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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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Assault on Kobani: ISIS fighters take strategic hill and enter city, sources say – CNN

CNN Assault on Kobani: ISIS fighters take strategic hill and enter city, sources sayCNN(CNN) — ISIS intensified its attack on the city of Kobani as militants took a strategic hill Sunday evening and entered the southeastern edge of the city, … 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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Rocket Internet likely to IPO at the upper end price range: sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Rocket Internet , the global e-commerce investor, will likely price its flotation at the upper end of the 35.50 euros ($ 44.75) to 42.50 euros a share price range, three people familiar with the deal said. "Books … Continue reading

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Intel investing in China mobile chipmakers: sources

By Gerry Shih and Noel Randewich BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp is close to announcing an investment in Chinese-government affiliated mobile chipmakers Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics, its latest move to catch up in a smartphone chip industry led … Continue reading

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Intel investing in China mobile chipmakers – sources

By Gerry Shih and Noel Randewich BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp is close to announcing an investment in Chinese-government affiliated mobile chipmakers Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics, its latest move to catch up in a smartphone chip industry led … 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: 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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Rakuten considering launching home rental service in Japan: sources

Rakuten Inc, Japan's largest e-commerce company, has been actively considering launching a service like website Airbnb that would provide a hub to rent apartments and homes in Japan to short-term guests, two people with knowledge of the developing plans told … Continue reading

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Digital juke box maker TouchTunes explores sale: sources

TouchTunes Interactive Networks, a digital jukebox company that lets customers pick songs they want to hear in restaurants and bars, is exploring a sale that could fetch roughly $ 500 million, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. TouchTunes, … Continue reading

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