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Tech company Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (NYSE: HPE) will cut as much as 10% of its workforce, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) will turn over to Congress a series of ads linked to Russian interests who may have tried to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The company management said in a post:

After an extensive legal and policy review, we’ve concluded that sharing the ads we’ve discovered with Congress, in a manner that is consistent with our obligations to protect user information, will help government authorities complete the vitally important work of assessing what happened in the 2016 election. That is an assessment that can be made only by investigators with access to classified intelligence and information from all relevant companies and industries — and we want to do our part. Congress is best placed to use the information we and others provide to inform the public comprehensively and completely.

Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares were battered on worries about slow iPhone 8 sales.

Cash held by American companies reached a high point of $2.3 trillion, according to a Bloomberg analysis of data from the Federal Reserve.

CNBC reports that air pollution may cause kidney disease:

Add kidney disease to the list of health problems associated with air pollution.

A team of scientists from Washington University in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System found an association between tiny particulate matter and kidney disease in two different data sets.

The scientists compared Veteran Affairs data on kidney disease with data on air pollution from two separate sets: satellite data from NASA and information from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Bankrupt Toys “R” Us will hire nearly 13,000 temporary holiday workers.

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