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Amazon's HQ2 New York plans didn't need to end this way

3 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

After the pageantry of searching for a new spot for its headquarters, some had expected Amazon's decision to move to New York be a done deal. Not so. It took Amazon months to...
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With HQ2, New York and Amazon Played a Zero Sum Game-And Everyone Lost

4 days ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

With the HQ2 split, New York lost a chance for a more diverse economy. Amazon lost a chance to engage with critics. And in it all, America lost out too.
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Amazon pulls HQ2 from New York: Here are all the reactions - CNET

4 days ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

"You have to be tough to make it in New York City," says New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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How New Yorkers beat Amazon in the HQ2 fight

How New Yorkers beat Amazon in the HQ2 fight

4 days ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

When rumors surfaced last week that Amazon was having second thoughts about its New York headquarters, most observers took it as a bargaining move. Locals were pushing Amazon...
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Daily Crunch: Amazon scraps HQ2 plans in NYC

Daily Crunch: Amazon scraps HQ2 plans in NYC

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch's roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you'd like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can...
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As GE and Amazon move on, Google expands presence in Boston and NYC

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

NYC and Boston were handed huge setbacks this week when Amazon and GE decided to bail on their commitments to build headquarters in the respective cities on the same day. But...
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Vergecast: Amazon HQ2 canceled and Apple's rumored March 25th event

Vergecast: Amazon HQ2 canceled and Apple's rumored March 25th event

4 days ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Amazon sure had an eventful week. On the day we recorded this week's Vergecast , Amazon backed out of building its next headquarters in NYC. The Verge 's Nilay Patel, Casey...
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Urban unicorn renewal

Urban unicorn renewal

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Three cities, three dead urban unicorn renewal projects. In just the past few days, we've had Foxconn renege on Wisconsin , Amazon renege on NYC , and GE renege on Boston. Each...
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Why Amazon's dream of a Big Apple HQ2 imploded - CNET

4 days ago   |   CNET

'A perfect storm' destroys the most sought-after development project in years.
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Amazon kills New York City headquarters plan, but keeps HQ2 in Virginia - CNET

4 days ago   |   CNET

The move comes after heavy local opposition.
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