U.S. sees national security risk from Broadcom's Qualcomm deal

(Reuters) - A U.S. government national security panel has identified potential risks that warrant a full investigation of Singapore-based Broadcom Ltd's $117 billion bid for chipmaker Qualcomm Inc , a senior U.S. Treasury official said in a letter to the companies on Monday.

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BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram over patent infringement

(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd on Tuesday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook Inc and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps, arguing that they copied technology and features from BlackBerry Messenger.

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U.S. agency proposes nearly $1 billion to revamp Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands communications

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. telecoms regulator proposed on Tuesday directing $954 million to restore and expand communications networks in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that were heavily damaged during the 2017 hurricane season.

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YNAP in line with 5-year plan, core profit margins to rise in 2018: CEO

MILAN (Reuters) - Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP) is in line with its five-year plan and core profit margins will rise 30-70 basis points in 2018, as revenue is lifted by sales through mobiles and in the Middle East, the group's chief executive said on Tuesday.

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Coinbase announces launch of cryptocurrency index fund

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Digital asset exchange Coinbase announced on Tuesday the launch of its first-ever index fund, marking the company's foray into asset management.

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Porsche says flying cab technology could be ready within decade

GENEVA (Reuters) - Porsche is studying flying passenger vehicles but expects it could take up to a decade to finalize technology before they can launch in real traffic, its head of development said on Tuesday.

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Daimler's R&D chief sees nickel rich batteries gaining traction

GENEVA (Reuters) - The car industry is moving towards making electric car batteries with a higher ratio of nickel, Ola Kaellenius, Daimler board member responsible for research and development, said on Tuesday.

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Uber's self-driving trucks haul cargo on Arizona highways

(Reuters) - Uber's [UBER.UL] self-driving trucks have been hauling cargo on Arizona highways, the U.S. ride-hailing firm said on Tuesday, laying out plans for autonomous vehicles to work with truck drivers to move freight around the country.

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Taxi drivers protest against Uber 'invasion' in Greece

ATHENS (Reuters) - Hundreds of taxi drivers marched in central Athens on Tuesday to protest at what they called an "invasion" by Uber, and attacked passing cars they thought were being used by the ride-hailing service.

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World Economic Forum leads creation of fintech cyber security consortium

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The World Economic Forum has led the creation of an industry consortium focused on improving the cybersecurity of financial technology companies, as collaboration between fintechs and financial institutions grows.

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Source: Reuters