U.S. weighs restricting Chinese investment in artificial intelligence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States appears poised to heighten scrutiny of Chinese investment in Silicon Valley to better shield sensitive technologies seen as vital to U.S. national security, current and former U.S. officials tell Reuters.

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Verizon closes Yahoo deal, Mayer steps down

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it closed its $4.48 billion acquisition of Yahoo Inc's core business and that Marissa Mayer, chief executive of the internet company, had resigned.

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Uber CEO Kalanick takes leave of absence, to lose some power

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] Chief Executive Travis Kalanick told employees on Tuesday he will take time away from the company he helped to found, citing the need to grieve for his recently deceased mother and to work on his leadership skills, according to an email from Kalanick seen by Reuters.

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Apple focusing on autonomous car system: CEO Cook on Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Apple Inc is concentrating on technology for self-driving cars, Chief Executive Tim Cook said for the first time in an interview with Bloomberg.

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U.S. blames North Korea for hacking spree, says more attacks likely

WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a rare alert squarely blaming the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warning that more were likely.

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Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp is offering free unlimited data, talk and text for a year in an aggressive promotion launched on Tuesday, aimed at Verizon customers in an oversaturated U.S. wireless market.

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Senators unveil road map for self-driving car legislation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan trio of U.S. senators said on Tuesday they planned to introduce legislation to remove regulatory roadblocks to the introduction of self-driving cars, including sorting out conflicts between state and federal rules.

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Morgan Stanley developing online mortgage application tool

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley is developing a new digital mortgage application tool in a bid to get more of its existing clients to turn to it for home loans, its wealth management technology head said on Tuesday.

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Apple issues $1 billion green bond after Trump's Paris climate exit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc offered a $1 billion bond dedicated to financing clean energy and environmental projects on Tuesday, the first corporate green bond offered since President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement.

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Big investors, unfazed by techs' roller coaster, buy 'FANG' stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Large investors, whose high exposure to large-cap technology stocks boosted their returns during the first quarter of the year, are doubling down on their investments even as stocks like Apple Inc and Facebook Inc stumble.

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Source: Reuters