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Wednesday, 22 November
Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach
1h ago - (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday.
NAFTA talks hit wall as Mexico, Canada push back on U.S. demands
6h ago - MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major differences in a fifth round of talks to rework the NAFTA trade deal, drawing a swift complaint from the Trump administration on Tuesday that the lack of progress could doom the process.
China clamps down on online micro lending; U.S.-listed shares plunge
45m ago - BEIJING (Reuters) - China took steps to rein in the rapidly growing and lightly regulated market for online micro-lenders in the government's latest crackdown on internet finance, sending shares of U.S.-listed Chinese financial firms into a tailspin.
Uniper to cut 2,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive - paper
1h ago - FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German energy group Uniper (>> Uniper SE) is cutting a total of around 2,000 jobs, or 14 percent of its workforce, by the end of next year as part of a cost-cutting programme it announced a year ago, its finance chief told daily Rheinische Post.
Stocks rally on boost from strong global growth, earnings
2h ago - SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares joined a global rally to reach their highest in a decade on Wednesday as strong world growth and rising corporate profits lured hordes of investors into equities, while oil prices jumped closer to a recent 2-1/2 year top.
UK's United Utilities reports 10 percent rise in profit
1h ago - (Reuters) - British water utility United Utilities Group Plc on Wednesday reported a 10 percent rise in profit for the first half of the year, helped by regulatory changes in how utilities charge customers as well as property sales and lower costs.
Head of Disney's Pixar Studios to Take Leave After Apologizing -- 2nd Update
9h ago - By Ben Fritz and Alexandra Berzon John Lasseter is taking a leave of absence from the senior creative post at Walt Disney Co.'s animation...
UK government failed to protect consumers over Hinkley nuclear deal – lawmakers
8h ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government failed to protect energy consumers when agreeing a deal to build the Hinkley C nuclear power station and should reevaluate the case for investing in more atomic plants, a UK parliamentary committee said on Wednesday.
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