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Amazon to open new office in Manhattan in 2021

Amazon to open new office in Manhattan in 2021

Published 06/12/2019

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would open a new office in New York’s Manhattan to house its consumer and advertising teams. The [more…]

Exclusive: EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google’s data collection

Exclusive: EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google’s data collection

Published 30/11/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday, suggesting the world’s most popular internet [more…]

Elon Musk: About 150,000 orders thus far for Tesla Cybertruck

Elon Musk: About 150,000 orders thus far for Tesla Cybertruck

Published 23/11/2019

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Saturday that there have been about 150,000 orders thus far for the electric carmaker’s [more…]

Amazon files lawsuit contesting Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract to Microsoft

Amazon files lawsuit contesting Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract to Microsoft

Published 23/11/2019

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc filed a lawsuit in a federal U.S. court on Friday contesting the U.S. Defense Department’s decision last month to award a [more…]

Hong Kong police seal off university, raising fears of crackdown

Hong Kong police seal off university, raising fears of crackdown

Published 18/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Monday to force back anti-government protesters trying to escape a university [more…]

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Some are backed by dollars. Others by gold. But this “stablecoin” isn’t tied to any major asset - it’s backed by another [more…]

U.S. expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension Monday: sources

U.S. expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension Monday: sources

Published 18/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is set to issue a 90-day extension of a license on Monday allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business [more…]

TikTok owner ByteDance plans to launch music streaming: FT

TikTok owner ByteDance plans to launch music streaming: FT

Published 18/11/2019

(Reuters) - TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Co Ltd is in talks with big music labels - Universal Music, Sony Music and Warner Music - [more…]

New ‘Star Wars’ title from EA set to be big draw this holiday season

New ‘Star Wars’ title from EA set to be big draw this holiday season

Published 15/11/2019

(Reuters) - Electronic Arts Inc launched “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” on Friday, garnering strong reviews for its flagship action-adventure series that is crucial to [more…]

Apple co-founder says Apple Card algorithm gave wife lower credit limit

Apple co-founder says Apple Card algorithm gave wife lower credit limit

Published 11/11/2019

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) co-founder Steve Wozniak joined in the online debate over accusations of gender discrimination by the algorithm behind the iPhone maker’s [more…]