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Uber Freight launches in Germany, faces local competition

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market.
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Justice Dept. puts Big Tech under the antitrust microscope

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   4 articles

Like Europe before it, the U.S. government looks ready to try reining in its technology giants. But doing so may be more difficult than it seems.
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What Can We Expect From Boris Johnson? Scandals, Screw-Ups, Quips, and Comebacks

What Can We Expect From Boris Johnson? Scandals, Screw-Ups, Quips, and Comebacks

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

“I've got more chance of being reincarnated as an olive,” Boris Johnson once said about the likelihood of him holding the keys to No. 10 Downing Street, home of the U.K.'s...
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Europe is at odds over who will replace Christine Lagarde at the IMF

19 hours ago   |   CNBC

European officials are still scratching their heads over Christine Lagarde's successor at the International Monetary Fund , according to several people with knowledge of the...
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Carmakers drive Europe higher, Johnson batters sterling

23 hours ago   |   Reuters

A wave of central bank easing and positive soundings from the earnings season buoyed world stocks on Tuesday, while Britain's pound fell before the expected confirmation of...
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An Effective Regime for Non-viable Banks: US Experience and Considerations for EU Reform

1 day ago   |   Bruegel

This study was requested by the European Parliament's ECON committee. For 85 years, the US regime for non-viable banks has maintained a high degree of stability and public...
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11 tips and tricks for finding the perfect vacation spot and avoiding bad rental homes on Airbnb

11 tips and tricks for finding the perfect vacation spot and avoiding bad rental homes on Airbnb

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Airbnb is one of the most popular ways to see the world, but there are lots of details to consider before booking with the site. These tips can help you avoid a mediocre...
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50 Years After the Moon Landing, Money Races Into Space

50 Years After the Moon Landing, Money Races Into Space

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Find out which countries around the world are investing the most in space programs. Fifty years after the Apollo 11 astronauts first walked on the moon, global investment in...
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Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted...
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China's investment in Africa: What the data really says, and the implications for Europe

2 days ago   |   Bruegel

Chinese president Xi Jinping visited Senegal in July last year, seeking further cooperation with the previous French colonial territory. Amid a heated debate over China's...
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DOJ opening antitrust probe into major tech firms: report

DOJ opening antitrust probe into major tech firms: report

The US Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on... Read more ...

The Justice Department's surprise 'reveal' of a Big Tech investigation was...

The Justice Department's surprise 'reveal' of a Big Tech investigation was highly unusual, and it could actually turn out to be good news for the tech giants

The US Justice Department's surprise announcement that it's launching an antitrust review of the big tech companies was a very unusual move. Federal enforcement agencies rarely... Read more ...

Trump transition adviser Bijan Rafiekian is convicted

Trump transition adviser Bijan Rafiekian is convicted

A federal jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, a former business partner of Michael Flynn, on a pair of foreign-agent felony charges stemming from work the two men did... Read more ...

A US warship may have actually taken out more than one Iranian drone that...

A US warship may have actually taken out more than one Iranian drone that got too close

The head of US Central Command told CBS News that the USS Boxer may have actually downed two Iranian drones last week, not just one, as was initially reported. The amphibious... Read more ...

UPS just formed its own drone operation company - and it's another edge...

UPS just formed its own drone operation company - and it's another edge against Amazon, FedEx, and Uber in the quest for unmanned deliveries

UPS on Tuesday announced its new drone subsidiary business, UPS Flight Forward Inc., has applied for Part 135 certification. That certification would allow UPS to operate drone... Read more ...

Trump claimed Article 2 of the Constitution gives him the right to do...

Trump claimed Article 2 of the Constitution gives him the right to do 'whatever I want as president,' but that's not true

President Donald Trump on Tuesday inaccurately suggested the Constitution gives him the power to do "whatever" he wants as president. While criticizing former special counsel... Read more ...

Bed Bath & Beyond is slashing 7% of its corporate staff months after a group...

Bed Bath & Beyond is slashing 7% of its corporate staff months after a group of activist investors condemned the brand. Here are 10 of the most brutal criticisms that were lobbed

Bed Bath & Beyond is slashing 7% of its corporate staff as the struggling company attempts to repair its business. Activist investors released a presentation in late April... Read more ...

FTC reportedly blasts Facebook for misleading users but didn't depose...

FTC reportedly blasts Facebook for misleading users but didn't depose Zuckerberg in record-breaking $5 billion settlement

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was not deposed as part of the FTC investigation into alleged privacy violations, according to a report in The Washington Post on Tuesday. The... Read more ...

A college student fell to his death at the Cliffs of Moher while taking...

A college student fell to his death at the Cliffs of Moher while taking selfies, a coroner said

Trinity College student Anand Goel, 26, died in January after falling from the Cliffs of Moher in western Ireland. At an inquest on Monday, the County Clare coroner determined... Read more ...

Trump and congressional Democrats' budget agreement could add $1.7 trillion...

Trump and congressional Democrats' budget agreement could add $1.7 trillion to the soaring federal debt

The new budget agreement reached by President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats could add over $1.7 trillion to the national debt over the next decade, according to a... Read more ...