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‘Great Britain’ taps phone-hacking laughs, but not for all

LONDON (Reuters) – Foreign visitors to London’s West End may benefit from a little background reading if they have tickets for “Great Britain”. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Montreal startup taps crowdfunding for virtual reality headset

By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) – A tiny Montreal company is turning to crowdfunding in hopes of moving its virtual reality headset from a working prototype to a mass produced rival to products from Facebook, Samsung and Sony. Vrvana Inc … Continue reading

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China taps South Korea for ideas in Qualcomm antitrust case

Qualcomm is one of at least thirty foreign firms to come under scrutiny as China seeks to enforce a 2008 anti-monopoly law – efforts some critics say have unfairly targeted overseas businesses, raising protectionism concerns. The Korea Fair Trade Commission … Continue reading

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Asia turns on the taps for tech funding

Region emerging as a key source of funding for global tech startups as Asian corporate and financial investors join traditional private equity and venture fund buyers Asia homepage

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China’s YouTube taps online viewing surge

Growing viewership has fuelled fierce competition between Youku and rivals such as Sohu, Baidu’s iQiyi subsidiary, and larger groups such as Tencent Asia homepage

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Indonesia taps $5.4bn pilgrimage fund

Finance ministry is using source to buy more sharia-compliant government bonds to cut its exposure to foreign investors holding its sovereign debt Asia homepage

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Google taps longtime executive Wojcicki to head YouTube

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc executive Susan Wojcicki has been appointed new head of the company's YouTube video business, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. The move, in which Wojcicki will replace Salar Kamangar, … Continue reading

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Fifty years after Dallas, ‘Killing Kennedy’ taps into life of Oswald

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A 24-year-old loner, frustrated by society at every turn, pulls out a gun and begins to shoot. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Reports that NSA taps into Google and Yahoo data hubs infuriate tech giants – The Guardian

The Guardian Reports that NSA taps into Google and Yahoo data hubs infuriate tech giantsThe GuardianGoogle said in a statement: 'We have long been concerned about the possibility of this kind of snooping.' Photograph: Walter Bieri/AP. Google and Yahoo, two … Continue reading

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Spain enraged over US phone taps as spying row spirals – DAWN.com

Irish Independent Spain enraged over US phone taps as spying row spiralsDAWN.comThis picture taken on October 28, 2013 shows teh US Embassy in Berlin. Transatlantic tensions reached boiling point as Washington sharply denied reports President Barack Obama knew US spies … Continue reading

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