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HERE, automakers team up to share data on traffic conditions

LONDON German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first.

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Twitter initiates talks with tech companies over sale: source

Twitter Inc has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, signaling the start of what is likely to be a slow-rolling auction of the high-profile but money-losing social media company. | Video

Deals, Twitter Sep 23 2016

SpaceX blast investigation suggests breach in oxygen tank's helium system

DALLAS A SpaceX rocket that burst into flames on its launch pad at the beginning of this month likely suffered a large breach in its upper-stage helium system, the company said on Friday.

Science Sep 23 2016

Facebook apologizes for overstating key ad metric

Facebook Inc on Friday apologized for an error in the way it measured a key metric of video viewership that significantly amplified users' viewing times on its platform.

Facebook Sep 23 2016

IBM, China UnionPay complete block chain pilot project on bank loyalty points

NEW YORK IBM said on Friday it completed a pilot project with Chinese credit card company China UnionPay that will facilitate the sharing of loyalty bonus points among banks using block chain technology.

Exclusive: Japan's antitrust watchdog considers action against Apple, carriers - sources

TOKYO Japanese regulators are considering taking action against Apple Inc over possible antitrust violations that may have helped it dominate the nation's smartphone sales, government sources said, a move that could hit the company's profit margins in one of its most profitable markets. | Video

Japan, Sep 23 2016