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09/23/2017 03:52 PM
Britain's minister for London slams "blanket ban" on Uber
LONDON (Reuters) - A British government minister has criticised the London authorities for deciding to strip Uber of its taxi licence, a major setback to the U.S. technology firm that has become a big player in the city's transport system.

09/23/2017 03:52 PM
Factbox: Uber operates in more than 90 European cities, despite legal battles
REUTERS - Uber faces having to withdraw ride hailing services in London, its busiest European market, after local regulator Transport for London pulled the company's licence for private hire cabs on Friday, a move Uber said it planned to appeal.

09/23/2017 03:51 PM
Ghanaian subsidiaries of Tigo, Bharti Airtel cleared for potential merger
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's National Communications Authority (NCA) regulator granted conditional approval for a merger between the local operations of Millicom's Tigo and Bharti Airtel , a notice to employees of the subsidiaries said.

09/23/2017 11:56 AM
Uber, reviving old tactic, is backed by more than 500,000 in London row
SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON (Reuters) - Half a million people have signed an online petition in under 24 hours backing Uber's bid to stay on the roads of London, showing the company is turning to its tried-and-tested tactic of asking customers for help when it locks horns with regulators.

09/23/2017 12:09 AM
Wisconsin, Ohio, California among states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 race
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wisconsin, Ohio, California and 10 other states said on Friday they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes were changed.

09/22/2017 10:46 PM
China-backed fund shunned by Trump to buy British chip maker
(Reuters) - Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, the China-backed buyout fund that was barred last week by U.S. President Donald Trump from buying a U.S. chip maker, said it would purchase British chip designer Imagination Technologies Group Plc .

09/22/2017 08:00 PM
Investor group seeks probe into SEC hack, urges data rules delay
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and urged the regulator to delay new data-gathering rules until it could assure investors that its computer systems were secure.

09/22/2017 07:56 PM
Zuckerberg nixes new Facebook share class after shareholder lawsuit
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chairman Mark Zuckerberg abandoned plans on Friday to create a new class of company stock with no voting power, which was meant to be a way for Zuckerberg to retain control over the company he founded while fulfilling a pledge to give away his wealth.

09/22/2017 07:27 PM
Around the world, a muted launch for Apple's iPhone 8
SAN FRANCISCO/SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's launch of the iPhone 8 kicked off with less fanfare on Friday than new models in previous years in the United States, Asia, Australia and Britain, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X, due out in early November.