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Supreme Court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals. Read More


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Intel CEO resigns after probe of relationship with employee

(Reuters) - Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found a consensual relationship with an employee violated company policy. More »


AT&T to launch wireless plans bundled with video after Time Warner win

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc will launch two new unlimited wireless plans next week that will be bundled with a new video streaming service called WatchTV, in the company's first move to pair entertainment with phone service after closing its $85 billion acquisition of media company Time Warner Inc. More »


EU Parliament committee votes for tougher EU copyright rules to rein in tech giants

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google , Facebook , Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favor of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday. More »


Ericsson needs industries to embrace 5G to underpin its recovery

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Ericsson needs a range of industries to embrace 5G network services if the equipment maker is to get a long-term boost that would allow it to progress from cost-cutting to expansion. More »


SAP aims to double CRM business in two years: sales chief

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SAP SE aims to double the size of its sales and marketing software business within two years, its top salesman told Reuters, throwing down the gauntlet to market leader Salesforce. More »


Tencent needs to see market gap before international expansion: executive

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Tencent will only take its social networking platforms, music and gaming services to an international audience if it believes there is a gap in the market it can fill, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday. More »


Paris ends Autolib electric car sharing contract with Bollore

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris local authorities have ended the Bollore group's contract to operate the Autolib electric vehicles fleet due to financial difficulties at the pioneering car-sharing scheme. More »


Japan firms slow to get compliant with new EU data privacy rules: Reuters poll

TOKYO (Reuters) - Around a quarter of Japanese businesses have made progress on meeting some of the easier requirements under Europe's new data privacy regulations while about another 20 percent plan to do so, a Reuters poll found. More »


Lime launches electric scooters in Paris, targets Europe

PARIS (Reuters) - California-based bicycle sharing service Lime will launch a fleet of dock-free electric scooters in Paris on Friday as part of a wider roll-out in several European cities, the firm said. More »


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