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Exclusive: Swisscom weighs $6.3 billion Fastweb sale as Vodafone lurks – sources

By Sophie Sassard, Pamela Barbaglia and Anjuli Davies LONDON (Reuters) – Telecom operator Swisscom is considering a possible sale of its Italian broadband firm Fastweb, which is worth up to 5 billion euros ($ 6.3 billion) and has been a … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Facebook plots first steps into healthcare

By Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health. On the heels … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Silver Lake explores sale of IPC Systems – sources

By Soyoung Kim and Greg Roumeliotis NEW YORK (Reuters) – Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners LP is looking to sell IPC Systems Inc, a provider of communication systems for Wall Street traders, to exit one of its longest-held investments, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Goldman leads investment by Wall Street in new communications platform

By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK (Reuters) – After spending two years developing a wide-ranging communications tool for Wall Street, Goldman Sachs Group Inc says it has reached the perfect pitch.     On Wednesday, Goldman and 13 partners plan to … Continue reading

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Exclusive: EU regulators to approve Facebook’s $19 billion bid for WhatsApp – sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union antitrust regulators will unconditionally approve a $ 19 billion offer by Facebook, the world's most popular social network, for mobile messaging startup WhatsApp, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The landmark deal, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab

By Deepa Seetharaman and Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets such … Continue reading

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Exclusive: France’s Iliad sets mid-Oct deadline for T-Mobile US bid – sources

By Sophie Sassard and Arno Schuetze LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – French low-cost telecom operator Iliad has set a mid-October deadline to decide whether to improve its bid for T-Mobile US or walk away as it faces resistance from seller Deutsche Telekom, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: TD Ameritrade sees premarket orders for Alibaba approach Facebook levels

(Reuters) – TD Ameritrade has seen the number of investor orders for shares of Alibaba Group Holding hit 70 percent of the number of orders that came in during premarket trading at the Facebook initial public offering. The number of … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work

HealthKit, which is still under development, is the center of a new healthcare system by Apple. Regulated medical devices, such as glucose monitors with accompanying iPhone apps, can send information to HealthKit. With a patient's consent, Apple's service gathers data … Continue reading

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Exclusive: HP exploring sale of photo sharing service Snapfish – source

By Nadia Damouni NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co is exploring the sale of its web-based photo sharing service Snapfish, and has held discussions with multiple private equity and industry buyers, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Snapfish, … Continue reading

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