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U.S. Senate votes to overturn Obama broadband privacy rules

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc .

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Micron's profit beats as memory chip prices jump

Micron Technology Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it benefited from higher average selling prices for its memory chips used in PCs amid tight supplies and a surge in demand for its storage chips found in smartphones.

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Tata Consultancy says plans to step up local hiring in U.S.

BOAO, China India's top software services exporter Tata Consultancy Services will step up local hiring in the United States and has no plans to cut investments there as it continues to expect robust growth from its biggest overseas market.

U.S., 11:12am EDT

U.S. fines Experian $3 million for deceiving customers about its credit scores

WASHINGTON The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said on Thursday it fined Experian and its subsidiaries $3 million for falsely telling customers its credit scores were used by lenders in making decisions.

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Oi shares jump on debt plan; capital questions remain

SAO PAULO A new reorganization plan from Brazil's debt-laden phone carrier Oi SA boosted shares on Thursday, but analysts continued to focus on the need for fresh capital after a heavy fourth-quarter loss.

Money, Deals, Brazil 5:51pm EDT

China's ZTE posts fourth-quarter net loss after U.S. sanction case fine

HONG KONG Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp on Thursday reported a net loss of 5.22 billion yuan ($760 million) in fourth-quarter profit, as it booked a $892 million charge to settle a U.S. sanctions case.

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