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Tencent turns to WeChat, games and deals for global strategy

China's biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, according to one of its executives.

Square tests bitcoin buying and selling

Payments company Square said it has started allowing select customers to buy and sell bitcoins on its Cash app, as it looks to tap into a craze that has sent the cryptocurrency up nearly sevenfold this year.

How to fool Face ID on the iPhone X

​A researcher in Vietnam has demonstrated how he apparently fooled Apple's face recognition ID software on its new iPhone X using a mask made with a 3D printer, silicone and paper tape.

Amazon to sell cloud hardware in China deal

Amazon.com is selling off the hardware from its public cloud business in China, amid tightening regulation over online data that is creating a hurdle for technology firms operating in the world's second-largest economy.

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom takeover bid

​Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm has rejected rival Broadcom's US$103-billion takeover bid, saying the offer undervalued the company and would face regulatory hurdles.

Amazon’s local launch draws near

Amazon.com is "really close" to opening in Australia, its country manager said on Monday, as the U.S. e-commerce juggernaut prepares to shake up an already-fragile brick-and-mortar retail sector in the world's No. 12 economy.

Hacking costs hit Equifax

Equifax has reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back business.

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