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Cyber firm challenges Yahoo claim hack was state-sponsored

WASHINGTON A cyber security company on Wednesday asserted that the hack of 500 million account credentials from Yahoo was the work of an Eastern European criminal gang, adding another layer of intrigue to a murky investigation into the unprecedented data heist.

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Citigroup becomes last big U.S. bank to join payments network

NEW YORK Citigroup Inc on Wednesday became the last of the big U.S. banks to agree to allow customers to send instant payments by mobile phone over an industry network that is competing with upstart Venmo.

Money 5:51pm EDT

Spotify in advanced talks to buy SoundCloud: FT

Swedish music-streaming service provider Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire German rival SoundCloud, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing people briefed on the discussions.

Deals 5:27pm EDT

Apple to make landmark Battersea Power Station its new London home

LONDON Technology giant Apple said on Wednesday it is moving its London headquarters to the landmark Battersea Power Station, a move hailed by the government as a sign that major firms are still investing after the Brexit vote.

1:17pm EDT

Ship shake: Hanjin woes may help float tech, data start-ups

SINGAPORE The global shipping industry, ravaged by collapsing revenues, defensive mergers and the failure of major player South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd , is slowly waking up to the redeeming potential of technology.

South Korea 7:23pm EDT

Wal-Mart in talks to buy stake in India's Flipkart: sources

HONG KONG/MUMBAI Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the world's biggest retailer aims to get a slice of a fast-growing online retail market.

Deals 8:31am EDT