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Google refuses French request to apply 'right to be forgotten' globally

- Google Inc is refusing to bow to an order from the French privacy watchdog to scrub search results worldwide when users invoke their "right to be forgotten" online, it said on Thursday, exposing itself to possible fines.

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T-Mobile raises 2015 subscriber forecast; results top estimates

- T-Mobile US Inc on Thursday posted better-than-expected second-quarter profit and revenue and raised its 2015 subscriber forecast for the second time this year, boosting shares by 4.5 percent.

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Samsung Electronics cautious on second half; capital returns disappoint

SEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday offered a downbeat outlook for the second half of the year as smartphone market growth slows and ahead of the expected release of new iPhones from arch rival Apple Inc . | Video

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China's Baidu to buy back $1 billion shares after investor selldown

BEIJING - Baidu Inc, China's biggest internet search engine company, said on Thursday it will buy back shares worth $1 billion after the company's stock price slid following a weak earnings report earlier this week.

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Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent post strong results as merger approaches

PARIS/HELSINKI - Shares in telecom network gear makers Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent jumped on Thursday after both posted strong second-quarter results, giving a positive signal ahead of their pending merger.

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Uber launches car leasing unit, makes entry into financial services

SAN FRANCISCO - Uber Technologies has launched its own auto leasing subsidiary in an effort to sign up more drivers, injecting the fast-growing ride services company directly into the financial services sector for the first time.

29 Jul 2015