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Instagram Adds Advertising To Instagram Stories

Pic: ReutersFacebook Inc's Instagram is bringing more than 30 advertisers into one of its fastest-growing features, Instagram Stories, in a bid to boost advertising revenue, the company said on Wednesday.

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EU Says U.S. Explanation Of Yahoo Email Scanning Not Enough

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS: The United States has not satisfied the European Union's concerns about Yahoo's scanning of all customers' incoming emails for U.S. intelligence purposes, the bloc's justice chief told Reuters in an interview.

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Corephotonics Raises $15 Million From Samsung, Foxconn, Mediatek

Corephotonics, an Israeli maker of dual camera technologies for smartphones, said on Wednesday it raised $15 million in a funding round that included Samsung Ventures, iPhone manufacturer Foxconn and chipmaker MediaTek.

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Anti-Establishment Wave To Help Push Blockchain Into Real World In 2017

Pic: ReutersLONDON/NEW YORK: A wave of anti-establishment sentiment sweeping the Western world is likely to help push blockchain - the technology that gave birth to the renegade digital currency bitcoin - out of cyberspace and into the real world in 2017.

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China's WeChat Seeks Slice Of Apple's App Store With 'Mini' Function

Pic: ReutersChina's largest mobile social media network WeChat is offering its 768 million users a function which allows them to by-pass app stores such as Apple's.

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Tesla Taps Apple Engineer For Autopilot Software

Pic: ReutersElectric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) has hired a key Apple Inc (AAPL.O) software engineer to oversee its Autopilot self-driving software efforts, Tesla said in a blog post Tuesday.

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Facebook 'To Launch Ads Within Videos'

Facebook is to test "mid-roll" video advertising - in which ads are played after a video has already started - the BBC understands.

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Apple Proved A Phone Can Change The World In Just 10 Years

SAN FRANCISCO  — Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks.

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Alibaba Tells Trump About U.S. Store Plan For China E-Shoppers

Pic: ReutersAlibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma met U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Monday and laid out the Chinese e-commerce company's new plan to bring a million small U.S. businesses onto its platform to sell to Chinese consumers over the next five year, an Alibaba spokesman said.

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After U.S. Intel Report On Putin, British Government Launches Cyber Security Review

The British government said on Monday it is launching a national inquiry into cyber security to assess the extent to which the UK is protected from an ever-increasing tide of attacks worldwide.

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