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BRIEF-AMD Processors Exposed To Both variants of Spectre security flaw

* AMD SAYS WE BELIEVE GOOGLE PROJECT ZERO VARIANT 1 CAN BE CONTAINED WITH AN OS PATCH & WE HAVE BEEN WORKING WITH OS PROVIDERS TO ADDRESS THIS ISSUE

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Deep Freeze in U.S. Creates Heating Squeeze for Homeowners and Utilities

Heating-oil providers are working overtime and power generators are switching from natural gas to coal and petroleum as bitter temperatures grip much of the country.

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Altice drops Starz, directs customers to its online service

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Cable company Altice USA Inc is employing a new negotiating tactic when it comes to reaching agreements with content providers on prices: pointing customers to programmers' own streaming services.

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Congo orders internet and SMS cut ahead of anti-government demonstrations

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's government on Saturday ordered telecommunications providers to cut internet and SMS services across the country ahead of planned anti-government demonstrations.

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Racial disparities in trauma deaths not seen with Tricare

(Reuters Health) - With the same health insurance and access to the same medical providers, black trauma patients may be no more likely to die than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests.

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Watchdog says Bureau of Prisons is failing to detect healthcare fraud

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. prison system is using outdated procedures that fail to detect and prevent fraud by doctors and other healthcare providers who may be overbilling the government for services, according to a Department of Justice report released on Wednesday.

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Social media may help chronically ill connect to doctors, fellow patients

(Reuters Health) - Social media groups that bring together patients, family, friends and healthcare providers can improve patients’ outlook and reduce their anxiety and depression, a recent U.S. study suggests.

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Opinion: The FCC is about to create an internet for the elite

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to vote to roll back the rules that uphold net neutrality -- the principle that internet service providers (ISPs) must allow equal access to web content, regardless of the source.

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U.S. agency to vote on net neutrality rules despite outcry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internet service providers clashed with Democrats and celebrities like "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill ahead of a vote on the Trump administration's plan to revoke net neutrality rules barring the blocking or slowing of internet traffic.

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Bitcoin fever exposes crypto-market frailties

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - As bitcoin raced to another record high on Tuesday, one of the biggest providers of digital currency wallets, Coinbase, went down under the weight of traffic, leaving many of its more than 10 million customers unable to access their funds.

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U.S. agency prepares to hand over internet oversight to FTC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to turn over oversight of internet service providers to another federal agency as it plans to vote on Thursday to revoke the landmark 2015 "net neutrality" rules.

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Op-Ed Contributor: What Facebook Taught Me About Net Neutrality

In the early days of creating the social network, we were at the mercy of internet providers. They could easily have killed the company.

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Internet Association asks for U.S. net neutrality vote delay

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The Internet Association, whose more than 40 members include companies like Google and Amazon, urged the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday to delay a vote to repeal a 2015 order banning internet providers from blocking or throttling online content.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Why Concerns About Net Neutrality Are Overblown

It’s simply not in service providers’ interests to throttle access to what their customers want to see.

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UPDATE 2-China's debt crackdown hits cash loan providers

* Cash loans popularity rising despite risks, high interest rates

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Doctors rarely discuss end-of-life care for chronic lung conditions

(Reuters Health) - Though most people suffering from chronic respiratory diseases want to discuss their preferences for end-of-life care with medical providers, they seldom do, a new review of past research suggests.

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Meredith’s Time buy helps lift U.S. media lending to 11-year high

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. media group Meredith Corp’s planned purchase of Time Inc is the latest in a run of mergers that have boosted media lending to the highest point in more than a decade as the sector regroups to fight online content providers.

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Big Brother looms as U.S. top court tackles cellphone dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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LPC: Meredith’s Time buy helps lift US media lending to 11-yr high

NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - US media group Meredith Corp’s planned purchase of Time Inc is the latest in a run of mergers that have boosted media lending to the highest point in more than a decade as the sector regroups to fight online content providers.

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U.S. high court justices raise privacy worries in major cellphone case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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UPDATE 3-U.S. high court justices raise privacy worries in major cellphone case

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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Supreme Court justices raise privacy concerns in major cellphone case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices raised concerns on Wednesday about the ability of police to obtain information on the past locations of criminal suspects using cellphone data from wireless providers without a warrant in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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U.S. Supreme Court weighs major digital privacy case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday takes up a major test of privacy rights in the digital age as it weighs whether police must obtain warrants to get data on the past locations of criminal suspects using cellphone data from wireless providers.

