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BMW says electric version of Mini to be built in Oxford ​

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW on Tuesday said it had chosen its plant in Oxford, England as the location to produce an electric Mini from 2019, confirming an earlier Reuters report.

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German developer to renovate Lisbon site for tech hub

LISBON (Reuters) - A German developer for the technology sector has reached an agreement to renovate a former military factory next to the Tagus River in downtown Lisbon, as the city's efforts to become a hub for European startups begins to attract foreign investors.

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GSK hires ex-Wal-Mart executive to transform tech operations

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Tuesday it had appointed former Wal-Mart Stores executive Karenann Terrell to the new senior position of chief digital and technology officer.

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Say cheese! New Singapore air terminal automates departures with face recognition

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - When a new terminal opens in 2017 at Singapore's Changi Airport, the world's best for five years straight according to a survey, passengers will be able to, in theory, go through check-in to boarding without speaking to another person.

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Digital market analytics firm SimilarWeb raises $47 million

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli-U.S. tech firm SimilarWeb, whose platform helps companies better track the performance of their websites and mobile apps, said on Tuesday it raised $47 million in fundraising led by equity investor Viola Growth.

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Amazon has no problem hiring in UK despite Brexit uncertainties

LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon has had no problem hiring staff in Britain and plans an extra 450 high tech jobs, its UK boss said, despite the uncertain status of non-British European Union nationals.

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Uber ties up with AXA for drivers' accident cover in France

PARIS (Reuters) - Uber and insurance group AXA have joined forces in France to offer accident cover for drivers who work for the ride hailing service after it faced criticism over their treatment.

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Patents boost to offset weak networks for Nokia

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Telecoms gear maker Nokia is likely to see a boost to quarterly earnings on Thursday from a recent patent licensing deal with Apple that offsets weak demand in its main equipment business from network operators.

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Drillisch CEO urges shareholders to approve takeover by United Internet

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The chief executive of Drillisch urged shareholders in the German mobile operator to approve an issue of new shares that will trigger a takeover by United Internet in a deal valued at over 8 billion euros ($9.33 billion).

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Startup Convoy raises $60 million as investors bet on trucking apps

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Convoy, an app connecting truck drivers with loads of freight, has raised more than $60 million as startup investors double down on technology bets to transform the long-haul trucking industry.

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Logitech increases outlook after first-quarter beats forecasts

ZURICH (Reuters) - Logitech International raised its profit outlook for the year after strong sales of its gaming and video collaboration products helped the computer peripheral maker beat forecasts in its first quarter.

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LG Display to invest $7 billion in OLED production, second-quarter profit jumps

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will invest 7.8 trillion won ($7 billion) in production facilities to make both large and small organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels.

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Nasdaq to acquire UK market surveillance startup

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nasdaq Inc has agreed to acquire Sybenetix, a London-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to help compliance officers at asset management firms analyze the behavior of their traders in order to prevent market abuse.

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Right and Left React to Kushner, Sessions and More

Read about how the other side thinks: Writers from across the political spectrum react to the news on the Russian meddling investigation and more.

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Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022: paper

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp aims to begin selling in 2022 an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces recharging time, the Chunichi Shimbun daily reported on Tuesday.

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Alphabet beats Wall Street estimates; revenue up 21 percent

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc surpassed expectations for quarterly revenue and earnings on Monday, reporting higher advertising sales across its platforms and trying to move past a record $2.7 billion European Union fine by taking the entire charge at once.

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CFTC approves LedgerX license to clear, settle digital currency derivative contracts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Commodity Futures Commission said on Monday it has granted New York-based LedgerX, a bitcoin options exchange, the first ever license to clear and settle derivative contracts for digital currencies.

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Swedish PM calls potential IT leak 'disaster' and risk to country

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Monday his country and its citizens were exposed to risks by potential leaks of sensitive material from an IT-contract that one official said had been rushed.

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Jana Partners invests in Pandora seeing growth opportunity

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jana Partners has made an investment in Pandora Media Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter, seeing the stock as under-valued with an opportunity to grow its advertising revenue.

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Britain launches fund to boost electric battery technology

BIRMINGHAM/ LONDON (Reuters) - Britain launched a 246 million-pound ($320 million) fund on Monday to boost the development and manufacturing of electric batteries, a major growth area for the car and energy sectors.

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Telecom Italia boss defends multi-million euro severance pay

MILAN (Reuters) - Departing Telecom Italia (TIM) Chief Executive Flavio Cattaneo has defended what is likely to be a multi-million euro severance package, saying he delivered on many of his goals ahead of time, according to La Repubblica newspaper.

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Digital revolution: student touts prosthetic third thumb

LONDON (Reuters) - "I've only got one pair of hands", is the refrain of overworked office staff or stressed parents everywhere.

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Roomba vacuum maker iRobot betting big on the 'smart' home

(Reuters) - The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt.

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VEON names former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns as chairwoman

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - VEON named former Xerox chief Ursula Burns as its chairwoman on Monday, as the telecoms operator undertakes corporate governance reforms and a makeover as a global online services company.

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Exclusive: Germany wants more EU sanctions on Russia over Siemens Crimea turbines - sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc's sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said.

