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U.S. agency calls for safer lithium-ion batteries after Samsung fires

Safety standards for lithium-ion batteries need to be modernized following a massive recall of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd phones after faulty batteries caused fires, a U.S. government agency said on Tuesday.

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Amazon offers to scrap e-book clauses to settle EU antitrust probe

BRUSSELS U.S. online retailer Amazon has offered to alter its e-book contracts with publishers in a bid to end an EU antitrust probe and stave off a possible fine, the European Commission said on Tuesday.

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Seagate forecasts third-quarter revenue above estimates

Hard-disk drive maker Seagate Technology Plc forecast current-quarter revenue above estimates, buoyed by strong demand for its cloud-based storage products.

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Exclusive: Keysight Technologies explores acquisition of Ixia: sources

Keysight Technologies Inc , a provider of software and equipment to the electronics and wireless communications industries, is in talks to acquire U.S. data technology company Ixia , according to people familiar with the matter.

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Texas Instruments quarterly revenue beats on automotive demand

Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by strong demand for its analog and embedded chip products from the automotive and industrial markets.

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Target to launch mobile payment service in U.S. stores this year

CHICAGO Target Corp said on Tuesday it plans to launch its own mobile payment service this year in stores, which would allow customers to pay for goods using an app on their mobile phones.

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