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Trump meets wireless, drone executives on new technologies6/22/2017 6:09:47 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump offered support for emerging technologies including unmanned aerial vehicles and next-generation wireless networks in a meeting on Thursday with the chiefs of AT&T Inc and General Electric Co and other business leaders.Exclusive: Amazon to charge $2.8 million for NFL ad packages - sources6/22/2017 9:38:15 PMNEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc is looking to charge advertisers $2.8 million for packages that include 30-second spots during the Thursday night National Football League games it will stream live to its Prime customers this coming season, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.CEO Zuckerberg tweaks Facebook mission to focus on groups6/22/2017 7:28:23 PMSAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg revised the world's largest online social network's mission statement on Thursday to emphasize support for hobby clubs, civil society organizations and other community groups.Exclusive: China Unicom counts Alibaba, Tencent among investors in drive to raise $10 billion - sources6/22/2017 1:04:03 PMHONG KONG - Chinese tech giants Alibaba Group Holdings and Tencent Holdings will be among new investors pouring a total of around $10 billion into mobile carrier China Unicom, sources said, part of efforts by Beijing to rejuvenate state behemoths with private cash.Google pushes framework for law enforcement access to overseas data6/22/2017 2:04:46 PMWASHINGTON - Alphabet Inc's Google pressed U.S. lawmakers and the international community on Thursday to update laws on how governments access customer data stored on servers located in other countries, hoping to address a mounting concern for both law enforcement officials and Silicon Valley.Imagination Tech up for sale after bruising Apple fight6/22/2017 4:55:01 PMLONDON - Imagination Technologies, the British firm that lost 70 percent of its value after being ditched by its biggest customer Apple, put itself up for sale on Thursday in a disappointing end to a once-great European tech success story.New token sale for blockchain-based currency EOS to launch on Monday6/22/2017 9:46:17 PMNEW YORK - Block.one will launch the sale of a new blockchain-based digital currency or token called EOS on Monday, the tech company said on Thursday.Judge says San Francisco can subpoena Uber for driver information6/22/2017 7:26:12 PMSAN FRANCISCO - A California state judge said on Thursday that San Francisco can demand from Uber records containing the ride-hailing company's driver contact information, the city attorney said.Exclusive: Fake online stores reveal gamblers' shadow banking system6/22/2017 8:35:55 PMLONDON - A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found.Tesla moves a step closer to building electric cars in China6/22/2017 3:52:01 PM - Tesla Inc took a step closer toward establishing an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in China with its announcement on Thursday that it is in exploratory talks with the Shanghai municipal government.