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Web giants to cooperate on removal of extremist content

BRUSSELS Web giants YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft will step up efforts to remove extremist content from their websites by creating a common database.

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Tech investors say UK must clarify Brexit immigration stance

LONDON London could lose its position as the leading destination for start-ups in Europe if it does not remain open to the best talent after the British vote to leave the European Union, investors warned on Monday.

2:48pm EST

VW's new division takes aim at Uber-style competition

LONDON Volkswagen launched a new digital business division on Monday to take on services such as Uber , shifting its focus beyond selling cars to catering for customers who prefer to pay for use rather than own a vehicle.

12:39pm EST

Bangladesh to share findings of heist inquiry with Philippines

DHAKA Bangladesh will share findings from its investigation into how unidentified hackers pulled off one of the world’s biggest cyber bank heists to help speed up recovery of the stolen funds, its law minister said on Monday.

Cybersecurity 5:58am EST

Consolidated Communications to buy FairPoint in $1.5 billion deal

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc said on Monday it would buy broadband service provider FairPoint Communications Inc in an all-stock deal valued at $1.5 billion, including debt.

Deals 11:48am EST

Panasonic may buy ZKW to accelerate push into auto electronics: source

TOKYO/VIENNA Japan's Panasonic Corp may buy European automotive light maker ZKW Group, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, a person familiar with the matter said.

Japan 11:30am EST