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Tesla's Musk: No more discounts on new cars

DETROIT (Reuters) - Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk told employees in an email to follow company policy of not offering discounts on new cars, responding to some investors' concerns about the practice. Read More

 

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Samsung says over 1 million people globally using Note 7 with safe battery

BEIJING (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's biggest smartphone maker, said on Thursday more than 1 million people globally are now using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones with batteries that are not vulnerable to overheating and catching fire. More »

 

Push to digital helps Accenture beat revenue estimate

(Reuters) - Consulting and outsourcing services provider Accenture Plc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as its investments to boost digital and cloud services pay off, sending its shares up 6.6 percent on Thursday. More »

 

Growth in demand for industrial robots halves as China, carmakers cut back

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Growth in sales of industrial robots has halved from levels seen two years ago and is unlikely to recover those levels over the next few years because demand in China, the biggest market, has slowed. More »

 

Samsung says in talks with U.S. watchdog on washing machine safety issues

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics, which is already reeling from a global recall of its Note 7 smartphones, said on Thursday it is in talks with a U.S. watchdog to address potential safety problems related to some of its washing machines. More »

 

Deutsche Bank opens digital factory, hires 400 specialists

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank opened a center for software developers and IT and financial specialists in Frankfurt on Thursday, joining other lenders in developing products for digital banking. More »

 

EU looks to remove national barriers to data flows

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - The European Commission wants to reduce national restrictions on where some types of commercial and health data can be stored, Vice-President Andrus Ansip said on Thursday. More »

 

Ubisoft says unaware of Vivendi board seat request: CFO

PARIS (Reuters) - French video games maker Ubisoft is not aware of media giant Vivendi requesting a seat on the company's board, Chief Financial Officer Alain Martinez said on Thursday. More »

 

Safran in exclusive talks to sell Morpho to Advent

PARIS (Reuters) - Safran has entered exclusive talks about the sale of its Morpho identity and security business to Advent International, which owns smartcard maker Oberthur Technologies, the French aerospace and defense firm said on Thursday. More »

 

Cyber firm challenges Yahoo claim hack was state-sponsored

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A cyber security company on Wednesday asserted that the hack of 500 million account credentials from Yahoo was the work of an Eastern European criminal gang, adding another layer of intrigue to a murky investigation into the unprecedented data heist. More »

 

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