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Verizon to announce $5 billion deal to buy Yahoo on Monday: source

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc will announce an agreement on Monday to buy Yahoo Inc for about $5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. Read More


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Nintendo shares dive as company plays down Pokemon GO's earnings impact

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in Nintendo Co tumbled as much as 18 percent on Monday after the company said Pokemon GO would have a limited impact on its earnings - their biggest setback so far after a huge run-up on the smash-hit game. More »


Facebook, Twitter co-operated with Brazil probe of alleged militants

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The judge overseeing the probe that led to the arrest last week of suspected Islamist militants in Brazil said Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. co-operated with investigators by providing information about the suspects' use of both social networks. More »


Pokemon Go gets big Comic-Con stage, creator talks success and future

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) - The creator of the wildly popular Pokemon Go gaming app received the celebrity treatment on Sunday at the final day of San Diego's annual Comic-Con, as he discussed the viral popularity and future of the game. More »


China's Huawei says first-half sales revenue rose 40 percent year-on-year

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], one of the world's largest telecoms equipment makers, on Monday posted a 40 percent rise in first-half sales revenue and said it would "maintain current momentum" this year. More »


Ericsson CEO Vestberg steps down with immediate effect

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish mobile telecoms gear maker Ericsson's Chief Executive Hans Vestberg has stepped down with immediate effect, the company said on Monday. More »


Apple weathers anti-U.S. demo in China, where patriotic protests snowball

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple Inc found itself on the receiving end of a small, short-lived anti-U.S. protest this week in China, the tech firm's biggest overseas market and a country where foreign firms have suffered damaging boycotts following international spats. More »


Pokemon GO blamed for illegal border crossing from Canada to U.S.

(Reuters) - Two youths unaware of their surroundings when they were playing Pokemon GO on their cell phones made an illegal border crossing this week from Canada into the United States in a remote part of Montana, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said. More »


U.S. asks phone companies to provide 'robocall' blocking technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Friday pressed major U.S. phone companies to take immediate steps to make technology that blocks unwanted automated calls available to consumers at no charge. More »


Apple to open first Apple Store in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Apple Inc is planning to open its first Apple Store in Taiwan, a move that comes after the U.S. technology giant raised $1.38 billion in a bond offering last month on the island that is home to many companies in its supply chain. More »


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