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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will tackle “the Wild West elements” on the internet from cyberbullying to online child exploitation by introducing new laws for social media companies, digital minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday. Britain’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock, appears on the BBC’s Marr Show in London, Britain,
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk promised a cheering crowd on Thursday that his controversial dream of burrowing a high-speed network of “personalized mass transit” tunnels under Los Angeles could be achieved without disturbance or noise at the surface. Musk, the Silicon Valley high-tech tycoon who founded the Tesla Inc. electric car maker,
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(Reuters) – PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) has agreed to acquire iZettle, one of Europe’s best known financial technology startups, for $2.2 billion, the companies said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The PayPal logo is seen at a high-tech park in Beersheba, southern Israel August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo The deal will enable PayPal to expand
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp (6502.T) said on Thursday that China regulators have approved the $18 billion sale of its chip unit to a consortium led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital, marking the end to a year-long saga surrounding its most prized asset. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Toshiba Corp is seen outside
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Shares of Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) opened up 7 percent in Hong Kong on Thursday after it reported better-than-expected first-quarter results. FILE PHOTO: A sign of Tencent is seen during the third annual World Internet Conference in Wuzhen town of Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China November 16, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Tencent
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