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Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.83 billion in digital ad push

NEW YORK Verizon Communications Inc said on Monday it would buy Yahoo Inc's core internet properties for $4.83 billion in cash to expand its digital advertising and media business, ending a lengthy sale process for the fading Web pioneer.

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Thai students use social media to stoke opposition to draft charter

BANGKOK Thai student protesters will use social media tools, from Facebook to Japanese messaging app Line, to persuade voters to reject a military-backed draft constitution, some of the activists said on Monday.

World, Facebook, Japan, Thailand 6:04am EDT

Pokemon Go gets big Comic-Con stage, creator talks success and future

SAN DIEGO, Calif. The creator of the wildly popular Pokemon Go gaming app received the celebrity treatment on Sunday at the final day of San Diego's annual Comic-Con, as he discussed the viral popularity and future of the game.

Entertainment, Jul 24 2016

China's Huawei says first-half sales revenue rose 40 percent year-on-year

HONG KONG Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], one of the world's largest telecoms equipment makers, on Monday posted a 40 percent rise in first-half sales revenue and said it would "maintain current momentum" this year.

Jul 24 2016

Ericsson ousts CEO after poor results

STOCKHOLM Swedish mobile telecoms gear maker Ericsson parted company with its chief executive Hans Vestberg on Monday, a move led by major shareholders after a series of disappointing results.

9:40am EDT

Apple weathers anti-U.S. demo in China, where patriotic protests snowball

HONG KONG Apple Inc found itself on the receiving end of a small, short-lived anti-U.S. protest this week in China, the tech firm's biggest overseas market and a country where foreign firms have suffered damaging boycotts following international spats.

China Jul 23 2016