Broadcom bids $103 billion for Qualcomm, open to going hostile

(Reuters) - Chip maker Broadcom Ltd made an unsolicited $103 billion bid for Qualcomm Inc on Monday, setting the stage for a takeover battle that could reshape the industry at the heart of mobile phone hardware.

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Apple says no operations were moved from Ireland

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said none of its operations were moved from Ireland and that changes made to its corporate structure in 2015 were specially designed to preserve tax payments to the United States, and not to reduce taxes anywhere else.

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Equifax probes legal officer's role in post-breach share sales: WSJ

(Reuters) - An special committee of Equifax Inc's board is investigating the role the credit reporting company's chief legal officer played in approving share sales by four executives days after suspicious activity was discovered in its systems, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Salesforce, Google form cloud partnership

(Reuters) - Cloud-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it has entered into a partnership with Google's cloud platform G Suite, to support its rapidly growing global customer base.

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World needs new rules for powerful tech: Web Summit chief

LISBON (Reuters) - Tech companies like Google and Facebook seem like monopolies and need new rules, the organizer of one of the world's biggest technology summits said.

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Apple's iPhone X has higher margin than iPhone 8: analysis

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's new flagship iPhone X makes the company more money per phone than its iPhone 8 model, according to an analysis, which found the iPhone X's flashier parts cost Apple 25 percent more than the iPhone 8, but that it retailed 43 percent higher.

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Will.i.am's startup raises $117 million, enters enterprise market

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - I.am+, the tech startup founded by pop star and entrepreneur will.i.am, has raised $117 million in venture funding, the company told Reuters on Monday as it announced its entry into the corporate computing market with a voice assistant for customer service.

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Mobile bank N26 sees customers tripling within two years: CEO

LONDON (Reuters) - The smartphone-based bank N26 expects to peel away 5 to 10 percent of retail customers aged 18 to 35 from established banks in its core continental European market in the next two to three years, its chief executive told Reuters.

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Rivals AMD, Intel partner to take on Nvidia

(Reuters) - Bitter rivals Advanced Micro Devices Inc and Intel Corp on Monday unveiled a partnership that will help the chipmakers take on Nvidia Corp.

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BP, Shell lead plan for blockchain-based platform for energy trading

(Reuters) - A consortium including energy companies BP and Royal Dutch Shell will develop a blockchain-based digital platform for energy commodities trading expected to start by end-2018, the group said on Monday.

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Source: Reuters