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China targets Alibaba's Taobao, other e-commerce sites, in VPN crackdown

BEIJING Chinese authorities have issued a warning to the country's top e-commerce platforms, including Alibaba Holding Group Ltd's Taobao.com, over the sale of illegal virtual private networks that allow users to skirt state censorship controls.

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Sonova plays catch up with Danish rivals on hearing-aid tech

ZURICH Sonova on Thursday launched a new hearing aid microchip capable of streaming audio directly from wireless mobile devices as the Swiss company aims to close the gap to Danish competitors that pioneered similar technology years ago.

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Cisco's security business revenue misses estimates, shares drop

Cisco Systems Inc's quarterly revenue in its closely-watched security business missed analysts' estimates, raising concerns about the world's largest networking gear maker's efforts to transform into a software-focused company.

Aug 16 2017

China's Tencent set to open 5.3 percent up after strong second-quarter

HONG KONG Shares of China's Tencent Holdings are set to open 5.3 percent higher on Thursday after the world's largest gaming company reported a forecast-beating quarterly profit.

Aug 16 2017

Trump, in tweet, hits Amazon over taxes, jobs

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized Amazon.com on Twitter over taxes and jobs and accused the global retailer, without offering evidence, of hurting U.S. localities and causing job losses.

Twitter Aug 16 2017

Slim's America Movil wins telecom battle in top Mexico court

MEXICO CITY Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled billionaire Carlos Slim's telecommunications company America Movil should not be barred by law from charging competitors certain fees, prompting fears of a rollback of a sweeping antitrust reform.

Mexico, Aug 16 2017