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Facebook to scale up free mobile Internet service to boost usage

MUMBAI - Facebook Inc plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones, an executive said, after introducing the application in 17 developing countries over the past year.

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Chi-X founder in blockchain trading technology venture

LONDON - One of the founders of trading venue Chi-X Europe is joining the race to bring "blockchain" technology, the system that tracks and identifies transactions in digital-currency bitcoin, to the wider financial world.

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Gambling firm GVC raises offer to $1.6 billion for rival Bwin.party

LONDON - Online gambling firm GVC Holdings returned on Monday with a new 1 billion-pound ($1.55 billion) bid for rival Bwin.party Digital Entertainment , looking to trump a recently accepted offer from 888 .

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Canon cuts outlook as weak camera sales hit second-quarter profit

TOKYO - Japan's Canon Inc cut its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in quarterly profit as consumers, increasingly in the habit of taking photos with their smartphones, bought fewer compact digital cameras.

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Daimler to test self-driving trucks in Germany this year: paper

FRANKFURT - German carmaker Daimler is planning to test self-driving trucks as early as this year, executive board member Wolfgang Bernhard told a German newspaper.

25 Jul 2015

Facebook partnership a boon for video technology firm Bidalgo

TEL AVIV - Facebook marketing partner Bidalgo targets a tripling in sales in 2015 as its new technology to automate the process of making personalized online video advertising benefits from Facebook's growing share of the video market.

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