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Qatari websites unblocked in Saudi due to technical glitch: royal adviser

RIYADH (Reuters) - Websites and some television channels linked to Qatar were unblocked in Saudi Arabia on Monday morning but the change arose from a technical glitch and the restrictions will be reimposed shortly, a key Saudi royal court adviser said.

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Telecom Italia CEO says Vivendi plan to appoint new executive triggered clashes

MILAN (Reuters) - One of the reasons Telecom Italia's (TIM) CEO Flavio Cattaneo fell out with the phone group's top shareholder Vivendi was the French company's plan to appoint a managing director at his side, daily La Repubblica said on Monday.

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Grab, Uber's SEAsia rival, to raise $2.5 billion from Didi, SoftBank, others

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Grab, Uber Technologies Inc's biggest ride-hailing competitor in Southeast Asia, said it expects to raise $2.5 billion in its latest financing round that will help bolster its leading position in the region and grow its payments platform.

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Small Businesses Split Over Republican Health Plans

Small-business owners, some of the most vocal opponents of the Affordable Care Act, are divided over Republican plans to reverse much of the law.

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Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistan

The plume of smoke and dust rose over the runway, high above the now-deserted but once costly and vital control towers.

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Mexico ruling party well behind upstart leftist in voter poll

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's ruling party is running in third place with less than a year to go before the next presidential election, well behind the new party of leftist hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, an opinion poll showed on Sunday.

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Toyota eyes mass EV output in China as early as 2019: report

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported on Saturday.

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Japan's bazaar app Mercari applies for IPO: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese peer-to-peer marketplace app operator Mercari has applied to list its shares with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which could be the biggest initial public offering (IPO) this year, the Nikkei business daily said on Saturday.

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Bitcoin averts split as miners back new software upgrade

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions.

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Kenya's latest mobile phone bond falls short of target

NAIROBI (Reuters) - An innovative Kenyan bond which is bought via mobile phone had raised far less than the 1 billion shillings ($9.6 million) targeted on Friday, failing to match a previous success.

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LVMH's Louis Vuitton launches e-commerce website in China

PARIS (Reuters) - French fashion brand Louis Vuitton, part of luxury giant LVMH , said on Friday it had launched an e-commerce website in China to tap a booming online shopping market.

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Half of German companies hit by sabotage, spying in last two years, BSI says

BERLIN (Reuters) - More than half the companies in Germany have been hit by spying, sabotage or data theft in the last two years, the German IT industry association Bitkom said on Friday, and estimated the attacks caused around 55 billion euros' worth of damage a year.

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Private equity bid for Paysafe stokes payments M&A boom

(Reuters) - Private equity firms Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners [CVC.UL] joined a rush to snap up payments companies on Friday with a 2.9 billion pound ($3.7 billion) bid for Paysafe Group.

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Court blocks $18 billion British class action against MasterCard

LONDON (Reuters) - A 14 billion pound ($18 billion) class action lawsuit against MasterCard for allegedly overcharging more than 45 million people in Britain over a 16-year period was blocked by a British court on Friday.

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Exclusive: Baidu, JD.com to join others investing $12 bln in state-owned China Unicom - sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Baidu Inc and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms to jointly invest about $12 billion in the Shanghai-listed unit of China Unicom, the weakest of three big state-owned telecoms firms, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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China WhatsApp crackdown only scratches surface of worsening internet censorship

As Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate, lay dying in a heavily-guarded hospital last month, there was little mention of his fate in China.

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LeEco's listed company names investor Sunac's Sun chairman

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Leshi Internet Information & Technology, embattled Chinese tech group LeEco's main listed entity, said Sun Hongbin from investor Sunac China would take over as chairman from founder Jia Yueting.

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Exclusive: Baidu, JD.com to join others investing $12 billion in China Unicom - sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Baidu Inc and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms, including Tencent Holdings, to jointly invest about $12 billion into state-owned mobile carrier China Unicom, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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Yankees 4, Mariners 1: Luis Severino, Again Facing the Best, Holds His Own in Seattle

For the second straight start, Luis Severino was pitted against a former Cy Young Award winner in peak form — this time, Felix Hernandez — and delivered.

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Private equity Permira buys stake in Swedish payments firm Klarna

(Reuters) - Private equity group Permira has bought a stake in payments firm Klarna, one of Europe's most highly valued tech startups.

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Vodafone reports better-than-expected 2.2 percent growth in firs quarter

LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone, the world's second largest mobile operator, reported better-than-expected 2.2 percent revenue growth in its first quarter, reflecting a robust performance in Italy and Spain and an acceleration in demand in Turkey.

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LG Chem to provide Apple's iPhone batteries next year: Korea Economic Daily

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is slated to exclusively provide batteries for Apple's iPhone 9 which is likely to be launched next year, a Korean newspaper reported on Friday.

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Musk says received 'verbal' OK for NY-DC hyperloop; provides no detail

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday said that he had received "verbal government approval" to build an underground transport hyperloop between New York and Washington, although he did not say who gave the approval or how any such project would proceed.

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Moscow in talks with U.S. to create cyber security working group: RIA report

MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, Russia's RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Andrey Krutskikh, a special presidential envoy on cyber security.

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U.S. Justice Department shuts down dark web bazaar AlphaBay

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday law enforcement had knocked offline the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, working with international partners to shutter the site accused of allowing thousands of vendors to sell illegal drugs.

