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U.S. top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to 'patent trolls'

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules for where patent lawsuits can be filed in a decision that may make it harder for so-called patent "trolls" to launch sometimes dodgy patent cases in friendly courts, a major irritant for high-tech giants like Apple and Alphabet Inc's Google.

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Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows: Guardian

Leaked Facebook Inc documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper.

Facebook 12:20am EDT

Chinese regulator approves VW-JAC Motor electric car venture

BEIJING Germany's Volkswagen AG and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group (JAC Motor) have received approval from Chinese regulators to form a joint venture to make electric vehicles, the two automakers said on Monday.

Germany, 7:09am EDT

Bitcoin options exchange raises $11.4 million in funding

NEW YORK Ledger Holdings, the New York-based parent company of bitcoin options exchange LedgerX, said on Monday it closed $11.4 million in funding led by Miami International Holdings Inc and China's Huiyin Blockchain Venture Investments.

China 12:26am EDT

China's LeEco founder cedes control of listed unit amid cash crunch

HONG KONG/BEIJING The founder of LeEco, a Chinese Netflix-to-Tesla-like conglomerate, has stepped down as the CEO of the group's main listed unit, as the company begins to streamline and cut debt after rapid expansion led to a cash crunch.

4:08am EDT

Rovio aims to release Angry Birds movie sequel in 2019

HELSINKI Finnish mobile games and animation studio Rovio Entertainment has decided to proceed with plans for a sequel to its Angry Birds movie, it said on Monday, aiming for release in September 2019.

Entertainment, Film 7:11am EDT

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