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Exxon, Ben & Jerry's among buyers of $256 million in political ads on Facebook10/24/2018 12:10:31 AM Facebook Inc's new searchable database of U.S. political ads reveals that companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp, Ben & Jerry's and Penzeys Spices are cumulatively spending millions of dollars to encourage voting and influence how Americans vote.Target's two-day holiday shipping option beats Amazon, Walmart10/23/2018 9:47:45 PM Target Corp, aiming to one-up retail rivals during the upcoming U.S. holiday shopping season, said on Tuesday it was adding more delivery and pickup options for online shoppers to have items shipped to their homes or ready for quick pick-up at local stores.Web performance software company Cloudflare readies IPO -sources10/23/2018 9:10:19 PM Cloudflare Inc, a U.S. startup whose software makes websites load faster and with greater security, is preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) that could value it at more than $3.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said.Despite Brazil election turmoil, Facebook stands by WhatsApp limits10/23/2018 8:25:29 PM Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp has no plans to change its group messaging limits in Brazil, an executive said on Tuesday, resisting calls from the leading presidential candidate to allow easier forwarding of viral messages.Apple plans to launch TV subscription service globally: The Information10/23/2018 8:16:32 PM Apple Inc is planning to launch its upcoming TV subscription service in more than 100 countries, technology news website the Information reported on Tuesday, citing three people familiar with the situation.Netflix adds to growing debt pile with $2 billion bond issue10/23/2018 8:06:14 PM (This version of the Oct. 22 story corrects to say new debt will be senior unsecured notes and removes reference to their priority over other debt in the penultimate paragraph)Facebook's WhatsApp says no plan to lift forwarding limit in Brazil10/23/2018 5:42:36 PM Facebook Inc's popular messaging service WhatsApp has no plan to lift its limit on the number of people who can receive a forwarded message in Brazil, an executive for the company told reporters on Tuesday.Russia likely behind dangerous attack on Saudi energy plant: FireEye10/23/2018 5:07:59 PM A dangerous computer virus designed to destroy safety systems at industrial plants was likely developed by a Russian government-backed research institute, U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday.Exclusive: China's Huawei opens up to German scrutiny ahead of 5G auctions10/23/2018 1:10:47 PM Chinese's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] will open a new information security lab in Germany next month that will enable source code reviews, in a step aimed at winning regulators' confidence before the country's 5G mobile spectrum auction.Netflix backs Sacred Games season 2 after probe10/23/2018 12:05:33 PM Netflix Inc will stick with the existing producers of its hit Indian show "Sacred Games" for a second season after conducting an independent investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Tuesday.Israel's Team8 launches $85 million cybersecurity and data fund10/23/2018 11:31:41 AM Team8, which creates cybersecurity firms, launched on Tuesday a second fund of $85 million to build about eight cybersecurity and data companies over the next five years.Elon Musk says Twitter had locked his account thinking it was hacked10/23/2018 7:03:46 AM Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said Twitter had locked his account thinking it had been hacked.Twitter removes more accounts affiliated with Infowars10/23/2018 3:32:05 AM Twitter Inc confirmed on Monday it has removed more accounts affiliated with Infowars, the website of U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.Facebook shuts accounts of marketing group in Brazil election10/23/2018 12:39:12 AM Facebook Inc said on Monday it had removed 68 pages and 43 accounts associated with a Brazilian marketing group, Raposo Fernandes Associados (RFA), for violating the social media network's misrepresentation and spam policies.Uber's dealmaking chief Poetzscher resigns10/22/2018 9:47:49 PM Cameron Poetzscher, who oversaw a string of high-profile deals at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], has resigned, weeks after a report on allegations of sexual misconduct against him at the ride-hailing firm.Aptoide wins court battle against Google in landmark case10/22/2018 6:05:08 PM Portuguese app store Aptoide said on Monday that a local court had ruled against Alphabet Inc's Google in a landmark case, ordering the U.S. giant to stop removing its app from users' mobile phones without their knowledge.Super Micro to review hardware for malicious chips10/22/2018 5:54:33 PM Computer hardware maker Super Micro Computer Inc said on Monday it would review its motherboards for any proof of malicious chips as alleged in a recent media report.Global rules on cryptocurrencies needed: Circle CEO10/22/2018 5:01:08 PM Major economies should launch coordinated regulation of cryptocurrencies, the head of Goldman Sachs-backed startup Circle said on Monday, underscoring growing industry support for international rules on digital money.Discovery, PGA Tour to launch video streaming platform10/22/2018 2:42:27 PM The PGA Tour and pay TV operator Discovery Inc unveiled a live and on-demand video-streaming service on Monday that will allow golf fans access to nearly 150 tournaments annually.Uber, Ola drivers strike in India, demanding higher fares10/22/2018 2:06:05 PM Hundreds of drivers for ride-hailing giant Uber and its local rival Ola went on strike in the two biggest Indian cities, Delhi and Mumbai, on Monday, demanding higher fares to meet rising fuel costs that are eating away at their incomes.