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Foxconn says Apple, Amazon to join its bid for Toshiba chip business: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) – Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc will join Foxconn’s bid for Toshiba Corp’s semiconductor business, the Nikkei business daily quoted Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou as saying on Monday.


After London attack, Facebook says aims to be ‘hostile environment’ for terrorists

LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a “hostile environment” for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms.


Exclusive: Elliott target Gigamon prepares to explore a sale – sources

(Reuters) – Gigamon Inc, a U.S. network monitoring software maker targeted by activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, is preparing to hold talks with potential suitors interested in acquiring it, according to people familiar with the matter.


Apple set to expand Siri, taking different route from Amazon’s Alexa

(Reuters) – Apple Inc is expected to announce plans next week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps, as the technology company looks to counter the runaway success of Amazon.com Inc’s competing Alexa service.


Wal-Mart reassures employees as it touts tech investments

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc executives on Friday reassured workers they remained integral to the company’s success as they highlighted investments in online sales and other technology to compete with rivals like Amazon.com Inc .


Bitcoin exchange Coinbase seeks new funds at $1 billion valuation: Wall Street Journal

(Reuters) – Bitcoin exchange Coinbase Inc is in talks with potential investors on a new round of funding at a valuation of more than $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.