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The Latest: Trump holds ‘patriotism’ event without Eagles

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s cancellation of the Philadelphia Eagles’ visit to the White House (all times local): 3:20 p.m. President Donald Trump has held a “patriotism” event at the White House in lieu of a Super Bowl celebration for the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles that he canceled. The president said Tuesday on […]

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What Do the British Prime Minister and George Clooney Have in Common?

When Theresa May unexpectedly and rather suddenly replaced David Cameron as prime minister of the U.K., journalists scrambled to find out more about her personal life. Ms. May has always been a very private person, but one little-known fact about the new leader has come to light: She is one of the many public figures […]

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A former Amazon Alexa executive says the death of all websites is coming, and it could happen sooner than you think (LPSN, AMZN, APPL, GOOGL)

Forget stumbling through a customer-support page — the future of commerce won’t be found by surfing the World Wide Web. Soon many of the tasks we now do via websites and brand-specific apps will be handled through messaging and voice platforms like iMessage, WhatsApp, and Amazon’s Alexa, according to Alex Spinelli, the chief technology officer […]

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Facebook Gave Data Access to Chinese Firm Flagged by U.S. Intelligence

Facebook has data-sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics companies, including a manufacturing giant that has a close relationship with China’s government, the social media company said on Tuesday. The agreements, which date to at least 2010, gave private access to some user data to Huawei, a telecommunications equipment company that has been flagged […]

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