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Asian shares shaky after Trump ditches summit with North Korea

TOKYO Asian shares were slightly weaker on Friday amid fragile market sentiment after U.S. President Donald Trump called off a key summit with North Korea, though investor concerns were softened by expectations the two countries may still continue dialogue.

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Tesla's Musk bashes media, proposes credibility check

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk gained the support on Thursday of more than half a million people on Twitter for plans to create a website evaluating journalists' credibility, spurred by his frustration at media reports about the electric car maker. | Video

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Google tries to ease tensions on eve of new EU privacy law

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google sought to ease online publisher concerns on Thursday about the effects European data privacy rules going into effect in just a few hours will have on their ad business.

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U.S. jury awards Apple $539 million in Samsung patent retrial

After nearly five days of deliberations, a U.S. jury on Thursday said Samsung Electronics Co Ltd should pay $539 million to Apple Inc for copying patented smartphone features, according to court documents, bringing a years-long feud between the technology companies into its final stages.

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Exclusive: U.S. bill would force tech companies to disclose foreign software probes

WASHINGTON U.S. tech companies would be forced to disclose if they allowed American adversaries, like Russia and China, to examine the inner workings of software sold to the U.S. military under proposed legislation, Senate staff told Reuters on Thursday.

Car imports probe gives GM, Ford shares tiny lift

Shares of General Motors and Ford inched only marginally higher before the bell on Thursday after the Trump administration launched a national security probe into car imports which could lead to new tariffs on foreign competitors while also stirring trade tensions. | Video

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