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Amazon has announced its locations for HQ2, but a walk through Seattle made me think any city should be wary of hosting the tech giant
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Amazon has announced its locations for HQ2, but a walk through Seattle made me think any city should be wary of hosting the tech giant

Working Washington's Sterling Harders speaks to several hundred protesters outside the Amazon shareholders' meeting at the Seattle Art Museum in...

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SoftBank committed another $3 billion to WeWork, and the deal could value the office sharing firm at around $42 billion
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SoftBank committed another $3 billion to WeWork, and the deal could value the office sharing firm at around $42 billion

Japanese tech giant Softbank has committed an additional $3 billion to WeWork in a deal that would give the office sharing company a valuation of...

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Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its HQ2 (AMZN)
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Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its HQ2 (AMZN)

Amazon's official announcement about its HQ2 decision has prompted a few questions about its upcoming Arlington, Virginia, location. Amazon posted...

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Amazon officially announces its HQ2 will be split between New York and Virginia (AMZN)
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Amazon officially announces its HQ2 will be split between New York and Virginia (AMZN)

Amazon has officially announced that it will split its second headquarters project, which it calls HQ2, in two. The company has chosen the Long...

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Nashville didn't land a HQ2 location — here's how it still came out a winner in Amazon's competition (AMZN)
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Nashville didn't land a HQ2 location — here's how it still came out a winner in Amazon's competition (AMZN)

Nashville just emerged a winner from Amazon's drawn-out HQ2 competition. The capital of Tennessee didn't land an HQ2 location like Arlington,...

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Take a look inside a gorgeous inventor's paradise in a remote part of Brooklyn that used to be a deserted, rotted-out machine shop
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Take a look inside a gorgeous inventor's paradise in a remote part of Brooklyn that used to be a deserted, rotted-out machine shop

An inventor's treasure trove lies tucked away in a remote part of Brooklyn. New Lab, in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, is an oasis for artists, engineers...

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Amazon is building a second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia — here's a look at CEO Jeff Bezos' nearby mansion, which is undergoing $12 million in renovations
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Amazon is building a second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia — here's a look at CEO Jeff Bezos' nearby mansion, which is undergoing $12 million in renovations

Amazon announced on Tuesday that it will split its second headquarters project, which it calls HQ2, in two with locations in Queens, New York, and...

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New York City has lured Amazon with more than $1.5 billion in incentives — here's what else they agreed to (AMZN)
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New York City has lured Amazon with more than $1.5 billion in incentives — here's what else they agreed to (AMZN)

Amazon has finally announced the winners of its second headquarters project, HQ2, which will be split between two locations: Long Island City in...

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Amazon is forcing New York and Virginia to help it build helipads in return for building 'HQ2' in their states (AMZN)
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Amazon is forcing New York and Virginia to help it build helipads in return for building 'HQ2' in their states (AMZN)

Amazon just announced it's building "HQ2" in two locations — Northern Virginia and New York City. As part of the contracts between Amazon and the...

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17 high-paying jobs Amazon's HQ2 could bring to Long Island City and Arlington
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17 high-paying jobs Amazon's HQ2 could bring to Long Island City and Arlington

These Amazon jobs all have salaries of more than $90,000. Amazon announced it's splitting its second headquarters between Long Island City, a...

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Amazon's HQ2 is moving to Long Island City, Queens — here are the sites that could house its new headquarters
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Amazon's HQ2 is moving to Long Island City, Queens — here are the sites that could house its new headquarters

Amazon has announced that its second headquarters, known as HQ2, will be split between two locations: the National Landing area of Arlington,...

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Brokers in one of Amazon's chosen HQ2 locations are reportedly already selling condos sight-unseen — and development hasn't even begun
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Brokers in one of Amazon's chosen HQ2 locations are reportedly already selling condos sight-unseen — and development hasn't even begun

Amazon has settled on a new home for its second headquarters, HQ2. It will be split between two locations: Long Island City in Queens, New York,...

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You'll no longer be able to buy flavored Juul e-cigarettes in retail stores because too many teens are vaping
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You'll no longer be able to buy flavored Juul e-cigarettes in retail stores because too many teens are vaping

The Silicon Valley startup Juul announced on Tuesday that it would temporarily stop selling its flavored e-cigarettes in stores. The move comes on...

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It looks like Amazon has recruited Alexa for its plan to rename an entire neighborhood in Virginia (AMZN)
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It looks like Amazon has recruited Alexa for its plan to rename an entire neighborhood in Virginia (AMZN)

Amazon announced Tuesday it had split its new "headquarters" between two cities, one of which is called National Landing, Virginia — a place that...

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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is worth $5.5 billion — here’s how he spends his fortune, from a $36.4 million penthouse to a year-long trip around the world
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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is worth $5.5 billion — here’s how he spends his fortune, from a $36.4 million penthouse to a year-long trip around the world

Travis Kalanick's net worth is $5.45 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Kalanick keeps his personal life fairly under wraps,...

