Microsoft is alienating regular and long-time users of Skype by refocusing the product for the corporate market, which has made the app more complex (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Microsoft is alienating regular and long-time users of Skype by refocusing the product for the corporate market, which has made the app more complex 

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Spain’s BBVA becomes first global bank to issue a loan using blockchain; BBVA says the process cut negotiation time for €75M corporate loan from “days to hours” (Laura Noonan/Financial Times)

Laura Noonan / Financial Times: Spain’s BBVA becomes first global bank to issue a loan using blockchain; BBVA says the process cut negotiation time for

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China unveils tax breaks that will exempt semiconductor companies from paying corporate taxes for up to 5 years starting Jan. 1, amid rising US trade tensions (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: China unveils tax breaks that will exempt semiconductor companies from paying corporate taxes for up to 5 years starting Jan. 1, amid rising US

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Accolade raises $50M from a16z, Madrona, others, bringing a total raised to $200M+ to help corporate employees navigate their healthcare options (Taylor Soper/GeekWire)

Taylor Soper / GeekWire: Accolade raises $ 50M from a16z, Madrona, others, bringing a total raised to $ 200M+ to help corporate employees navigate their

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