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PayPal to partner with JPMorgan

(Reuters) - PayPal Inc said on Thursday it would partner with JPMorgan Chase & Co , allowing the bank's customers to link their Chase Pay and PayPal accounts.

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Rakuten Viber buys shopping keyboard Chatter Commerce

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Messaging app Rakuten Viber said on Thursday it acquired Chatter Commerce, a San Francisco-based startup that created a keyboard for mobile commerce called ShopChat.

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Sears to sell Kenmore appliances on Amazon; shares jump

(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp's shares soared 20 percent after the struggling retailer said it would sell its Kenmore home appliances on Amazon.com and integrate the brand's smart gadgets with the online giant's Alexa digital assistant.

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UPDATE 2-Rogers' profit beats on wireless strength but cable drags

TORONTO, July 20 (Reuters) - Canadian telecom company Rogers Communications Inc reported a greater-than-expected 35 percent jump in second-quarter profit on Thursday, as a gain in wireless subscribers offset declines in its cable TV business.

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Amid VPN crackdown, China eyes upgrades to Great Firewall

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese telecoms carrier said it had begun closing virtual private networks (VPNs) and other tools that can bypass the so-called Great Firewall, which state authorities use to filter and block traffic between Chinese and overseas servers.

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Continental to buy 8-10 percent stake in mapping firm HERE: Magazin

BERLIN (Reuters) - German car manufacturing supplier Continental is in talks to acquire an 8-10 percent stake in the digital mapping firm HERE which is now controlled by Germany's leading carmakers, Manager Magazin said on Thursday, citing unnamed company sources.

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Russia says in talks with U.S. to create cyber security working group: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Russia's special envoy on cyber security Andrey Krutskikh.

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Maersk applies new IT security systems after malware attack

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday its anti-virus software was not effective against a new type of malware that hit the Danish shipping giant last month, but said further protective measures have now been put in place.

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China forecasts artificial intelligence industry to exceed 400 billion yuan by 2025

BEIJING (Reuters) - China unveiled a national artificial intelligence (AI) development plan on Thursday, and said it expects the value of its core AI industries to exceed 150 billion yuan by 2020 and 400 billion yuan ($59.07 billion) by 2025.

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Volvo Cars plans technology-sharing venture with Geely

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Volvo Car Group said on Thursday it would set up a joint venture with its Chinese parent to share existing and future technology with other brands in the Geely family.

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Lenovo's PC business to return to positive growth this year: CEO

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lenovo Group Ltd's personal computer (PC) business will return to positive growth in the current fiscal year 2017/18, the firm's chief executive Yang Yuanqing told Reuters in an interview on Thursday.

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Fintech charmed by Macron but reluctant to leave London for Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - France's fast-growing fintech sector is optimistic the country's dynamic new president will push it up the global rankings. But startups based in London do not yet seem ready to swap that key hub for Paris, even if they have French roots.

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Payments firm Ingenico to buy rival Bambora for 1.5 billion euros

PARIS (Reuters) - French payments specialist Ingenico is to buy rival Bambora from Nordic Capital for 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion), the latest in a series of deals in the sector.

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SAP posts second quarter profit below forecast on higher cloud costs

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SAP, Europe's most valuable technology firm, posted rapid growth in its cloud services business in both revenue as well as expenses, putting a damper on its quarterly operating profit, which came in slightly below expectations.

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Qualcomm's profit forecast disappoints as Apple battle takes toll

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc forecast fourth-quarter profit below analysts' estimates as the company's escalating patent battle with Apple Inc continues to take a toll on its licensing business.

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32 million more would be left uninsured by 2026 under Senate Obamacare repeal bill, budget office says

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Israel's Netanyahu confident German submarines deal will be signed

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said he believed that a $2 billion submarine deal with Germany will be signed after a police investigation into corruption allegations in the affair is completed.

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Facebook in talks with publishers on supporting subscription models

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc is in early talks with several news publishers about how its social media site can better support subscription business models, the company's head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, said in a statement on Wednesday.

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U.S. House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving cars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House panel on Wednesday approved a sweeping proposal by voice vote to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing driverless car rules.

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Cycling: Contador left empty-handed after day of vintage attacks

SERRE-CHEVALIER, France (Reuters) - Alberto Contador gave a glimpse of the old attacking style he hoped would allow him to challenge for overall victory in the Tour de France on Wednesday but the Spaniard's audacious attacks ultimately counted for nothing.

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RadioShack brand to survive under new owner: sources

(Reuters) - The RadioShack brand will live on after a family office already owed $23 million by the bankrupt U.S. electronics chain agreed to assume ownership of it, as no other buyers submitted better bids this week, people familiar with the matter said.

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Austrian activist, 25,000 supporters seek right to bring class-action suit against Facebook

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) heard arguments on Wednesday over whether to allow a class action suit against Facebook, brought by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems - and about 25,000 other users across the globe.

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India's Tata Group considers restructuring tech, infra businesses - Bloomberg

July 19 (Reuters) - India's salt-to-software Tata Group is considering a plan to streamline its technology and infrastructure businesses, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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Shares in video games maker Ubisoft hit record high after first-quarter sales

PARIS (Reuters) - Shares in French video games maker Ubisoft hit a record high on Wednesday, after Ubisoft posted an increase in first-quarter sales.

