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Vans, not glamorous, but key as EU weighs autos mega-merger

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MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) – Their silhouettes don’t stir dreams of adventure like a sports car or trendy SUV, but vans are a rare source of profit for European carmakers, which is why EU regulators are focused on them as they decide whether to back an industry mega-merger. FILE PHOTO: A Peugeot......
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Trump administration proposes rolling back protections for big tech

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department proposed on Wednesday that Congress take up legislation to curb protections big tech platforms like Alphabet’s Google and Facebook have had for decades, a senior official said, following through on President Donald Trump’s bid to crack down on tech giants. FILE PHOTO: Facebook,......
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Amazon launches Saudi Arabia shopping site despite CEO’s dispute with kingdom

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a website for shoppers in Saudi Arabia, showing its continued business interests there despite a public dispute between Riyadh and the company’s chief executive, Jeff Bezos.......
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U.S. government proposes rolling back protections for big tech

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department proposed on Wednesday that Congress take up legislation to curb protections big tech platforms like Alphabet’s Google and Facebook have had for decades, a senior official said, following through on U.S. President Donald Trump’s bid to crack down on tech giants. FILE PHOTO:......
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U.S. Justice Department to propose rolling back protections for big tech

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department will propose legislation as soon as Wednesday to try to remove protections that big tech platforms like Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google and Facebook (FB.O) have had for decades, a department official said on Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity. FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook......
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Trump team prepares $1 trillion infrastructure plan to spur economy

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(Reuters) – The Trump administration is preparing an up to $1 trillion infrastructure package focused on transportation projects as part of its push to spur the world’s largest economy back to life, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday....
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The future of media: more digital and more economic pain, Reuters Institute says

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LONDON (Reuters) – The coronavirus outbreak has prompted a significant increase in news consumption but the economic turmoil is forcing news businesses to accelerate their move to digital, The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism said. Men wearing protective face masks work at a printing press amid the coronavirus......
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Six former eBay employees charged with cyberstalking Massachusetts couple

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(Reuters) – Six former eBay Inc (EBAY.O) employees have been criminally charged with cyberstalking a Massachusetts couple who published an online newsletter viewed as critical of the e-commerce company, federal prosecutors in Boston said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: An eBay logo is projected onto white boxes in this illustration picture......
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Two former Pinterest policy employees say they faced racism at work

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FILE PHOTO: A guest hold up a phone during the Pinterest Inc. IPO on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Two former Pinterest employees who left the image-sharing company in late May publicly alleged in tweets......
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Amazon’s business practices examined by two U.S. states

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(Reuters) – State investigators in both California and Washington are examining Amazon’s business practices, two newspapers reported, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol The inquiries focus at least in part on how Amazon......
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Amazon’s business practices examined by two U.S. states: reports

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(Reuters) – State investigators in both California and Washington are examining Amazon’s business practices, two newspapers reported, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol The inquiries focus at least in part on how Amazon......
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California examines Amazon’s business practices: WSJ

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) – California investigators are examining Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) business practices as part of an inquiry into the company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The......
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Exclusive: Netflix in talks to source Indian content from Reliance affiliate Viacom18 – sources

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. video streaming company Netflix is in talks with Viacom18, part of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries’ media unit Network18, about a multi-year partnership to source content, three sources told Reuters, in a move that would expand a relationship between the two sides. FILE PHOTO: The......
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Exclusive: Netflix in talks to source local Indian content from Reliance affiliate Viacom18 – sources

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. video streaming company Netflix is in talks with Viacom18, part of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries’ media unit Network18, about a multi-year partnership to source content, three sources told Reuters, in a move that would expand a relationship between the two sides. FILE PHOTO: The......
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U.S. lawmakers ask Zoom to clarify China ties after it suspends accounts

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Three U.S. lawmakers asked Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM.O) to clarify its data-collection practices and relationship with the Chinese government after the firm said it had suspended user accounts to meet demands from Beijing. FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Zoom logo is placed between small toy people......
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Google’s new rules clamp down on discriminatory housing, job ads

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Thursday it was tackling unlawful discrimination by barring housing, employment and credit ads from being targeted to its users based on their postal code,......
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Amazon pauses police use of its facial recognition tech for a year

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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Wednesday said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, halting a business it long defended as many protested law enforcement brutality against people of color. The decision culminates a two-year battle between Amazon and civil liberties activists,......
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Amazon pauses police use of facial recognition tech for a year

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Wednesday said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, reversing its long-time support of selling the......
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FCC awarding up to $16 billion to address U.S. areas lacking broadband service

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted on Tuesday to adopt auction procedures to provide up to $16 billion to areas that lack broadband service, including nearly 6 million FILE PHOTO: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February......
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Exclusive: Obscure Indian cyber firm spied on politicians, investors worldwide

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LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A little-known Indian IT firm offered its hacking services to help clients spy on more than 10,000 email accounts over a period of seven years. Sumit Gupta, owner and director of cybersecurity firm BellTroX InfoTech Services, walks outside his office in New Delhi, India, June 8, 2020.......

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