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Verizon, AT&T suspend ads from Google over offensive videos3/23/2017 1:55:51 AM - U.S. wireless carriers Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc said on Wednesday they have suspended some digital advertising from Google and YouTube because of concerns that their ads may have run next to offensive content.EU's Vestager says analyzing Facebook reply to WhatsApp probe3/22/2017 8:38:09 PMBRUSSELS - EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Wednesday she was reviewing Facebook's response to charges the U.S. social network provided misleading information during its bid for messaging service WhatsApp which may result in a hefty fine for the company.Snap pops 9 percent after winning second 'buy' recommendation3/22/2017 10:12:41 PMSAN FRANCISCO - Shares of Snap Inc jumped 9 percent on Wednesday after the owner of messaging app Snapchat received a second analyst "buy" rating following a red-hot public listing this month and with Wall Street skeptical about its lofty valuation.Google allows users to share their locations in mapping app3/22/2017 6:36:03 PM - Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Wednesday that it will revamp its popular maps app to allow users to share their locations, in order to boost engagement on a product of increasing strategic importance to the search giant.Mobileye deal to fuel investment in late-stage Israeli start-ups3/22/2017 9:22:00 PMTEL AVIV - Intel's $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye has catapulted Israeli hi-tech into the global league, and is likely to stimulate investment in the sector's other late-stage startups, where funds are most needed.China's ZTE Corp pleads guilty in U.S. court in sanctions case3/23/2017 2:28:01 AMNEW YORK - Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp on Wednesday pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in Texas for illegally shipping U.S. goods and technology to Iran.LinkedIn tries to hook more users with business news section3/22/2017 5:44:03 PMSAN FRANCISCO - LinkedIn on Wednesday plans to launch a section on its network dedicated to business news, seeking to draw users onto the service more frequently to read and talk about current events, company officials said.Instagram says advertising base tops one million businesses3/22/2017 6:07:56 PMSAN FRANCISCO - Instagram is expected to announce on Wednesday that it has reached more than 1 million monthly active advertisers, as the Facebook Inc-owned photo-sharing app tries to become a center of online commerce.Pakistan seeks Facebook meeting, threatens action over blasphemy3/22/2017 8:46:10 PMISLAMABAD - Pakistan will punish social media companies that fail to take action against online blasphemy, the interior minister said on Wednesday, adding that he had requested a meeting with Facebook.China's Tencent fourth-quarter profit jumps 47 percent on payment, cloud revenue surge3/22/2017 5:12:33 PMHONG KONG - Tencent Holdings Ltd, China's biggest social media and online entertainment company, posted a 47 percent rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by strong growth in new revenue streams such as payment and cloud services.