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Bank of England opens up payments systems to spur fintech

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England has widened access to Britain's interbank payments system to increase competition from new fintech firms in the financial system, where the "Big Four" high street banks have long dominated.

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NBC News to launch twice-daily show on Snapchat

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp's NBC News is launching a twice-per-day news show on Snapchat, the company said on Wednesday, part of its push to attract younger viewers who tend to watch TV on mobile devices.

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Drowning robot lights up the internet

A security robot named Steve plunged down four steps into a fountain in Washington, leading to its watery demise.

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Toshiba says it again is blocking Western Digital access to chip JV

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said it resumed blocking access by Western Digital Corp to data at their memory chip joint venture, intensifying its dispute with the U.S. firm over the Japanese company's planned sale of the chip business.

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VEON offers mobile messaging app in five markets, including Russia

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Global telecom operator VEON said on Wednesday it was making progress in its strategy to reinvent itself as an online player by introducing its messaging and mobile services app in four new markets, including its largest in Russia and Pakistan.

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Internet loses it over Tropical Storm Don

Tropical Storm Don inspires jokes about President Donald Trump. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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IBM misses revenue estimates, weighed down by legacy businesses

(Reuters) - IBM Corp on Tuesday reported a lower-than-expected quarterly revenue, as growth in its higher-margin businesses that include cloud and artificial intelligence services failed to make up for declines across legacy business segments.

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Silicon Valley mostly quiet in internet surveillance debate in Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and other major technology firms are largely absent from a debate over the renewal of a broad U.S. internet surveillance law, weakening prospects for privacy reforms that would further protect customer data, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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A Security Robot Falls Into a Fountain. You’re No RoboCop, Says Internet.

The K5 has a passing resemblance to R2-D2 — and a dash of Paul Blart, mall cop. Its creators took the online mockery in stride.

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Western Digital CEO meeting Japan officials over Toshiba: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp's top executive is in Japan to meet government officials, aiming to resolve a dispute with Toshiba Corp over the Japanese company's planned sale of its chip business, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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French videogame maker Atari reveals its new console

(Reuters) - French videogame maker Atari SA provided the first details of its "Ataribox", the iconic company's first console in more than two decades.

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Uber-style app 'Careem' goes off beaten track in Palestinian West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Careem, a Middle Eastern rival to Uber, has become the first ride-hailing firm to operate in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

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Suspect in Israeli submarine probe may become state witness: media

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A leading suspect in an Israeli investigation into a $2 billion deal to buy German submarines is considering giving evidence in the case to state prosecutors, local media reported on Tuesday.

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Cyber startup StackRox raises $14 million in round led by Sequoia

(Reuters) - Cyber-security startup StackRox said on Tuesday it has raised $14 million in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital, providing the three-year old company with funds to use for product development and expansion of its sales team.

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Ericsson remains in the red, market outlook darkens

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Ericsson reported a worse than expected second-quarter loss on Tuesday and lowered its forecast for the mobile infrastructure market, blaming persistent low investment by telecoms companies.

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Britain's cyber security center says has never certified Kaspersky products

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's National Cyber Security Centre said on Tuesday it had never certified products from Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab.

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The Right and Left React to Russia, Health Care and More

Read about how the other side thinks: Writers from across the political spectrum on how well government is working and the news of the week.

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Two private equity groups submit bids for Hutchison fixed-line unit: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A consortium of private equity firms TPG Capital Management LP and MBK Partners, and investment manager I Squared Capital Advisors LLC have put in separate bids for the fixed-line phone unit of Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-Shing, said people involved in the matter.

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Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart lifts bid for rival Snapdeal to up to $950 million

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian e-commerce player Flipkart has sweetened its buyout offer for smaller rival Snapdeal to between $900 million and $950 million, two people familiar with the negotiations said, adding that the new proposal is being evaluated by the company's board.

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Samsung Elec to recover rare metals from recalled Note 7s

SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it plans to recover 157 tonnes' worth of rare metals from recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in a bid to minimize the environmental impact of the fire-prone devices.

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Toshiba shares surge after Greenlight stake, U.S. court hearing

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp shares jumped on Tuesday after a U.S. hedge fund said it had added a stake and after Western Digital Corp did not gain an immediate injunction to block the $18 billion sale of the Japanese conglomerate's chip unit.

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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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Political Memo: As Party Drifts Left, Pragmatic Democratic Governors Have Eye on White House

The election of 2016 may have empowered the party’s left, but a cluster of Democratic governors is emerging as a pragmatic voice.

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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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Netflix beats subscriber targets, shares jump over 10 percent

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc crushed Wall Street forecasts by adding 5.2 million new streaming customers in the second quarter and predicted continued momentum as foreign subscriptions topped those in the United States, lifting its stock 10.4 percent on Monday.

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Grandmas, grandpas from travel ban states now welcome: U.S. cable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grandparents of U.S. citizens from six Muslim-majority countries are now eligible to receive U.S. visas, according to a State Department memo seen by Reuters that reflects the latest court ruling on U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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FBI warns parents of privacy risks associated with internet-connected toys

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The FBI on Monday warned parents of privacy and safety risks from children's toys connected to the internet.

