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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 ...

Dec 10, 2014
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Police question Uber after India rape allegation

Indian police questioned an Uber executive Tuesday about the company's claim it conducts comprehensive background checks and a top official called for the taxi-booking service to be banned nationwide after ...

Dec 09, 2014
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US city of Portland sues Uber

The US city of Portland, Oregon, has sued ride-sharing startup Uber, saying it was operating illegally, officials said Monday.

Dec 09, 2014
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Apple trial continues, without a plaintiff for now

In an unusual legal twist, a federal judge decided Monday that a billion-dollar, class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPods should continue, even though she also disqualified the last remaining plaintiff named in a case that ...

Dec 09, 2014
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Merger momentum to continue in 2015, EY says

A banner year for mergers and acquisitions will be followed by more deals next year as executives grow more confident in the strength of the U.S. economy, according to the consultancy firm EY.

Dec 08, 2014
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Hachette tests book sales via Twitter

Publishing giant Hachette said Monday it was launching a test program allowing consumers to purchase books on Twitter without leaving the messaging service.

Dec 08, 2014
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Dutch judges ban taxi service UberPOP (Update)

Dutch judges on Monday banned the popular ride-sharing service UberPOP from taking bookings via its smartphone app, threatening the US company with fines of up to 100,000 euros ($123,000).

Dec 08, 2014
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