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    Here’s what’s on the Wednesday menu. AMD shares surge after report about Intel chips security flaw. (Bloomberg) Google “Dutch Sandwich” move to Bermuda shell company saved $19 billion in 2016. […]

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  • FILE - In this Thursday, March 24, 2016, file photo, from left, the iPhone 6S Plus, 6S and SE lie next to each other in a comparison photograph, in New York. Apple has turned 40, and it’s a very different company from the audacious startup that Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak launched in a Silicon Valley garage in 1976. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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    Here’s what’s going on in tech. Apple will replace batteries in iPhone 6 or later models for $29 even if the phone passes a diagnostic test. (MacRumors) ICYMI in the […]

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  • FILE - In this Thursday, March 24, 2016, file photo, from left, the iPhone 6S Plus, 6S and SE lie next to each other in a comparison photograph, in New York. Apple has turned 40, and it’s a very different company from the audacious startup that Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak launched in a Silicon Valley garage in 1976. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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    On the last business day of 2017, some folks aren’t happy with the way Apple apologized about how it slowed down some older iPhones, TiVo shares climbed almost 13 percent on buyout speculation

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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook takes the stage for a product launch event March 21, 2016, at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)

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    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook gets a big raise thanks to growing iPhone profits. Also, Google will let Yelp, and others, opt out from having their scraped and show up in Google’s search results.

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  • FILE - This Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows the logo of the Tesla Model S on display at the Paris Auto Show in Paris. A Minnesota man is blaming Tesla’s partially self-driving Autopilot system for a crash on Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Hawick, Minn. Motorist David Clark told deputies that when he engaged the Autopilot feature, the car suddenly accelerated, left the roadway and overturned in a marsh. Clark and his passengers sustained minor injuries. Tesla said it’s investigating and will cooperate with local authorities. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

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    Tesla could be facing a “make or break” year in 2018. Amazon’s Echo success over Christmas only adds to Apple’s lost ground in the home-assistant market.

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  • Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone X at Apple's special event in Cupertino on September 12, 2017. (Courtesy Apple)

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    Apple gets some heat following reports that iPhone X sales might not be up to snuff. Also, news on Tesla, Uber and Edward Snowden

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    Here’s what’s going on in tech. Is Apple really all that? Putting Apple’s record as the most valuable public company ever in perspective. (NYT) Silicon Valley workers likely to see […]

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  • Netflix's headquarters in Los Gatos, California. (Courtesy Netflix)

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    Here’s what’s on the Thursday menu. Facial scans at U.S. airports violate Americans’ privacy, says a new report by researchers at the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown University’s […]

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    Here’s what’s on the Wednesday menu. Uber takes another big hit as EU’s top court rules it should be regulated like a taxi service, not an information service. (AP) ICYMI, […]

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  • In this Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo, employees watch electronic boards to monitor possible ransomware cyberattacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency in Seoul, South Korea. A couple of things about the WannaCry cyberattack are now pretty certain. It was the biggest in history and it’s a scary preview of things to come _ we’re all going to have to get used to hearing the word “ransomware.” But one thing is a lot less clear: whether North Korea had anything to do with it. (Yun Dong-jin/Yonhap via AP, File)

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    Here’s what’s going on in tech. U.S. blames North Korea for “WannaCry” cyber attack; Britain also pointing the finger at North Korea. (Bloomberg) HQ Trivia’s founders are facing fundraising roadblocks […]

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