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Toshiba Discussing Joint Investment In Chips With Western Digital

Pic: ReutersYOKKAICHI, Japan: Toshiba Corp said it is discussing joint investment in a new chip production line with Western Digital Corp - its estranged business partner after the Japanese firm chose a different suitor to buy its $18 billion semiconductor business.

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Fidelity Tests Virtual Reality For Customer Service Training

NEW YORK - Fidelity Investments is testing virtual reality technology to train customer service representatives in its call centers across the United States.

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Samsung Elec CEO Kwon Announces Shock Resignation As Profits Surge

Kwon Oh Hyun co chief executive officer of Samsung Electronics Co. speaks during the companys annual general meeting at the Seocho office building in Seoul South Korea March 24 2017

SEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday its CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun plans to step down from management, deepening concerns over a leadership vacuum at the tech giant after group scion Jay Y. Lee was jailed for bribery.

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These Are The Official Prices For iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus In Malaysia

Ever since the iPhone 8 and the Phone 8 Plus were revealed by Apple, their price tags in Malaysia have immediately become subjects of speculation. Well, you can stop guessing now because we finally have the official prices for both devices.

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Israeli Hackers Find NSA Surveillance Tools On Kaspersky Servers

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Suspicions of Kaspersky’s involvement with Russian espionage agencies have picked up steam over the last couple of months. Of late, the reason for the suspicion has become clear. It turns out that the Americans only became aware of a potential security leak through the anti-virus company after a group of Israeli spies hacked into the Kaspersky network and began looking around.

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Bitcoin Surges To All-Time High Above $5,000

Bitcoin has again hit a new record-high valuation, tipping $5,200 despite experts continuing to express scepticism about the cryptocurrency's popularity.

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Facebook Bans Rapper Lil B For 'Hate Speech' Posts

Pic: Getty ImagesUS rapper Lil B, known for his outspoken views on social media, is facing a 30-day ban under Facebook's hate speech policies.

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Irish Court Gives $1 Billion Apple Data Center Green Light

Pic: ReutersDUBLIN: Apple may proceed to build a 850 million euro ($1 billion) data center in Ireland, the High Court ruled on Thursday, bringing relief for the government after a two-year planning delay which it feared could hurt its reputation with investors.

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Movie Studios Join Disney-Led Service To Link Digital Purchases

Pic: ReutersLOS ANGELES: Five Hollywood film studios have joined together to offer a new service designed to make it easier for consumers to collect digital movies that they can watch at home or on mobile devices, the studios said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Germany: 'No Evidence' Kaspersky Software Used By Russians For Hacks

Pic: ReutersBERLIN: Germany’s BSI federal cyber agency said on Wednesday it had no evidence to back media reports that Russian hackers used Kaspersky Lab antivirus software to spy on U.S. authorities.

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