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Pandemic revs up race for U.S. online car sales

Pandemic revs up race for U.S. online car sales

Published 03/08/2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - After years of being part of a future that never quite arrived, the coronavirus pandemic has put U.S. online car [more…]

J.C. Penney’s survival hinges on urgent sale negotiations

J.C. Penney’s survival hinges on urgent sale negotiations

Published 03/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The survival of J.C. Penney Co Inc hangs on whether the department store chain can reach a complex deal within days [more…]

Republican senators back plan to sell TikTok’s U.S. operations

Republican senators back plan to sell TikTok’s U.S. operations

Published 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Republican senators on Sunday backed a plan by China’s ByteDance to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok after President Donald Trump [more…]

Australian regulator says Google misled users over data privacy issues

Australian regulator says Google misled users over data privacy issues

Published 27/07/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s competition regulator on Monday accused Alphabet’s Google of misleading consumers to get permission for use of their personal data for targeted [more…]

UK rapper Wiley faces police probe over accusations of anti-Semitism

UK rapper Wiley faces police probe over accusations of anti-Semitism

Published 25/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British rap artist Wiley is facing a police investigation after a string of anti-Semitic comments appeared on his social media accounts, prompting [more…]

TikTok under scrutiny in Australia over security, data concerns

TikTok under scrutiny in Australia over security, data concerns

Published 20/07/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is scrutinising the popular Chinese-owned social media TikTok platform for any risks it may pose to users from around potential foreign [more…]

Amazon says exports from India-based sellers cross $2 billion

Amazon says exports from India-based sellers cross $2 billion

Published 20/07/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) total exports from small and medium sellers in India, part of a company programme to export products to [more…]

Twitter disables Trump tweet over copyright complaint

Twitter disables Trump tweet over copyright complaint

Published 19/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twitter Inc disabled a campaign-style video that President Donald Trump retweeted on Saturday, citing a copyright complaint. The video, which included music [more…]

Some K-Pop stars’ accounts on TikTok’s sister app in China, Douyin, blocked from view

Some K-Pop stars’ accounts on TikTok’s sister app in China, Douyin, blocked from view

Published 17/07/2020

SHANGHAI/SEOUL (Reuters) - Some K-pop stars’ accounts have been blocked from view on TikTok’s China equivalent Douyin, Reuters’ checks showed on Friday, days after South [more…]

EU top court to rule in landmark Facebook, Schrems privacy case

EU top court to rule in landmark Facebook, Schrems privacy case

Published 13/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s top court will on Thursday rule on the legality of tools companies use to transfer Europeans’ data around the world, in [more…]