China, U.S. near deal on ZTE reprieve; Beijing cuts auto tariffs 1:15pm EDT

BEIJING (Reuters) - Washington neared a deal to lift its ban on U.S. firms supplying Chinese telecoms gear maker ZTE Corp, sources said on Tuesday, and Beijing announced tariff cuts on car imports, further easing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.  Full Article

Facebook's Zuckerberg apologises to EU lawmakers over data leak 1:22pm EDT 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg apologised to European Union lawmakers on Tuesday for a massive data leak, in his latest attempt to draw a line under a scandal that has rocked the world's biggest social media network.  Full Article  

Sony in $2.3 billion deal for EMI, becomes world's biggest music publisher 10:52am EDT 

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Tuesday it would pay about $2.3 billion to gain control of EMI, becoming the world's largest music publisher in an industry that has found new life on the back of streaming services.  Full Article