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Tea to tech: China's cybersecurity push sparks a 'gold rush'

BEIJING - Zhang Long made his fortune selling Pu'er fermented tea and handcrafted furniture from the mountains of his native Yunnan Province in southwest China.

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EU to probe big tech companies in digital market overhaul

BRUSSELS - The European Union will announce a wide-ranging probe on Wednesday into how big technology companies such as Google , Amazon and Facebook use their market power as it considers whether to regulate them more tightly.

Game publisher EA's profit, revenue trump estimates

- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc, known for titles such as "FIFA" and "Madden NFL", posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue on Tuesday, helped by strong digital sales and the release of "Battlefield Hardline".

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Nvidia to wind down Icera modem operations

- Nvidia Corp said it would wind down its Icera modem operations, and was open to a sale of the technology or operations.

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IBM's Watson to guide cancer therapies at 14 centers

NEW YORK - Fourteen U.S. and Canadian cancer institutes will use International Business Machines Corp's Watson computer system to choose therapies based on a tumor's genetic fingerprints, the company said on Tuesday, the latest step toward bringing personalized cancer treatments to more patients.

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Netflix asks FCC to reject AT&T-DirecTV merger unless changes made

WASHINGTON - Netflix Inc has urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to reject the pending $48 billion merger of AT&T Inc and DirecTV unless its concerns about the deal are addressed.