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IBM conference booth
Visitors walk past the IBM booth at the 9th China International Software Product & Information Service Expo in Nanjing, Jiangsu province September 6, 2013. Reuters/China Daily

The Chicago Bears beat Los Angeles Rams 15-6. 

Uber has filed confidentially for its long-awaited IPO.

SoftBank is set to raise 2.65 trillion yen ($23.5 billion) in Japan’s biggest-ever IPO.

HomeToGo buys failed vacation rental search engine Tripping.

Roger, the Internet famous bucket crushing kangaroo, has died at age 12.

Apple’s $29 iPhone replacement battery program ends Dec. 31.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he has no respect for the SEC on “60 Minutes.”

Nick Ayers isn’t replacing John Kelly as President Trump’s Chief of Staff

IBM is selling the final components from its 1995 acquisition of Lotus to Indian firm HCL for $1.8 billion.

Ex-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Trump “pretty undisciplined.” In turn, Trump called Tillerson “lazy as hell” and “dumb as a rock.”

Bunge prepares to replace CEO Soren Schroder.

Walmart turns to robots and apps in stores.

Facebook increases its stock buyback program by $9 billion.

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