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Sony's PlayStation VR Headset Sales Top One Million Units

Pic: ReutersSony Corp has sold more than one million units of its virtual reality (VR) headset globally, the Asia chief of the Japanese firm's gaming unit said on Wednesday, as a relatively low price helps push the product into an early lead.

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Apple Makes Iphone Screen Fixes Easier As States Mull Repair Laws

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Hey Siri, where can I get my cracked iPhone screen fixed?

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Uber Fires 20 Employees After Harassment Probe

Pic: ReutersUber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday it fired 20 employees and was improving management training following an investigation by a law firm into sexual harassment allegations and other claims at the ride-hailing company.

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Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Users Violates U.S. Constitution: Rights Institute

Pic: ReutersA free-speech institute on Tuesday sent a letter to President Donald Trump demanding the prolific tweeter unblock certain Twitter (TWTR.N) users on grounds the practice violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

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AMD Shares Are Surging With Bitcoin Because Digital Currency 'Miners' Need Its Graphics Cards

AMD shares rose as much as 7 percent Tuesday after the company revealed the dramatic jump in digital currency prices is driving demand for its graphics cards. The stock was the top performer in the S&P 500 on the day.

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Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft In Europe

Pic: ReutersRussian security software maker Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office, it said in a statement on Tuesday.

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BlackBerry Downplays Toyota's Use Of Rival Software

Pic: ReutersTORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd on Monday downplayed news that Toyota Motor Corp would adopt rival software for its future vehicle consoles, saying it was more focused on the faster-growing market for autonomous driving technology.

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Taiwan's HTC Says Virtual Reality Headset Will Be Compatible With Apple's New OS

Pic: ReutersTaiwanese consumer electronics maker HTC Corp on Tuesday said its virtual reality (VR) headset will be compatible with Apple Inc's High Sierra operating system (OS), which is scheduled for release later this year.

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Ride-Hailing Firm Grab Says Likely To Raise Funds In Near Future

Pic: ReutersRide-hailing firm Grab, Uber Technologies Inc's largest rival in Southeast Asia, is likely to embark on a round of fundraising as it works to develop new offerings such as financial services, its chief executive told Reuters on Tuesday.

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IBM Unveils World’s First 5nm Chip

IBM, working with Samsung and GlobalFoundries, has unveiled the world's first 5nm silicon chip. Beyond the usual power, performance, and density improvement from moving to smaller transistors, the 5nm IBM chip is notable for being one of the first to use horizontal gate-all-around (GAA) transistors, and the first real use of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography.

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