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UPDATE 1-Fighting for survival in London, Uber says it can improve

Reuters / Markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber called on Monday for talks with London's transport regulator as soon as possible and pledged to make improvements in the way it reports serious incidents in a bid to retain its license.

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Uber says not clear what prompted London regulator to strip it of licence

Reuters / Markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber said on Monday it was not clear what concerns London's transport regulator had for stripping it of its licence as the taxi app battles to keep operating in one of the world's wealthiest cities.

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Lazada expands Alibaba's Taobao marketplace in Southeast Asia

Reuters / Technology

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Online retailer Lazada Group said it will sell select items from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Taobao marketplace in three more countries in Southeast Asia, expanding the partnership between the two e-commerce firms.

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China's Leshi Internet plans to buy finance business from affiliate for 3 billion yuan

Reuters / Technology

(Reuters) - The main listed unit of Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco said on Sunday that it plans to buy investment and financial service assets from an affiliate for up to 3 billion yuan ($455.24 million) as part of a restructuring…

Sunday, Sep 24

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UPDATE 1-Britain's Deliveroo raises $385 mln for food fight

Reuters / Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - British food delivery company Deliveroo has raised $385 million in private funding, it said on Sunday, as it prepares for expansion to help it compete with publicly traded rivals such as Delivery Hero and Just Eat.

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Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internet giants, including Alphabet's Google and Facebook, are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an abrupt shift in the political winds in Washington.

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UK food delivery firm Deliveroo raises $385 million for expansion

Reuters / UK

LONDON (Reuters) - British takeaway food delivery firm Deliveroo has raised $385 million in new funding, the firm said in a statement on Sunday which set out that the money would help establish operations in new areas of the country and…

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Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 million stake in retailer Shoppers Stop

Reuters / UK

MUMBAI (Reuters) - An affiliate of Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing.

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Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London licence decision - paper

Reuters / Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its licence in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a…

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A celebrity listing crashes Japanese exchange's party

Reuters / UK / Markets

TOKYO (Reuters) - On Japan's newest exchange, fame can pay off. That may not be so great for investors though.

Saturday, Sep 23

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Britain's minister for London slams "blanket ban" on Uber

Reuters / Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - A British government minister has criticised the London authorities for deciding to strip Uber of its taxi licence, a major setback to the U.S. technology firm that has become a big player in the city's transport system.

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Uber, reviving old tactic, is backed by more than 500,000 in London row

Reuters / Technology

SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON (Reuters) - Half a million people have signed an online petition in under 24 hours backing Uber's bid to stay on the roads of London, showing the company is turning to its tried-and-tested tactic of asking customers…

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Protests could derail St. Louis' bid for second Amazon hub - sources

Reuters / Technology

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city's bid to attract Amazon.com's second headquarters, academics and business executives said.

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'Unfit' Uber stripped of London licence, CEO tweets 'pls work w/us'

Reuters / Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its licence to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world's wealthiest cities.

Uber looks to Londoners after city strips license

Reuters / Technology

London's transport regulator on Friday stripped Uber of its license, and hours later Uber's CEO called on the city's residents to help make things right.

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Investor group seeks probe into SEC hack, urges data rules delay

Reuters / Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and urged the regulator to delay new data-gathering rules until it…

UPDATE 1-Zuckerberg nixes new Facebook share class after shareholder lawsuit

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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chairman Mark Zuckerberg abandoned plans on Friday to create a new class of company stock with no voting power, which was meant to be a way for Zuckerberg to retain control over the company he…

Friday, Sep 22

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Nielsen sues comScore to block new TV ratings service

Reuters / Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings Plc filed a lawsuit on Friday to stop comScore Inc from using its technology to launch a competing service for measuring television audiences.

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Facebook drops Class C plan - shareholder attorney

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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has dropped its plan to issue Class C stock, according to an attorney who sued the company on behalf of a Facebook shareholder because the plan would have allegedly extended founder Mark Zuckerberg…

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Facebook trial over Class C stock canceled -Delaware court

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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's trial over a shareholder lawsuit opposing the company's stock reclassification has been canceled, according to a clerk in Delaware's Court of Chancery.

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Around the world, a muted launch for Apple's iPhone 8

SAN FRANCISCO/SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's launch of the iPhone 8 kicked off with less fanfare on Friday than new models in previous years in the United States, Asia, Australia and Britain, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X…

French president says Nokia job cut plan breaks commitment

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PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday a decision by Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia to cut about 600 jobs in France did not comply with commitments the firm made when it bought rival Alcatel-Lucent in 2016.

500-camera dome trains computer to read body language

Reuters / Technology

A new computer program coupled with a 500-camera dome makes it possible for people to communicate with machines through body language. Roselle Chen reports.

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RPT-U.S. consumer finance agency expected to punish Equifax -lawyers

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer finance watchdog agency is expected to punish Equifax for its cyber breach with the wide-ranging powers it has used with Wall Street, former agency officials and lawyers said this week.

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UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart tests direct-to-fridge; Amazon ups restaurant game

Reuters / Technology

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a service to stock groceries directly to customers' refrigerators as it seeks to take on e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

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ECB's Constancio compares Bitcoin to Dutch tulip mania

Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Bitcoin is not a currency but a mere instrument of speculation, the vice president of the European Central Bank said on Friday, comparing the digital currency to tulip bulbs during the 17th century trading bubble in…

UPDATE 1-SolarCity to pay $29.5 mln to resolve U.S. government allegations

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - SolarCity will pay $29.5 million to settle a long-running investigation into allegations it violated federal law by submitting inflated claims to the government through a popular stimulus program set up during the…

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Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing deal terms - sources

Reuters

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless…

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Exclusive: VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars

Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Germany's Volkswagen is moving to secure long-term supplies of cobalt, a vital component of rechargeable batteries, as the group accelerates its ambitious shift to electric cars.

Food ordering company Olo ties up with Amazon Restaurants

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(Reuters) - Online food ordering company Olo said on Friday it has tied up with retailer Amazon.com Inc's restaurant delivery service.