Google says it has no evidence of Russian ads about U.S. election

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Search engine Google said on Thursday it had seen no evidence on its advertising platforms of the kind of suspected Russian propaganda campaign that Facebook Inc says appeared on its network before and after last year's U.S. presidential election.

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Apple's new iPhone could face supply shortfalls after launch: WSJ

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's new iPhone had hit production glitches early in its manufacturing process and could lead to supply shortfalls and shipping delays following its launch next week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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Amazon opens bidding to cities for $5 billion 'HQ2', a second headquarters

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it would build a $5 billion second headquarters in North America, kicking off a competition between cities and states to offer tax cuts and incentives that could bring 50,000 new jobs.

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Spotify, Hulu target students with discounted bundle

(Reuters) - U.S. college students can buy Spotify Premium music streaming and Hulu TV streaming for a combined, deeply discounted $4.99 per month, in a new student subscription bundle the companies announced on Thursday to lure younger consumers.

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GoPro expects adjusted profitability in third quarter; shares jump

(Reuters) - Action camera maker GoPro Inc said on Thursday it expects to be profitable on an adjusted basis in the third quarter, ahead of the holiday season launch of its newest cameras, sending its shares up 17 percent.

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Former Amazon.com analyst pleads guilty to insider trading

(Reuters) - A former Amazon.com Inc AMZN.O financial analyst pleaded guilty on Thursday to insider trading for tipping a former college fraternity brother about the retailer's quarterly results before they were made public.

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Ford's Lincoln brand plans electrified versions of all models by 2022 -sources

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's premium Lincoln brand plans to offer hybrid gasoline-electric versions of all its U.S. models by 2022, according to three sources familiar with the plans.

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Red Cross launches first U.S. drone program for disasters

(Reuters) - The American Red Cross will for the first time fly a drone to assess damage and funnel aid to areas of Houston flooded by Hurricane Harvey over the last two weeks, the agency and sponsors said on Thursday.

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ECB's Draghi rejects Estonia's virtual currency idea

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank's president criticized on Thursday a proposal by the Estonian government to launch a state-managed digital currency, reaffirming instead that the euro was the only valid money in the euro area.

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All new Jaguar Land Rover cars to have electric option from 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - All new Jaguar Land Rover cars will be available in an electric or hybrid version from 2020, Britain's biggest carmaker said on Thursday, as it speeds up plans to electrify its model range.

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Source: Reuters