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Amazon sales growth slows in tame start to Jassy's tenure as CEO

(Reuters) Inc on Thursday said sales growth would slow in the next few quarters as customers venture more outside the home, a tepid start to CEO Andy Jassy's reign after 27 years with Jeff Bezos at the retailer's helm. Read More


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As scrutiny mounts, crypto exchange Binance to wind down derivatives in Europe

LONDON (Reuters) -Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance said on Friday it would wind down its futures and derivatives business across Europe, the latest move by the platform to dial back its product range as pressure grows from regulators across the world. More »


Amazon hit with record EU data privacy fine

(Reuters) Inc has been hit with a record $886.6 million (746 million euros) European Union fine for processing personal data in violation of the bloc's GDPR rules, as privacy regulators take a more aggressive position on enforcement. More »


Russia opens case against WhatsApp for violating personal data law

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Friday launched administrative proceedings against Facebook's WhatsApp for what it said was a failure to localise data of Russian users on Russian territory, the Interfax news agency reported. More »


'Don't want to miss it': Robinhood IPO loyalists stay the course

(Reuters) - Rick Ornelas got into Robinhood Markets Inc's initial public offering (IPO) every way he could. More »


Pinterest shares slump as growth warning rattles investors

(Reuters) -Shares of Pinterest Inc fell over 18% on Friday to its lowest in over a year, after the company warned of slowing user growth in the United States, its largest market. More »


Malaysia regulator takes enforcement action against Binance

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has taken enforcement action against cryptocurrency platform Binance to stop it operating in the country, the Securities Commission said on Friday. More »


China to boost scrutiny of online ride hailing firms -ministry

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will ramp up its scrutiny of online ride-hailing firms under plans to strengthen the protection of worker rights and require firms to amend any non-compliant operations, the Ministry of Transport said on Friday. More »


China urges tech companies to step up management of critical data exports

BEIJING (Reuters) -China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Friday that big tech companies should step up the management of exporting "critical data" as well as their risk assessment of data security. More »


Explainer: Major Ethereum upgrade set to alter supply, fix transaction fees

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ethereum, the second-largest blockchain network, is about to undergo a technical adjustment that will significantly alter the way transactions are processed, as well as reduce the supply of the ether token and sharply boost its price. More »


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