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Grandmas, grandpas from travel ban states now welcome -U.S. cable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grandparents of U.S. citizens from six Muslim-majority countries are now eligible to receive U.S. visas, according to a State Department memo seen by Reuters that reflects the latest court ruling on U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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Threatening note left at senator's office amid healthcare debate

(Reuters) - A threatening note was left over the weekend at the Las Vegas office of a Republican U.S. senator from Nevada who may cast a decisive vote over a healthcare bill aimed at dismantling Obamacare, police said on Monday.

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Tesla driver denies Autopilot system caused Minnesota crash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The driver of a Tesla vehicle involved in a crash in Minnesota on Saturday has denied that its Autopilot system caused the incident, according to an email released by the automaker on Monday.

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Internet jokes about Ed Sheeran's 'Thrones' cameo

What happens when one of the biggest musicians in the world makes a cameo in one of the most popular shows in the world? A lot of jokes, apparently.

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Qatar says media report reveals UAE role in hack that sparked crisis

LONDON/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar said on Monday that a U.S. media report had shown that the United Arab Emirates was involved in an alleged hack of Qatar's state news agency in late May that helped spark a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.

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Somalia restores internet connection after weeks of outage

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia has restored its internet connection after repairing a severed undersea cable, a telecoms official said on Monday, after an outage that the government said had cost the economy millions of dollars a day.

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FedEx says cyber attack to hurt its fiscal 2018 results

(Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp said its fiscal 2018 results would be hurt in part due to disruption of operations in its TNT Express unit following a cyber attack last month.

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Former AVG executives beef up cyber security investment fund

PRAGUE (Reuters) - A group of former executives and investors from antivirus software maker AVG Technologies have raised an additional $55 million for their fund that invests in cyber security companies, its managing partner said.

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South African opposition party to file criminal complaint against SAP

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday it would file a criminal complaint against German software giant SAP over allegations of corruption involving friends of President Jacob Zuma.

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Ex-LendingClub CEO Laplanche sees new Upgrade venture growing loan volumes

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Online lender Upgrade, launched by former LendingCLub Corp CEO Renaud Laplanche in April, expects to grow its loan volumes and add new asset managers to its roster of buyers in coming months, Laplanche said in an interview on Monday.

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India's Religare Securities says it suffers cyber attack

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Religare Securities has suffered a virus attack of medium severity but its systems, operations and sensitive client information were secure and unaffected, it said on Monday.

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China's Leshi votes for new board as creditors protest parent LeEco

HONG KONG (Reuters) - An extraordinary shareholder meeting for the listed unit of indebted Chinese tech group LeEco ended amid protest from creditors on Monday and without the election of a chairman to replace embattled founder Jia Yueting.

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BRIEF-Maersk drilling says extends digital partnership with GE Marine

July 17 (Reuters) - MAERSK DRILLING, A UNIT OF A.P. MOLLER-MAERSK

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Uber suspends ride-sharing services in Macau

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc will suspend its services in Macau from July 22 as it has not been able to unlock the full benefits of ride sharing in the gambling hub, in another blow to the firm that is fighting legal scrutiny in many Asian markets.

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Internet outage in violence-plagued Somalia is extra headache for businesses

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A severed marine cable has left Somalia without internet for weeks, triggering losses for businesses, residents said, and adding a layer of chaos in a country where Islamist insurgents are carrying out a campaign of bombings and killings.

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MidEast ride-hailing firm Careem buys stake in Egyptian transport start-up

DUBAI (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Careem, a Middle East rival to Uber Technologies Inc, has bought a minority stake in a three-month-old Egyptian start-up that connects commuters with private buses in Cairo.

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Global cyber attack could spur $53 billion in losses: Lloyd's of London

(Reuters) - A major, global cyber attack could trigger an average of $53 billion of economic losses, a figure on par with a catastrophic natural disaster such as U.S. Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Lloyd's of London said in a report on Monday.

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General Cable announces 'strategic review' that could lead to sale

July 16 (Reuters) - Cable manufacturer General Cable Corp announced on Sunday a review of strategic alternatives that could include a potential sale of the company.

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BRIEF-General Cable announces review of strategic alternatives

* General cable announces review of strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value

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Wells Fargo to reduce businesses following fake account scandal: FT

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo is poised to eliminate a number of its smaller businesses, the company's chief financial officer said in an article published Sunday.

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Wells Fargo to reduce businesses following fake account scandal -FT

July 16 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo is poised to eliminate a number of its smaller businesses, the company's chief financial officer said in an article published Sunday.

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As Washington ponders Afghan mission, Marines toil in Helmand

CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan (Reuters) - While Washington works on plans to send more troops to Afghanistan, U.S. forces on the ground are grappling with building an army in the middle of a war their commanders say is locked in stalemate.

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Italy minister says row with Telecom Italia boss is over

ROME (Reuters) - A spat between Rome and Telecom Italia's (TIM) chief executive over the rollout of ultrafast broadband has been resolved, Italian industry minister Carlo Calenda said in an interview published on Saturday.

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Ashley Madison parent in $11.2 million settlement over data breach

(Reuters) - The owner of the Ashley Madison adultery website said on Friday it will pay $11.2 million to settle U.S. litigation brought on behalf of roughly 37 million users whose personal details were exposed in a July 2015 data breach.

