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Starwood Hotels backs new Marriott offer

Starwood Hotels backs a new offer from rival hotel firm Marriott International which values Starwood at $13.6bn.

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Mobiles to load news articles faster

A scheme pioneered by Google and backed by the BBC and other publishers will allows articles to download faster on mobile devices.

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Bitcoin chief charged in Japan

The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange - has been formally charged with embezzlement amid an investigation into millions of dollars of Bitcoin losses.

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