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Groups refile lawsuits to block net neutrality reversal2/22/2018 5:50:47 PMWASHINGTON - Web browser developer Mozilla Corp and video-sharing website Vimeo Inc said on Thursday they had refiled legal challenges intended to block the Trump administration's repeal of landmark net neutrality rules from taking effect.Pyeongchang figure skating boosted music streaming, requests on Amazon2/22/2018 10:53:24 AMPYEONGCHANG, South Korea - In a sport where music can play a big role in drawing in the audience, figure skating has introduced songs with lyrics at the Olympics, a move that has boosted several songs on at least one streaming service.South Korean chat app becomes new outlet for #MeToo movement2/22/2018 12:04:26 PMSEOUL - A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly stirring the country’s #MeToo movement, shedding new light on sexual harassment in the heavily male-dominated corporate culture.Twitter bars tactics used by 'bots' to spread false stories2/22/2018 7:43:44 AMSAN FRANCISCO - Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral.Mexico's Televisa to create content for Amazon Prime2/22/2018 5:57:07 PMMEXICO CITY - Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Thursday that it plans to start producing original content to be distributed on Inc's platform, underscoring streaming services' increasing efforts to woo Latin American audiences.Broadcom cuts Qualcomm offer to $117 billion after new NXP deal2/21/2018 8:08:11 PM - Microchip maker Broadcom Ltd cut its bid for Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday by 4 percent to $117 billion as it objected to Qualcomm’s decision to raise its own bid for NXP Semiconductors NV to $44 billion.Americans prefer bank branches over mobile apps for opening new accounts2/21/2018 6:06:37 PMNEW YORK - Mobile banking apps keep getting better, but 60 percent of Americans would still rather open a new checking account in person at a bank branch than on a phone, tablet or desktop computer, according to a new survey.Snapchat promises update after users balk at redesign2/21/2018 8:18:28 PM - Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday responded to a petition that sought a reversal of the messaging app's latest redesign.Bosch starts new division, acquires U.S. carpooling start-up2/21/2018 11:01:41 AM - Germany's Robert Bosch [ROBG.UL] on Wednesday created a new division to expand its reach in the markets for ride services and connected vehicles and acquired a small U.S. ride services company as part of the strategic shift.FCC reversal of net neutrality rules expected to be published Thursday: sources2/21/2018 2:45:03 AMWASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to publish on Thursday its December order overturning the landmark Obama-era net neutrality rules, two sources briefed on the matter said Tuesday.