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China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

Published 16/02/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi [more…]

Russia’s MTS to decide if its U.S. listing is in best interest of…

Russia’s MTS to decide if its U.S. listing is in best interest of…

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s mobile phone operator MTS said on Friday it will evaluate whether its listing in the United States is in the best [more…]

Brookfield in talks with India’s Reliance Industries to buy tower,…

Brookfield in talks with India’s Reliance Industries to buy tower,…

Published 08/02/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Canadian private equity firm Brookfield Asset Management is in preliminary talks with India’s Reliance Industries to buy a stake in its optical [more…]

China’s Didi, BAIC set up joint venture to work on NEV projects

China’s Didi, BAIC set up joint venture to work on NEV projects

Published 28/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Didi Chuxing said it had set up a joint venture (JV) with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., a unit of state-owned BAIC, [more…]

Excluding Huawei could hurt 5G network development: China envoy to EU

Excluding Huawei could hurt 5G network development: China envoy to EU

Published 27/01/2019

(Reuters) - China’s envoy to the European Union warned that excluding Chinese tech group Huawei could hamper new 5G mobile networks, the Financial Times on [more…]

Zuckerberg to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger:…

Zuckerberg to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger:…

Published 26/01/2019

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is planning to unify the underlying messaging infrastructure of the WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger services and [more…]

Mastercard says plans to apply for China license to clear card…

Mastercard says plans to apply for China license to clear card…

Published 26/01/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. payments card company Mastercard Inc said on Friday it still plans to apply for a bankcard clearing license in China and [more…]

Netflix forecast misses Wall Street view, shares dip

Netflix forecast misses Wall Street view, shares dip

Published 18/01/2019

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) forecast first-quarter revenue slightly below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, even after a record quarter for new customers, sending shares [more…]

Indonesia cracks down on e-commerce to raise tax collection

Indonesia cracks down on e-commerce to raise tax collection

Published 14/01/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is bringing in new rules requiring e-commerce sellers to share data with authorities, while also stressing that they must pay taxes, [more…]

Samsung to launch India-first smartphones to counter Chinese rivals

Samsung to launch India-first smartphones to counter Chinese rivals

Published 13/01/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Samsung (005930.KS) plans to launch a budget smartphone series in India ahead of a global release, aiming to regain ground ceded to [more…]