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North Korea is rebuilding its long-range rocket site.

The Financial Times bought a controlling stake in The Next Web for its events business.

Grab is confirming a $1.46 billion investment from SoftBank’s Vision fund.

Samsung is working on two new foldable phones.

Corning is working on ultrathin, bendable glass.

Some major Android apps are still sending data directly to Facebook.

Jerry Merryman, one of the inventors of the handheld electronic calculator, has passed away.

Michael Bloomberg says he won’t run for president.

Goldman Sachs relaxes dress code for employees; says suits and ties are now optional.

France overhauls its special visa for tech talent.

Bob Greenblatt, HBO’s new head, is already taking shots at Netflix, saying “it doesn’t have a brand.”

Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth shrank by $9 billion last year.