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Verizon enlists AOL CEO to explore Yahoo deal: Bloomberg

Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Inc's assets, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the situation.

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Now it is Tesla's turn to confront the bears

SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Motors Inc faces a pivotal moment Wednesday in its fight to convince skeptical investors that it can still win against traditional auto makers in the competition to reshape the auto business.

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French data privacy regulator cracks down on Facebook

BRUSSELS The French data protection authority on Monday gave Facebook three months to stop tracking non-users' web activity without their consent and ordered the social network to stop some transfers of personal data to the United States.

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Yelp posts smaller-than-expected loss; CFO to step down

Consumer review website operator Yelp Inc reported a smaller-than-expected loss on Monday, but its shares slumped 11 percent, swept up in a broader selloff in the technology sector coupled with a weak adjusted EBITDA forecast.

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India introduces net neutrality rules barring Facebook's free Internet

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India introduced rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the Web, in a setback to Facebook Inc's plan to roll out a pared-back free Internet service to the masses.

Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad resigns amid startup turmoil

SAN FRANCISCO Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday it had replaced founder and Chief Executive Parker Conrad and appointed a new leader for the troubled tech company.

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