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(Reuters) – Apple Inc has hired a senior self-driving car engineer from Alphabet Inc’s Waymo unit, Apple said on Friday, a sign that the iPhone maker maintains autonomous vehicle ambitions. FILE PHOTO: Jaime Waydo, Lead Systems Engineer on Google’s Self-Driving Car project, speaks to the media during a preview of Google’s prototype autonomous vehicles in
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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China is yet to approve U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc’s (QCOM.O) proposed $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI.O), three people close to the talks said, dismissing an earlier media report that said Beijing had already greenlit the deal. FILE PHOTO: A sign on the Qualcomm campus is seen in San Diego, California,
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PRISTINA/SARAJEVO (Reuters) – What do you do in Kosovo, one of Europe’s poorest countries, if you’re unemployed but young, computer-savvy and proficient in English? If you’re also entrepreneurial, one cottage industry you might consider is ‘mining’ cryptocurrency, or digital coins. Cryptocurrency mining facilities are seen in Pristina, Kosovo June 12, 2018. Picture taken June 12,
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PARIS (Reuters) – Carrefour’s new alliances with tech giants Google and China’s Tencent show the French retailer’s e-commerce offensive is making big progress, chief executive Alexandre Bompard told shareholders on Friday. The logo of Carrefour is seen on shopping trolleys at the Carrefour Lingostiere in Nice, France, March 31, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Bompard, who took
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SYDNEY/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd, the Chinese ride-sharing company that bought the mainland operations of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], will begin offering its service this month in Australia, its first foray in a Western-style country. The scheduled June 25 launch in Australia’s second biggest city Melbourne sets Didi up for a showdown
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