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Apple shows ambition to get into self-driving car race

WASHINGTON Apple Inc is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.

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Obama bars China's Fujian from buying Aixtron's U.S. business

FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON President Barack Obama blocked a Chinese investment fund from acquiring the U.S. business of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron because the deal posed a risk to American national security, the Treasury Department said on Friday.

Deals, Dec 02 2016

Russian central bank loses $31 million in cyber attack

MOSCOW Hackers stole more than 2 billion rubles ($31 million) from correspondent accounts at the Russian central bank, the bank said on Friday, the latest example of an escalation of cyber attacks on financial institutions around the globe.

Cybersecurity Dec 02 2016

U.S. regulator clears way for online lenders to have national charter

WASHINGTON Online credit companies and paperless lenders would be able to get federal charters to do business nationwide under a plan outlined on Friday by a U.S. banking regulator.

Dec 02 2016

Sirius reapproaches Pandora for a takeover: source

Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc's Chairman Greg Maffei recently made a fresh approach to internet radio provider Pandora Media Inc and expressed interest about a potential takeover, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: U.S. networking company Ixia explores sale - sources

Ixia, a U.S. provider of equipment and applications that help maintain computer networks, is exploring a potential sale, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Deals Dec 02 2016