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China probes automakers, technology firms

Chinese regulators have launched a series of anti-monopoly investigations of foreign automakers and technology providers, stepping up pressure on foreign companies that feel increasingly unwelcome in China.

dateAug 06, 2014 in Business
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China city caps car-buying to curb pollution

Another Chinese city has capped the total number of car licence plates it will issue annually, state media said Sunday, following moves by Beijing and other metropolises to curb pollution and congestion.

dateDec 22, 2013 in Environment
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Facebook Argentina fined over fake profiles

Facebook Argentina was ordered to pay a firefighter one million pesos ($177,000) for failing to comply with an order to delete insulting fake profiles of the plaintiff, the Ministry of Justice said Tuesday.

dateDec 02, 2014 in Internet
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Spain: Google News vanishes amid 'Google Tax' spat

Google on Tuesday followed through with a pledge to shut down Google News in Spain in reaction to a Spanish law requiring news publishers to receive payment for content even if they are willing to give it away.

dateDec 16, 2014 in Internet
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Apple trial likely to go on with new plaintiff

A billion-dollar class-action lawsuit against Apple will likely continue, after a 65-year-old Massachusetts business consultant read about the plaintiffs' floundering case online and volunteered to represent consumers in ...

dateDec 10, 2014 in Business
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Facebook boosts search on mobile, desktop

Facebook said Monday it is rolling out upgraded search capabilities for mobile and desktop users who want to find favorite posts from their friends on the huge social network.

dateDec 09, 2014 in Internet
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