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Expecting a spike in bitcoin? Investors say it may take time

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors expecting a sudden surge in bitcoin's price, after it underwent a technical adjustment three weeks ago that reduced the rate at which new coins are generated, may have to wait a few months, or perhaps a few years. Read More


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China says social media firms should not selectively create obstacles for media

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday that social media companies should not selectively create obstacles for media agencies, responding to Facebook Inc's decision to start labeling state-controlled media organisations. More »


As coronavirus sinks global demand, China’s exporters go online to tap domestic market

YIWU, China/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - At this time of the year, Deng Jinling would normally be welcoming foreign buyers to her vacuum flask showroom or cramming her goods into containers to be shipped to customers in the United States. More »


Twitter disables Trump video tribute to Floyd over copyright complaint

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc has disabled U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign tribute video to George Floyd on its platform, citing a copyright complaint. More »


Virtual certainty? Bankers ask if success of remote roadshows will last

HONG KONG/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Who needs expensive lunches at glitzy hotels and fancy restaurants to court investors for bond deals or the sale of new shares on the stock exchange? More »


Facebook moves to limit spread of 'Boogaloo' groups after charges

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is making it harder to find user groups associated with the term "Boogaloo," which refers to a potential U.S. civil war or the collapse of civilization, the company said on Thursday. More »


GM Cruise tries to poach Zoox engineers as company for sale

(Reuters) - Self-driving technology company Cruise, a unit of General Motors Co’s , is trying to poach engineers from struggling rival Zoox Inc, according to an email sent to Zoox engineers by the founder of Cruise this week. More »


Australia fines Sony $2.4 million for refusing refunds on faulty PlayStation games

(Reuters) - A court has ruled that a unit of Japan's Sony Corp broke the consumer law by denying customers refunds for faulty PlayStation games and ordered the company to pay a A$3.5 million ($2.4 million) fine, Australia's consumer watchdog said. More »


TikTok owner ByteDance shuts down overseas news aggregator TopBuzz

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - ByteDance, owner of the global hit short-video app TikTok, has shut down its artificial-intelligence-based news aggregator TopBuzz, one of the company’s earliest products aimed at the global stage. More »


Toyota to launch hydrogen fuel cell venture with Chinese auto firms

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it would launch a new China joint venture with Chinese auto companies to develop fuel cell systems. More »


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