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EU wants to give national privacy regulators more clout in new U.S. data pact

BRUSSELS The European Union wants to enhance the power of the bloc's national privacy regulators in policing a planned new EU-U.S. data pact after the previous one was struck down by a top EU court on concerns about mass U.S. surveillance.

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Thanksgiving shopping crowds 'good not great'; online sales strong

PITTSBURGH/CHICAGO Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but initial checks showed crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped. | Video

U.S. 26 Nov 2015

Yelp prevails in lawsuit over authenticity of its reviews

Yelp Inc won the dismissal of a lawsuit by shareholders who claimed they were fraudulently misled about the authenticity and quality of its reviews, and whether Yelp manipulated those reviews to favor paying advertisers.

Thai PM says 4G auction funds will be spent on infrastructure, farmers

BANGKOK Thailand's prime minister said on Thursday that $2.26 billion raised from a 4G mobile license auction would be used to fund infrastructure projects and to help low-income people, including farmers.

26 Nov 2015

South Korea's LG Display to invest $8.7 billion in new OLED plant

SEOUL South Korea's LG Display said it will invest more than 10 trillion won ($8.71 billion) to build a large plant to make panels using organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels, raising its big bet on the ultra-clear display technology.

26 Nov 2015

Lighter Capital raises $100 million fund to back tech startups

SAN FRANCISCO Lighter Capital, an alternative financing startup, announced on Friday it has raised a $100 million fund that will be invested in emerging tech companies.

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