Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft

(Reuters) - Businesses that failed to update Microsoft Windows-based computer systems that were hit by a massive cyber attack over the weekend could be sued over their lax cyber security, but Microsoft Corp itself enjoys strong protection from lawsuits, legal experts said....

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Former SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive will leave Tesla

(Reuters) - SolarCity founder Lyndon Rive, who steered the dramatic growth of the biggest U.S. residential solar company before driving its sale to Tesla Inc , is leaving the electric vehicle maker in June, he said on Monday....

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Porsche opens digital center in Silicon Valley

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Sportscar maker Porsche is opening a digital technology center with 100 staff in Silicon Valley to forge new partnerships, cooperate with venture-capital companies and invest in new companies, it said on Friday....

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Lyft partners with Waymo to launch self-driving car pilots

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. ride services company Lyft Inc and Alphabet Inc's self-driving car unit Waymo have launched a self-driving vehicle partnership, bringing together two rivals to dominant ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc.[UBER.UL]...

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Snap surges after Wall Street heavyweights reveal stakes

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Snap Inc jumped more than 8 percent on Monday in its second strongest day since the social media company's initial public offering, boosted by filings showing several institutional investors had owned its shares....

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Facebook's virtual reality unit Oculus shutters film studio

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's virtual reality content production unit, Oculus' Story Studio, is shuttering its doors to shift focus on supporting external content makers, the company said on Thursday, two years after the in-house studio launched....

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Facebook nears ad-only business model as game revenue falls

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's growth into a digital advertising power is showing a flip side: The social network is more dependent than ever on the cyclical ad market, even as its rival Google finds new revenue streams in hardware and software....

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Tesla in talks to resolve issues with legacy Grohmann clients

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Tesla Inc said it is seeking to resolve outstanding issues with legacy customers of its Grohmann engineering unit after a takeover by the Silicon Valley-based carmaker resulted in a shift in management priorities toward Tesla projects....

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