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Apple redesigns App Store in new operating system launch

Apple redesigns App Store in new operating system launch

Written by on September 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s newest operating system for iPhones and iPads introduces changes to its marketplace for third-party software to satisfy app developers and add new so-called augmented reality apps. The system, called iOS 11, is being released on Tuesday ahead of its two newest phone handsets, the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, set to […]

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Google offers rivals equal display in EU antitrust move

Google offers rivals equal display in EU antitrust move

Written by on September 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google has offered to display rival comparison shopping sites via an auction, as it aims to stave off further EU antitrust fines, four people familiar with the matter said. Google is under pressure to come up with a big initiative to level the playing field in comparison shopping, but its proposal was […]

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Should central banks issue their own cryptocurrencies?

Should central banks issue their own cryptocurrencies?

Written by on September 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – It is too soon to determine whether central banks should issue their own cryptocurrencies, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday, as the risks could not yet be fully assessed and the technology underpinning them is still unproven. Central banks already use electronic money – only a very small proportion of […]

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Beijing orders cryptocurrency exchanges to halt trading

Beijing orders cryptocurrency exchanges to halt trading

Written by on September 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese authorities have ordered Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges to stop trading and immediately notify users of their closure, signaling a widening crackdown by authorities on the industry to contain financial risks. Exchanges were also told to stop allowing new user registrations as of Friday, according to a government notice. The notice was signed […]

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Senator Warren introduces Equifax Bill, as execs leave

Senator Warren introduces Equifax Bill, as execs leave

Written by on September 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax’s massive data breach, and along with 11 other Democratic senators, introduced a bill to allow consumers to freeze their credit for free. Equifax came under increased pressure from lawmakers and U.S. states on Friday, while Canada said that […]

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French sees more EU countries joining tax tightening efforts

French sees more EU countries joining tax tightening efforts

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

PARIS (Reuters) – French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said he expected more EU countries to join in the coming days a French-led push to tighten the taxation of online giants like Google and Amazon. Germany, Italy and Spain have already signed onto a French proposal that digital multinationals such as those two leading companies […]

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Mapping company HERE expands to drones, robotics

Mapping company HERE expands to drones, robotics

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

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – HERE, the digital mapping company controlled by Germany’s premium carmakers, aims to expand its business not only to offer navigation for self-driving cars but also drones and advanced robotics, Chief Executive Edzard Overbeek told Reuters. “We are expanding our strategy not just in autonomous driving but also in autonomous things,” Overbeek said […]

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Amazon opening huge Mexican warehouse for e-commerce

Amazon opening huge Mexican warehouse for e-commerce

Written by on September 14, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is preparing to open a 1 million square-foot warehouse near Mexico City, sources familiar with the project said, part of an effort to boost its presence in Mexico’s nascent e-commerce industry. The new warehouse is slated to be built in the Tepotzotlan municipality about 25 miles (40 km) north […]

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Equifax aftershocks continue, CEO to testify to Congress

Equifax aftershocks continue, CEO to testify to Congress

Written by on September 14, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly 40 states have joined a probe of Equifax Inc’s handling of a massive data breach that exposed valuable information on up to 143 million Americans and sent shares of the credit reporting company tumbling. Congress is also probing the hack, and Equifax’s chief executive, Richard Smith, is expected to testify […]

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iPhone buyers may find fewer deals in saturated market

iPhone buyers may find fewer deals in saturated market

Written by on September 14, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – U.S. consumers who want Apple Inc’s newest iPhones, including its most expensive model yet, the iPhone X, may find fewer deals as wireless carriers are less willing to offer subsidies on devices in a saturated market. New phone launches have long offered carriers a chance to gain market share by offering incentives such […]

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