LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Worldwide share issues slumped to a seven-year low in the first quarter of the year, as market volatility claimed the hopes of companies seeking to list their stock, Thomson Reuters data showed on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Social networking forum reddit on Thursday removed a section from its site used to tacitly inform users it had never received a certain type of U.S. government surveillance request, suggesting the platform is now being asked to h…
DETROIT (Reuters) – Automakers have repaired or replaced only one-quarter of the estimated 29 million defective Takata Corp air bags in the United States, according to data supplied to U.S. auto safety regulators, with some companies lagging far behind…
China’s Anbang abandons bid to buy Starwood Hotels
China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co said on Thursday it has abandoned its bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (HOT.N), paving the way for Marriott International Inc (MAR.O) to buy the Sheraton and Westin hotels operator. The surprise …
Anbang Walks Away From $14B Starwood Deal After Nearly Outmaneuvering MarriottForbes
Anbang Abruptly Pulls Starwood Offer, Clearing Path for MarriottBloomberg
Chinese Insurer Anbang Backs Out of Starwood DealFortune
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc, failed on Thursday to win the dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit accusing him of scheming to drive up prices for passengers who use the popular ride-sharing service.
ReutersOil posts best quarter since mid-2015 but glut still worriesReutersNEW YORK Oil prices jumped more than 10 percent in March in the best quarter since mid-2015 although some analysts said the rally could fade soon as an output freeze plan by majo…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday advanced a proposal to ensure the privacy of broadband Internet users by barring providers from collecting user data without consent.
Clicking ‘OK’ to ordinary and expected phishing prompt enough for complete iPhone compromise
Black Hat Asia Enterprises the world over are at risk from a seamless new attack that allows the latest Apple devices to be quietly compromised in what researchers say requires a total overhaul of Cupertino’s enterprise provisioning architecture for mobile device management.…
(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] will use Progressive Insurance to provide coverage for drivers in Texas beginning on Friday, in a pilot that could lead the ride-hailing market leader to diversify its U.S. insurance purchasing from its curre…
(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it was working on bringing ad blocker support through third-party extensions into the next version of its Edge web browser.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Amazon is in talks with a consortium of German carmakers about taking a stake in high-definition digital mapping company HERE, two auto industry sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
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Affordable Model 3 Is Tesla’s Biggest Test Yet
The promise of an affordable electric car from Tesla Motors had hundreds of people lining up to reserve one. Tesla planned to unveil its Model 3 Thursday night at its Los Angeles design studio. It doesn’t go on sale until late 2017, but potential …
Tesla Fans Eagerly Camp and Wait for the Model 3Fortune
Tesla fans are waiting in line to buy a car that they haven’t even seen yetWashington Post
Tesla’s Electric Cars Aren’t as Green as You Might ThinkWIRED
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(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission may approve a $2 billion a year budget cap as part of an expansion of a subsidy for low-income Americans for phone and Internet services though last minute discussions could derail the deal, two so…