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YouTube steps up takedowns as concerns about kids' videos grow
(Reuters) - YouTube stepped up enforcement of its guidelines for videos aimed at children, the unit of Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday, responding to criticism that it has failed to protect children from adult content.

Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe
TORONTO (Reuters) - Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

Apple says illegal student labor discovered at iPhone X plant
BEIJING (Reuters) - Smartphone maker Apple Inc and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labor laws.

Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid: sources
(Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

Peter Thiel sells most of remaining Facebook stake
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's first major investor Peter Thiel has sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the social network as part of a previously established trading plan, a regulatory filing showed.

HPE CEO Whitman's surprise exit stumps Wall Street
(Reuters) - Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co fell 6 percent on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman's decision to step down from the role took Wall Street by surprise.

Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

Tech still hedge funds' sweetheart sector: Goldman Sachs

Q&A: Explaining the fight over U.S. 'net neutrality' regulations

Air New Zealand, Swiss travel platform Winding Tree in blockchain tie-up