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VCs are growing weary of on-demand deliveries.

Alphabet’s Larry Page has chosen to collaborate with automakers to create driverless cars with pedals and steering wheels that use Google’s technology.

Bill Gates and other investors have committed $1 billion to a new cleantech fund.

A court filing claims that Uber employees used the company’s technology to track high profile politicians, celebrities, and even personal acquaintances.

Google has acquired the Cronologics’ team, which has been developing its own smartwatch OS.

Apple has held talks to invest up to $1 billion in a new Softbank $100 billion tech fund.

Syrian government moves closer to completely controlling Aleppo.

“La La Land” and “Moonlight” dominate 2017 Golden Globe Award nominations.

Trump is reportedly considering Carly Fiorina for director of national intelligence.

Two New Jersey traders are accused in  a $26 million trading scam.

If Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson becomes Secretary of State, he’ll be getting a big pay cut.



Photo: Former Hewlett-Packard Co Chief Executive and Republican U.S. presidential candidate Carly Fiorina arrives to speak during the TechCrunch Disrupt event in New York, May 5, 2015. Reuters /Brendan McDermid