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With Net Neutrality and Antitrust Moves, a Mixed Message From Washington

Loosening rules on internet providers would let big companies charge more for their services. But a suit to block a merger signals a tougher stance against big business.

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U.S. FCC chief plans to dump Obama-era 'net neutrality' policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to scrap landmark 2015 rules intended to ensure a free and open internet, moving to give broadband service providers sweeping power over what content consumers can access.

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FCC chief plans to ditch U.S. 'net neutrality' rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited internet service providers from impeding consumer access to web content in a move that promises to recast the digital landscape.

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UPDATE 1-FCC chief plans to ditch U.S. 'net neutrality' rules

* Google and Facebook had urged FCC to keep the rules (Recasts first paragraph, adds reaction from House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senator John Thune, former FCC chairman To Wheeler, official announcement, reaction from tech companies, internet providers)

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Exclusive: U.S. agency to vote to repeal 'net neutrality' rules - FCC chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday unveiled plans to repeal a landmark 2015 order that barred internet service providers from blocking or slowing down consumer access to web content, and said the regulator will prevent states and cities from adopting similar protections.

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Lower Medicaid fees linked to scarcer primary care appointments

(Reuters Health) - When the fees paid to healthcare providers by Medicaid go up, appointments with primary care doctors suddenly become more available to Medicaid beneficiaries – and the opposite happens when fees go down, according to a recent U.S. study.

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$1 million price tag in spotlight as gene therapy becomes reality

LONDON (Reuters) - Battle lines are being drawn as the first gene therapy for an inherited condition nears the U.S. market, offering hope for people with a rare form of blindness and creating a cost dilemma for healthcare providers.

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Exclusive: Avast owners hire Rothschild for $4 billion software IPO - sources

MADRID/LONDON (Reuters) - The owners of Avast Software have hired Rothschild to prepare the business for a share sale which could value one of the world's most used providers of computer antivirus software at as much as $4 billion, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Indonesia to summon messenger, search engine providers over content

JAKARTA, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Indonesia's communications ministry said on Tuesday it will summon representatives from messenger services and search engine providers including Alphabet Inc's Google to push them to clean up obscene content.

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Afghanistan moves to block WhatsApp, Telegram messaging services

KABUL, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram but it was not immediately clear whether they had complied.

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Childcare staff behavior may encourage kids to sample healthier food

(Reuters Health) - Meal-time behaviors by childcare providers may encourage children to sample more nutritious foods, a recent study from Oklahoma suggests.

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The New Old Age: Wringing Cash From Life Insurance

Life-settlement providers purchase policies from older people who want the money now. Sometimes that’s a good idea — and sometimes not.

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UPDATE 1-UK proposes internet firm levy with web safety plan

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Britain published proposals on Wednesday for a levy on social media firms and internet providers to help fund its online safety strategy, designed to tackle bullying, abuse and other risks for children and vulnerable users.

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UK proposes internet firm levy with web safety plan

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Britain will publish a formal proposal on Wednesday for a levy on social media firms and internet providers to help fund its online safety strategy, designed to tackle bullying, abuse and other risks for children and vulnerable users.

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Largest U.S. university endowment funds pull back on ETF exposure

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - The largest U.S. college endowment funds are pulling back their holdings of exchange-traded funds even as they invest more money in passive strategies overall, a move that may help bolster traditional mutual fund managers at a time when ETF providers like BlackRock Inc are seeing the majority of investor inflows.

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Facebook to clamp down on who can cash in on ads

COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Facebook said on Wednesday it would introduce tougher rules on who can make money from advertising on its network, responding to criticism that it makes it too easy for providers of fake news and sensational headlines to cash in.

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Facebook introduces new rules on advertising, hate speech

COLOGNE, Germany, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Facebook said on Wednesday it would introduce tougher rules on who can make money from advertising on its network, responding to criticism that it makes it too easy for providers of fake news and sensational headlines to cash in.

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Comcast to launch new platform in push for business customers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable provider, on Wednesday launched a new business application and platform with faster connections in its push to boost sales to commercial customers as more consumers drop traditional cable services. Comcast, like other pay-TV providers, is under pressure as viewing habits change and wants to leverage its infrastructure to grow in other ways.

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China beefs up cyber defenses with centralized threat database

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Wednesday it will create a national data repository for information on cyber attacks and require telecom firms, internet companies and domain name providers to report threats to it.

