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Apple Watch sales to consumers set record in holiday week, says Apple's Cook

SAN FRANCISCO Sales of the Apple Watch to consumers set a record during the first week of holiday shopping, and the current quarter is on track to be the best ever for the product, Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook told Reuters.

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KKR to buy majority stake in cybersecurity firm Optiv from Blackstone

Private equity firm KKR & Co said on Tuesday it would acquire a majority stake in cybersecurity company Optiv Security Inc, which is majority owned by Blackstone Group LP .

Deals, Cybersecurity 7:33am EST

Mobile-phone based bank Number26 expands to 17 European markets

LONDON Smartphone-only bank Number26 is now offering its services in 17 countries in the euro zone, expanding from a smaller core of European markets it entered a year ago, it said on Tuesday.

6:59am EST

Toyota to expand hybrid system development to further cut emissions

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it will expand the development of its gasoline-hybrid technology over the next five years to speed up the introduction of lower-emission engines in the face of stricter global emissions standards.

Environment 4:34am EST

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.

Facebook, Twitter Dec 05 2016

Amazon opens line-free grocery store in challenge to supermarkets

Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has opened a brick-and-mortar grocery store in Seattle without lines or checkout counters, kicking off new competition with supermarket chains.

Dec 05 2016