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UK's far-reaching surveillance plans need to change: lawmakers

LONDON The British government has significant work to do to justify its plans to allow the authorities to spy on the public's internet use, a powerful committee of lawmakers said on Thursday, calling for changes to the far-reaching surveillance bill.

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Twitter's CEO making big product changes, but users not wowed

SAN FRANCISCO Since returning to Twitter Inc in July, Chief Executive, Jack Dorsey has made a handful of dramatic changes to the micro-blogging service - and promised more.

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Yahoo announces first round of layoffs as it trims 15 percent of workforce

SAN FRANCISCO Yahoo Inc announced Wednesday it will lay off 107 employees in the first of what is expected to be more than 1,500 job cuts.

10 Feb 2016

Google says U.S. guidance crucial to development of self-driving cars

WASHINGTON/DETROIT Alphabet Inc's Google unit told U.S. auto safety regulators that the government's interpretation of motor vehicle safety rules is "extremely important" to its further development of fully self-driving cars. | Video

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Tesla expects to become profitable in 2016, shares surge

Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Wednesday promised investors that the electric luxury car maker will start making money this year, sending the company's shares up sharply despite a wider fourth-quarter loss.

10 Feb 2016

Cisco beats profit estimates, adds $15 billion to buyback

Network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher demand for its routers and security products, and added $15 billion to its share buyback program.

10 Feb 2016