Month: January 2019

FILE PHOTO – The Uber application is seen on a mobile phone in London, Britain, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay MADRID (Reuters) – International ride-hailing service Uber said it was suspending service in Barcelona after regional authorities passed regulations that would limit how it operates in the city. The Catalan government ruled that ride-hailing services
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Swatch Group said business slowed in the last three months of 2018 hit by a downturn in Asia and France, leading the Swiss watchmaker to post lower-than-expected results for the full year and sending its shares seven percent lower. FILE PHOTO: Watches are displayed in a window of a store of Swiss
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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc reported better-than-expected profit on Wednesday, showing that digital advertisers were still flocking to spend money on the service in order to reach customers even after a series of high profile embarrassments for the world’s largest online social media network. Investors have worried that Facebook’s pledge to invest heavily to improve its
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Troubled by widespread health and safety hazards uncovered by a Reuters investigation into U.S. military housing, Congress will hold hearings next month to ensure that “what we’re seeing now can never happen again,” said Michigan Democrat Gary Peters, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. FILE PHOTO: Water damage to
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jay-Z has agreed to privately arbitrate a trademark and contract dispute with clothing company Iconix Brand Group Inc, his lawyers said on Wednesday, after enough African-American arbitrators became eligible to handle the case. FILE PHOTO: Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, a founding partner of Reform Alliance, a newly formed organization to reform the
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