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Beyond phones and 5G, mobile world seeks to reinvent itself

FRANKFURT/LONDON Seeking to escape a cycle of falling prices and tight regulation, big telecom operators from Vimpelcom to Telefonica are set to reinvent themselves as internet players to escape the industry's straight-jacket of low growth.

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Ghosts of past tech IPOs could haunt Snap's performance

Snap Inc appears set to make a splash next week with the biggest tech stock debut since Facebook Inc, but history suggests investors shut out of the initial public offering would be better off waiting a bit to chase this unicorn on the open market. | Video

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Bitcoin hits record high above $1,200 on talk of ETF approval

LONDON Digital currency bitcoin jumped to a record high above $1,200 on Friday, as investors speculated the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be issued in the United States is set to receive regulatory approval.

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Samsung Display gets license to invest $2.5 billion more in Vietnam: state TV

HANOI Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's display panel subsidiary has received a license to invest another $2.5 billion in Vietnam to boost capacity, Vietnam's State Television (VTV)reported.

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Exclusive: China considers faster IPO approval to lure large tech deals - sources

HONG KONG China's securities regulator is considering offering a shortcut for some of the country's largest technology companies to list their shares, allowing them to jump a long line of applicants and boost domestic bourses, according to six people with knowledge of the proposals.

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Founder of India's $4 smartphone firm arrested on allegations of fraud

MUMBAI The founder of an Indian tech firm that shot to prominence by offering a $4 smartphone has been arrested on allegations of fraud, after a handset dealer accused the company of not refunding him for an unfulfilled order, the police said.

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