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Australian lawsuit funder files complaint against Facebook, flags…

Australian lawsuit funder files complaint against Facebook, flags…

Published 10/07/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd (IMF.AX) is preparing to potentially sue social media giant Facebook Inc (FB.O) in Australia over its sharing [more…]

WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

Published 10/07/2018

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messaging platform on Tuesday published advertisements in key Indian newspapers to tackle the spread of misinformation, its first such [more…]

Old fashion: Vintage boom buoys RealReal and jolts luxury labels

Old fashion: Vintage boom buoys RealReal and jolts luxury labels

Published 10/07/2018

PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second-hand fashion, once confined to thrift stores, is outstripping sales growth in the primary luxury goods sector, helping market leader The [more…]

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters) - Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) [more…]

Venture firm Atomico signs up ex-Uber and Google managers

Venture firm Atomico signs up ex-Uber and Google managers

Published 05/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Atomico, which runs Europe’s largest independent venture fund, has hired former managers from Google and Uber to help drive international expansion for [more…]

Content-hungry bidders circle ‘Big Brother’ maker Endemol

Content-hungry bidders circle ‘Big Brother’ maker Endemol

Published 04/07/2018

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Several bidders, including Liberty Global, are preparing offers for TV production company Endemol Shine, maker of classic reality show ‘Big Brother’ and [more…]

U.S. fund managers zero in on software as tariffs upend tech sector

U.S. fund managers zero in on software as tariffs upend tech sector

Published 02/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Worries that a broadening trade war between the United States and China will upend the global supply chain are prompting some [more…]

Indian shopkeepers plan sit-in protest against Walmart’s Flipkart buy

Indian shopkeepers plan sit-in protest against Walmart’s Flipkart buy

Published 02/07/2018

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A lobby group of small Indian traders and shopkeepers has asked tens of thousands of its members to hold protests across the [more…]

Manafort assistant gave FBI access to storage locker: testimony

Manafort assistant gave FBI access to storage locker: testimony

Published 29/06/2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - A personal assistant to Paul Manafort granted the FBI access to a storage locker, allowing the government to secure evidence that [more…]

Facebook still evasive over Cambridge Analytica and fake news: UK…

Facebook still evasive over Cambridge Analytica and fake news: UK…

Published 29/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook continues to be evasive in its answers to a British parliamentary committee examining a scandal over misuse of the social media [more…]