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  1. Chemotherapy breakthrough: researchers 'discover immune cells on/off switch'
    Chemotherapy breakthrough: researchers 'discover immune cells on/off switch'

    Queensland researchers say they've discovered how to put key immune cells to sleep during chemotherapy, and wake them when they are needed to fight infection.

  2. Risk of asteroid hitting Earth higher than thought, study shows
    Risk of asteroid hitting Earth higher than thought, study shows

    The chance of a city-killing asteroid striking Earth is higher than scientists previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said.

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  1. Alibaba's founders set up charitable trust seen valued at 1 billion pounds

    Alibaba's founders set up charitable trust seen valued at 1 billion pounds

    BEIJING (Reuters) - The founders of Chinese internet company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd have set up a charitable trust focusing on the environment and health that could be worth as much as $3 billion (...

  2. Nokia to name Rajeev Suri as next CEO on Tuesday - report

    Nokia to name Rajeev Suri as next CEO on Tuesday - report

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia, which is set to close the sale of its phone business to Microsoft, will on Tuesday name Rajeev Suri as its next CEO and outline its new strategy with a focus on its network...

  3. China Communist Party mouthpiece demands "rectification" of satirical Twitter account

    China Communist Party mouthpiece demands "rectification" of satirical Twitter account

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece has taken to Twitter, banned in China, to call for the "immediate rectification" of an account which uses the social media platform to satirise...

  4. Pinterest adds search tool for finding fun 'pins'

    Pinterest adds search tool for finding fun 'pins'

    San Francisco (United States) (AFP) - Pinterest launched a tool to help people quickly sift through the roughly 30 billion 'Pins' on the service's online bulletin boards to find what they like.

  5. Apple's sales boom in communist Vietnam

    (This story corrects period for sales in the first paragraph)
    By Nguyen Phuong Linh
    HANOI (Reuters) - - Communist Vietnam is suddenly Apple Inc's hottest m...

  6. Foxconn to decide fate of Indonesia project in October - source

    Foxconn to decide fate of Indonesia project in October - source

    By Faith Hung
    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn Technology Group will decide in October whether to proceed with a planned $1 billion (594 million pounds) manufacturing project in Indonesia aft...

  7. New Microsoft CEO Nadella impresses Wall Street, stresses challenges

    New Microsoft CEO Nadella impresses Wall Street, stresses challenges

    By Bill Rigby
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's new chief executive on Thursday won rave reviews for his first public encounter with Wall Street analysts who said he communicated wil...

  8. Netflix makes deals to appear on first U.S. cable boxes

    By Lisa Richwine and Liana B. Baker
    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Netflix Inc's streaming video subscription service will be integrated into TiVo Inc set-top boxes for customers of t...

  9. NTT DoCoMo to exit India, unload entire stake in Tata Teleservices - sources

    NTT DoCoMo to exit India, unload entire stake in Tata Teleservices - sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's NTT DoCoMo Inc will unload its 26.5 percent stake in loss-making Indian mobile phone joint venture Tata Teleservices Ltd and exit the country as it struggles with tough price...

  10. Facebook woos journalists with 'FB Newswire'

    San Francisco (AFP) - Facebook launched Thursday FB Newswire, billed as an online trove of real-time information for journalists and newsrooms to mine while reporting on events or crafting stories.

  11. Chipmaker Synaptics rides popularity of fingerprint ID phones

    By Lehar Maan
    (Reuters) - The growing popularity of using fingerprints to unlock mobile phones and other devices is expected to drive growth at Synaptics Inc, which makes the chips enab...

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