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Cisco looks to salesman Robbins for tech leadership

SEATTLE - Chuck Robbins, the veteran salesman chosen by Cisco Systems Inc to succeed legendary CEO John Chambers, must prove he has the technical knowledge to chart a new course and lead the network equipment maker into the new world of cloud-based computing.

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GE ties up with Qualcomm, Apple in new lighting business bet

- General Electric Co on Monday announced collaborations with Qualcomm Inc and Apple Inc as it uses digital technology and the growing appetite for data to reinvigorate its 130-year-old lighting business.

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Brazil judge lifts injunction suspending Uber ride-share service

SAO PAULO - A Brazilian judge on Monday struck down an injunction issued last week calling for the suspension of the U.S-based Uber ride-sharing service throughout the country.

04 May 2015

Facebook opens Internet.org to developers amid open web debate in India

MUMBAI - Facebook Inc opened up its Internet.org platform to new websites and applications from developers on Monday, a move the social media giant said would boost efforts to get people online in low-income and rural areas in emerging markets.

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TomTom CEO says its maps destined for use in self-driving cars

AMSTERDAM - Dutch navigation company TomTom aims to become a main provider of technology for self-driving cars as it charts its way back to success after seven lean years, chief executive Harold Goddijn said.

04 May 2015

Rocket Internet portfolio value up 77 percent from market listing

WALLDORF, Germany - German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet's push into the takeaway delivery business was a big contributor to a 77 percent rise in its loan portfolio value since its initial public offering in October.

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