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Amazon has acquired Israeli disaster recovery startup CloudEndure.

Sears workers want a hardship fund like the $20 million in severance pay given to Toys ‘R’ Us employees.

Venture capital funding in U.S. companies reached $99.5 billion in 2018.

The Saudi woman who fled her family is deemed a refugee and Australia might take her in.

Joshua Tree National Park is closing during government shut down due to visitor damage.

Tesla’s Model 3 was the best-selling luxury car of 2018.

GlaxoSmithKline Plc CEO says the company will actively look to buy early-stage assets and partner with companies.

Verizon adds more phone subscribers than expected in the fourth quarter.

Apple’s answer to slower iPhone sales? Getting customers to trade in.

If the federal government shutdown continues, most of the 800,000 workers who have been furloughed will be counted as unemployed. This will affect the January jobs report.