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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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Steve Jobs' video testimony transfixes courtroom

(AP)—Three years after his death, legendary Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs held a federal courtroom transfixed on Friday as attorneys played a video of his testimony in a class-action lawsuit that accuses Apple of inflating ...

Dec 05, 2014
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Uber raises $1.2 billion, valued at $40 billion

(AP)—Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app's recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations ...

Dec 05, 2014
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Huawei Technologies has big plans, faces big questions

Many Americans may not be familiar with Huawei Technologies, but the Shenzhen, China-based company has become one of the largest telecommunications and networking suppliers in the world, competing against the likes of Cisco ...

Dec 04, 2014
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Uber now valued at $40 bn

Popular but controversial US ride-sharing startup Uber is now valued at $40 billion, it said Thursday, twice what it was worth six months ago, after raising a fresh $1.2 billion in funding.

Dec 04, 2014
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