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U.S. board to vote on likely cause of Tesla 'Autopilot' crash

WASHINGTON The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will vote at a Sept. 12 hearing on the probable cause of a May 2016 crash that killed a man using the semi-autonomous driving system on his Tesla Model S sedan, the agency said on Monday.

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Fujitsu to sell mobile phone operations: Nikkei

Fujitsu Ltd is looking to offload its mobile operations as the Japanese information technology company faces stiff competition from bigger rivals in a highly lucrative mobile phone market, the Nikkei business daily reported.

Deals, Japan, Aug 21 2017

KuangChi says parent invests $600 million for 1.88 percent of Unicom

HONG KONG KuangChi Science Ltd said its parent has invested 4 billion yuan ($600.3 million) in a 1.88 percent stake in China United Network Communications Ltd, becoming one of its strategic investors under a mixed ownership reform plan.

Aug 21 2017

Sinopec's Shengli Oilfield cuts Internet for some offices after cyber attack

BEIJING Sinopec's Shengli Oilfield said it will cut its Internet connection for some of its offices after a malicious ransom software attacked of 21 of its Internet terminals, the company said on its official website on Monday.

Cybersecurity Aug 21 2017

Canada's conservative Rebel Media site down after service cut

TORONTO Canada's conservative Rebel Media said a technology company stopped directing traffic to its website, making it inaccessible to some users around the world on Monday as the site known for tirades against Muslims and refugees scrambled to get back online.

World Aug 21 2017

PwC Japan exec denies political pressure on Toshiba audit

TOKYO The head of auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC on Monday denied it came under political pressure to sign off on an annual financial report by Toshiba Corp, a move which helped the troubled Japanese conglomerate avert a delisting.

Japan Aug 21 2017