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Walmart has apparently been worried about Amazon for more than 15 years — here are all of the changes it has made to keep up in the online-shopping battle (WMT, AMZN)
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Walmart has apparently been worried about Amazon for more than 15 years — here are all of the changes it has made to keep up in the online-shopping battle (WMT, AMZN)

Walmart has been worried about Amazon for years, and it has forced Walmart to make some major changes to its e-commerce strategy. Those changes...

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We compared Amazon's lockers and Walmart's pickup towers to see which one was easier to use — and there was a clear winner (WMT, AMZN)
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We compared Amazon's lockers and Walmart's pickup towers to see which one was easier to use — and there was a clear winner (WMT, AMZN)

Walmart and Amazon's pickup lockers allow shoppers to place orders online and pick them up in stores, rather than having their packages shipped...

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Homeowners can save $60 on a Ring video doorbell and get a free Echo Dot as an early Black Friday deal
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Homeowners can save $60 on a Ring video doorbell and get a free Echo Dot as an early Black Friday deal

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from...

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I've lived near Long Island City for more than a decade. Here's why an Amazon HQ2 in Queens may be a disaster.
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I've lived near Long Island City for more than a decade. Here's why an Amazon HQ2 in Queens may be a disaster.

Amazon is splitting its second headquarters, known as HQ2, in two locations. Each will may attract about 25,000 new workers. The company wants to...

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Best Buy kicks off Black Friday early and opens again on Thanksgiving (BBY)
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Best Buy kicks off Black Friday early and opens again on Thanksgiving (BBY)

Best Buy will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving. It will close at 1 a.m. and reopen at 8 a.m. on Black Friday. Best Buy is traditionally one of the...

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Renters in New York and DC could pay upwards of $200 more annually if Amazon splits its new headquarters between the 2 cities (AMZN)
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Renters in New York and DC could pay upwards of $200 more annually if Amazon splits its new headquarters between the 2 cities (AMZN)

Amazon is reportedly considering splitting its new headquarters, HQ2, between Long Island City, New York, and Crystal City, Virginia, just outside...

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Thoma Bravo, Apttus's new owner, turns to damage control with partners like Salesforce and faces questions over an exec’s $26 million 'parachute package'
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Thoma Bravo, Apttus's new owner, turns to damage control with partners like Salesforce and faces questions over an exec’s $26 million 'parachute package'

Apttus is scrambling to calm employees and partners following allegations of misconduct by its former CEO. David Murphy, the chairman and interim...

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Google's got a major New York expansion in the works — and it could more than double its workforce there (GOOGL, GOOG)
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Google's got a major New York expansion in the works — and it could more than double its workforce there (GOOGL, GOOG)

Google plans to add enough space in New York City to have enough room to more than double its workforce there. As part of that expansion effort,...

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Amazon gained a huge perk from its HQ2 contest that's worth far more than any tax break (AMZN)
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Amazon gained a huge perk from its HQ2 contest that's worth far more than any tax break (AMZN)

Amazon's contest for the home of its second headquarters has helped the company score valuable data on land use and development across the United...

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Billionaire Marc Benioff celebrates after San Francisco votes for new tax that will take millions from big tech firms to solve the city's homelessness crisis
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Billionaire Marc Benioff celebrates after San Francisco votes for new tax that will take millions from big tech firms to solve the city's homelessness crisis

Proposition C, a measure which will tax San Francisco's largest companies in order to combat homelessness, passed on Tuesday. Salesforce CEO Marc...

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'We do have sewage problems': Long Island City, where Amazon will reportedly put part of HQ2, badly needs infrastructure upgrades (AMZN)
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'We do have sewage problems': Long Island City, where Amazon will reportedly put part of HQ2, badly needs infrastructure upgrades (AMZN)

Amazon is close to choosing Long Island City as one of the locations where it will place its HQ2 project, The New York Times reported on Monday...

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Facebook is launching pop-up stores at Macy's in a move that's straight out of Amazon's playbook (FB, M)
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Facebook is launching pop-up stores at Macy's in a move that's straight out of Amazon's playbook (FB, M)

Facebook is partnering with Macy's to bring a selection of brands that are sold on Facebook and Instagram to its stores. These brands will be...

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11 insider facts most Black Friday workers know — and you probably don't
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11 insider facts most Black Friday workers know — and you probably don't

These industry secrets will help you shop Black Friday like a pro. No one has more insider knowledge about Black Friday than the sales associates...

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A cryptocurrency millionaire is buying up land in Nevada’s desert to build a utopian village run on Ethereum — here are the design plans
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A cryptocurrency millionaire is buying up land in Nevada’s desert to build a utopian village run on Ethereum — here are the design plans

A cryptocurrency millionaire has revealed his designs for an utopian community in the Nevada desert run completely on blockchain. The New York...

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Amazon is likely to build two new offices — take a look at the controversial spectacle leading up to 'HQ2' (AMZN)
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Amazon is likely to build two new offices — take a look at the controversial spectacle leading up to 'HQ2' (AMZN)

It's been 14 months since Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, declared its intention to build a second headquarters. Founded in Seattle...

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