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Google meets renewable energy goal for global operations

Alphabet’s Google is on track to purchase enough renewable energy to cover all its global electricity consumption next year, the company said on Tuesday.

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Alipay expands partnerships to tap Chinese travelers to Europe

BEIJING Alipay said Tuesday it has partnered with four more financial services providers in Europe, as it looks to tap into Chinese consumers traveling abroad, in a move that could help China's top online payments platform expand its global footprint nearly tenfold.

Deals, China 6:04am EST

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

Cyber security start-up Secdo raises $10 million

TEL AVIV Secdo has raised $10 million in a funding round led by RDC, a subsidiary of Israel's Elron Electronic Industries and Rafael, Check Point Software co-founder Marius Nacht, and the founders of Anobit, which was acquired by Apple.

9:01am 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