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Twitter announces global expansion of self-service ads platform

- Microblogging website operator Twitter Inc said it had expanded its self-service ads platform to more than 200 countries and territories from 33 countries.

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TowerJazz says new technology to improve smartphone battery life

TEL AVIV - Israeli specialty chip manufacturer TowerJazz and its joint venture with Panasonic have developed radio frequency (RF) technology that can improve battery life and boost data rates in fourth generation (4G) smartphones.

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U.S. cyber security firm Tanium valued at $3.5 billion

SAN FRANCISCO - Cyber security software firm Tanium has raised $120 million from investment firms as more U.S. federal agencies rely on its technology to fend off attacks from nation-states and hackers, the company announced Wednesday.

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French minister decries 'shocking' behavior of parting Alcatel CEO

PARIS - French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron stepped up the pressure on former Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes, describing his departure from the company before the finalization of a takeover by Nokia as "shocking" and "bad corporate behavior".

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Founder of British online retailer ASOS steps down as CEO

LONDON - Nick Robertson, the founder of British online fashion retailer ASOS, has stepped down as chief executive after 15 years in which he transformed the internet start-up into a retail powerhouse with millions of fans around the world.

5:42am EDT

Uber drivers granted class action status in lawsuit over employment

SAN FRANCISCO - Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether they are independent contractors or employees, a key development in a case threatening Uber's business model and that of other hot startups dependent on similar service workers.

U.S., 01 Sep 2015