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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:45:28 -0400

Investors, lawmakers, advertisers pressure Facebook over data

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg's apology for how his company handled 50 million users' data did little on Thursday to ease investor worries about the cost to fix mistakes and lawmakers' dismay that his response did not go far enough.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:09:18 -0400

U.S. Justice Department urges judge to block AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration urged a federal judge on Thursday to block AT&T Inc's proposed $85 billion merger with Time Warner Inc, saying the deal would hand the company a "weapon" to harm competition and raise consumer prices.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:58:41 -0400

Britain unveils new fintech plans, including cryptocurrencies

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain announced a task force on Thursday to exploit the technology underpinning cryptoassets, such as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, as part of new plans to help fintech companies find more customers.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:19:16 -0400

Norway plans to buy electric planes, mimicking green car success

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway said on Thursday it wants to buy electric passenger planes in the coming years to help slow climate change, building on its success with big tax breaks that have made it the world leader in electric car sales.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:43:54 -0400

Federal services provider CSRA partners with Google Cloud

(Reuters) - CSRA Inc, the target of rival bids from General Dynamics and CACI International Inc, said on Thursday it had partnered with Alphabet Inc's Google Cloud.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:45:39 -0400

Self-driving car industry confronts trust issues after Uber crash

(Reuters) - The fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car cranks up pressure on the self-driving vehicle industry to prove its software and sensors are safe in the absence of strong government standards, experts in the field said.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:15:56 -0400

Naspers to raise up to $11 billion by trimming Tencent stake

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Naspers is cutting its stake in lucrative Chinese investment Tencent by as much as 2 percent in a deal that could net the South African media and e-commerce group up to $11 billion.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:04:34 -0400

Tech giants express concern over Singapore plan to fight fake news

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Global tech giants including Facebook and Twitter on Thursday expressed concern about a possible Singapore plan to bring in a new law to tackle the threat of fake news, saying sufficient rules are already in place.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:49:11 -0400

BMW says electric car mass production not viable until 2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW will not mass produce electric cars until 2020 because its current technology is not profitable enough to scale up for volume production, the chief executive said on Thursday.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:01:31 -0400

Mexico's wholesale mobile network launches without major carriers

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's landmark wholesale national mobile network launched this week, but without a single major wireless carrier on board, renewing debate about how best to boost competition in the telecom sector dominated by billionaire Carlos Slim.

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