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The leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Friday wrote Facebook Inc <FB.O> chief executive Mark Zuckerberg detailing new concerns about the social media company's use of data and formally requesting that he testify at a future hearing.
Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA [SPOT.N] said on Friday about 2 million of its non-paying users were suppressing advertisements, highlighting a potential revenue risk for the soon-to-be public company.
Having topped expectations with the upsized price of its initial public offering, Dropbox Inc on Friday faces its next big challenge: a successful launch of trading when global stock markets are the defensive and tech shares are particularly soft.
Carrefour said it has joined forces with Google to create an online voice assistant called "Lea" as part of the French retailer's digital expansion.
Ireland on Friday chose Amundi <AMUN.PA>, BlackRock Investment Management <BLK.N>, and Goldman Sachs Asset Management <MGS.N> to manage up to 15 billion euros ($18.5 billion) in disputed taxes Brussels has ordered it to collect from Apple.
Japan's Toshiba Corp faces a Friday deadline to win Chinese antitrust approval to sell its prized $18 billion memory-chip business by end-March, raising the possibility the deadline may be missed and that it will seek alternatives such as an IPO.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is planning a mainland listing via depositary receipts that could come as early as the middle of this year, Thomson Reuters unit IFR reported, citing a person with knowledge of the matter.
Tencent Holdings Ltd's <0700.HK> shares fell more than 4 percent on Friday, wiping out around $23 billion of market value, after the Chinese internet firm's largest shareholder, Naspers Ltd <NPNJn.J>, lowered its stake for the first time in 17 years.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd shareholders approved a stock split on Friday making it easier for retail shareholders to hold shares in the tech giant, at an annual meeting also dogged by concerns about global trade tensions.
Israeli social investment platform eToro said it raised $100 million in private financing, bringing total funds raised to $162 million.
China's Tencent Holdings Ltd <0700.HK> saw its shares down 4.51 percent at the midday trading break on Friday after the internet firm's largest shareholder, Naspers Ltd <NPNJn.J>, said it would lower its stake for the first time in 17 years.
South Africa's Naspers <NPNJn.J> has raised $9.8 billion from the sale of a 2 percent stake in Chinese investment Tencent <0700.HK> to strengthen its balance sheet and fund growth in its e-commerce businesses, it said on Friday.
Facebook Inc will be removed from the Australia-based BetaShares Global Sustainability Leaders Exchange Traded Fund (ETHI) due to recent "controversies", its Responsible Investment Committee (RIC) said on Friday.
China's capital city has given the green light to tech giant Baidu Inc to test self-driving cars on city streets, indicating strong support for the budding sector even as the industry reels from a fatal accident in the United States.
The U.S. Justice Department squared off on Thursday with AT&T Inc in a long anticipated trial, as the two sides disputed whether AT&T's $85 billion purchase of Time Warner Inc would be good for consumers or an expensive drag on innovation.
Japan's financial watchdog on Friday issued a warning to Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance for operating without registration, the latest move by regulators to tighten standards in the country's digital money industry.
The inexorable advance of esports will break new ground next month when the NBA becomes the first American professional sports organization to operate an esports league.
The Japan Fair Trade Commission said on Friday that it would press criminal charges against four construction firms for suspected collusion over contracts for an $80 billion high-speed magnetic levitation (maglev) train line.