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Google lobbying spending reached new high in early 2015
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google Inc , already one of Washington's biggest spenders, set a company record for its lobbying activity in the first quarter of 2015 when it spent $5.5 million, according to a government database.
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New York's Infor says reaches deal to resell software in Cuba
HAVANA (Reuters) - New York City-based software company Infor has identified a Cuban partner and reached an agreement to resell software in Cuba, Chief Executive Officer Charles Phillips said on Tuesday.
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Nokia bets software revolution will help avoid past merger errors
PARIS/HELSINKI/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Nokia's acquisition of smaller rival Alcatel-Lucent may avoid the pitfalls that befell earlier telecom network equipment marriages, thanks to a revolution over the past decade in how products are launched and developed.
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BlackBerry to buy WatchDox to bolster data security
TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it is acquiring privately-held U.S. tech company WatchDox, which makes software that secures files for clients ranging from private equity firms to Hollywood studios, in a bid to boost its security offerings.
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Uber complies with German ban on unlicensed cab drivers
BERLIN (Reuters) - Online taxi firm Uber will comply with a German ban on its services using unlicensed cab drivers by lowering its fees so it becomes more like a ride sharing service.
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Exclusive: Huawei CEO says Chinese cybersecurity rules could backfire
SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - China can only ensure its information security in the long run if it keeps its market open to the best technology products, be they foreign or domestic, Huawei's rotating chief executive Eric Xu told Reuters on Tuesday.
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EU Google probe encourages investors in Russia competitor Yandex
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The European Union's antitrust probe into Google sparked a big rally in Russian search engine Yandex NV last week, even though the "Russian Google" still faces significant challenges, competitive and otherwise.
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Some tech firms being 'friendly to terrorists' says UK police chief
LONDON (Reuters) - Some technology and communication firms are helping militants avoid detection by developing systems that are "friendly to terrorists", Britain's top anti-terrorism police officer said on Tuesday.
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HP says to sell photo sharing service Snapfish
(Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co said it would sell its web-based photo sharing service Snapfish to digital imaging company District Photo.
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Verizon profit beats estimates as more users sign up
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc's quarterly profit beat analysts' expectations, helped by higher net addition of postpaid subscribers as users added more devices to data plans.
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