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BMW seeks to be 'coolest' ride-hailing firm with autonomous car

MUNICH BMW will test autonomous vehicles in Munich next year as it seeks to keep up with ride-hailing firms like Uber [UBER.UL], which have spent billions on pay-per-use personal transport.

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Philippines urges Bangladesh to share results of heist investigation

MANILA The Philippine government wants Bangladesh to share the findings of its investigation into how unknown hackers pulled off one of the world's largest cyber bank heists, to help speed up recovery of the stolen funds.

World, Cybersecurity 1:59am EST

Pentagon says Raytheon making progress on satellite control station

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Raytheon Co is making progress on a long-delayed program for new ground control stations for next-generation GPS satellites, although it is lagging a remedial schedule agreed with military officials, the Pentagon's chief arms buyer said.

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Airbnb, New York City settle rental law lawsuit

NEW YORK Airbnb Inc and New York City said on Friday they had resolved a lawsuit brought by the company challenging a law it argued could expose it to significant penalties for advertising short-term apartment rentals.

U.S., Dec 02 2016

U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security

The U.S. government and the private sector must cooperate to improve the security of digital networks, a U.S. presidential commission on cyber security recommended in a wide-ranging report issued on Friday.

Cybersecurity Dec 02 2016

Obama bars China's Fujian from buying Aixtron's U.S. business

FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON President Barack Obama blocked a Chinese investment fund from acquiring the U.S. business of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron because the deal posed a risk to American national security, the Treasury Department said on Friday.

Deals, Dec 02 2016