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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary. FILE PHOTO: An Amazon package is seen after being delivered in London, Britain February 29, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Files In
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KAMPALA (Reuters) – A forest of slender white poles topped with dark, unblinking eyes is quietly sprouting on the rubbish-strewn, potholed street corners of the Ugandan capital. Traffic flows under the surveillance closed-circuit television camera (CCTV) system along Bakuli street in Kampala, Uganda August 14, 2019. REUTERS/James Akrena Police say the new $126 million closed-circuit
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese social media users directed their fury at online retailer Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans that support anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo The hashtag
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(Reuters) – Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group reported a more than two-fold jump in first-quarter profit on Thursday, beating analysts’ estimates thanks to robust sales of personal computers. FILE PHOTO: A man uses his laptop next to Lenovo’s logos during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Albert Gea But the world’s
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s state communications watchdog has asked Google (GOOGL.O) to stop advertising “illegal mass events” on its YouTube video platform, it said on Sunday. Tens of thousands of Russians staged what observers called the country’s biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow’s city
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FILE PHOTO: Employees work at a production line inside a factory exporting cameras used in mobile phones, in Shenyang, Liaoning province, October 18, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China will push to attract more high-tech manufacturers to set up in the world’s No.2 economy, the nation’s commerce ministry said late on Friday, without giving
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DONGGUAN, China/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm’s access to U.S. technologies such as Android. Richard Yu, head of Huawei’s consumer business group, unveils the company’s new HarmonyOS operating system at
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FILE PHOTO: Mike George, VP Alexa, Echo and Appstore for Amazon, speaks during the LG press conference at CES in Las Vegas, U.S., January 4, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Luxembourg’s privacy regulator has asked Amazon (AMZN.O) for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies’ use
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