Ghosts of past tech IPOs could haunt Snap’s performance

(Reuters) - Snap Inc appears set to make a splash next week with the biggest tech stock debut since Facebook Inc, but history suggests investors shut out of the initial public offering would be better off waiting a bit to chase this unicorn on the open...

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VW eyes stable 2017 earnings after underlying profit hits record

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen forecast broadly stable earnings this year after record sales of luxury Audi and Porsche cars helped it post its highest annual underlying operating profit ever.

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Sequoia Fund wins dismissal of lawsuit over huge Valeant stake

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing the Sequoia Fund, known for its ties to Warren Buffett, of recklessly making a huge, disastrous investment in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc , causing billions of d...

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6 Tangible Steps to Launch an MVP Product

A lackluster response from potential customers doesn't mean you've failed -- it just means you've succeeded at understanding what the market doesn't want.

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Google Cracks Key Security Code, Calls for New Standard

Google on Thursday announced that its two years of collaboration with CWI resulted in the launch of a successful attack against the SHA-1 cryptographic algorithm, a widely used standard protocol used to protect sensitive data in millions of computers. The breakthrough research hows that the industry needs to send the SHA-1 standard into retirement, Google said.

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Caisse CEO sees more Canadian buys in U.S. due to protectionism

MONTREAL (Reuters) - The head of Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Friday that rising protectionism in the United States would likely lead to more Canadian companies trying to buy U.S. platforms.

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U.S. new home sales rebound; consumer sentiment dips

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales rose less than expected in January, likely held back by heavy rains and flooding in California, but continued to point to a strengthening housing market despite higher prices and mortgage rates.

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