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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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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

Danish prosecutor indicts Uber over driver violations

COPENHAGEN Ride-hailing group Uber Technologies' [UBER.UL] European business has been indicted in Denmark on charges of assisting two drivers in violating taxi laws, the Copenhagen police's head of public prosecutions said on Friday.

Dec 02 2016

Fiber upgrade cost traps Britain in cyber slow lane

LONDON Britons desperate for faster broadband are unlikely to get it from a plan to separate the country's biggest network from BT unless the industry tackles how to pay up to 25 billion pounds ($76 billion) to upgrade to fiber-optic cables.

Dec 02 2016