Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) Australian arm began an order-taking trial on Thursday, giving life to the hype which has preceded its arrival in the world’s No. 12 economy and weighed on the shares of the brick-and-mortar retail sector. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); FILE PHOTO: A web page More...

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By news On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Facebook to let users see if they ‘liked’ Russian accounts

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Broadcom offers to buy mobile chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 billion

(Reuters) – Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd on Monday said it offered to buy smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc for $70 per share or $103 billion in cash and stock, in what would be the biggest technology More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Altice USA, Sprint agree to wireless partnership

(Reuters) – U.S. cable operator Altice USA will sell mobile service on wireless carrier Sprint Corp’s network under a new multi-year agreement announced on Sunday, becoming the latest firm to enter the More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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New UK property rental website to shut out letting agency fees

(Reuters) – HomeRenter, a new British online property lettings website backed by newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror is to be launched on Monday, offering to cut out the role of traditional letting agents More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Amazon discounts other sellers’ products as retail competition stiffens

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is cutting prices of products from third-party sellers on its website, moving beyond its more typical method of discounts on items it sells directly. The logo More...

By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Growth without scale: Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile headache

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The collapse of the attempt by T-Mobile US to merge with Sprint Corp will underline its importance as a driver of growth when its main owner, Deutsche Telekom, reports quarterly results More...

By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Toyota seeks more investments in Israeli auto tech, robotics

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp is seeking more investments in Israeli robotics and vehicle technologies after its venture arm led a $14 million investment in Intuition Robotics in July. More...

By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Sprint, T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sprint Corp (S.N) and T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless company to rival market leaders, leaving More...

By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Sprint and T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sprint Corp (S.N) and T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless to rival market leaders, leaving No. More...