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Uber shareholders discuss stock sale to SoftBank, others: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's shareholders and its board, led by venture capital firm Benchmark, have discussed selling some of their shares to Masayoshi Son's SoftBank Group Corp  and other potential investors, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Back in Afghan Hot Spot, U.S. Marines Chase Diminished Goals

Marines have returned to Helmand Province to help Afghan forces regain ground lost to the Taliban, and this time there is no timetable for leaving.

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Buffett, Malone explore investment in Sprint: sources

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc and John Malone's Liberty Media Corp are exploring an investment of between $10 billion and $20 billion in U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said.

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Calls for law change after Indians left in dark over data leaks

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Fears Indian telecom upstart Reliance Jio suffered a major data breach, compromising the personal data of over 100 million customers, have prompted calls for India to adopt more robust laws to protect consumers.

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U.S. lawmaker calls for hearing on Amazon's Whole Foods deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative David Cicilline, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, has urged the subcommittee to hold a hearing on Amazon.com Inc's plan to buy Whole Foods Market Inc .

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India's TCS sees big opportunity in manufacturing, life sciences

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's top IT services company Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) is moving to capitalize on growth opportunities in areas such as life sciences and manufacturing, Chief Executive Rajesh Gopinathan said on Friday.

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Ericsson says Cevian's Gardell to join nomination committee

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Ericsson said on Friday that activist investor Cevian would be represented by Christer Gardell in the telecom equipment maker's nomination committee.

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Writers From the Right and Left on Trump Jr., the Future of the F.B.I., Health Care and More

Read about how the other side thinks: Writers from across the political spectrum take on the news of the week.

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AT&T CEO to become exec chair after Time Warner deal: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is planning a redefined role for Chief Executive Randall Stephenson amid major organizational changes following its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , Bloomberg reported.

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BRIEF-Marine Harvest Q2 EBIT as expected despite miss on volumes

* Marine harvest q2 preliminary operational ebit eur 196 million (Reuters poll eur 196 million)

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India's Infosys reports first-quarter profit growth on client wins

(Reuters) - Infosys Ltd, India's second-biggest software services exporter, beat profit expectations in the first quarter helped by key client wins in North America and Europe.

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Australia to compel technology firms to provide access to encrypted missives

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Friday proposed new laws to compel companies such as U.S. social media giant Facebook and device manufacturer Apple to provide security agencies access to encrypted messages.

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Marine Corps Plane Crash: The Victims

Family members and friends have begun identifying many of the 16 American service members who died on Monday when their plane crashed in rural Mississippi.

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Backstreet Boys talk life before the internet

The Backstreet Boys recount some of their biggest memories from the decade. "The Nineties" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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Projection: 17 years left for full Social Security

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Music streamer SoundCloud has cash until fourth quarter after layoffs

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SoundCloud, the world's biggest music-streaming service, is still struggling to find a business model - it now has just enough cash to last until fourth quarter, after laying off 40 percent of its staff, a representative said on Thursday.

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Snap shares draw bullish options bets after slipping below IPO price

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Options traders were placing bets this week that shares of Snap Inc were primed for a rebound after slipping below their initial public offering price of $17.

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FCC votes to expand crackdown on 'robocalls'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to pursue new rules to help consumers who are being inundated with "robocalls" and to set new standards to ensure phone calls come from legitimate numbers.

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FCC approves new spectrum for vehicle radar systems

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved allocating a larger consolidated block of spectrum for use by motor vehicle and aircraft radar systems to help avoid crashes.

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Foreign automakers call on China to soften electric car quotas

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Global automakers have urged China to delay and soften planned quotas for sales of electric and hybrid cars, saying the current proposals are impossible to meet and would cause big disruption to their businesses, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

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LPC: EagleTree to buy video game gear maker Corsair - sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Middle market private equity firm EagleTree Capital is in advanced discussions to acquire Corsair Components, a U.S. manufacturer of computer peripherals and hardware geared toward the professional gaming market, for more than $500 million, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Carmakers demand changes to China's electric car quota: WirtschaftsWoche

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The world's four biggest automotive industry associations have written to China's government to demand it change its plans for strict sales quotas for electrically powered vehicles, German weekly magazine WirtschaftsWoche reported, citing the letter.

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Yandex and Uber to merge in Russia and five other countries

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Yandex, the "Google of Russia", and Uber have agreed to merge their ride-sharing businesses in Russia and five neighboring markets with Yandex as leading partner, the companies said on Thursday.

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Telecoms group Altice to launch online bank in Europe by early 2019: source

PARIS (Reuters) - French billionaire Patrick Drahi plans to launch an online bank by spring 2019 across the euro zone countries where his telecoms group Altice operates, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.

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Micro-investing startup Stash raises $40 million

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stash, a New York-based startup that lets individuals save small sums of money and make micro-investments through a mobile app, has secured a $40 million investment in a round led by fund manager Coatue Management.

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Google wins challenge against 1.1 billion-euro French tax bill

PARIS (Reuters) - A French court ruled on Wednesday that Google was not liable to pay 1.1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in back taxes demanded by the French authorities.

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German military aviation command launches cyber threat initiative

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German military's aviation safety chief has launched a new initiative against cyber threats, citing research that he said shows hackers can commandeer military airplanes with the help of equipment that costs about 5,000 euros ($5,700).

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Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes prepped for tech life off the grid

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Not all founders of tech companies have been coding since they could clutch a sippy-cup.

