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Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman...
on March 20, 2018 at 2:49 am

TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking the first fatality involving an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation. […]

Asian shares fall as Facebook data flap spooks...
on March 20, 2018 at 2:49 am

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Tuesday after investors took profits in high-flying U.S. technology shares on fears of stiffer regulation as Facebook came under fire following reports it allowed improper access to user data. […]

The Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy
on March 20, 2018 at 2:34 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. film and TV studio The Weinstein Company, whose ex-Chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, said on Monday it filed for bankruptcy with an offer from with an affiliate of private equity firm Lantern Capital Partners to acquire its assets. […]

Facebook under pressure as U.S., EU urge probes...
on March 20, 2018 at 2:18 am

(Reuters) - British privacy regulators are seeking a warrant to search the offices of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica late Monday following reports that the company may have improperly gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users, according to a Channel 4 television report. […]

Dropbox IPO oversubscribed: sources
on March 20, 2018 at 1:43 am

(Reuters) - Cloud storage company Dropbox Inc's initial public offering was oversubscribed, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday, indicating healthy demand for the first big tech IPO this year even as tech stocks opened the week on sour note. […]

Kroger's Fred Meyer plans to phase out firearms...
on March 20, 2018 at 12:50 am

(Reuters) - Kroger Co's superstore chain Fred Meyer said it would exit its firearms business, two weeks after deciding to stop selling guns and ammunition to those under the age of 21. […]

U.S. bans transactions with Venezuela's digital...
on March 20, 2018 at 12:07 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order barring any U.S.-based financial transactions involving Venezuela's new petro cryptocurrency, as U.S. officials warned that it was a "scam" by President Nicolas Maduro's government to further undermine democracy in […]

McDonald's agrees settlement in franchisees' U.S....
on March 19, 2018 at 11:57 pm

(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said on Monday it had agreed to settle a U.S. labor board case on whether the company is accountable for its franchisees' alleged labor law violations. […]

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