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WeWork acquires tech marketing company

'WeWork' co-operative co-working space in Washington, DC. Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

WeWork has acquired Conductor, a technology company that enables companies to modernize their marketing, announced the workplace startup. The new partnership will allow WeWork to help larger companies expand their online presence and customer value.

Why it matters: The new acquisition marks WeWork's quest to provide more online tools and services to tenants. WeWork was a customer of the tech marketing company which is best known for search engine optimization. The purchase marks one of WeWork’s efforts to build a marketing cloud to transition into the enterprise market.

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How Trump created a new era of high risk

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On Jan. 26, just over a year into his presidency, President Trump had a president's dream: peace and prosperity. The Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all hit record highs.

Where it stands: Since then, Trump has injected multiple new risks into the system.

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Tech's terrible week

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From a fatal car crash to a data nightmare, turning-point scenarios played out in several corners of the technology industry this week.

Why it matters: The utopian promise of technological progress is giving way to the very thorny challenges of balancing innovation with social accountability. That means congressional hearings, investigations, probably at least some regulation — and a lot more skepticism about the promise of the tech-driven changes that are transforming our lives.