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Supreme Court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax6/21/2018 9:38:53 PMWASHINGTON - States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals.Exclusive: Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents6/22/2018 1:12:19 AMLOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees.Intel CEO resigns after probe of relationship with employee6/21/2018 11:11:16 PM - Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after an investigation found he had a consensual relationship with an employee in breach of company policy.YouTube pushes memberships, merchandise as alternatives to ads6/21/2018 11:52:09 PMSAN FRANCISCO - YouTube said on Thursday that video uploaders with more than 100,000 followers could start paid fan clubs on the service, one of several new features aimed at helping itself and its users diversify revenue after a turbulent year.AT&T to launch wireless plans bundled with video after Time Warner win6/21/2018 5:07:40 PM - AT&T Inc will launch two new unlimited wireless plans next week that will be bundled with a new video streaming service called WatchTV, in the company's first move to pair entertainment with phone service after closing its $85 billion acquisition of media company Time Warner Inc.Taiwan's Foxconn says biggest challenge is U.S.-China trade war6/22/2018 1:46:23 AMTAIPEI - Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer and a major supplier for Apple Inc , said on Friday the biggest challenge the company is facing is the trade war between Washington and Beijing.EU Parliament committee votes for tougher EU copyright rules to rein in tech giants6/21/2018 8:42:53 PMBRUSSELS - Google , Facebook , Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favor of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday.Index provider MSCI delays decision on unequal voting rights stocks6/21/2018 9:50:59 PMNEW YORK - Stock index provider MSCI said on Thursday it extended its review of how to treat stocks with unequal voting rights and expects to make a decision by the end of October.Ericsson needs industries to embrace 5G to underpin its recovery6/21/2018 1:35:51 PMSTOCKHOLM/LONDON - Ericsson needs a range of industries to embrace 5G network services if the equipment maker is to get a long-term boost that would allow it to progress from cost-cutting to expansion.SAP aims to double CRM business in two years: sales chief6/21/2018 12:32:54 PMFRANKFURT - SAP SE aims to double the size of its sales and marketing software business within two years, its top salesman told Reuters, throwing down the gauntlet to market leader Salesforce.