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Google's Pichai to oversee major products and services


SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company's products.

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Wall St finally turning on Amazon as Bezos magic fades


SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON - Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet.

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America Movil says not in talks over T-Mobile US


MEXICO CITY - America Movil is not talking to anybody at this stage about a possible purchase of T-Mobile US, Chief Executive Daniel Hajj told a conference call on Friday.

Tech, Deals 11:10am EDT

Hacker sentenced to 21 months in U.S. prison for $15 million scheme

NEW YORK - A Massachusetts man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Friday for his role in a cybercrime scheme that hacked accounts at banks, brokerage firms and government agencies in an attempt to steal more than $15 million, U.S. prosecutors said.

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U.S. TV startup Roku to confidentially file for IPO: WSJ

- U.S. TV startup Roku Inc is working on plans to confidentially file for an initial public offering, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Lantern gets early funding for mental health therapy app

SAN FRANCISCO - Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service.

Tech, Health, Media 6:12pm EDT

U.S. delays 'incentive' airwaves auction to early 2016

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission expects a major auction of low-frequency airwaves to be pushed back to early 2016 from mid-2015 because of its complexity and a pending court challenge, an FCC official said in a blog post on Friday.

Apple CEO says had 'very open' privacy talks in China: Xinhua


BEIJING - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook was quoted on Friday as saying he had "very open" talks on privacy and security with a senior Chinese official, days after a web monitoring group linked the government to a hack into Apple's iCloud service in China.

Tech, Media 5:42am EDT

Ericsson flags North America slowdown


STOCKHOLM - Mobile telecoms gear maker Ericsson said on Friday a slowdown in North America created uncertainty over fourth quarter sales as operators cut spending after big investments in high-speed networks.

Tech, Media 7:27am EDT

Amazon's holiday-quarter forecast disappoints, shares dive


SAN FRANCISCO - Inc's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed Wall Street and third-quarter results missed forecasts, sending the online retailer's shares 9 percent lower on Thursday. | Video

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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.