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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.

Zachary Basu 7 hours ago
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Trump wants to meet Putin in "not too distant future"

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In an Oval Office meeting with Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Tuesday, President Trump said he wants to meet Vladimir Putin in the "not too distant future" to discuss the "arms race" and North Korea. Trump also said he spoke with the Russian president earlier today and congratulated him on his recent election victory.

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FTC commissioner wants more data protection amid Facebook revelations

Terell McSweeny
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FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny says that the recent revelations regarding Facebook "highlight the limited rights Americans have to their data" and called for stronger data security and privacy laws.

Why it matters: The FTC is reportedly looking into whether Facebook violated a consent decree or broke other laws. Elected officials and regulators in the U.S. and Europe are also investigating Facebook and Cambridge Analytica.