Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's revised buyout offer, proposes meeting

(Reuters) - U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc on Thursday rejected Broadcom Ltd's revised $121 billion buyout offer, but proposed meeting its peer to see whether they can address what it called the bid's "serious deficiencies in value and certainty."

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Nvidia shares surge 11 percent as GPU chip demand skyrockets

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp reported a better-than-expected 34 percent jump in quarterly revenue on Thursday, underpinned by strong demand for its graphics chips used in data centers, gaming devices and in cryptocurrency mining.

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Twitter surprises with revenue turnaround, shares surge

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Thursday delivered its first quarterly profit and an unexpected return to revenue growth helped by expansion outside the United States, pushing shares in the social network to more than two-year highs.

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'Call of Duty' drives big holiday quarter for Activision Blizzard

(Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc beat analysts' expectations for revenue in the final quarter of 2017, helped by robust Christmas buying of its blockbuster "Call of Duty" videogame and higher digital sales.

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Virtual currencies may stay even if bubble is already deflating: ECB

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The market bubble of virtual currencies is already deflating but central banks should still pay attention as the innovation may be here to stay even if early market leaders die out, European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch said on Thursday.

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FireEye reports first-ever adjusted quarterly profit, shares jump

(Reuters) - Cyber security firm FireEye Inc on Thursday reported its first-ever quarterly adjusted profit since going public in 2013, highlighting gains from the company's shift to a subscription model and its cost-cutting efforts.

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Salesforce investing $2 billion in Canada, in northward U.S. tech growth

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. business software developer Salesforce.com Inc will pump $2 billion into its Canadian business over the next five years, it said on Thursday, the latest major U.S. high technology investment across the border since early 2017.

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Expedia quarterly profit misses as costs jump

(Reuters) - U.S. online travel services company Expedia Inc missed analysts' quarterly profit estimate on higher marketing expenses, sending its shares tumbling 15 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday.

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Uber board got assurances on diligence ahead of self-driving deal: investor

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A key Uber investor testified on Thursday that the company's board received assurances that due diligence had turned up no problems with a self-driving car startup which Uber acquired, differing from testimony by Uber's former chief executive.

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Trivago takes aim at smaller hotels as online partners cut spend

(Reuters) - Hotel-search company Trivago NV is looking to increase the share of its business that comes from independent hotels and alternative types of accommodation at a time when its two dominant customers have reduced what they pay per click.

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