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YouTube to fund premium content, signs film deal

- Google Inc's YouTube will directly invest in new shows to be launched in partnerships with its four top content creators, it said in a blog on Tuesday.

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Panasonic sees fourth year of profit gains on auto electronics growth

TOKYO - Japan's Panasonic Corp said it remains on track for a fourth straight year of operating profit growth, vindicating a restructuring that has seen the electronics firm pivot toward new goods like auto parts and away from former glories like TVs.

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Corning expects Gorilla Glass sales to remain strong

- Corning Inc the supplier of Gorilla glass to Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, said it expects to sell more LCD glass in the second quarter.

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Facebook launches video calling in Messenger app

- Facebook Inc introduced free video calling in its Messenger phone app on Monday as the company seeks to transform its mobile messaging service into a full-featured platform with the same reach as its 1.4 billion user social network.

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Microsoft phones infringe patents: U.S. International Trade Commission judge

NEW YORK - Microsoft Corp lost a round in a potentially costly patent battle when a U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Monday found that the software giant used InterDigital Inc's technology in its mobile phones without permission.

Google launches portal to buy patents

- Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company.

27 Apr 2015