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The Economic Times
Encouraging signs of more domestic capital in the startup ecosystem: Nandan Nilekaniare certainly now a number of Indian startups that are willing to invest now. I
The Economic Times / Posted 20 hours ago
are certainly now a number of Indian startups that are willing to invest now. It may not be at the level, of say, SoftBank, but there’s certainly a lot more of it coming in now,” Nilekani said, as part of a panel, at The Economic Times... Read more
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New York Post
Kalanick calls venture firm’s lawsuit a ‘public and personal attack’let alone a company of Uber’s size and importance.” The lawsuit comes amid dis
New York Post / Posted yesterday
let alone a company of Uber’s size and importance.” The lawsuit comes amid discussions by outside investors, including SoftBank Group Corp, to buy a large chunk of Uber stock, although it is unclear if any transaction will occur. Benchmark’s... Read more
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Market Watch
SoftBank’s big plan for a smarter internet is brilliantMasayoshi Son doesn’t do anything small nor does he do things in a simple way.
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Masayoshi Son doesn’t do anything small nor does he do things in a simple way. A few months ago SoftBank Group 9984, -0.24% announced that it would be raising $100 billion to invest in Son’s vision of the singularity. (That is more than the capital... Read more
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Digi Times
IoT chip demand promising, says ARM CEOas the leading market and manufacturing base for IoT and connected devices, Seg
Digi Times / Posted yesterday
as the leading market and manufacturing base for IoT and connected devices, Segars said. Following its acquisition by SoftBank, ARM has been stepping up its R&D efforts to accelerate the deployment of IoT devices, Segars noted. ARM also plans... Read more
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The Hindu
Son vs Bezos at India’s e-commerce marketFlipkart’s announcement that SoftBank Vision Fund, a private equity fund backed
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Flipkart’s announcement that SoftBank Vision Fund, a private equity fund backed by Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, would take a stake in the company has energised India’s e-commerce space. The investment is widely reported to be about $2.5... Read more
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Philly.com
Comcast, nation's No. 1 cable company, completes Xfinity Mobile roll-out in U.S.that reallocated spectrum from broadcast TV stations to wireless services. Spr
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
that reallocated spectrum from broadcast TV stations to wireless services. Sprint and its corporate parent, Japan-based Softbank, also have been linked to a potential deal for Charter. Charter has said it will launch its own mobile-phone service... Read more
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Business Standard India
NITI event: Startup CEOs give suggestions to PM, ministers, bureaucracyactive partnership in governance. A far cry from last year January's Start Up
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
active partnership in governance. A far cry from last year January's Start Up India Stand Up India, when everyone from SoftBank Group's Masayoshi Son, Uber's Travis Kalanick, WeWork co-founder and CEO Adam Neumann were invited for an event with... Read more
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Reuters
Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo enters North American marketthan $1 billion since late last year to expand at home and overseas and increas
Reuters / Posted yesterday
than $1 billion since late last year to expand at home and overseas and increase their market share. People familiar with the matter said in late July Ofo is in talks to raise $1 billion in a new funding round led by Japan's SoftBank Group (9984... Read more
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Technode
Co-working unicorn URWork is creating a bridge into China via its global expansionof Singapore’s Spacemob as part of a $500 million expansion plan in Southeast A
Technode / Posted 2 days ago
of Singapore’s Spacemob as part of a $500 million expansion plan in Southeast Asia. It has also received $500 million from SoftBank and Hony Capital for its China expansion. “There is the next set of cities in China that are incredibly important,... Read more
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The Economic Times
SoftBank emerges as new IPO for tech companiesMUMBAI:In the tech investing world these days, nothing makes more news than Sof
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
MUMBAI:In the tech investing world these days, nothing makes more news than SoftBank. The Japanese internet group's frenetic dealmaking pace over the past few months, along with its big secondary purchases in internet companies, have made it the new... Read more
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Business Standard India
eKart exec Harish Abhichandani replaces Rajiv Bansal as Ola CFOto raise funding from new investors such as Tencent and Microsoft, while trying
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
to raise funding from new investors such as Tencent and Microsoft, while trying to keep aggressive investors such as Softbank at bay. During Bansal’s stint at Ola, the company raised $330 million led by Softbank at a valuation of $3.5... Read more
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The Economic Times
Uber's incoming CEO must fix culture: Nikesh Aroraand harassment, is currently searching for a new leader after its board ousted
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
and harassment, is currently searching for a new leader after its board ousted co-founder Travis Kalanick in June. SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, who has backed Uber's rivals in India, Southeast Asia and China, has signaled that he's... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automationthat celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
that celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for consumers, sold by the internet company SoftBank and Toyota Motor Corp, among others. Japan, which forged a big push toward robotics starting in the 1990s, leads... Read more
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New York Post
Japanese workers have learned to love their robot overlordsthat celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
that celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for consumers, sold by the internet company SoftBank and Toyota Motor Corp, among others. The Asahi Breweries assembly line in Moriya, near Tokyo, Japan.AP Japan,... Read more
