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Verizon revenue drops as subscriber additions disappoint

Verizon Communications Inc  added fewer than expected wireless subscribers in the third quarter due to intense competition, and indicated it may renegotiate a deal to buy Yahoo Inc after a breach of Yahoo user email accounts.

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French banks, retailers team up to launch online payment app

PARIS Two French banks and a group of retailers are teaming up to launch a smartphone app next year that will help customers pay for purchases in stores and online, gather loyalty benefits or transfer money using a single "mobile payment solution".

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Exclusive: Blockchain platform developed by banks to be open-source

LONDON A blockchain platform developed by a group that includes more than 70 of the world's biggest financial institutions is making its code publicly available, in what could become the industry standard for the nascent technology.

9:34am EDT

Catwalks and Katy Perry: Alibaba starts countdown to Singles' Day

HONG KONG Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd started the countdown to its annual shopping festival Singles' Day on Friday, promising consumers - and investors - a bonanza of fashion shows, virtual reality and U.S. pop star Katy Perry.

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EU court adviser backs Intel fight against record EU fine

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS Intel's fight against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.16 billion) EU antitrust fine received a boost on Thursday when a top Europe court adviser questioned whether the U.S. chipmaker's actions had really harmed competition.

6:26am EDT

Google, automakers object to California rules for self-driving cars

Alphabet Inc's Google unit and automakers objected on Wednesday to California proposals to set new, mandatory rules for testing self-driving cars in the state, which industry officials said could hobble their efforts in the home to much of self-driving vehicle testing and development.

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