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A Qualcomm sign is pictured at one of its many campus buildings in San Diego, California, U.S. April 18, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Avast, a cyber security firm, dropped in its first day of trade.

Uber’s top dealmaker, David Richter, is leaving the company for personal reasons.

Google is buying small enterprise startup Velostrata.

ZTE says it has ceased major operating activities.

Apple plans to let users buy subscriptions to some third party video services in its TV app.

Wu Xiaohui, founder of Anbang Insurance Group, was sentenced in China to 18 years in jail.

At least 27 are dead after a dam bursts in Southern Kenya.

Qualcomm approves a new $10 billion buyback plan.

Uber teams with NASA to make flying cars a reality.

Twenty-First Century Fox gains as cable revenue rises 10 percent.

MoviePass parent Helios & Matheson drops another 46 percent in value.

Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said it paid $1.2 million to the private company used by attorney Michael Cohen to Stormy Daniels to stay silent about her alleged sexual encounter with President Donald Trump.

 

Photo: A Qualcomm sign is pictured at one of its many campus buildings in San Diego, California, U.S. April 18, 2017.  Reuters/Mike Blake

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