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The Economic Times
SoftBank hits the road again, in talks with Rivigo to invest at least $100 millionthe potential funding at $200-400 million. These people declined to be identifi
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
the potential funding at $200-400 million. These people declined to be identified as the discussions aren’t final yet. SoftBank has been ramping up investments in India at a rapid pace, having closed two massive deals over the past six months.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Making sense of the Softbank’s $6.5 bn India betVijay Shekhar Sharma may not be exaggerating when he says Masayoshi Son, founde
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Vijay Shekhar Sharma may not be exaggerating when he says Masayoshi Son, founder of the SoftBank Group, is “the world’s biggest dealmaker.” The founder of digital payments and ecommerce brand Paytm, who first met Son in December 2016, is trying to... Read more
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The Hindu
Where robots work in harmony with humansrobots more than Japan, evident in the popularity of companion robots for consu
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
robots more than Japan, evident in the popularity of companion robots for consumers, sold by the Internet company SoftBank and Toyota Motor Corp, among others. Japan, where birth rates have been sinking for decades and have raised fears... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Wireless Telecommunication Carriers Markets 2017 - Wired Telecom Services, Wired Telecom Services, and Communications HardwareWired Telecom Services, Wired Telecom Services, and Communications Hardware. C
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Wired Telecom Services, Wired Telecom Services, and Communications Hardware. Companies Mentioned: Verizon, AT&T, Vodafone, Softbank Group, China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, T Mobile, Telefonica SA, US Cellular and others. Countries: Brazil, China,... Read more
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News 8000
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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KECI Missoula
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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Bizjournals
Google Android creator Andy Rubin's Essential phone, a challenger to Apple's iPhone, is ready to shipfor Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy Note 8. The company w
Bizjournals / Posted 2 days ago
for Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy Note 8. The company was expected to get about $100 million from SoftBank Group earlier this year, but that apparently got derailed after Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) joined the Japanese tech... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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Newsmax
Uber Lines Up 4 Investors, But a Deal Hangs on Boardroom Battlemuch as $12 billion, hangs on the outcome of a courtroom brawl between two boar
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
much as $12 billion, hangs on the outcome of a courtroom brawl between two board members. Funding would come from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. and Chinese ride-hailing juggernaut Didi Chuxing, along with U.S. equity firms Dragoneer Investment... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automationthat celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
that celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for consumers, sold by the internet company SoftBank and Toyota Motor Corp, among others. Japan, which forged a big push toward robotics starting in the 1990s, leads... Read more
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Mashable
Team of rivals: The startups Uber competes against around the worldgot a major investment from Didi Chuxing. The company raised $2 billion in July
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
got a major investment from Didi Chuxing. The company raised $2 billion in July in a round most notably funded by Didi and SoftBank. Before that, the ride-hailing company had been a point of interest for Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant that... Read more
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Fortune
Uber's $12 Billion Deal Hangs on Outcome of Courtroom Brawlmuch as $12 billion, hangs on the outcome of a courtroom brawl between two boar
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
much as $12 billion, hangs on the outcome of a courtroom brawl between two board members. Funding would come from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. and Chinese ride-hailing juggernaut Didi Chuxing, along with U.S. equity firms Dragoneer Investment... Read more
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Business Standard India
Truce with Ola not a condition for Softbank to invest in UberMasayoshi Son, Chairman and CEO of Softbank, on August 7 confirmed that the com
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Masayoshi Son, Chairman and CEO of Softbank, on August 7 confirmed that the company was in talks with both Uber as well as its rival Lyft as the US ride hailing market was very big and the most important market globally. The report says that while... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Labor-short Japan more at home with automation than USthat celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
that celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for consumers, sold by the internet company SoftBank and Toyota Motor Corp, among others. Japan, which forged a big push toward robotics starting in the 1990s, leads... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Labor-short Japan more at home with automation than USthat celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
that celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for consumers, sold by the internet company SoftBank and Toyota Motor Corp, among others. Japan, which forged a big push toward robotics starting in the 1990s, leads... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Labor-short Japan more at home with automation than USthat celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
that celebrates robots more, evident in the popularity of companion robots for consumers, sold by the internet company SoftBank and Toyota Motor Corp, among others. Japan, which forged a big push toward robotics starting in the 1990s, leads... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Labor-short Japan more at home with automation than USculture that celebrates robots more. Japanese consumers have even flocked to bu
