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PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

PayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service into thousands of brick-and-mortar stores in Europe and Latin America
Published: 05/17/18
Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

Gambling and technology firms are scrambling to position themselves for a piece of the emerging sports betting market in the U.S. now that the Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize it
Published: 05/17/18

BC-US--Sports Betting-Market Scramble,2nd Ld-Writethru, US

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in the billion-dollar industry.
Published: 05/17/18

Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans
Published: 05/17/18

2 Syrian nationals indicted in pro-Assad hacking scheme

Two Syrian nationals have been indicted in a computer hacking scheme that targeted the White House, Harvard University, U.S. Marine Corps and news media outlets, including The Associated Press.
Published: 05/17/18
The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs
Published: 05/17/18

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks finished slightly lower Thursday as losses in technology and consumer-focused companies offset gains elsewhere in the market
Published: 05/17/18
US stocks end choppy day slightly lower amid trade jitters

US stocks end choppy day slightly lower amid trade jitters

U.S. stock indexes closed slightly lower Thursday after a day of mostly choppy trading, wiping out some of the market's gains from a day earlier
Published: 05/17/18

Critics say US sugar program a sour deal for consumers

Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices
Published: 05/17/18

Kroger, fending off online rivals, ups stake in UK's Ocado

Kroger is increasing its investment in Britain's Ocado by 5 pct
Published: 05/17/18