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Uber-rival Bolt enters European food delivery business
TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia's Bolt, a popular ride-sharing service in Eastern Europe and Africa, on Wednesday launched food delivery service in its home town of Tallinn, the nation's capital, and said it plans to roll out Bolt Food this year in South Africa, Latvia and Lithuania as well.
U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms
ASPEN, Colo./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday.
Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers.
WRAPUP 4-Hong Kong leader says dialog and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos
HONG KONG, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city.
UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department sues to block Sabre acquisition of Farelogix
WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department sued on Tuesday to block travel technology firm Sabre Corp's $360 million acquisition of Farelogix Inc, saying in court papers that it was a "dominant firm's attempt to eliminate a disruptive competitor."
Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc
said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps.
Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's
proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization.
U.S. conservatives say Facebook needs 'significant work' to address concerns: former senator
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that political conservatives believe Facebook Inc needs to do "significant work" to satisfy their concerns that the social media website is biased, describing policies and examples that they found problematic without laying out evidence of systemic partisanship.
US STOCKS-Wall St slips after three days of gains; Home Depot rises
Aug 20 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Tuesday after three sessions of gains, as lower Treasury yields weighed on financial stocks, offsetting a boost from Home Depot's better-than-expected quarterly earnings.
Goldman Sachs, China's Ping An back artificial intelligence firm H20.ai
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc, China's Ping An Global Voyager Fund and others have invested $72.5 million in H20.ai, a rapidly growing artificial intelligence startup, the companies said on Tuesday.
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