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Twitter plans layoffs next week: Re/code

- Twitter Inc is planning company-wide layoffs next week, technology news website Re/code reported on Friday, citing sources.

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Intel to secure EU's okay for $16.7 billion Altera deal: sources

- World No. 1 chipmaker Intel Corp will be given the go-ahead from the EU for its $16.7 billion bid for Altera Corp , its largest ever deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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EMC-Dell talks highlight Elliott's clout across tech sector

- Acquisition talks between EMC Corp. and Dell Inc. are significant not just for the size of the potential transaction but also for a common element behind this and dozens of other major tech deals over the past decade: Elliott Management. | Video

Deals 2:10pm EDT targets China, U.S. growth: CEO

AMSTERDAM - After its rapid ride to dominance in online travel in Europe over the past decade, is seeking to expand in China and the U.S., its CEO said in an interview.

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Retail group says FBI backs PIN use in chip-based cards

- The National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Friday the Federal Bureau of Investigation's warning on the new chip-based credit cards being vulnerable to fraud backed its stand on the need for a personal identification number instead of a signature.

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China arrested hackers at U.S. request: Washington Post

WASHINGTON - The Chinese government took unprecedented action by complying with a U.S. request and arresting hackers suspected of stealing secrets from U.S. companies to pass to Chinese state-run companies, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

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