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Twitter planning layoffs: report

Twitter will lay off employees next week as freshly-returned chief Jack Dorsey pushes for a leaner operation focused on winning users, tech news website Re/code reported Friday. Source: Phys.org

Tokyo auto show to highlight 'smart' green cars

The Tokyo Motor Show, opening to the public Oct. 30 at Tokyo Big Sight convention hall, will be packed with futuristic eye-catching vehicles that drive themselves, offer online information in dazzling ways and are so green they are zero-emissions. Taking part with their latest offerings are 160 companies, including automakers, suppliers and motorcycle manufacturers from around the world, but the…
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Top EU court backs student in Facebook privacy case

The European Union’s highest court ruled Tuesday in favor of an Austrian law student who claims a trans-Atlantic data protection agreement doesn’t adequately protect consumers, a verdict that could have far-reaching implications for tech companies doing business in Europe. Source: Phys.org