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07/23/2017 02:04 PM
BMW rejects media reports of emissions manipulations
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW on Sunday rejected media reports that the emissions treatment systems in its vehicles do not work effectively and that it colluded with rivals on their design.

07/23/2017 07:48 AM
China Unicom says talks with strategic investors ongoing, no agreements signed
BEIJING (Reuters) - Telecommunications operator China United Network Communications said on Sunday it is still in talks with potential strategic investors and has not yet signed any binding agreements.

07/23/2017 06:36 AM
Blackstone in talks to buy 40 percent of Israel cyber firm NSO - report
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Blackstone Group is in advanced talks to acquire 40 percent of Israeli cyber firm NSO Group for $400 million, Israel's Calcalist business newspaper reported on Sunday.

07/22/2017 03:55 PM
Madrid asks anti-trust watchdog to probe Uber's new airport service
MADRID (Reuters) - Authorities in Madrid asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog on Saturday to investigate whether Uber's new low-cost airport transfer service constitutes unfair competition.

07/21/2017 08:12 PM
Bitcoin averts split as miners back new software upgrade
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions.

07/21/2017 07:24 PM
Democrats in U.S. Congress urge review of Amazon's Whole Foods deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Democrats in Congress urged the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in a letter this week to conduct a more in-depth review of online retailer Amazon.com Inc's plan to buy grocer Whole Foods Market Inc .

07/21/2017 05:55 PM
Ford to petition to avoid U.S. recall of 2.5 million vehicles
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co will petition to avoid a U.S. recall of about 2.5 million vehicles with Takata air-bag inflators that the Japanese auto supplier declared defective last week, U.S. regulators and the automaker said on Friday.

07/21/2017 02:13 PM
Telecom Italia CEO Cattaneo set to step down
MILAN (Reuters) - Telecom Italia's board will discuss on July 24 the departure of Chief Executive Flavio Cattaneo, the company said on Friday, confirming a Reuters story that Cattaneo would leave soon following clashes with top shareholder Vivendi.

07/21/2017 11:33 AM
Reliance rattles Indian telcos again by unveiling 'free' 4G phone
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's disruptive new mobile entrant Reliance Jio, backed by the country's richest man Mukesh Ambani, unveiled a low-cost 4G-enabled phone on Friday to woo tens of millions of new customers, further destabilising established telecoms players.

07/21/2017 08:47 AM
Baidu, JD.com to join others investing $12 billion in state-owned China Unicom - sources
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Baidu Inc and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms to jointly invest about $12 billion in the Shanghai-listed unit of China Unicom, the weakest of three big state-owned telecoms firms, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.