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Senate votes to overturn Obama broadband privacy rules

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 50 to 48 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc .

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U.S. fines Experian $3 million for deceiving customers about its credit scores

WASHINGTON The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said on Thursday it fined Experian and its subsidiaries $3 million for falsely telling customers its credit scores were used by lenders in making decisions.

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China's ZTE posts fourth-quarter net loss after U.S. sanction case fine

HONG KONG Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp on Thursday reported a net loss of 5.22 billion yuan ($760 million) in fourth-quarter profit, as it booked a $892 million charge to settle a U.S. sanctions case.

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SSL sues rival Orbital ATK over theft of trade secrets: lawsuit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Space Systems/Loral is suing rival Orbital ATK over an alleged theft of proprietary data and business plans for an in-space satellite servicing technology, according to a complaint filed on Thursday.

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In blow to London, EU considers passporting for fintech services

BRUSSELS The European Commission could introduce EU passporting and lower regulatory requirements for financial technology firms, moves that could undercut London's leading position in "fintech" as Britain gets ready to leave the European Union.

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Brazil's Oi sees vote on updated debt plan by end of June: CEO

SAO PAULO Brazilian telephone operator Oi SA expects a new in-court reorganization plan to go to a creditor vote by the end of June, Chief Executive Officer Marco Schroeder said on Thursday.

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