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
culture that celebrates robots more. Japanese consumers have even flocked to buy companion robots from the internet company SoftBank and Toyota Motor Corp., among others. Japan, which forged a big push toward robotics in the 1990s, leads the world... Read more
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The Economic Times
Grofers increases size of sales basket to Rs 768 croreand stopped marketing. Since then, the Gurgaon-based startup, which had raised
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
and stopped marketing. Since then, the Gurgaon-based startup, which had raised $165 million in 2015 from investors like SoftBank and Tiger Global Management, has rebuilt operations in major cities. After shutting down operations in nine cities... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday and closing highs – MacDailyNews– $184.461B • Intel (INTC) – $169.164B • Cisco (CSCO) – $160.450B • Disney (
MacDailyNews / Posted 3 days ago
– $184.461B • Intel (INTC) – $169.164B • Cisco (CSCO) – $160.450B • Disney (DIS) – $158.850B • IBM (IBM) – $132.401B • SoftBank (SFTBF) – $87.280B • Adobe (ADBE) – $74.189B • Tesla (TSLA) – $60.468B • Sony (SNE) – $48.740B • Hewlett-Packard... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
As Uber stumbles, rivals mobilize abroadOthers can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alte
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
Others can play that game too. This year, money is flowing into the local alternatives to Uber -- particularly from SoftBank, a Japan-based conglomerate. Grab raised $2 billion in funding last month from SoftBank and Didi. SoftBank also... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Solving Japan's ageing population woes with robotsis also able to work as a medical assistant, collecting and explaining medical
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
is also able to work as a medical assistant, collecting and explaining medical reports to patients. She was developed by Softbank Robotics, and is touted as the first “emotional” robot. Another Robotic helper is Palro a communications robot made... Read more
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The Register
Are Asimov's laws enough to stop AI stomping humanity?of AI and robots being used in autonomous vehicles. So are the guidelines enou
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
of AI and robots being used in autonomous vehicles. So are the guidelines enough? As the big firms, such as Google and Softbank, jostle to advance research and development, can these frameworks keep them in check or are they living by their own... Read more
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express
BREXIT BOOST: 'All-singing, all-dancing' trade deal at heart of May's visit to Japanby Britain since the vote to leave the EU proved that the UK had a rosy future.
express / Posted 4 days ago
by Britain since the vote to leave the EU proved that the UK had a rosy future. In July last year, the Japanese firm SoftBank bought ARM, the UK’s largest technology company, for £24billion. ARM’s microchip designs are used in most... Read more
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The Economic Times
Foxconn comes to terms with 80 per cent Snapdeal lossof Snapdeal. The anticipated acquisition, which was orchestrated by Flipkart’s
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
of Snapdeal. The anticipated acquisition, which was orchestrated by Flipkart’s largest stakeholder, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group, collapsed last month after Snapdeal’s founders announced they would not agree to the buyout and would... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Uber board spat over ex-chief Kalanick goes publicof the scenarios allowing Benchmark to take its money and leave. One of the re
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
of the scenarios allowing Benchmark to take its money and leave. One of the reported offers is from Japanese banking giant SoftBank and the other from a consortium of investors led by Dragoneer Investment Group. Uber declined comment on the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Uber’s boardroom warfare: How an internal power struggle is putting the company at riskcompany in peace and make it thrive. These actions do the opposite.” To make m
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
company in peace and make it thrive. These actions do the opposite.” To make matters more complicated, Japanese tech firm SoftBank also is rumored to be shopping for an Uber investment. If the company buys shares from Benchmark or another existing... Read more
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SKY News
Opportunities go begging amid BrexitBritain has nurtured plenty of tech firms, it has yet to create a tech giant.
SKY News / Posted 4 days ago
Britain has nurtured plenty of tech firms, it has yet to create a tech giant. The sale of ARM Holdings to Japanese firm SoftBank last year seemed to underline that innovative British companies often end up in the hands of overseas... Read more
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The Mercury News
Netflix losing Disney? No big deal says Piper Jaffray analystcompany’s board of directors is reportedly pursuing new investments from Japane
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
company’s board of directors is reportedly pursuing new investments from Japanese internet and investment powerhouse SoftBank, and the Dragoneer Investment Group. The board is also said to be considering taking on an investment from early... Read more
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Business Standard India
India@70: Entrepreneurs sail through changing tidesearlier, now foreign investor-funded desi entrepreneurs are leading the way in
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
earlier, now foreign investor-funded desi entrepreneurs are leading the way in many ways (the $2.6-billion fund infusion by SoftBank into Flipkart being the ... Key stories on business-standard.com are available to premium subscribers... Read more
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Business Standard India
Uber weighs investors' offer to buy sharescompany. Over the last week, the privately held company’s board voted to take
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
company. Over the last week, the privately held company’s board voted to take the next step on investment interest from SoftBank, the Japanese conglomerate. It is still considering an offer from a consortium led by Shervin Pishevar, an early... Read more
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