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LONDON (Reuters) – The Lloyd’s of London [SOLYD.UL] insurance market is planning to launch two electronic exchanges next year as part of a three-year overhaul, it said on Monday, as it seeks to fend off competition from low-cost rivals. FILE PHOTO: The Lloyd’s of London building in the City of London financial district in London,
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FILE PHOTO: Logo of Tencent is displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong, China March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu OSLO (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holding Ltd (0700.HK) has agreed to buy a 29% stake in Oslo-listed computer games developer Funcom (FUNCOM.OL), becoming the biggest shareholder, Funcom said on Monday. Tencent, itself a major distributor
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(Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled the latest iteration of his space company’s newly assembled Starship, outlining a speedy development timeline for the centerpiece vehicle of SpaceX’s quest to launch humans to the moon and Mars. A prototype of SpaceX’s Starship spacecraft is seen before SpaceX’s Elon Musk gives an update on the
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(This September 27 story corrects name of Pathao Chief Executive to Hassan M. Elius, not Hassan Melius, in paragraphs 6, 7.) FILE PHOTO: Vehicles are seen stuck in a heavy traffic after office hours during Ramadan in Dhaka July 7, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj By Rafiqur Rahman DHAKA (Reuters) – Ride-sharing motorbike services are surging in
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FILE PHOTO: Shoes of Italian luxury shoemaker Tod’s are displayed in the window of the company’s store in Zurich, Switzerland, April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – Italy’s Tod’s appointed a former Google executive as chief digital and innovation officer to ramp up its ongoing digital transformation, the shoes and leather goods company said on
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Russian internet group Yandex is pictured at the company’s headquarter in Moscow, Russia October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov/File Photo (Reuters) – Russian internet giant Yandex is launching a video streaming service aimed at rivaling Google’s YouTube that will allow users to publish videos on its personal recommendation platform Yandex Zen,
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LONDON (Reuters) – British bank HSBC (HSBA.L) has converted a financial crime-spotting algorithm it was forced to build in the wake of a money-laundering scandal into one that can scope out new business opportunities, bank executives said. FILE PHOTO: HSBC logo in New York, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The system combines data on
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FILE PHOTO: Japan Display Inc’s logo is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Chinese investment firm Harvest Group will not provide any financial aid to Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc, the Nikkei said on Thursday, possibly disrupting restructuring plans for the cash-strapped LCD maker.
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FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the German company TeamViewer is seen in Goeppingen, Germany September 14, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Shares in German software company TeamViewer traded flat at their offer price in Frankfurt on Wednesday, their first day of trading, in what is Europe’s biggest stock market debut this year. Shares
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FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor Chariman Carlos Ghosn leaves the Tokyo Detention House in Tokyo, Japan April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co and its former chief executive Carlos Ghosn on Monday agreed to settle claims from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) over false financial disclosures related to Ghosn’s compensation,
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FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of Facebook logo in this illustration picture, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company’s ongoing app developer investigation it began in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up three days of discussions with Washington movers and shakers on Friday, with few if any indications he had won new “friends” to help the top social media company deal with multiple probes by Congress, state attorneys general and federal regulators. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump on Thursday during a fence-mending visit to Washington where the chief executive faced aggressive questioning from lawmakers about the social network’s failures to protect consumer privacy. Trump posted a photo with Zuckerberg on Twitter and called their session a “nice meeting” in the Oval
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FILE PHOTO: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) CEO, Emma Walmsley, arrives for a meeting in Downing Street in central London, Britain, October 9, 2017. Picture taken October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it has nominated GlaxoSmithKline Plc Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley to its board of directors. The software company said former
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