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Undercover entrepreneurs: fearful Mexican tech startups shun spotlight

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – In Mexico’s burgeoning startup scene, publicity is the last thing many entrepreneurs want. A device from Mexican payments startup Clip is seen in this picture illustration taken in Mexico City, Mexico October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes/Illustration Unlike plenty of their P.R.-hungry counterparts in Silicon Valley, Mexican...
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How Amazon.com moved into the business of U.S. elections

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) cloud computing arm is making an aggressive push into one of the most sensitive technology sectors: U.S. elections. FILE PHOTO: The Amazon.com logo and stock price information is seen on screens at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York City, New York, U.S., September...
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Trump’s fast-tracking of oil pipelines hits legal roadblocks

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s effort to cut red tape and speed up major energy projects has backfired in the case of the three biggest U.S. pipelines now planned or under construction. An unburied section of the under-construction Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, Virginia, U.S. September 30, 2019....
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As protests rack Hong Kong, China watchdog has Cathay staff ‘walking on eggshells’

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Staff at Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK), Hong Kong’s flagship airline, are on edge. FILE PHOTO: A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER plane lands at Hong Kong airport after it reopened following clashes between police and protesters, in Hong Kong, China August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Their...
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How a sanctions-busting smartphone business thrives in North Korea

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SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea is evading U.N. sanctions to cash in on soaring domestic demand for smartphones, using low-cost hardware imports to generate significant income for the regime, according to defectors, experts and an analysis of North Korean-made phones. Economists estimate as many as six million North Koreans –...
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Hydrogen hurdles: a deadly blast hampers South Korea’s big fuel cell car bet

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Aiming to cash in on a major push by South Korea to promote fuel cell vehicles, Sung Won-young opened a hydrogen refueling station in the city of Ulsan last September. Just one year on, he’s thinking about closing it down. People attend a protest against hydrogen fuel...
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Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks

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LONDON (Reuters) – By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers’ market, a wildfire in California’s Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losses....
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‘Bad things could happen’: Turning to tech to tame the crypto jungle

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LONDON (Reuters) – “Hi guys, could you please show me a firm bid for 100 bitcoin?” a seller texts on Skype. Joel Fruhman, right, and Dan Fruhman, directors of BCB Group pose for a photograph in London, Britain August 29 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson “One sec. $10270.” Two minutes later: “Sorry...

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