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Cisco looks to salesman Robbins for tech leadership

SEATTLE - Chuck Robbins, the veteran salesman chosen by Cisco Systems Inc to succeed legendary CEO John Chambers, must prove he has the technical knowledge to chart a new course and lead the network equipment maker into the new world of cloud-based computing.

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Brazil judge lifts injunction suspending Uber ride-share service

SAO PAULO - A Brazilian judge on Monday struck down an injunction issued last week calling for the suspension of the U.S-based Uber ride-sharing service throughout the country.

04 May 2015

Facebook opens to developers amid open web debate in India

MUMBAI - Facebook Inc opened up its platform to new websites and applications from developers on Monday, a move the social media giant said would boost efforts to get people online in low-income and rural areas in emerging markets.

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TomTom CEO says its maps destined for use in self-driving cars

AMSTERDAM - Dutch navigation company TomTom aims to become a main provider of technology for self-driving cars as it charts its way back to success after seven lean years, chief executive Harold Goddijn said.

04 May 2015

Rocket Internet posts 31 pct rise in portfolio value since IPO

WALLDORF, Germany - German e-commerce company Rocket Internet on Tuesday reported that the loan portfolio value of its investments has risen by 2.0 billion euros since its initial public offering in October, due in part to its push into online takeaway delivery.

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Samsung, Marvel use virtual reality for 'Avenger' movie ads

- Samsung and Walt Disney's Marvel introduced a marketing campaign that uses virtual reality to promote "Avengers: Age of Ultron" as more studios look to the new technology to push movies.

Entertainment, 04 May 2015