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  1. American Funds advises password changes, cites 'Heartbleed' risk

    BOSTON (Reuters) - American Funds, one of the largest U.S. mutual funds families, sent an email to 825,000 shareholders on Wednesday, advising them to change their passwords, citing "a very narrow win...

  2. Currency probe drives bank demand for Big Brother software

    By Jamie McGeever
    LONDON (Reuters) - "What's your interest in Bill and Ben in the pick?"
    While most people wouldn't understand the question, this is common vernacular for...

  3. Mexican mobile phone operator sues IBM for $2.5 billion

    Mexican mobile phone operator sues IBM for $2.5 billion

    By Nate Raymond
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mexican mobile phone operator Iusacell SA de CV sued IBM Corp on Wednesday, accusing the U.S. technology giant of making fraudulent representations ...

  4. Yahoo's growth anaemic as turnaround chugs along

    By Alexei Oreskovic
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc again posted anaemic quarterly revenue growth as the Internet company's advertising business continues to lag its rivals, nearly ...

  5. Alibaba steals Yahoo's thunder ahead of IPO

    New York (AFP) - If Yahoo appears back in favor, it can thank Alibaba, the Chinese Web giant in which it holds a big stake and which is set for a public stock offering.

  6. Bitcoin exchange MtGox in administration, bankruptcy eyed

    Tokyo (AFP) - A Japanese court Wednesday placed failed Bitcoin exchange MtGox in administration, with an order for bankruptcy expected to be issued soon, its administrator and chief executive said.

  7. Yahoo shares jump as Alibaba's revenue surges ahead of IPO

    Yahoo shares jump as Alibaba's revenue surges ahead of IPO

    By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed
    (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's shares rose as much as 9 percent in heavy trading on Wednesday, a day after Chinese internet company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in which it ...

  8. Johnson Controls to buy Air Distribution Technologies for $1.6 billion

    By Euan Rocha
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Johnson Controls Inc said on Wednesday it will acquire Air Distribution Technologies from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) for $1.6 billion...

  9. Twitter rules out Turkey office amid tax row

    Twitter rules out Turkey office amid tax row

    Istanbul (AFP) - Social networking company Twitter on Wednesday rejected demands from the Turkish government to open an office there, following accusations of tax evasion and a two-week ban on the service.

  10. Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

    Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

    By Naomi Tajitsu
    AUCKLAND (Reuters) - Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700...

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