Apple sees 'strong demand' for replacement iPhone batteries: letter

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has seen "strong demand" for replacement iPhone batteries and may offer rebates for consumers who paid full price for new batteries, the company said in a Feb. 2 letter to U.S. lawmakers made public on Tuesday.

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Uber says hackers behind data breach were in Canada, Florida

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The two people behind a 2016 data breach at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] were found to be in Canada and Florida, an Uber cyber security executive told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday.

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Snap shares soar as user growth, revenue beat

(Reuters) - Snap Inc surprised Wall Street on Tuesday with a rebound in user growth for its Snapchat messaging app, showing resilience amid competition with Facebook Inc's Instagram and sending shares up nearly 30 percent.

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U.S. regulators may ask Congress for virtual currency legislation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators may ask Congress to pass legislation to improve oversight of virtual currencies like bitcoin amid concerns about the risks posed by the emerging asset class, the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday.

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In trade-secrets trial, subdued Kalanick says Uber trailed in self-driving cars

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Former Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick testified at trial on Tuesday that he believed Uber was lagging in self-driving car development and came up with a plan to hire a star engineer from rival Waymo to catch up with competitors.

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Match Group revenue soars as Tinder attracts more subscribers

(Reuters) - Match Group Inc , which owns popular dating app Tinder, on Tuesday reported a 28.5 percent jump in quarterly revenue as more people paid for subscriptions to its apps and websites.

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Apple to build a second data center in China: Xinhua

(Reuters) - Apple Inc will build its second data center in China at Ulanqab City in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the local government.

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Akamai revenue, profit top estimates as cloud soars

(Reuters) - Akamai Technologies Inc's profit and revenue topped estimates on Tuesday as an aggressive push into cloud security helped offset a decline in its traditional business of speeding up content delivery through the web.

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Nissan to launch new all-electric Leaf in Asia-Pacific markets

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co said on Tuesday it will launch the new version of its all-electric vehicle Leaf in seven markets in Asia-Pacific, and explore bringing it to two more, in its latest push to boost sales of electrified vehicles.

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China's Huawei builds British ties in face of U.S. cold shoulder

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - China's Huawei said on Tuesday it will spend a further 3 billion pounds ($4.2 billion) on procurement in Britain as the world's largest telecom equipment maker seeks alternatives to the United States, where it faces an effective ban.

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Source: Reuters