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Broadcom cuts Qualcomm offer to $117 billion after new NXP deal
(Reuters) - 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 accounts
NEW YORK (Reuters) - 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 redesign
(Reuters) - Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday responded to a Change.org petition that asked for a reversal of the messaging app's latest redesign.

U.S. SEC updates guidance on cyber attack disclosure for companies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday updated guidance to public companies on how and when they should disclose cyber security risks and breaches, including disclosing potential weaknesses that have not yet been targeted by hackers.

Daimler to start serial production of eActros truck in 2021
STUTTGART (Reuters) - Daimler said on Wednesday it aims to start serial production of an electric heavy truck with a range of 200 km (124 miles) in 2021, Daimler Trucks chief Martin Daum said.

Nokia sees no path for 'struggling' digital health business: memo
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia does not see meaningful potential for its "struggling" digital health business which includes activity trackers and smartwatches, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

British bank RBS hires 'digital human' Cora on probation
LONDON (Reuters) - A life-like avatar called Cora is being put through her paces by Royal Bank of Scotland , helping customers with basic queries and giving its digital banking drive a more human face.

Apple in talks with miners to secure cobalt supplies: sources

U.S. Intel plans $5 billion investment in Israeli plant: minister

Bitcoins for free? Japanese cryptocurrency exchange lands in hot water again