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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc on Friday said it was suspending political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign, after finding data privacy policies had been violated. FILE PHOTO: A Facebook logo is seen at the Facebook Gather conference in Brussels, Belgium January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo Facebook
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(Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) on Friday said former executive chairman Paul Jacobs would not be renominated for the U.S. semiconductor company’s board after Jacobs disclosed his intention to pursue a long-shot acquisition of the firm. FILE PHOTO: Paul Jacobs, Executive Chairman of Qualcomm attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Shares in Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp Beijing slumped by their daily limit of 10 percent on Friday after its chairman resigned, fanning fears he would no longer play a white knight role for the embattled firm. FILE PHOTO: Chairman of Sunac China Holdings Ltd. Sun Hongbin speaks during a
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(Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd, has extended the contract of Executive Chairman and Chief Executive John Chen by five years through November 2023, the Canadian company said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, gives an interview following the opening of his company’s stock at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New
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(Reuters) – Online platforms such as Google (GOOGL.O), Apple (AAPL.O) and Amazon (AMZN.O) face new European Union rules on their commercial practices with smaller businesses that use their services, as Brussels seeks to curtail their huge market power. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is seen at the Young Entrepreneurs fair in Paris, France, February 7,
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(Reuters) – Broadcom Ltd, led by dynamic Chief Executive Hock Tan, is unlikely to put the brakes on an acquisition spree after its $117 billion bid for Qualcomm Inc was blocked by U.S. President Donald Trump on national security grounds. Hock Tan, CEO of Broadcom, speaks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blocked microchip maker Broadcom Ltd’s(AVGO.O) proposed takeover of Qualcomm Inc(QCOM.O) on national security grounds, ending what would have been the technology industry’s biggest deal ever amid concerns that it would give China the upper hand in mobile communications. The presidential order reflected a calculation that the United
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