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IBM beats revenue estimates; hints at sales growth
(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp's shift to newer businesses such as cloud and security services helped it beat analysts' quarterly revenue estimates, and the technology major hinted at sales growth after nearly six years of declines.

Snap and NBCUniversal launch studio to produce shows for Snapchat
(Reuters) - Snap Inc, parent company of messaging and video app Snapchat, and NBCUniversal launched a joint venture studio on Tuesday to produce scripted shows and other genres to air on Snapchat.

EU-U.S. data transfer pact to pass first annual review
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A year-old pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers will get the green light from the European Union on Wednesday after the first review to ensure Washington protects Europeans' data stored on U.S. servers.

Exclusive: Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.

JPMorgan to buy online payment provider WePay
(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday it would acquire online payment provider WePay as the bank looks to integrate payments into software used by small businesses.

U.S. senator probes Pentagon on Russian source code reviews
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. senator on Tuesday asked the Defense Department to explain how it manages the risks when it uses software that has been scrutinized by foreign governments, saying the practice may represent a national security threat.

Amazon to ship electronics in Brazil from third-party sellers
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc began offering electronics from third-party sellers to Brazilian shoppers on Wednesday, expanding beyond books in the fiercely competitive e-commerce market in Latin America's largest economy.

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What cosmic crash confirmed: Einstein was as good as gold
The best ever view of two neutron stars crashing confirmed several theories that had not yet been proven.

GM exec calls Elon Musk 'full of crap' on autonomy claims
GM's head of autonomous integration calls Elon Musk 'full of crap' for claiming Teslas are capable of Level 5 autonomous driving without laser sensors.

Senators Say They've Reached a Bipartisan Deal to Save Obamacare Health Subsidies
After President Donald Trump blocked them

Human remains found in large Australian croc
Human remains were found Tuesday in a large crocodile that police believe killed an elderly woman who wandered away from her aged-care home in northeast Australia. Clothing and a walking stick belonging to Anne Cameron, who suffered from dementia, were discovered by a creek near the tourist town of Port Douglas in Queensland state last week. Police made the grisly find after a 4.3-metre (14-foot) animal was removed by wildlife officers from the Mowbray River.

Billionaire space cowboys racing to commercialize space t...
Leroy Chiao, former astronaut and International Space Station commander talks about the future of commercial space travel.

Roman theater uncovered at base of Jerusalem's Western Wall
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem's Old City, a unique structure around 1,800 years old that abuts the Western Wall and may have been built during Roman Emperor Hadrian's reign.

Bowe Bergdahl Has Pleaded Guilty to Deserting an Army Base in Afghanistan
Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban in 2009 and held for years

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