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Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internet giants, including Alphabet's Google and Facebook , are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an abrupt shift in the political winds in Washington. Read More

 

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Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision: paper

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its license in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a newspaper reported. More »

 

UK food delivery firm Deliveroo raises $385 million for expansion

LONDON (Reuters) - British takeaway food delivery firm Deliveroo has raised $385 million in new funding, the firm said in a statement on Sunday which set out that the money would help establish operations in new areas of the country and overseas. More »

 

A celebrity listing crashes Japanese exchange's party

TOKYO (Reuters) - On Japan's newest exchange, fame can pay off. That may not be so great for investors though. More »

 

Protests could derail St. Louis' bid for second Amazon hub: sources

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city's bid to attract Amazon.com's second headquarters, academics and business executives said. More »

 

Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 million stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop

MUMBAI (Reuters) - An affiliate of Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing. More »

 

Uber, reviving old tactic, is backed by more than 500,000 in London row

SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON (Reuters) - Half a million people have signed an online petition in under 24 hours backing Uber's bid to stay on the roads of London, showing the company is turning to its tried-and-tested tactic of asking customers for help when it locks horns with regulators. More »

 

Investor group seeks probe into SEC hack, urges data rules delay

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and urged the regulator to delay new data-gathering rules until it could assure investors that its computer systems were secure. More »

 

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms - sources

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers. More »

 

Around the world, a muted launch for Apple's iPhone 8

SAN FRANCISCO/SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's launch of the iPhone 8 kicked off with less fanfare on Friday than new models in previous years in the United States, Asia, Australia and Britain, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X, due out in early November. More »

 

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