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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) announced a plan to increase transparency about its role in political advertising on Friday, ahead of congressional hearings next week on social media companies and Russia’s meddling in last year’s U.S. presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Facebook logo is seen at a start-up companies gathering at Paris’ Station F
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Executives from Facebook Inc (FB.O), Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google will testify on Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. A 3D-printed Facebook logo is displayed in front of the Twitter logo, in this illustration taken October 25,
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Wall Street may love the shares of Silicon Valley electric carmaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), but Americans love big, fuel-thirsty trucks like Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) bestselling F-Series pickups and are paying ever higher prices to buy them. Joe Hinrichs, Executive VP and President, The Americas for Ford, introduces the 2017 Ford F-150
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DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Lei Xu and Justin Song once worked at electric carmaker Tesla Inc, one of the hottest companies in Silicon Valley. But with interest and investments in autonomous vehicles mounting, they left to pursue what they see as the next big thing. Nullmax CEO Lei Xu drives a Lincoln MKZ sedan equipped
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(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) on Thursday reported stronger-than-expected advertising sales and higher operating margins, driving shares up in after-hours trading as investors brushed off concerns about higher costs for acquiring mobile customers. The company’s shares were up nearly 3 percent at $1,020 after the bell. They have gained 25 percent this year. Third-quarter revenue
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp said its solid-state battery technology under development could be a “game changer” for electric vehicles, but that does not mean it is moving away from hydrogen-powered fuel-cell vehicles. Toyota Motor Corp. Executive Vice President Didier Leroy presents the company’s Concept-i series during media preview of the 45th Tokyo Motor
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s markets watchdog said it has opened an investigation into the hacking of U.S. credit reporting agency Equifax, which affected nearly 700,000 UK citizens. FILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo “The Financial Conduct Authority announces today that
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The launch of Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) second-generation Google Pixel smartphones has been hampered by display screen problems and pricing and shipping issues, prompting the company to open an investigation and issue multiple apologies to customers. FILE PHOTO: Google’s Pixel 2 phone is displayed during a launch event in San Francisco, California,
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