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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season, allaying investor concerns about production delays on the new iPhone X and demonstrating remarkable strength across its growing line of products and services. An attendee holds a new iPhone X during a presentation
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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) shares slid on Thursday, as investors shrugged off strong quarterly results and worried about the cost of the company’s decision to spend more on preventing misuse of the world’s biggest social media network. FILE PHOTO: Facebook logo is seen at a start-up companies gathering at Paris’ Station F in Paris,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Replacing bank and insurance workers with machines risks creating a dependency on outside technology companies beyond the reach of regulators, the global Financial Stability Board (FSB) said on Wednesday. A human-like robot named ‘pepper’ during a 2015 news conference in Japan. REUTERS/Yuya Shino The FSB, which coordinates financial regulation across the Group
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese search engine giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a car-hailing operator, are joining up to develop driverless vehicles, the official Xinhua media service reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO – Baidu’s company logo is seen at its headquarters in Beijing December 17, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Baidu (BIDU.O) will provide Shouqi
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Highway Traffic-Safety Administration said Friday it is looking for input on how it can remove regulatory roadblocks to self-driving cars. FILE PHOTO -The rear of a Lexus SUV equipped with Google self-driving sensors is seen during a media preview of Google’s prototype autonomous vehicles in Mountain View, California September
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(Reuters) – Apple Inc quashed concerns of muted demand for its iPhone X on Friday, saying pre-orders for the 10th anniversary phone were “off the charts”. Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, introduces the iPhone x during a launch event in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam The company’s shares,
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) announced a plan to increase transparency about its role in political advertising on Friday, ahead of congressional hearings next week on social media companies and Russia’s meddling in last year’s U.S. presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Facebook logo is seen at a start-up companies gathering at Paris’ Station F
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Executives from Facebook Inc (FB.O), Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google will testify on Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. A 3D-printed Facebook logo is displayed in front of the Twitter logo, in this illustration taken October 25,
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Wall Street may love the shares of Silicon Valley electric carmaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), but Americans love big, fuel-thirsty trucks like Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) bestselling F-Series pickups and are paying ever higher prices to buy them. Joe Hinrichs, Executive VP and President, The Americas for Ford, introduces the 2017 Ford F-150
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(Reuters) – How much bigger can the world’s biggest tech companies get? The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/Illustration Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet and Intel together generated more than $100 billion in revenue in the September quarter, roughly 2 percent of United States’ national output.
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DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Lei Xu and Justin Song once worked at electric carmaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), one of the hottest companies in Silicon Valley. But with interest and investments in autonomous vehicles mounting, they left to pursue what they see as the next big thing. Nullmax CEO Lei Xu drives a Lincoln MKZ sedan
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(Reuters) – Intel Corp (INTC.O), the world’s largest computer chipmaker, raised its full-year revenue and profit forecasts, helped by strong growth in its data center business. Intel’s logo is pictured at Tokyo Game Show 2017 in Chiba, east of Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon For the full year, the company said it expects
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – General Electric Co (GE.N) will use more alliances to build its digital-industrial business in coming years, Chief Executive Officer John Flannery said on Wednesday, suggesting the industrial conglomerate will curb spending in that area. Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella and General Electric Chief Executive John Flannery speak at General Electric Company’s
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp said its solid-state battery technology under development could be a “game changer” for electric vehicles, but that does not mean it is moving away from hydrogen-powered fuel-cell vehicles. Toyota Motor Corp. Executive Vice President Didier Leroy presents the company’s Concept-i series as a screen shows the company’s President Akio
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s markets watchdog said it has opened an investigation into the hacking of U.S. credit reporting agency Equifax, which affected nearly 700,000 UK citizens. FILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo “The Financial Conduct Authority announces today that
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