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Facebook's Zuckerberg questioned at trial over virtual-reality technology

DALLAS Facebook Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took the witness stand in Dallas federal court on Tuesday and denied an allegation by a rival company that the virtual-reality technology of Facebook's Oculus unit was stolen.

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Yahoo Japan defies calls to rethink ivory sales as Yahoo Inc CEO weighs in

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO Yahoo Japan, the country's biggest online auction site, is rebuffing calls to end online ivory trading despite Yahoo Inc CEO Marissa Mayer's misgivings over facilitating a business blamed for the illegal slaughter of African elephants.

Environment, Japan 9:05pm EST

Samsung chief questioned behind closed doors in arrest warrant hearing

SEOUL A South Korean judge questioned Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee behind closed doors on Wednesday to decide whether he should be arrested over his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led parliament to impeach President Park Geun-hye.

World, South Korea 9:34pm EST

Bitcoin exchange employee pleads guilty in U.S. case tied to hacking

NEW YORK A Florida man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from his employment with an unlicensed bitcoin exchange that prosecutors say was owned by an Israeli who oversaw a massive scheme to hack companies including JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Cybersecurity 5:51pm EST

HP Enterprise to buy cloud software company SimpliVity

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co said on Tuesday it would buy privately held cloud software company SimpliVity for $650 million in cash, as it looks to expand in the fast-growing market for hybrid cloud platforms.

Deals 4:40pm EST

Brazil Air Force to privatize air traffic control telecom system

BRASILIA The Brazilian Air Force is planning to privatize the running of its telecom network used for defense, surveillance and air traffic control, an Air Force spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

World, Brazil 6:41pm EST