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Continental, Osram plan vehicle lighting joint venture: Wirtschaftswoche

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Continental and Osram are planning to set up a joint venture to develop lighting products for the automotive industry, German business weekly Wirtschaftswoche said on Wednesday, citing unnamed sources.

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Marine Plane Had Emergency at High Altitude, General Says

The general’s comments bolstered witness accounts that the plane broke up or exploded while in the air, killing 16 service members.

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Trump Hotels discloses data breach at 14 properties

(Reuters) - Trump International Hotels Management LLC said late on Tuesday a data breach at a service provider compromised card payment details at 14 of its properties.

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Right and Left React to the Donald Trump Jr. Email Scandal

Writers from across the political spectrum discuss the disclosure of Donald Trump Jr.’s emails about meeting with a Russian lawyer.

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New Silicon Valley fund aims to connect auto companies and startups

DETROIT (Reuters) - Autotech Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, said it had raised $120 million from automotive companies and financial investors for a fund that will invest in startups working on transportation services and digital vehicle technology.

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U.S. should not block Chinese chip acquisitions: China think-tank

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States should not block Chinese acquisitions of U.S. semiconductor technologies, a leading state think-tank in Beijing said on Wednesday, as Washington heightens scrutiny of Chinese investments in the sector.

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BRIEF-Commscope to acquire Cable Exchange

* Commscope Holding Company Inc - ‍additional terms of deal were not disclosed.​

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India's Reliance Jio files complaint over unlawful system access: police

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd [RELIB.UL], which is looking into reports of a major leak of user data, has filed a police complaint alleging "unlawful access to its systems," a police officer involved in the investigation said on Wednesday.

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Spotify signs Sony royalty deal while Warner holds out: reports

(Reuters) - Spotify has reached a licensing deal with a second major label, Sony Music Entertainment, according to media reports, setting the stage for a U.S. stock market listing by the music streaming leader.

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Gaming hardware maker Razer seeks Oct HK IPO at up to $5 billion valuation: source

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Razer Inc, a gaming hardware maker backed by Intel Corp and Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, plans to go public toward the end of October in an IPO that will value the company at up to $5 billion, a person familiar with the deal said on Wednesday.

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Kaspersky Lab complains it has been drawn into U.S.-Russia geopolitical game: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said on Wednesday it had fallen victim to geopolitical sparring between Russia and the United States, but said it was ready to respond to any questions from U.S. officials, the RIA news agency reported.

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SK Hynix CEO says won't drop equity plans for Toshiba chip business deal

SEOUL (Reuters) - SK Hynix Inc said on Wednesday it does not plan to abandon its aim to gain equity in Toshiba Corp's $18 billion chip unit - an assertion that is likely to lower chances of success for the preferred bidder consortium it is part of.

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LeEco-backed Faraday Future moves SUV production as work halts on Las Vegas plant

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Startup Faraday Future said it would move production of its luxury electric SUV to a new location, from a planned $1 billion Las Vegas factory where construction has ground to a halt amid financial woes of key investor Chinese entrepreneur Jia Yueting.

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Apple sets up China data center to meet new cyber-security rules

BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Wednesday said it is setting up its first data center in China, in partnership with a local internet services company, to comply with tougher cyber-security laws introduced last month.

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Symantec explores selling web certificates business: sources

(Reuters) - Cybersecurity firm Symantec Corp is considering selling its website certification business, in a deal that could fetch more than $1 billion and extricate it from a feud with Alphabet Inc's Google, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Intel rolls out new chips in battle for data center business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Intel Corp on Tuesday announced a new line of microprocessors for data centers, setting up a battle with Advanced Micro Devices and others for the lucrative business of supplying the chips that power cloud computing.

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Amazon.com on pace to break sales record for 'Prime Day'

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday its Prime Day sale was on track to be the biggest shopping event in its history by sales.

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UPDATE 4-U.S. probes cause of Marine Corps plane crash that killed 16

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - U.S. officials on Tuesday were investigating the cause of a military transport plane crash that killed 16 service members including elite special operations forces a day earlier, leaving a miles-long trail of wreckage in rural northern Mississippi.

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Microsoft vows to bring broadband to millions of rural Americans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced an initiative to bring high-speed internet to millions of rural Americans through unused television airwaves in a long-term bet for user growth.

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No systemic risk from cryptocurrency speculation: BlackRock strategist

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc's global chief investment strategist on Tuesday suggested that loose monetary policy may have aided speculation in digital currencies like bitcoin, but he said the risk to the broader financial system appears limited.

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Mercadolibre to debut lending, logistics services in Brazil

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentine online marketplace Mercadolibre Inc is diving into areas like lending and logistics management, which once belonged exclusively to large financial and retail groups, to increase market share in Brazil, a top executive said.

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Around 40 percent of Americans were harassed online: survey

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roughly four-in-ten Americans have personally experienced online harassment, most commonly on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Tuesday.

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U.S. free-speech group sues Trump for blocking Twitter users

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A free-speech group said on Tuesday it sued U.S. President Donald Trump for blocking Twitter users from his @realDonaldTrump account, arguing the practice violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

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Toshiba in talks with Western Digital, Foxconn over chip unit sale: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp is in talks with Western Digital Corp and Taiwan's Foxconn, as well as with an already preferred bidder, as it seeks to revive a stalled $18 billion sale of its chip business, banking sources said on Tuesday.

