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Apple Already Dominates Smart-Wearables Market, IDC Says

Apple Inc. sold 3.6 million Apple Watches in the second quarter, beating some analysts’ expectations and making the company the dominant provider of smart wearable devices after just one quarter of sales, market research firm IDC said in a report.

Germany Tells Facebook: Delete Racist Anti-Refugee Posts

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas wants Facebook Inc. to remove racist posts targeting asylum seekers after several attacks on refugee camps in Germany over the past week.Facebook should “urgently” review its practices when dealing with the posts, he told the company in an Aug. 26 letter obtained by Bloomberg News. Numerous users have complained to the ministry that Facebook didn’t remove xenophobic posts even after they were flagged and reviewed, arguing that the comments don’t violate its com

Intel Invests $60 Million in Chinese Drone Maker Yuneec

Intel Corp. has poured more than $60 million into Yuneec International Co., a Shanghai-based drone and aerospace company, as a broad range of technology companies investigate the possible commercial uses of unmanned aircraft.

Facebook Tests AI-Based Digital Assistant in Challenge to Siri

Facebook Inc. is testing a personal digital assistant to run inside its Messenger mobile application, an early step toward a challenge to artificial intelligence-based services like Apple Inc.’s Siri, Google Inc.’s Google Now and Microsoft Corp.’s Cortana.

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France Is 'On a Good Track,' MEDEF's Gattaz Says

France "is on a good track" and Prime Minister Manuel Valls has a "strong will" for reforming the country's economy which needs to be translated into concrete actions, according to Pierre Gattaz, chief executive officer of Radiall SA and president of French business lobby MEDEF. He spoke in an interview with Caroline Connan on Bloomberg Television's "On the Move" with Jonathan Ferro. (Source: Bloomberg)

Gemalto Sees E-Government Among Growth Drivers: Piou

Gemalto NV Chief Executive Officer Olivier Piou sees e-government along with the payment industry and the internet of things as growth drivers for the software company's business. He spoke in an interview with Francine Lacqua on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)

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