• By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    CASH-FLUSH ROCKET INTERNET LIFTED BY $175 MILLION BUYBACK PLAN

    German ecommerce company Rocket Internet responded to investor calls to use some of its 2.1 billion euro cash pile on Thursday with...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    ROCKET INTERNET TO BUY BACK UP TO 3.6 PERCENT OF ITS SHARES

    German ecommerce company Rocket Internet will buy back up to 150 million euros worth of shares, or 3.6 percent of its outstanding stock,...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    INMARSAT AND PANASONIC PARTNER ON IN-FLIGHT CONNECTIVITY

    British satellite company Inmarsat said it would collaborate with Japan's Panasonic Avionics in providing in-flight broadband for commercial...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    VIX: WALL STREET 'FEAR GAUGE' - MANIPULATED OR MALIGNED?

    Cboe Global Markets is taking several steps, including recruiting artificial intelligence, to put to rest concerns that its VIX volatility...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    CBOE EXCHANGE TURNS TO MACHINES TO POLICE ITS 'FEAR GAUGE'

    Hard pressed to quash allegations that its popular "fear gauge" is being manipulated, Cboe Global Markets is turning to artificial...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    TWO AUSTRALIAN BANKS AMONG SIX TARGETED BY FAKE APPS: SECURITY FIRM

    Customers of six banks including two of Australia's largest lenders have had their personal details stolen by fake banking apps on...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    JAPAN HIT BY ANOTHER CRYPTOCURRENCY HEIST, $60 MILLION STOLEN

    Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp said about $60 million in digital currencies were stolen from its exchange, highlighting...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    AUSTRALIAN REGULATOR CRACKS DOWN ON MISLEADING DIGITAL COIN OFFERINGS

    Australia's corporate watchdog said on Thursday it was stepping up scrutiny on "misleading" initial coin offerings targeted at retail...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    JAPAN'S TECH BUREAU SAYS ABOUT $60 MILLION STOLEN IN CRYPTO HACK

    Japanese startup Tech Bureau Corp said on Thursday its cryptocurrency exchange Zaif had been hacked, with losses of Bitcoin and two...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 20, 2018

    UK REGULATOR FINES EQUIFAX LTD 500,000 POUNDS FOR 2017 SECURITY BREACH

    A British regulator on Thursday fined credit reference company Equifax Inc's UK arm Equifax Ltd 500,000 pounds for failing to protect...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    FACEBOOK EXPANDS FAKE ELECTION NEWS FIGHT, BUT FALSEHOODS STILL RAMPANT

    Facebook Inc on Wednesday said it would team with two U.S. non-profits to slow the global spread of misinformation that could influence...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    CRYPTOCURRENCY EXCHANGE COINBASE HIRES CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER FROM FANNIE MAE

    Coinbase has hired finance executive Brian Brooks as chief legal officer, it said on Wednesday, as the cryptocurrency exchange grows...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    AMAZON CONSIDERING OPENING UP TO 3,000 CASHIERLESS STORES BY 2021: BBG

    Amazon.com Inc is considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new Amazon Go cashierless stores in the next few years, Bloomberg reported...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    FACEBOOK YET TO COMPLY WITH EU CONSUMER RULES, AIRBNB IN LINE: EU SOURCES

    Facebook may face sanctions because it has yet to comply with EU consumer rules while Airbnb has made the necessary changes in response...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    CODING PLATFORM GITLAB ENTERS UNICORN CLUB AFTER RAISING $100 MILLION

    U.S. coding platform GitLab raised $100 million in its latest round of funding, catapulting the company into the unicorn club with...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    STARTUP PICNIC RUNS GROCERY DELIVERY BUS IN DUTCH ONLINE SHOPPING BOOM

    Coming to a stop outside yet another front door on Utrecht's narrow streets, 25-year-old Susann Huber gets out of her electric minivan,...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    GERMANY TO REACH TARGET OF 1 MILLION ELECTRIC CARS LATER THAN PLANNED

    Germany will likely have to delay its target of having 1 million electric vehicles on the road by two years to 2022, according to a...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    CHINA'S TENCENT MUSIC SEEKS $2 BILLION IN U.S. IPO: SOURCES

    Tencent Music Entertainment Group, China's biggest music-streaming company, is seeking to raise about $2 billion in a U.S. listing,...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    AMAZON'S USE OF MERCHANT DATA UNDER EU MICROSCOPE

    EU regulators are quizzing merchants and others on U.S. online retailer Amazon's use of their data to discover whether there is a need...

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  • By Reuters   -   Sep 19, 2018

    BEIJING ALLOCATES MORE ROADS FOR SELF-DRIVING VEHICLE TESTS

    China's capital city has designated 11 more roads for self-driving vehicle testing, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday, to...

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