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Google parent Alphabet profit leaps on ad growth

Google parent Alphabet on Monday reported a surge in quarterly profits, lifted by strong growth in the digital advertising segment it dominates along with Facebook.

Mon 23 Apr 18 from

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Supreme Court upholds challenged patent review practice

The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts.

17 hours ago from

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Ireland to collect billions from Apple in back taxes

Ireland says it will begin collecting more than 13 billion euros ($15.9 billion) of back taxes from Apple, 19 months after the European Commission ruled that a tax deal with the tech giant amounted ...

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Uber’s tech jobs still go to predominantly white men under new CEO

2017 was a whirlwind year for Uber: the company dealt with engineer Susan Fowler’s account of sexism during her time at Uber, it lost one CEO and gained a new one, and it faced ...

16 hours ago from The Verge

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SK Hynix posts big jump in Q1 net profit

South Korea's SK Hynix, the world's second-largest memory chip maker, on Tuesday announced a big jump in first-quarter net profit thanks to strong global demand.

Tue 24 Apr 18 from

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Mideast ride-sharing app Careem says it was hacked

The Mideast ride-sharing app Careem says it has been hacked.

Mon 23 Apr 18 from

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Linde confident for Praxair merger after strong Q1

German industrial gases group Linde confirmed its objectives for 2018 Wednesday after a strong first quarter, as it eyes a jumbo tie-up with US rival Praxair in the second half.

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South Korea's LG Display looks up after posting first loss in six years

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd forecast higher panel shipments and more stable prices in the second quarter as it reported its first operating loss in six years on Wednesday, ...

7 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Softbank, Google join $1.9 billion investment in China truck-hailing firm

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Japan's Softbank Group and Alphabet Inc's venture capital fund CapitalG are among investors pouring $1.9 billion into a truck hailing service platform Manbang, ...

Tue 24 Apr 18 from Reuters Technology

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Bitcoin climbs to six-week high as market sentiment improves

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin rose to a six-week high on Tuesday on positive headlines that included the possible entry of major financial institutions into the space, lifting sentiment on the ...

17 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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