Reese Witherspoon, AT&T venture, form media company aimed at women

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(Reuters) – Otter Media, the joint venture between AT&T Inc and The Chernin Group, has partnered with Reese Witherspoon to form a new multimedia company, Hello Sunshine, aimed at telling female-driven stories.

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Facebook to expand in UK in latest vote of confidence after Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook said it would expand its UK presence by 50 percent in 2017, joining U.S. technology peer Google in boosting investment in Britain despite the uncertainty sparked by the vote to leave the European Union.

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Microsoft Spends Big to Build a Computer Out of Science Fiction

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The computer giant says it’s ready to start planning a prototype quantum computer, a superpowerful device that relies on subatomic particles instead of transistors.

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How Apple Empowers, and Employs, the American Working Class

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The tech giant probably won’t bring all production to the United States, as Donald Trump has suggested, but it provides diverse opportunities for thousands of Americans, along with a ladder to climb.

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Symantec in the lead to acquire LifeLock: sources

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(Reuters) – Symantec Corp is in the lead to acquire LifeLock Inc following an auction for the U.S. identity theft protection services company, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg discloses steps to fight fake news

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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc, facing withering criticism for failing to stem a flood of phony news articles in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, is taking a series of steps to weed out hoaxes and other types of false information, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post Friday evening.

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Airbnb Broadens Its Business With Tours and Travel Experiences

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Facing challenges in its core business of short-term rentals, Airbnb is aiming to become a fuller-service travel company by connecting travelers with local guides.

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India's top e-tailer Flipkart eyes groceries; renewed push in furniture

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – India’s top e-commerce player Flipkart plans to move into the groceries space and make a renewed push in the online furniture business, as it expands its product portfolio and looks to outmaneuver global giant Amazon.com in a burgeoning Indian market.

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China says terrorism, fake news impel greater global internet curbs

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WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – China’s ambitions to tighten up regulation of the Internet have found a second wind in old fears – terrorism and fake news.

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