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One Goldman Takeover That Failed: The Trump White House

Advertisement A year ago, with an impressive roster of Goldman Sachs alumni on their way to top White House positions, the return of “Government Sachs” was in full swing. The newly inaugurated President Trump tapped Steven T. Mnuchin as treasury secretary, Gary D. Cohn as director of the National Economic ...

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Flurry of Lawsuits Fight Repeal of Net Neutrality

Advertisement WASHINGTON — The legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission’s recent repeal of so-called net neutrality regulations began on Tuesday, with a flurry of lawsuits filed to block the agency’s action. One suit, filed by 21 state attorneys general, said the agency’s actions broke federal law. The commission’s rollback ...

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Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight

Advertisement The Trump administration is taking its campaign against illegal immigration to the workplace. The raids by federal agents on dozens of 7-Eleven convenience stores last week were the administration’s first big show of force meant to convey the consequences of employing undocumented people. “We are taking work-site enforcement very ...

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Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups, Too

Advertisement SAN FRANCISCO — For years, tech industry financiers showed little interest in start-up companies that made computer chips. How on earth could a start-up compete with a goliath like Intel, which made the chips that ran more than 80 percent of the world’s personal computers? Even in the areas ...

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AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

Advertisement SHANGHAI — With an advanced screen, a special artificial-intelligence microchip and an eye-popping price, the newest smartphone from Huawei Technologies was meant to show Americans what China can do with technology. Instead, Huawei’s push to sell the phone in the United States has suddenly lost a powerful backer — ...

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