Samsung unveils gaming-friendly Galaxy Note 9 to boost sales

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd launched the Galaxy Note 9 "phablet" in New York on Thursday, promising better battery life and quick cooling to attract gamers and revive flagging sales.

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Tesla shares fall 5 percent on Wall Street skepticism, SEC probe reports

Tesla Inc's shares slipped nearly 5 percent on Thursday, wiping out the gains fueled by Chief Executive Elon Musk's announcement of a plan to take the company private, after reports of concern by regulators and on doubt the deal could be done.

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JPMorgan Chase revamps entry-level tech program in race for talent

JPMorgan Chase & Co has revamped its entry-level program for technologists to attract more young software engineers amid a battle for top talent between Wall Street and Silicon Valley.

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Dropbox signs up more paying users than expected

Online file storage firm Dropbox Inc signed up more paying subscribers in its second quarter as a public company than Wall Street was expecting.

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Facebook says removing content on 3D printing of guns

Facebook Inc is removing content related to instructions on 3D printing of firearms, a company spokesperson said on Thursday, as debate around access to gun in the United States intensifies.

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Blockchain firm Soluna to build 900MW wind farm in Morocco: CEO

Blockchain company Soluna plans to build a 900-megawatt wind farm to power a computing center in Dakhla in the Morocco-administered Western Sahara, its chief executive John Belizaire said in an interview.

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Is SpaceX the model for a private Tesla?

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has held up his closely held space transportation company SpaceX as a model for taking his loss-making electric car company private, saying he wants existing Tesla investors to continue to hold stock.

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Tesla shares fall as investors await Musk's funding plan

Tesla shares down 2.7 percent in late morning trade as investors jittery about CEO Elon Musk's plan to take co private for $420/shr, valuing co at more than $70 billion

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Apple says it is monitoring Infowars app for content violations

Apple Inc said on Wednesday that an app belonging to popular conspiracy theorist Alex Jones remains in the company's mobile App Store because it has not been found to be in violation of any content policies.

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India regulator, who took on Facebook, Apple, to stay on for two more years

Ram Sewak Sharma, the head of India's telecoms regulator who took on global giants Facebook and Apple, has been given two more years in his assignment, which was due to end on Friday.

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Musk's Tesla buyout plan could test Wall Street's nerves

A leveraged buyout of electric carmaker Tesla could be an ominous sign of market exuberance, but investors may need more justification to run for the exits.

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Maersk, IBM say 94 organizations have joined blockchain trade platform

Shipping group Maersk said on Thursday 94 companies and organizations have so far joined a blockchain platform developed with IBM aimed at boosting efficiency and limiting the enormous paper trail of global container shipping.

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Uber rival Taxify bets on motorcycles and rickshaws in East Africa

Taxify, an Estonian ride-hailing company aiming to take on Uber [UBER.UL] in emerging markets, will invest millions of euros in East Africa in the next five years with a strategy focused on motorized rickshaws and motorcycles, it said on Thursday.

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L'Oreal adds to Facebook sales push with virtual make-up tests

Maybelline parent L'Oreal is pairing up with Facebook to roll out virtual tests for shoppers to see how they might look with different lipsticks or eye shadows, adding to its push to drive more sales online and through social media networks.

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After Mercari: Japanese asset managers see new era in venture capital investing

The hugely successful IPO by online marketplace Mercari in June was a bonanza for its shareholders – and may transform lukewarm attitudes among mainstream asset managers about investing in startups, according to major Japanese institutional investors and industry officials.

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Apple's mettle in India tested in squabble over anti-spam app

In India, the world's second-biggest smartphone market, Apple Inc's normally deft management of government relations is being put to a fresh high-stakes test.

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Airbnb hits wall with China Great Wall promotion

U.S. short-term rental service Airbnb Inc has hit a wall with its newest marketing scheme in China, after regulators objected to a promotion offering sleepovers on the Great Wall of China.

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China revamps national technology leadership group, tech shares rise

China has revamped a national leadership group charged with planning and studying its key technological development strategies, signaling potential policy shifts are underway as its technological ambitions fueled a backlash abroad.

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Deutsche Telekom again lifts core profits guidance

Deutsche Telekom raised its profit outlook for the second time this year as it reported second-quarter results which showed underlying growth, although this was offset by a drag from the weaker U.S. dollar.

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China's Bytedance seeks to raise $3 billion at up to $75 billion valuation: sources

Beijing Bytedance Technology Co, owner of China's leading news aggregator Jinri Toutiao, aims to raise about $3 billion in its latest funding round that would see its valuation soar to as high as $75 billion, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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Source: Reuters