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Apple wants a lead role in streaming music

Apple's iTunes helped change the way music-lovers bought their favorite songs, replacing plastic discs with digital downloads. Now the maker of iPods and iPhones wants to carve out a leading role in a revolution well under ...

dateJun 07, 2015 in Business
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India's booming taxi-app firms endure bumpy ride

India's ultra-competitive app-based taxi-hailing market has quickly become a multi-billion-dollar industry, but controversy surrounding safety, rejected licences and protesting cabbies threatens to slam the brakes on its ...

dateJun 14, 2015 in Business
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Shyp reclassifies contract couriers as employees

Shyp, the quickly growing startup that provides on-demand courier services, said Wednesday it would reclassify its contract workers as employees, becoming the latest high-profile tech company to change how it compensates ...

dateJul 03, 2015 in Business
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Uber vs. de Blasio in fight over access to NYC streets

A dispute is simmering between the ride-booking service Uber and Mayor Bill de Blaiso's City Hall, an increasingly pitched disagreement playing out on smartphones, over the airwaves and in the press over a fundamental question: ...

dateJul 17, 2015 in Business
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