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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – On the sidewalks of Shanghai and Beijing, once bright-yellow Ofo bicycles lie in varying states of disrepair – chains unhooked, wheels buckled and paint starting to fade – reflecting the quick rise and sharp fall of the Chinese bike-sharing startup. FILE PHOTO: A worker transports bicycles of the bike-sharing startup Ofo in
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MILAN (Reuters) – Italy will offer subsidies of up to 6,000 euros ($6,820) to buyers of new low emission vehicles while slapping taxes on the purchase of larger petrol and diesel cars, according to measures approved in parliament. FILE PHOTO: A woman drives a Renault Twizy two-seat electric car in Rome, Italy, March 5, 2018.
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A Tesla Model 3 car is displayed during a media preview at the Auto China 2018 motor show in Beijing, China April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – Tesla Inc has slashed prices on its Model 3 electric car in China. According to the California-based electric carmaker’s Chinese website, prices of certain Model
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WASHINGTON/LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hackers working on behalf of China’s Ministry of State Security breached the networks of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE.N) and IBM (IBM.N), then used their access to hack into their clients’ computers, according to five sources familiar with the attacks. Signs for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. cover the facade of the
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/File Photo (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Tuesday it plans to create 600 new technology jobs in downtown Toronto following the opening of a new 113,000 square foot office in Scotia Plaza. Currently, Amazon
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LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin’s value has plunged by three-quarters this year, sending the original and biggest cryptocurrency back to levels not seen before its bubble. And price isn’t the only aspect of trading that has changed. FILE PHOTO: A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration taken December 8, 2017.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Financial technology startup Robinhood could face scrutiny by U.S. regulators over statements that its new checking and savings accounts are insured by an industry-backed protection fund. A photo illustration of Robinhood’s checking and savings accounts provided by Robinhood December 13, 2018. Robinhood/Handout via REUTERS. The uncertainty over the new services underscores the
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