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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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Matthew Whitaker’s Appointment As Acting Attorney General Has A History. Here It Is.

The fight over the legality of Donald Trump’s appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker began with the death of J. Edgar Hoover nearly five…

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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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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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Yellow vest protests ‘economic catastrophe’ for France

Image copyright Reuters Image caption About 10,000 took to the streets of Paris The “yellow vest” protests have been “a catastrophe” for the French economy,…

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JIRA is an antipattern

Atlassian’s JIRA began life as a bug-tracking tool. Today, though, it has become an agile planning suite, “to plan, track, and release great software.” In…

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