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Exclusive: Police detain a suspect in India's Jio data leak probe

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Police in the western Indian state of Rajasthan on Tuesday detained a man suspected of involvement in a major leak of user data from India's newest telecom company Jio, a police official said.

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Huawei joins WorldRemit in mobile money transfer deal for Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered with Chinese smartphone maker Huawei [HWT.UL] to enable the international transfer of money across Huawei's mobile services in Africa, the companies said on Tuesday.

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16 Troops Died in Mississippi Plane Crash, Marines Say

The cause of the crash, in rural Leflore County, Miss., was under investigation on Tuesday.

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Uber says it will improve conditions for UK drivers

LONDON (Reuters) - Taxi app Uber [UBER.UL] said it will be improving an offer to drivers and would welcome greater legal clarity about different types of employment in Britain, in response to a government review into the gig economy published on Tuesday.

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London's new electric cabs to make foreign debut in Amsterdam next year

LONDON (Reuters) - A new electric version of London's classic black cabs will arrive on the streets of Amsterdam next year, the first export market for the new model as the London Taxi Company, the Chinese-owned manufacturer, seeks to sell half its output abroad.

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Toyota leads $14 million funding round for Israel's Intuition Robotics

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Intuition Robotics, an Israeli developer of artificial intelligence robots for use by the elderly, said on Tuesday it raised $14 million in an early stage funding round led by the Toyota Research Institute (TRI).

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AES and Siemens create joint-venture for energy storage

(Reuters) - American energy firm AES Corp and German engineering conglomerate Siemens AG on Tuesday said they were forming a joint venture to serve the rapidly growing energy storage market.

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Tencent applies for license to offer local payment services in Malaysia via WeChat Pay

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd has applied for a license in Malaysia to offer local payment services via its WeChat Pay, in what would be a first for the platform outside of China, the director of WeChat Pay's global operation told Reuters.

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Right and Left on the Future of the Senate Health Care Bill

Read about how the other side thinks: Writers from across the political spectrum on the health care overhaul, the travel ban and more.

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eBay 'millionaire' sellers in Germany and UK grow 50 percent in four years

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - "Millionaire" online businesses selling on ecommerce site eBay have jumped 50 percent in key international markets Britain and Germany in the last four years, despite currency swings that have slowed growth outside the United States.

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Trump battles wind to retrieve Marine's hat

President Trump retrieves Marine's hat and Obama holding a baby in hat goes viral. CNN's Jeanne Moos has a tale of two hats.

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First Marine faces trial involving explicit image sharing scandal

A US Marine tied to the "Marines United" Facebook group was court-martialed last month, the first to face trial in relation to the scandal involving the non-consensual sharing of explicit images which came to light in March.

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Austria drafts law to let police access messaging data

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria is pursuing plans to give police authority to monitor messaging services such as WhatsApp and Skype in an attempt to "close the gap" on criminals who increasingly avoid communicating via telephone.

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Elon Musk tweets photos of first Tesla Model 3 to roll off the line

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Sunday tweeted pictures of the first Model 3 sedan to roll off the assembly line.

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German firms lost millions of euros in 'CEO Fraud' scam: BSI

BERLIN (Reuters) - German firms have lost millions of euros to organized crime in a scam dubbed "CEO Fraud" that uses faked memos from top executives to entice accounting personnel to transfer funds, Germany's federal cyber agency said on Monday.

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Microsoft to offer local version of Azure cloud service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Monday unveiled a new service that allows customers to use its cloud technology on their own servers, part of the company's efforts to refocus its product line to compete more effectively with rivals Amazon.com Inc and Google.

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Foreign hackers probe European critical infrastructure networks: sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Cyber attackers are regularly trying to attack data networks connected to critical national infrastructure systems around Europe, according to current and former European government sources with knowledge of the issue.

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China's LeEco crisis to cost listed unit $2.5 billion in market value, funds estimate

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Struggling Chinese conglomerate LeEco could see the market value of its listed unit fall around $2.5 billion should its shares resume trading, showed estimates from three mutual fund investors, as the unit extended a trading suspension.

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Franco-German meeting to focus on tax, tech: Elysee

PARIS (Reuters) - This week's first Franco-German ministerial meeting since Emmanuel Macron's election is not expected to yield precise proposals on euro zone reforms, but will feature announcements on start-up funding, sources at the French president's office said on Monday.

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Deutsche Boerse invests in bond trading platform Trumid: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse Group has made a $10 million investment in Trumid, a New York-based financial technology startup that runs an electronic corporate bond trading platform, people familiar with the deal said.

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Russia causing cyber mayhem, should face retaliation: ex-UK spy chief

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia is causing cyberspace mayhem and should face retaliation if it continues to undermine democratic institutions in the West, the former head of Britain's GCHQ spy agency said on Monday.

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India's NSE price quotes not updating after system glitch

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Trading was disrupted at India's National Stock Exchange on Monday morning, after price quotations for individual stocks and indexes failed to update, but the exchange's interim chief executive said it was working to resolve the "technical glitch".

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Apple to build second renewables-powered data center in Denmark

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Apple Inc said Monday it will spend 6 billion Danish crowns ($921 million) on a new data center in Denmark, its second in the Nordic country to run entirely on renewable energy.