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Tech Five: Amazon enters student loan business

Retailing titan Amazon is making a move into the student loan business. Meanwhile, we may finally be close to a deal on Yahoo. Let’s look at tech stocks to watch Friday: Amazon. The company is…


Yahoo set to get final bids, report earnings

Yahoo is prepping what could be the last earnings release for the company as we know it. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Net media company reports second-quarter earnings after the markets close on Monday. That same day, Yahoo is expected…


Facebook takes heat for diversity ‘pipeline’ remarks

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is taking heat for comments made by its global diversity chief. This week the giant social network released its annual diversity report, showing little progress in increasing the ranks of African Americans and Hispanics. In a…





Samsung starts selling unlocked Galaxy S7s in the USA

Back when the Samsung Galaxy S7 phones first appeared, they impressed reviewers all around. However, one thing that might have put a damper in interested buyers’ enthusiasm was the fact that the models on sale…