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Verizon to announce $5 billion deal to buy Yahoo on Monday: source

Verizon Communications Inc will announce an agreement on Monday to buy Yahoo Inc for about $5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Apple to open first Apple Store in Taiwan

TAIPEI Apple Inc is planning to open its first Apple Store in Taiwan, a move that comes after the U.S. technology giant raised $1.38 billion in a bond offering last month on the island that is home to many companies in its supply chain.

Jul 22 2016

China seeks top-10 automation ranking by 2020: robot industry group

FRANKFURT China is aiming for a top-10 ranking in automation for its industries by 2020 by putting more robots in its factories, the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) said.

Jul 22 2016

Pokemon GO launches in Japan, bringing smash-hit game home

TOKYO Eager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as Pokemon GO, the hit Nintendo-backed smartphone game, finally launched in Japan, home of the colorful cartoon characters.

Jul 22 2016

Powered by Google, U.N. flexes tech muscle to fight climate change

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Google-powered software will help the world tackle problems related to climate change, deforestation and food production, a United Nations agency said on Friday, as it presented its revamped online platform.

Environment Jul 22 2016

Sweden's Kinnevik says Zalando can withstand Amazon threat

STOCKHOLM Swedish investment firm Kinnevik, which backs Europe's biggest pure online fashion firm Zalando, is confident the retailer can withstand competition from Amazon because it caters to a different type of customer.

World, Jul 22 2016