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Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report
(Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc
reaffirmed on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year, but declined to comment on a report that a deal has been reached.
Trump defends tweets as key to White House victory
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, and said he may not have won the White House without it.
U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms
(Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.
Japan's Mitsubishi, U.S. partner to invest $1.8 billion in data centers: media
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp <8058.T> plans to set up a joint venture with U.S. data center operator Digital Realty Trust
and build around 10 data centers in Japan by 2022 for 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion), the Nikkei said on Saturday.
India cenbank says linking national ID number to bank accounts mandatory
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's central bank on Saturday dismissed media reports that it was not necessary to link national identity card numbers, known as Aadhar numbers, to bank accounts.
Thailand rehearses lavish $90 million funeral for late king
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Drums and a band played as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed on Saturday for the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose cremation next week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a million mourners.
UPDATE 1-Missing Argentine protester's body identified days before election
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The family of a young protester who went missing in Argentina nearly three months ago identified his body on Friday, said a brother of the dead man to journalists after leaving the morgue.
Tesla raises borrowing capacity for car leases to $1.1 billion
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc
said on Friday it has increased its borrowing capacity for a car lease program to $1.1 billion from $600 million.
Alphabet balloon project to provide limited internet in Puerto Rico
(Reuters) - Experimental communications balloons provided by Alphabet Inc in collaboration with AT&T Inc will allow some of the carrier's customers in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico to send texts and access critical information on the internet, Alphabet said on Friday.
Brother identifies body of missing Argentine protester
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The brother of a young protester who went missing in Argentina nearly three months ago identified his body on Friday, speaking to journalists after leaving the morgue.
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