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Apple Tells Court Qualcomm Chip Licenses Are Invalid

Pic: ReutersApple Inc broadened a legal attack on Qualcomm Inc, arguing to a U.S. federal court that license agreements that secure the chip maker a cut of every iPhone manufactured were invalid.

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As iPhone 8 Looms, Firms Scramble To Lock Up Memory Chip Supply

Global electronics makers are scrambling to stock up on memory chips to keep production lines running as Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) new iPhone 8 launch later this year threatens to worsen a global squeeze on supply.

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Uber To Allow Tips For Drivers In Reversal Of Longstanding Policy

Pic: ReutersUber said on Tuesday it will for the first time allow drivers to collect tips through its smartphone app, an about-face from previous company policy, as part of the ride-services firm's broader effort to improve an often-contentious relationship.

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Trump To Meet With Top Executives On Wireless Tech, Drones

Pic: ReutersU.S. President Donald Trump will discuss advanced wireless technologies and drones on Thursday with top executives at AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, T-Mobile US Inc and other firms, focusing on how government can create the right environment for breakthroughs.

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Google Bows To Pressure To Tackle Extremist Content

Google has unveiled new measures to identify and remove extremist material after coming under increasing political pressure to do more to tackle radical content online.

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There’s A Constitutional Right To Use Social Media, Supreme Court Says

The US Supreme Court on Monday declared as unconstitutional a 2008 North Carolina law barring registered sex offenders from accessing commercial social media sites where minors may become members or create personal pages or profiles.

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Time Warner Signs Deal To Develop Shows For Snapchat

Pic: ReutersTime Warner Inc and Snap Inc said on Monday they had entered into an agreement to develop original shows for messaging service Snapchat over the next two years.

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Tech CEOs Meet With Trump On Government Overhaul

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: President Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 U.S. technology companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, seeking their help to make the government's computing systems more efficient.

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Neighborhood Social Network Nextdoor Expands Into Germany

Pic: ReutersU.S. local social networking phenomenon Nextdoor is entering Germany, Europe's largest market, the company said on Monday, following expansion moves last year into Britain and the Netherlands, where it has grown rapidly.

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Xbox One X - World's Most Powerful Game Console To Debut On Nov 7

KUALA LUMPUR - The keenly anticipated Microsoft's Xbox One X, which will make its worldwide debut on Nov 7, is now touted as the world's most powerful gaming console.

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