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Amazon to open Manchester office as it adds 1,000 British jobs

LONDON (Reuters) – Amazon.com <AMZN.O> is opening its first office in Manchester, northern England, and expanding two other centers to house 1,000 new R&D...

In toothy prequel, piranha-like fish menaced Jurassic seas

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – You can call it a prehistoric prequel. Scientists said on Thursday they have unearthed in southern Germany the fossil of...

U.S. making serious efforts to comply with EU data rules: EU...

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The United States is making serious efforts to comply with a landmark data transfer pact agreed two years...

South Korea’s taxi drivers protest against plans for carpool service

By Haejin Choi and Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of South Korean taxi-drivers held a massive rally on Thursday in Seoul, the...

Tax byte: Africans fear trend towards levies on data, services

By Elias Biryabarema and Joe Bavier KAMPALA/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has...

TSMC third-quarter profit down 0.9 percent, in line with market forecasts

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) <2330.TW> <TSM.N>, the world’s largest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday third-quarter net profit fell 0.9...

Robot market growth slows as trade war hits industrial spending: robot...

TOKYO (Reuters) – An escalating trade war between the United States and China has dampened manufacturers’ appetite for investment in equipment, causing growth in...

Ericsson posts third-quarter operating profit above expectations

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported on Thursday a substantially higher third-quarter operating profit than expected and said it was tracking...

SAP raises guidance as cloud transformation gathers pace

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s SAP said that its cloud revenues grew by 41 percent in the third quarter as its business transformation gathers pace,...

JD.com spies profits in China’s giant parcel delivery market

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com Inc said on Thursday it was launching a parcel delivery business, a move which could help the...
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