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Amazon everywhere: E-commerce titan is topic companies can't avoid

NEW YORK What looms over businesses as far flung as car repair, lab equipment and swimming pool gear? In a word, Amazon.

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Amazon's big profit miss spooks investors, but analysts stay bullish

A steeper-than-expected drop in quarterly profit rattled some Amazon.com investors, but Wall Street analysts remained largely bullish about the company's aggressive spending plans. | Video

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Wall Street braces for end of Snap share lockup

SAN FRANCISCO A flood of Snap Inc shares held back since the Snapchat owner's initial public offering could start to trade freely next week, pressuring a stock that has already plunged far below its debut price.

11:24am EDT

Genish's arrival tightens Vivendi hold on Telecom Italia

MILAN Telecom Italia named Vivendi's Amos Genish as its general manager for operations on Friday as the French media giant tightened its grip on the Italian phone group, where it is the largest shareholder.

Italy 11:39am EDT

Hackers scour voting machines for election bugs

LAS VEGAS Hackers attending this weekend's Def Con hacking convention in Las Vegas were invited to break into voting machines and voter databases in a bid to uncover vulnerabilities that could be exploited to sway election results.

Cybersecurity 1:44pm EDT

China's Ofo in talks to raise $1 billion, led by SoftBank: sources

HONG KONG Chinese startup Ofo is in talks to raise $1 billion in a new funding round led by Japan's SoftBank Group, people familiar with the matter said, in what would be the largest fund-raising in the nation's bike-sharing business.

Deals, Japan, 5:09am EDT