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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google’s top lobbyist in Washington is stepping aside as the U.S. technology company faces criticism on Capitol Hill on issues including privacy protections and its investment plans in China, the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) unit said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich September
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats, after the party flagged the misleading tweets to the social media company. A voting official hands back an early voter his ID in Valdosta, Georgia,
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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Department of Justice building is seen in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department unveiled an indictment against two companies based in China and Taiwan and three individuals on Thursday, saying they conspired to steal trade secrets from U.S. semiconductor company Micron (MU.O)
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FILE PHOTO: The Sprint logo is displayed on a a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Wireless carrier Sprint Corp beat Wall Street’s estimates for quarterly revenue, profit and overall postpaid net subscriber additions on Wednesday, driving
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(Reuters) – EBay Inc (EBAY.O) beat analysts’ estimates for third-quarter profit by managing costs at a time when bigger rival Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) missed revenue estimates and forecast sales below expectations for the holiday quarter. FILE PHOTO: The eBay app is seen on a mobile phone in this illustration photo October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration
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The logo of Mellanox Technologies is seen at the company’s headquarters in Yokneam, in northern Israel July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (Reuters) – Chipmaker Mellanox Technologies Ltd has hired a financial adviser to explore a sale after receiving takeover interest from at least two companies, CNBC reported citing people familiar with the matter. The deal
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(Reuters) – The UK chiefs of Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), Facebook (FB.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google met with British government ministers in London on Wednesday to seek assurances over the impact of a no-deal Brexit on jobs and investment, the Telegraph reported bit.ly/2JiGj2U on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an
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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s new searchable database of U.S. political ads reveals that companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp, Ben & Jerry’s and Penzeys Spices are cumulatively spending millions of dollars to encourage voting and influence how Americans vote. The entrance sign to Facebook headquarters is seen through two moving buses in Menlo Park, California,
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