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Tokyo 2020 rejects NGO claims over timber providers

LIMA (Reuters) - Organizers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday rejected allegations by 47 non-governmental organizations that they had used companies with suspect logging track records, saying all material purchased was strictly regulated.

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Star India injects $192 million into digital content arm

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Star India, a media company backed by Twenty-First Century Fox , has injected 12.33 billion rupees ($192.04 million) into its digital content arm over the last six months amid intense competition among online video providers in India.

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Star India injects $192 mln into digital content arm

MUMBAI, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Star India, a media company backed by Twenty-First Century Fox, has injected 12.33 billion rupees ($192.04 million) into its digital content arm over the last six months amid intense competition among online video providers in India.

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Australian leader hints at a clean energy target by year's end

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia could adopt a clean energy target by the end of the year, heeding the call of national energy providers and scientists as a means to cut carbon emissions and cap soaring power prices.

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South Carolina governor bans public funding for abortion

(Reuters) - South Carolina's governor has ordered a ban on all state funding for abortion providers in a move Planned Parenthood on Friday called "political" and an attack on patients' access to healthcare.

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Elders may face hearing challenges at doctor's offices

(Reuters Health) - Many older adults may mishear important medical information from their healthcare providers, a study suggests.

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Primary care access tied to fewer sexually transmitted infections

(Reuters Health) - For women, greater access to primary care providers may be linked to a lower risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), a U.S. study suggests.

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China's ZTE posts 30 percent rise in H1 profit on 4G, handset sales

HONG KONG (Reuters) - ZTE Corp posted a 29.8 percent rise in its first-half net profit, matching its forecast, as domestic telephone network providers continued to invest in fourth-generation infrastructure while sales of its mobile phones grew.

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Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al Jazeera

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel plans to revoke the media credentials of Al Jazeera TV journalists, close its Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station's broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said on Sunday.

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Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al-Jazeera

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel plans to revoke press credentials of Al-Jazeera TV journalists, close their Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station's broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said on Sunday.

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UPDATE 1-China holds drill to shut down 'harmful' websites

HONG KONG, Aug 3 (Reuters) - China held a drill on Thursday with internet service providers to practice taking down websites deemed harmful, as the country's censors tighten control ahead of a sensitive five-yearly political reshuffle set to take place later this year.

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China holds drill to shut down 'harmful' websites

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China held a drill on Thursday with internet service providers to practice taking down websites deemed harmful, as the country's censors tighten control ahead of a sensitive five-yearly political reshuffle set to take place later this year.

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UPDATE 2-British minister to push Silicon Valley on countering militants

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Britain's interior minister will use a visit to Silicon Valley on Tuesday to ask the world's biggest social media and internet service providers to step up efforts to counter or remove content that incites militants.

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Discovery to Buy Scripps, Owner of Food Network, in $11.9 Billion Deal

The telecommunications and media industries are consolidating, as companies seek partners to stand up to increasingly powerful cable and broadband providers.

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Apple says it is removing VPN services from China App Store

BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc says it is removing virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China, drawing criticism from VPN service providers, who accuse the U.S. tech giant of bowing to pressure from Beijing cyber regulators.

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UPDATE 1-Apple says it is removing VPN services from China App Store

* First time Apple removing overseas VPN providers from store

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Apple is removing VPN services from China App Store: providers

BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc is removing virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China, VPN service providers said on Saturday, accusing the U.S. tech giant of bowing to pressure from Beijing to comply with stringent cyberspace regulations.

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Apple is removing VPN services from China App Store -providers

BEIJING, July 29 (Reuters) - Apple Inc is removing virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China, VPN service providers said on Saturday, accusing the U.S. tech giant of bowing to pressure from Beijing to comply with stringent cyberspace regulations.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook funds Harvard effort to fight election hacking, propaganda

LAS VEGAS, July 26 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will provide initial funding of $500,000 for a nonprofit organization that aims to help protect political parties, voting systems and information providers from hackers and propaganda attacks, the world's largest social network said on Wednesday.

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Facebook funds Harvard effort to fight election hacking, propaganda

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will provide initial funding for a nonprofit organization that aims to help protect political parties, voting systems and information providers from hackers and propaganda attacks, the world's largest social network said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Biogen says in July 2017 learned that prosecution office of Milan is investigating interactions with some healthcare providers in Italy - SEC Filing

* Biogen says in July 2017 learned that prosecution office of Milan is investigating interactions with some healthcare providers in Italy - SEC Filing

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Florida to Pay Legal Fees in Case That Kept Doctors From Discussing Guns

A group of doctors in Florida sued over a 2011 state law that restricted medical providers from discussing guns and firearm safety with patients.

