• Uber to pull out of Macau in September: Macau media

    (Reuters) - Global ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc will pull out of the gambling hub of Macau on September 9, less than 10 months after it launched there, Macau media reported, citing a letter they said was sent by Uber's Asia regional chief. According to a copy of a letter uploaded onto

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  • Pizza by drone: unmanned air delivery set to take off in New Zealand

    By Rebecca Howard and Byron Kaye WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - A New Zealand pizza chain aims to become the world's first company to offer a commercial drone delivery service, a milestone in the once-unthinkable quest to save time and money with an air-borne supply chain dispensing with people.

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  • Filipino fishermen find possibly world's biggest pearl

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, which he had hidden under a bed for more than 10 years as a lucky charm, a tourism official said Thursday.

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  • CrowdStrike, other cybersecurity firms integrating industry cooperative

    By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Some information security companies that were shut out of the leading system for sharing data on malicious software are revealing more about how their own systems work in hopes of rejoining the cooperative effort, a shift that should improve protections for customers

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  • Quake damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan temples

    BAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — It was a time of conquest and conversions. Above all, it was a time of construction, on a scale never seen before. Over 250 years, from the 11th century onwards, the rulers of Bagan built more than 10,000 magnificent religious monuments.

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  • Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills pedestrian

    A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo Co craze. The driver said he had been distracted by the game after his arrest for negligent driving following the accident on Wednesday evening

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  • World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

    SINGAPORE (AP) — The world's first self-driving taxis began picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday.

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  • Indonesia’s online lender UangTeman names Darmawan Zaini as CTPO

    Darmawan will be responsible for leading mobile lending research & development and building an engineering and product team Indonesia-based digital microlender UangTeman has announced the appointment of Darmawan Zaini as its Chief Technology and Product Officer (CTPO), as it looks to scale its Big Data

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  • Singapore introduces self-driving taxis, world’s first public launch

    The limited release is meant to gather data in order to help nuTonomy reach its goal of launching to the masses by 2018 Self-driving taxis have arrived in Singapore. Officially. Starting today, select members of the public will be able to participate in the world’s first-ever public trial for autonomous

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  • Hands-on with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

    Hear, hear! The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is here! The Canon EOS 5D series has always been one of the most popular line-ups for Canon, appealing to both professionals and serious enthusiasts alike. The EOS 5D Mark III finally has a successor, and that's the just announced 5D Mark IV.

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  • Marketing solutions company CtrlShift names new CEO, CFO and Malaysia Country Head

    Team to take on Southeast Asia’s digital advertising industry, expected to hit US$9.9 billion by 2025     CtrlShift, a data-driven audience-focussed marketing solutions company, has announced three new appointments to its management team. Deepika Nikhilender has been named its new CEO by the CtrlShift

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  • Florida governor complains U.S. not doing enough to fight Zika

    By Julie Steenhuysen and Zachary Fagenson CHICAGO/MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Wednesday the federal government had so far not delivered all the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he had requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. On Wednesday, the Florida

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  • 10 simple ways founders can create visibility for themselves

    I am starting a new business but my personal brand is nonexistent. What is one thing I can start doing now to create visibility for myself? Join Niche Communities “Finding niche communities online has never been easier. Seek out and work in collaboration with others who share your interests, passions

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  • 'SNL' star Leslie Jones' personal site offline after hacking

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leslie Jones, the black "Saturday Night Live" and "Ghostbusters" actress-comedian, is again the target of racist and sexist online attacks.

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  • Debuta en Singapur primer taxi autónomo

    SINGAPUR (AP) — Los primeros taxis autónomos del mundo estarán recogiendo pasajeros en Singapur a partir del jueves.

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  • Why PE Firms and Mutual Funds Want in on Tech Startups

    Aug. 24 -- Rob Rueckert, Sorenson Capital managing director, and Mark Sunderhuse, Red Rocks Capital co-founder, discuss the role of non-traditional investors in growth-stage startup investing. They speak with Bloomberg's Tom Giles on "Bloomberg West."

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  • Facebook, Twitter failing on extremist content: UK MPs

    Facebook, Twitter and Google are not doing enough to prevent their social networks from being used by extremists for a recruitment drive, a panel of British MPs said Thursday. Failure to act would lead to the sites becoming "the 'Wild West' of the internet," the Home Affairs Committee

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  • US intelligence still sorting out NSA hack

    YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. is still probing the extent of a recent cyber leak of what purports to be hacking tools used by the National Security Agency, the nation's top intelligence official said Wednesday.

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  • HP Inc beats estimates, weak printer demand weighs on forecast

    By Aishwarya Venugopal (Reuters) - HP Inc , the hardware business of the former Hewlett-Packard Co, reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand recovered for its notebooks. However, HP forecast current-quarter profit below analysts' estimates, reflecting weak sales of its

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  • HP Inc. Looks to Boost Profitability

    Aug. 24 -- David Kirkpatrick, chief executive officer at Techonomy, and Bloomberg Intelligence's Anand Srinivasan discuss HP Inc.'s earnings, their 3-D printing technology and the outlook for the company. They speak to Bloomberg's Ramy Inocencio on "Bloomberg West."

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  • U.S. banking regulators focused on cyber security after SWIFT attacks

    U.S. banking regulators said on Wednesday they are focused on cyber security risks and controls for U.S. financial institutions after attacks earlier this year involving the global financial network known as SWIFT. In a letter responding to questions from Representative Carolyn Maloney, a Democrat from

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  • The Numbers Don't Lie: GameStop Earnings Preview

    Aug. 24 -- In today's "The Numbers Don't Lie," Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu previews GameStop's second-quarter earnings. She speaks on "What'd You Miss?"

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  • Silicon Valley Housing War: The Problem in Palo Alto

    Aug. 24 -- Kate Vershov Downing, Palo Alto Forward co-founder, discusses the housing problem in Silicon Valley with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal, Scarlet Fu and Matt Miller on "What'd You Miss?"

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  • AP EXPLAINS: Difference between shallow, deep earthquakes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A strong earthquake rocks Italy, flattening towns and killing scores of people. An even bigger quake hits Myanmar the same day, killing a few people and shattering ancient Buddhist pagodas.

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  • US Treasury blasts European tax probe of multinationals

    U.S. officials are publicly criticizing Europe's investigations into favorable tax arrangements that Apple and other multinational companies have reached with Ireland and a few other countries.

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