educators

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German app-only bank N26 gears up for UK launch as it recruits country manager

German app-only bank N26 recruiting a manager to lead “market entry in the UK.”
The hot startup has signed up 500,000 customers in just two years and raised $55 million.

 
LONDON — Closely-watched German fintech startup N26

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SoftBank's giant investment in Uber will be finalized 'very likely in the next week'

LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank’s multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be finalized “very likely in the next week,” Uber board member Arianna Huffington said at the WSJD conference Monday.
Uber’s board voted earlier this month to

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Cryptocurrencies are 'in the 3rd inning' — and Wall Street is just getting started

The rapid rise of bitcoin, the red-hot cryptocurrency up more than 400% this year, has Wall Street abuzz. 
Still, despite its meteoric rise, bitcoin by many measures is still in its very early days. Bitcoin and

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