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Amazon unveils move in local services

US online giant Amazon said Monday it was launching a services marketplace offering to connect consumers with businesses offering anything from home improvement to piano lessons.

dateMar 30, 2015 in Business
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Intel in talks with Altera on tie-up

US tech giant Intel is in talks with rival Altera on a tie-up to broaden the chipmaker's product line amid growth in Internet-connected devices, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

dateMar 27, 2015 in Business
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BlackBerry tops 4Q profit forecasts

BlackBerry posted a surprise profit in the fourth quarter, but saw a sharp drop-off in revenue as the once-iconic smartphone company said it reached the halfway mark of its turnaround effort.

dateMar 27, 2015 in Business
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Uber ramps up safety efforts after criticism

Uber said Wednesday it was ramping up safety in response to rape allegations against a driver in India and growing concerns about background checks for operators of the popular ride-sharing service.

dateMar 25, 2015 in Business
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