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Nokia sells HERE unit to German carmakers for $2.74 billion

FRANKFURT/HELSINKI - A consortium of German premium carmakers has agreed to buy Nokia's mapping business HERE for 2.5 billion euros ($2.74 billion), in a push to extend the reach of automakers into digital services for connected cars.

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E&Y Japan arm launches internal probe of Toshiba audit

TOKYO - The Japanese affiliate of Ernst & Young LLC has launched an in-house investigation into its audit of Toshiba Corp in the wake of the electronics maker's $1.2 billion accounting scandal, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

Yahoo buys fashion website Polyvore

- Yahoo Inc said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile and social offerings.

Deals 31 Jul 2015

Apple, BMW in courtship with an eye on car collaboration

FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO - BMW and Apple may rekindle a courtship put on hold after an exploratory visit by executives of the world's top maker of electronic gadgets to the headquarters of the word's biggest seller of premium cars.

Deals, 31 Jul 2015

With Star Wars relaunch, the Force is with Electronic Arts

- Electronic Arts Inc is back from the "dark side".

31 Jul 2015

Uber, driver attorneys maneuver toward crucial hearing

SAN FRANCISCO - Uber Technologies Inc is jostling with drivers suing for reimbursement of their expenses in advance of an important hearing next week in the fight over whether drivers are independent contractors or employees entitled to benefits.

31 Jul 2015