News highlights – 17 September 2017

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News highlights for 17 September 2017

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Amazon aims for ‘cat walk to your door’ service

LONDON (Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon aims to take the “see now, buy now” model of making clothes seen in catwalk shows quickly available to consumers to a new level, offering one-hour delivery on items shown in a fashion show on Saturday night to customers in London. Read more…

Snapchat asked to remove Publisher Channel in Saudi Arabia

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Snap Inc has been asked by the Saudi Arabia government to remove the Al Jazeera Discover Publisher Channel in that country because it violated local laws, the social media company said on Sunday. Read more…

BMW: need your car keys? There’s an app for that

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW is reviewing the necessity of car keys, Ian Robertson, the company’s board member responsible for sales told Reuters. The fact that customers now all carry a smartphone and the availability of a BMW App which allows customers to unlock their vehicle, has made old fashioned keys less relevant. Read more…

Transatlantic data pact faces first major test

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers will undergo its first annual review on Monday, with Europe seeking to ensure Washington has lived up to its promises to protect the data of European citizens stored on U.S. servers. Read more…

Google removes offensive keywords

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said it had disabled a “majority” of the offensive keywords that BuzzFeed found could be used by advertisers to target people searching for racist and anti-Semitic topics. Read more…

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