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TV networks try new tricks to woo pay TV partners as ratings slide

(Reuters) - Sliding ratings and a continued drop in cable subscribers has led programmers such as Viacom Inc, Univision Communications Inc and AMC Networks Inc to invent new ways to justify their worth to pay TV providers.

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Major tech firms, internet providers clash over U.S. net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tech companies clashed with internet service providers on Monday over whether a landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of web content should be scrapped by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

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UPDATE 1-Major tech firms, internet providers clash over U.S. net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - Tech companies clashed with internet service providers on Monday over whether a landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of web content should be scrapped by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

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Major tech firms urge U.S. to retain net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group representing major technology firms including Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday to abandon plans to reverse the landmark 2015 rules barring internet service providers from blocking or slowing consumer access to web content.

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Tech firms protest proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet Inc and dozens of other major technology companies are participating in an online protest on Wednesday to oppose proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain internet services over others.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. index providers propose overhauling telecom index

NEW YORK, July 11 (Reuters) - Two major U.S. stock index providers on Tuesday proposed doing away with the telecommunication services sector in widely used equity benchmarks to reflect major industry changes in the past two decades.

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RPT-Stripe strikes global partnerships with China's Alipay, WeChat Pay

NEW YORK, July 9 (Reuters) - Silicon Valley startup Stripe has partnered with digital payment providers Alipay and WeChat Pay to enable merchants using its platform globally to accept payments from hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers.

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Stripe strikes global partnerships with China's Alipay, WeChat Pay

NEW YORK, July 9 (Reuters) - Silicon Valley startup Stripe has partnered with digital payment providers Alipay and WeChat Pay to enable merchants using its platform globally to accept payments from hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers.

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Narrow health insurance networks more likely to exclude top cancer docs

(Reuters Health) - People who want access to the best cancer treatment centers in the U.S. may want to avoid health insurance plans that only offer a narrow network of providers, suggests a new study.

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Indonesia sets tariff ranges for online car-hailing services

JAKARTA, July 2 (Reuters) - Indonesia has set minimum and maximum tariffs for online car-hailing services, aiming to ensure comparable pricing with conventional transport providers whose drivers have complained about being undercut by their newer competitors.

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U.S. cable companies' wireless entry paves way for 'quad' play

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More U.S. consumers can buy their landline phone, Internet, television and mobile service from one company due to cable providers entering the wireless industry. But investors should not expect so-called quad-play bundles to be as popular as in some other countries anytime soon.

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Centene to fill individual insurance gaps in Missouri

NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) - Centene Corp, one of the largest providers of individual insurance created by Obamacare, said on Friday it would sell plans in 2018 in its home state of Missouri, a market where some individual customers were facing no insurance option next year.

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Talks over boosting Illinois Medicaid payments fail

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge should order Illinois to pay Medicaid providers about $1 billion a month to ensure medical care continues for the three million recipients of the health program after talks with the state reached an impasse, according to a court filing on Monday.

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Axel Springer hopeful Facebook will make news pay

BERLIN (Reuters) - The chief executive of German publisher Axel Springer is confident that internet companies like Facebook, Snapchat and Google will help news providers make more money from their content.

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UPDATE 2-Four of Canada's biggest banks are key Trans Mountain lenders -filings

CALGARY, Alberta, June 22 (Reuters) - Four of Canada's biggest banks are the largest providers of C$5.5 billion ($4.16 billion) in credit for Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, the company said in regulatory filings on Thursday.

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Anti-abortion activists lose bid to dismiss California privacy case

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two anti-abortion activists charged with felony eavesdropping for secretly filming abortion providers in California lost their bid for dismissal of the case on Wednesday but the judge ordered prosecutors to amend a criminal complaint he deemed too vague.

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Vivendi's video-sharing website bets on new partnerships to gain viewers

PARIS (Reuters) - Vivendi's video-sharing website Dailymotion said on Tuesday it signed new partnerships with major U.S. music and media providers to stimulate its viewership and better compete world giants Facebook and Alphabet's Google.

