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News highlights – 16 July 2017

News highlights – 16 July 2017

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News highlights for 16 July 2017 Warren Buffett and John Malone consider Sprint stake: sources (Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc and John Malone’s Liberty Media Corp are exploring an investment of between $10 billion and $20 billion in U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said. Read more… US judge […]

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News highlights – 13 July 2017

News highlights – 13 July 2017

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News highlights for 13 July 2017 French Government will appeal Google tax ruling PARIS (Reuters) – The French government said on Thursday it would appeal against a court ruling in Google’s favour with regard to 1.1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) in tax. Read more… Carmakers write to Chinese Government to relax quotas on electric cars […]

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News highlights – 12 July 2017

News highlights – 12 July 2017

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News highlights for 12 July 2017 Trump Hotels says card payments breached at 14 properties (Reuters) – Trump International Hotels Management LLC said late on Tuesday a data breach at a service provider compromised card payment details at 14 of its properties. Read more… Hackers can commandeer military aircraft for very little money BERLIN (Reuters) […]

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News highlights – 11 July 2017

News highlights – 11 July 2017

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News highlights for 11 July 2017 SK Hynix will not abandon its aim for equity in Toshiba chip business SEOUL (Reuters) – SK Hynix Inc said on Wednesday it does not plan to abandon its aim to gain equity in Toshiba Corp’s $18 billion chip unit – an assertion that is likely to lower chances […]

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News highlights – 10 July 2017

News highlights – 10 July 2017

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News highlights for 10 July 2017 Austria moves to give police powers to monitor messaging VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria is pursuing plans to give police authority to monitor messaging services such as WhatsApp and Skype in an attempt to “close the gap” on criminals who increasingly avoid communicating via telephone. Read more… Cyber attackers constantly […]

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News highlights – 9 July 2017

News highlights – 9 July 2017

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News highlights for 9 July 2017 Stripe strikes deal with Alipay and WeChat NEW YORK (Reuters) – Silicon Valley startup Stripe has partnered with digital payment providers Alipay and WeChat Pay to enable merchants using its platform globally to accept payments from hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers. Read more… Oculus to cut price to […]

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News highlights – 6 July 2017

News highlights – 6 July 2017

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News highlights for 6 July 2017 South African┬átech stocks tumble in 2017 Tech and telecoms stocks for the most part took a beating in the first six months of 2017, with more than half of all stocks listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) dropping in value year-to-date (YTD). Read more… Private not state hackers […]

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News highlights – 5 July 2017

News highlights – 5 July 2017

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News highlights for 5 July 2017 Mexico’s America Movil details argument in telecom dispute MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Billionaire Carlos Slim’s America Movil argued on Wednesday against rules brought in by an overhaul of the country’s telecommunications industry, saying in a statement they were unfair and had led to a loss of its business rights. […]

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News highlights – July 4 2017

News highlights – July 4 2017

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News highlights for July 4 2017 Brazil apps track gunfire as Rio de Janeiro violence spikes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Gun violence is on the rise in Rio de Janeiro, with the sound of firefights echoing daily across Brazil’s seaside city as drug gangs battle each other and police officers patrolling slums. Read more… […]

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Latest online retail trial uses CargoPod to cut out the delivery man

Latest online retail trial uses CargoPod to cut out the delivery man

Written by on July 4, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – British milkmen could be a thing of the past in some areas if a trial of driverless grocery deliveries direct to your door by online retailer Ocado gets the green light. It has used a self-driving vehicle with eight containers which can carry 128kg (282lb) of groceries to deliver coffee, chocolate and […]

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