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News highlights – 14 February

News highlights – 14 February

Written by on February 15, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 14 February Facebook videos coming to a TV near you (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is launching an app for smart TVs that will help the social network’s users enjoy its videos on a bigger screen. The app will roll out soon from app stores for Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV and Amazon […]

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News highlights – 13 February

News highlights – 13 February

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News highlights for 13 February Apple shares go to record high, push S&P over $20 trillion SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple shares cruised to a record-high close Monday, helping catapult the S&P 500 stock index over the $20 trillion mark in what amounts to a victory for plain-vanilla mutual funds over a bevy of hedge […]

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News highlights – 12 February

News highlights – 12 February

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News highlights for 12 February Australian banks want collective bargaining with Apple over payment system SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian banks seeking permission from the country’s competition regulator to bargain collectively with Apple Inc over its mobile payment system said on Monday they will focus on gaining access to the U.S. tech company’s contactless payment function, […]

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News highlights – 9 February

News highlights – 9 February

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News highlights for 9 February Lloyds joins new British banking cyber defense alliance: sources LONDON (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group is the latest bank to join a new British cyber security group for banks called the Cyber Defence Alliance (CDA), sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Read more… Apple CEO Cook ‘optimistic’ […]

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News highlights – 8 February

News highlights – 8 February

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News highlights for 8 February New York Times offers free Spotify for a year for a digital subscription (Reuters) – The New York Times Co said on Wednesday that readers taking a one-year digital subscription would also get free access to music streaming service Spotify, as the newspaper company looks for new ways to attract […]

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News highlights – 7 February

News highlights – 7 February

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News highlights for 7 February Asian tech companies rush to announce US investment plans SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Manufacturers in Asia’s export-oriented economies are rushing to announce investment plans in the United States, as U.S. President Donald Trump calls for companies to build more products in the country. Read more… Activist shareholder wants Zuckerberg to give […]

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News highlights – 6 February

News highlights – 6 February

Written by on February 7, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 6 February Are interest rates on the rise? The Fed’s President isĀ open to the idea SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker on Monday said he would be open to raising interest rates again at the U.S. central bank’s March meeting if growth in jobs and wages continues. […]

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News highlights – 5 February

News highlights – 5 February

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News highlights for 5 February Ahead of French elections, Facebook cracks down on fake news PARIS (Reuters) – Social media company Facebook launched on Monday an initiative to tackle fake news stories in France, with the media in the spotlight as the country’s presidential election approaches. Read more… Tech giants get behind movement to overthrow […]

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News highlights – 2 February

News highlights – 2 February

Written by on February 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 2 February Snap IPO, no promise of profits on $3 billion valuation (Reuters) – Snapchat owner Snap Inc shot the opening salvo in its $3 billion initial public offering on Thursday, outlining aggressive expansion plans but offering new investors no say on how the company is run and no promise of profits. […]

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News highlights – 1 February

News highlights – 1 February

Written by on February 2, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 1 February Mastercard and Unirush fined $13 million over prepaid card bungle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Wednesday fined Mastercard Inc and UniRush $13 million for a failure with prepaid cards that in 2015 left tens of thousands of people unable to pay bills and access cash. Read more… Indian […]

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