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Obama and Xi agree on North Korea, discuss cybersecurity at summit

By Matt Spetalnick, Steve Holland and John Ruwitch RANCHO MIRAGE, California | Sat Jun 8, 2013 8:13pm EDT RANCHO MIRAGE, California (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on Saturday to apply more pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, during a two-day summit where Obama aired U.S. complaints that China is en...

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Obama, Xi talk cyber security and North Korea at summit

By Matt Spetalnick, Steve Holland and John Ruwitch RANCHO MIRAGE, California | Sat Jun 8, 2013 6:53pm EDT RANCHO MIRAGE, California (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on Saturday that North Korea must give up its nuclear weapons, during a two-day summit where Obama directly aired U.S. concerns about Chinese cyber theft to his ...

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Analysis: Few options for companies to defy U.S. intelligence demands

By Lawrence Hurley and Joseph Menn WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO | Sat Jun 8, 2013 5:07pm EDT WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. Internet companies that want to resist government demands to hand over customer data for intelligence investigations have few legal options, due to the classified nature of such...

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Head of Russian church urges monks to shun Internet

MOSCOW | Sat Jun 8, 2013 7:03am EDT MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has urged monks not to use cellphones to access the Internet in order to avoid temptation. "Now the Internet appears to be a great temptation," Patriarch Kirill said during a trip to the Zograf monastery in Greece, according to a transcript of his remarks posted on the church's we...

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Hard issues on table at Obama, Xi 'informal' summit

By Matt Spetalnick, Steve Holland and John Ruwitch RANCHO MIRAGE, California | Sat Jun 8, 2013 5:39am EDT RANCHO MIRAGE, California (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping launched straight into discussing thorny issues at an informal summit and may delve deeper when they m...

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Hard issues on table at Obama, Xi "informal" summit

By Matt Spetalnick, Steve Holland and John Ruwitch RANCHO MIRAGE, California | Sat Jun 8, 2013 4:22am EDT RANCHO MIRAGE, California (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping launched straight into discussing thorny issues at an informal summit and may delve deeper when they meet again on Saturday. The two-day meeting at a desert retre...

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Obama, China's Xi seek to ease tensions on cyber security

By Steve Holland, Matt Spetalnick and John Ruwitch RANCHO MIRAGE, California | Sat Jun 8, 2013 2:45am EDT RANCHO MIRAGE, California (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping agreed on Friday to work together to try to resolve disputes over cyber security, a major irritant between t...

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Exclusive: Icahn, Southeastern prepare Dell CEO shortlist - sources

By Nadia Damouni NEW YORK | Fri Jun 7, 2013 6:27pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) - Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management Inc are short-listing potential candidates to become the next Dell Inc chief executive should they succeed in a proxy battle against Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, two sources clo...

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Micron deal for Elpida Memory appears to clear legal hurdle

By Tom Hals Fri Jun 7, 2013 6:25pm EDT (Reuters) - Micron Technologies Inc's planned acquisition of bankrupt Japanese chipmaker Elpida Memory Inc appeared to move closer to completion on Friday after a key deadline passed without a legal challenge. U.S. creditors had until 4 p.m. on Friday to object to the request by Elpi...

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Intel offers to pay up for Internet TV programming deals

By Ronald Grover , Liana B. Baker and Noel Randewich Fri Jun 7, 2013 6:21pm EDT (Reuters) - Intel Corp's talks to buy content from media companies for its new TV service are advancing, and the chipmaker is offering to pay as much as 75 percent more than traditional cable rates, people familiar with the talks said. But Int...

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