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4:10
Friday

Apple gets critical iPhone tech in $600m Dialog deal

Apple takes control of the power-management technology at the heart of its iPhones in a $600 million deal with Dialog Semiconductor.

2:20

Crypto-currency theft nears $1bn in first nine months

Theft of crypto-currencies soared to $927 million in the first nine months of the year, up nearly 250% from the level seen in 2017, says CipherTrace.

6:10

Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool

The company's experimental artificial intelligence hiring tool showed bias against women, highlighting the limitations of machine learning.

3:10

Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls

The smart speaker could help Facebook stop users from flocking to rival chat and video apps when making video calls.

1:00

Microsoft's $7.5bn GitHub deal set for EU approval: sources

The US software giant looks set to win unconditional €EU antitrust approval for its $7.5 billion purchase of the coding Web site.

3:20

Google exposed user data

Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing data from up to 500 000 users may have been exposed to external developers.

1:10

SoftBank to invest $500m in ride-hailing firm Grab

After its last funding a few months ago, Grab was valued at around $11 billion.

0:50

Instagram names Adam Mosseri as new head

Long-term insider Adam Mosseri will take over as new head of Facebook's photo-sharing app, a week after its co-founders resigned.

1:40

Groupon to pay IBM $57m to settle patent dispute

The online marketplace reaches a settlement with IBM, which accused it of using its patented e-commerce technology without authorisation.

2:00

Tencent restructures as challenges escalate

The Chinese Internet giant announces its first reshuffle in six years, as it faces increased obstacles from tighter government regulations.

4:50

Elon Musk gives up Tesla chairman position

The billionaire will step down as the company's chairman but will remain as its CEO.

4:40

Musk's tweets come back to bite him

The SEC accuses CEO Elon Musk of fraud after a series of "false and misleading" tweets about potentially taking Tesla private.