NEW YORK - Trevor Noah, the South African comedian chosen to replace Jon Stewart as the new host of the late-night comedy parody, "The Daily Show" was feeling the heat on Twitter on Tuesday for past comments he made about Jews and women.
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BEIJING - China will punish Internet companies including Tencent Holdings Ltd, Youku Tudou Inc and Baidu Inc's iQiyi for hosting videos suspected of containing violence and pornography, which it said causes juvenile delinquency.
- International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it will invest $3 billion (2 billion pounds) over the next four years in a new 'Internet of Things' unit, aiming to sell its expertise in gathering and making sense of the surge in real-time data.
AMSTERDAM - Philips has agreed to sell an 80.1 percent stake in its lighting components division for $2.8 billion (2 billion pounds) to Go Scale Capital, a technology fund that will seek to expand the company's automotive and LED businesses.
SAN FRANCISCO - A security company has discovered a computer spying campaign that it said "likely" originated with a government agency or political group in Lebanon, underscoring how far the capability for sophisticated computer espionage is spreading beyond the world’s top powers.
SEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd paid co-chief executive J.K. Shin, who oversaw the company's ascent to the top of the smartphone market, $13 million in 2014, more than double what he received in the previous year.
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