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LAST_UPDATEWed, 18 Oct 2017 12am

Uber’s Path To Win Back London: Data, Fines And Fees

Pic: ReutersIf history is a guide, Uber Technologies new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi is likely to dangle data sharing and a promise to pay fines and fees when he sits down with London officials to negotiate the ride service’s future in one of its most important markets.

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Google Relaxes Rules On Free News Stories, Plans Subscription Tools

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Google announced on Sunday that subscription news websites would no longer have to provide users three free articles per day or face less prominence in search results, relaxing its rules following complaints from media giants like News Corp that their sales were suffering.

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Zuckerberg Seeks Forgiveness For Division Caused By His Work

Pic: ReutersFacebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg asked for forgiveness for ways his work was used to divide people in a Facebook posting marking the end of Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday of atonement on Saturday.

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Musk Shrinks SpaceX Mars Rocket To Cut Costs

Pic: ReutersADELAIDE/SYDNEY: To cut costs, Elon Musk’s SpaceX company has shrunk the size of the rocket ship it is developing to go to Mars, aiming to start construction on the first spaceship in the first half of next year, Musk said on Friday.

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South Korea Bans Raising Money Through Initial Coin Offerings

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: South Korea’s financial regulator on Friday said it will ban raising money through all forms of virtual currencies, a move that follows similar restrictions in China on initial coin offerings.

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Apple Sees Sharp Increase In U.S. National Security Requests

Pic:  ReutersApple Inc has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the U.S. government in the first half of this year versus a year ago, according to a company report on Thursday.

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Wiko Aims To Sell 50,000 Units Of New Smartphone Model In Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR – French smartphone manufacturer, Wiko, aims to sell 50,000 units of its new model, View, in the Malaysian market by October 2018.  

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Switzerland's Largest Airport Launches Face-Scanning System For Border Control

GENEVA -- Zurich airport, the largest in Switzerland, launched an automated biometric passport control system on Wednesday to meet an ever increasing capacity demands and keep queues moving at immigration checks, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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The Next Apple Store In Southeast Asia Is Likely To Be In Bangkok, Not Kuala Lumpur

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After opening Southeast Asia’s first ever Apple Store in Singapore, Apple is apparently in the process of opening another one in this region very soon.

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