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Facebook's 'Like' button set to get more emotive

- Like it or not, Facebook Inc's trademark "Like" button is set to get more expressive.

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Smaller U.S. businesses fear freeze from EU privacy ruling

SAN FRANCISCO/BRUSSELS - U.S. businesses from online coupon company RetailMeNot Inc to security software company Symantec Corp said a European change to rules governing transatlantic personal data transfers would hurt U.S. companies and called for a quick fix.

07 Oct 2015

Dell in talks to buy data storage company EMC: source

- Dell Inc [DI.UL], the world's third largest personal computer maker, is in talks to buy data storage company EMC Corp , a person familiar with the matter said, in what could be one of the biggest technology deals ever.

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Sony cuts U.S. prices for PlayStation 4 ahead of holiday season

TOKYO - Sony Corp said it was cutting the price of its PlayStation 4 videogame console to around $350 from $400 to boost sales ahead of the year-end holiday season.

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China's Meituan, Dianping merging to form dominant O2O player

BEIJING/HONG KONG - China's two biggest online-to-offline (O2O) service providers, backed separately by rivals Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings, announced a merger, as Internet firms join forces to prosper in a highly competitive market.

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Journalist found guilty for aiding computer hackers

SAN FRANCISCO - A California jury found journalist Matthew Keys guilty on three criminal counts related to helping members of the Anonymous hacking collective gain access to a former employer's computers, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday.

U.S., Cybersecurity 07 Oct 2015