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Cisco nears deal to acquire BroadSoft: source

SAN FRANCISCO Cisco Systems Inc , the world’s largest networking gear manufacturer, is nearing a deal to buy U.S. telecommunications software firm BroadSoft Inc for close to $2 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.

U.S., Cybersecurity Oct 21 2017

China's recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

SHANGHAI After years of dismantling discarded televisions and laptops, a Shanghai recycling plant is readying itself for a new wave of waste: piles of exhausted batteries from the surge of electric vehicles hitting China's streets.

Oct 22 2017

Consumer goods firms harness online data to tap Southeast Asia e-commerce boom

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK When diaper maker DSG International (Thailand) wants to know what its customers are thinking, it often turns to Lazada, an e-commerce firm majority-owned by Alibaba Group Holding .

Oct 22 2017

Bitcoin soars to record high above $6,000

NEW YORK Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies.

Oct 20 2017

Apple hit with trademark lawsuit over iPhone X 'animoji' feature

NEW YORK A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc in a U.S. court over the trademark for the term "animoji", alleging the U.S. technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X.

Japan Oct 20 2017