France, Germany, Italy, Spain seek tax on digital giants' revenues

PARIS (Reuters) - France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers said in a joint letter.

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Criticism of Equifax data breach response mounts, shares tumble

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc faced a storm of criticism on Friday over a hack that may have compromised personal data for some 143 million Americans, with consumers clamoring for answers and cyber security experts questioning the response to the massive breach.

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Bain, SK Hynix group ups bid for Toshiba chip unit to $22 billion: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - A group including Bain Capital and South Korea's SK Hynix has raised its offer for Toshiba Corp's chip business to 2.4 trillion yen ($22.3 billion) including a 200 billion yen investment in infrastructure, sources familiar with the matter said.

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Best Buy stops sale of Russia-based Kaspersky products

(Reuters) - Best Buy Co, the No.1 U.S. electronics retailer, is pulling Kaspersky Lab's cyber security products from its shelves and website, amid concerns that the Moscow-based firm may be vulnerable to Russian government influence.

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Two-thirds of American adults get news from social media: survey

(Reuters) - About two-thirds of American adults are getting "at least some of their news on social media" with two-in-ten doing so often, according to a Pew Research Center survey this week.

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Apple lawsuits against Qualcomm can proceed, U.S. judge rules

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's 11 foreign lawsuits against Qualcomm Inc can proceed while the company's dispute plays out in the United States, a U.S. federal judge in San Diego ruled Sept. 7.

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U.N. aviation agency to call for global drone registry

MONTREAL (Reuters) - The United Nations' aviation agency is backing the creation of a single global drone registry, as part of broader efforts to come up with common rules for flying and tracking unmanned aircraft.

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Bitcoin ETF idea still a little funky, experts say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Demand for exchange-traded funds that would provide exposure to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is strong, but regulators will likely wait until the underlying market matures more before approving such products, a panel of securities industry experts said on Friday.

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Uber to stop using diesel cars in London by end 2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] will cease using diesel cars in London by the end of 2019 and the vast majority of rides will be in electric or hybrid vehicles by then, the taxi app said on Friday.

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FBI probing if Uber used software to interfere with rivals: WSJ

(Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing to see if Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] had used software to illegally interfere with its competitors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

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