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A call to the boss: Indonesia contends with aggressive Chinese online lenders
Indonesian authorities have generally opened their arms to fintech companies offering online loans in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, viewing them as a way of getting credit to tens of millions of people often unable to access bank lending.

Google defends Gmail data sharing, gives few details on violations
Alphabet Inc's Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its email-scanning rules.

Facebook to drop on-site support for political campaigns
Facebook Inc said on Thursday that it would no longer dispatch employees to the offices of political campaigns to offer support ahead of elections, as it did with U.S. President Donald Trump in the 2016 race.

Google staff discussed tweaking search results to counter travel ban: WSJ
Google employees brainstormed ways to alter search functions to counter the Trump administration's controversial 2017 travel ban, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing internal emails.

Uber in talks to buy food delivery firm Deliveroo: Bloomberg
Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is in early talks to buy food delivery company Deliveroo, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

White House pledges to step up cyber offense on hackers
The White House warned foreign hackers on Thursday it will increase offensive measures as part of a new national cyber security strategy.

Cryptocurrency has hit bottom, bitcoin due for renaissance: Novogratz
Michael Novogratz, former macro hedge fund manager and founder of cryptocurrency asset management firm Galaxy Digital Capital Management, on Thursday said that the bottom in cryptocurrency prices has been reached and bitcoin is due to bounce back.

NY court overturns $115 million patent judgment against Samsung

Amazon adds Echo devices for home and car in bid to dominate voice gadgets

Britain preparing to set up internet regulator: Buzzfeed

Vodafone to roll out 1,000 5G sites in UK by 2020

Peugeot urges France to revive incentives for hybrids

Samsung plans to lower memory chip growth as demand slowdown looms: Bloomberg