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Tencent-backed fleet manager G7 racks up $320M in funding

A sizable funding round is poised to heat up a race to automate China’s logistics infrastructure. Beijing-based fleet management company G7 announced on Monday that it…

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Alibaba Group takes majority control of loss-making movie unit Alibaba Pictures with $160M share purchase

Alibaba Group announced today that it will increase its stake in Alibaba Pictures from 49% to 50.92%, making it the loss-making movie production company’s controlling…

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Wall St. Faces Stomach-Churning Swings as Economic Uncertainty Grows

For stock investors in the United States, the political and economic outlooks have suddenly become ominous. More volatility could be in store this week.

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‘The wrong investors can lead to meltdown’

Thousands of companies get off the ground with the help of outside investors – so-called venture capitalists. Yet the process of raising money from them…

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‘I was divorced and missed having company’

Image copyright Jose Tutiven Image caption Rupert came up with the idea for the business due to his own struggles finding a decent room to…

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Called the wrong name at work? Awkward…

Image caption When you’ve got an unusual name, there’s often a caution around AutoCorrect When a colleague told me my name autocorrected to Dorito and…

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How Much Could the 1MDB Scandal Cost Goldman Sachs?

A huge fraud at a Malaysian investment fund has weighed on Goldman’s stock. How are prosecutors approaching the case — and how can the firm…

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Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million round…

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November shopper footfall down as Black Friday bites

The number of people out shopping in the UK in November showed a “significant” fall compared with last year, retail researchers say. Analysis firm Springboard…

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Mediator: Trump’s Tawdry Tabloid Sagas Reveal Weightier Themes

In taking on Michael Cohen, federal prosecutors find unexpected meaning in the scandals involving Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal.

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