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China targets Alibaba's Taobao, other e-commerce sites, in VPN crackdown

BEIJING Chinese authorities have issued a warning to the country's top e-commerce platforms, including Alibaba Holding Group Ltd's Taobao.com, over the sale of illegal virtual private networks that allow users to skirt state censorship controls.

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Wisconsin lawmakers debate billions in incentives for Foxconn plant

The Wisconsin State Assembly on Thursday will consider a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display factory by Taiwan's Foxconn, the first vote on the deal by a chamber of the state's Republican-controlled legislature.

12:29pm BST

Internet firms shift stance, move to exile white supremacists

SAN FRANCISCO Silicon Valley joined a swelling backlash against neo-Nazi groups in the United States on Wednesday as more technology companies removed white supremacists from their services in response to weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

1:45am BST

Ericsson could shed 25,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive: report

STOCKHOLM Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson may lay off around 25,000 employees outside Sweden as part of its savings program, Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet reported on Thursday, citing unidentified sources at the company.

8:54am BST

Ericsson sues smartphone maker Wiko over patent infringement

STOCKHOLM Swedish mobile infrastructure firm Ericsson is suing French-Chinese smartphone maker Wiko in two German regional courts over patent infringements, it said on Thursday.

10:23am BST

Sonova plays catch up with Danish rivals on hearing-aid tech

ZURICH Sonova on Thursday launched a new hearing aid microchip capable of streaming audio directly from wireless devices as the Swiss company tries to close the gap with Danish competitors that pioneered similar technology years ago.

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