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Illinois Medicaid payment boost talks to continue: attorney

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Talks over boosting Illinois' lagging payments to Medicaid providers amid the state's budget impasse will continue past a Tuesday deadline initially set by a federal judge, an attorney said on Monday.

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Canada telecom regulator to ban unlocking fees for phones

TORONTO, June 15 (Reuters) - Canada's telecom regulator will later this year require mobile phone providers to sell only unlocked devices to new customers and will also ban the charging of fees for existing customers looking to leave, it said on Thursday.

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Bulgaria accused of illegal aid to fossil fuel power providers

LONDON/SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has given 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) in illegal aid to coal-fired and other power plants, according to a complaint filed with the European Commission by London-based lawyers ClientEarth on Thursday.

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Illinois bonds hit hard after U.S. judge's Medicaid ruling

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois general obligation bond prices plummeted and yields soared in the U.S. municipal market on Thursday, a day after a federal judge ordered the cash-strapped state to find more money to pay Medicaid providers.

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Texas enacts new abortion restrictions that include tissue disposal

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The Texas governor has signed into law new abortion restrictions that include requiring abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetal tissue through burial or cremation, despite a block on the regulation already imposed by a U.S. court.

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White House, intel chiefs want to make internet spying law permanent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House and U.S. intelligence community on Wednesday said they backed making permanent a law that allows for the collection of digital communications of foreigners overseas and that pass through U.S. phone or internet providers, escalating a fight in Congress over privacy and security.

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Trump administration wants to make internet spying law permanent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration supports making permanent a law that allows for the collection of digital communications of foreigners believed to be living overseas and which pass through U.S. phone or internet providers, a senior White House official said.

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Possible ruling soon on Illinois Medicaid payment priority

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge could determine as soon as Tuesday whether Illinois' obligation to make payments to Medicaid providers under a federal consent decree takes precedence over state-mandated payments for debt service, pensions and other priorities.

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UPDATE 1-Canada tells CRTC to review ruling on Wi-Fi-based providers

OTTAWA, June 5 (Reuters) - The Canadian government said on Monday it was directing the country's telecommunications regulator to reconsider a recent decision it says excludes Wi-Fi-based providers from broadening their access via other companies.

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U.S. oilfield service firms lag shale recovery; old deals hold

HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. oil services companies have been doing a lot more work as recovering oil prices have lifted the shale industry from a two-year slump, but producers have been pocketing much of the new cash generated by rising output and squeezing service providers to keep costs down.

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Planned Parenthood to close four Iowa clinics after cuts

(Reuters) - Planned Parenthood said on Thursday it would shutter four of its 12 clinics in Iowa as a result of a measure backed by Republican Governor Terry Branstad that blocks public money for family planning services to abortion providers.

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Massachusetts tries to allay immigrant concerns about healthcare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Massachusetts attorney general issued guidelines on Thursday to healthcare providers to help allay concerns among patients who fear they could be deported or arrested while seeking medical services as U.S. President Donald Trump steps up immigration enforcement.

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UK to sanction digital firms which fail to take down illegal internet content

HALIFAX, England (Reuters) - Britain will punish digital companies, social media platforms and content providers which fail to take down content from the internet which breaks the law, the ruling Conservatives said in their policy document ahead of a June 8 election.

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Is ‘3-K for All’ Good for All? De Blasio’s Preschool Plan Troubles Some

The initiative has drawn criticism from early childhood providers, legislators and those who say the mayor has no realistic plan to achieve such a politically popular goal.

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Comcast, Charter announce wireless partnership

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Charter Communications Inc on Monday announced a wireless partnership, as the cable providers seek to add more services in a bid to reduce customer churn.

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Comcast, Charter to announce wireless partnership on Monday: source

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Charter Communications Inc will announce a wireless partnership on Monday, according to a source familiar with the matter, as the cable providers prepare to enter a highly competitive and oversaturated market for mobile service in the United States.

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Many eye care providers may not catch macular degeneration

(Reuters Health) - Primary care optometrists and ophthalmologists may sometimes fail to detect age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of vision impairment in the elderly, a recent U.S. study suggests.

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Anti-abortion activists seek dismissal of California privacy case

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lawyers for two anti-abortion activists who secretly filmed a conference of abortion providers while pretending to work for a fetal-tissue procurement company asked a California judge on Wednesday to dismiss eavesdropping charges against the pair.

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China tightens rules on online news, network providers

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Tuesday issued tighter rules for online news portals and network providers, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's push to secure the internet and maintain strict party control over content.