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Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ

Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ

Published 26/06/2017

The logo of the social network Facebook is seen on a beach during the Cannes Lions Festival in Cannes, France, June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Facebook Inc is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programming by late summer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Short of IT workers at home, Israeli startups recruit elsewhere

Short of IT workers at home, Israeli startups recruit elsewhere

Published 26/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Employees work at website-designer firm Wix.com offices in Tel Aviv, Israel July 4, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo

When Alexey Chalimov founded software design firm Eastern Peak in Israel four years ago he knew he would not find the developers he needed at home.

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New Zealand pedal their way to brink of America`s Cup glory

New Zealand pedal their way to brink of America`s Cup glory

Published 26/06/2017

Sailing - America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 25, 2017 - Team Emirates New Zealand speeds towards the finish line to win race eight over Oracle Team USA in America's Cup finals . REUTERS/Mike Segar

Emirates Team New Zealand will take to Bermuda's Great Sound on Monday with a mission, to finally wipe out the hurt inflicted on the sports-mad country by Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup.

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New Zealand reach match point against U.S. in America`s Cup

New Zealand reach match point against U.S. in America`s Cup

Published 25/06/2017

Sailing - America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 25, 2017 - Emirates Team New Zealand speeds towards the finish line to win race eight over Oracle Team USA in America's Cup finals . REUTERS/Mike Segar

New Zealand flew to the edge of America's Cup victory over the U.S. on Sunday, going 6-1 ahead in the first-to-seven final and setting themselves up to exorcise the ghost of losing in San Francisco in 2013.

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Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at `Five eyes` meeting

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at `Five eyes` meeting

Published 25/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: An encryption message is seen on the WhatsApp application on an iPhone in Manchester , Britain March 27, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the "Five Eyes" intelligence network.

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India`s Infosys says reassessing long-term goals due to tougher market

India`s Infosys says reassessing long-term goals due to tougher market

Published 24/06/2017

The logo of Infosys is pictured inside the company's headquarters in Bengaluru, India, April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Infosys Ltd, India's second-biggest software services exporter, is re-evaluating its long-term targets because tougher market conditions have made them appear "daunting", the company's chairman said on Saturday.

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Judge says San Francisco can subpoena Uber for driver information

Judge says San Francisco can subpoena Uber for driver information

Published 23/06/2017

The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A California state judge said on Thursday that San Francisco can demand from Uber records containing the ride-hailing company's driver contact information, the city attorney said.

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Apple adds Virgin to U.S. carrier lineup as Virgin ditches Android

Apple adds Virgin to U.S. carrier lineup as Virgin ditches Android

Published 23/06/2017

A customer views the new iPhone 7 smartphone inside an Apple Inc. store in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Apple Inc will soon start selling wireless plans from Virgin Mobile USA, the first new carrier offered by the iPhone maker's since 2013, the companies said on Wednesday.

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Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Maine One as he returns to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress will soon confront a complex challenge for tax reform: how to limit U.S. corporate tax avoidance schemes that take advantage of low tax rates in foreign countries.

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European shares get tech support, Hexagon soars on M&A talk

European shares get tech support, Hexagon soars on M&A talk

Published 14/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: A man shelters under an umbrella as he walks past the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/File Photo

Recovering technology stocks gave European shares another leg up on Wednesday, while deal chatter sent Sweden's Hexagon soaring to a record high.

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