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Baidu Says Reports Of IPO For Video-Streaming Site iQiyi.com Are Inaccurate

Pic: ReutersChinese internet giant Baidu Inc said on Friday that reports it is currently pushing for an initial public offering for its video-streaming site iQiyi.com are inaccurate.

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Volkswagen To Launch Ride Hailing In Rwanda As Part Of Africa Expansion

Pic: ReutersVolkswagen plans to start a ride-hailing service in Rwanda in a sign of how the German carmaker is developing pay-per-use transportation models in new markets where rival Uber has not yet gained traction.

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'Regtech' Startups See More Business In Trump Era

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: President elect Donald Trump is pro-business and anti-red tape. But what if your business is red tape?

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Bitcoin's Total Value Hits Record High Above $14 Billion

Pic: ReutersLONDON: The total value of all bitcoins in circulation hit a record high above $14 billion on Thursday, as the web-based digital currency jumped 5 percent on the day to its highest levels in three years after more than doubling in price this year.

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Baidu Plans $1 Billion IPO For Video-Streaming Site iQiyi.com

Pic: ReutersBaidu Inc, China's largest internet search company, plans an initial public offering of shares in its video-streaming site, iQiyi.com, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Uber Launches First Electric Car Fleet In Madrid

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] launched in Madrid on Thursday its first fleet of electric cars.

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Can Technology Stop Another Truck Attack?

The attack on a Berlin Christmas market showed the devastation that can be wrought by the simple act of driving a truck into crowds, and the problems in preventing another massacre.

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Nokia Sues Apple For Infringing Patents, Industry Back On War Footing

Pic: ReutersNokia Corp (NOKIA.HE) said on Wednesday it had filed a number of lawsuits against Apple Inc (AAPL.O) for violating 32 technology patents, striking back at the iPhone maker's legal action targeting the one-time cellphone industry leader a day earlier.

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Uber Has Removed Its Self-Driving Cars From San Francisco Roads

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Uber Technologies Inc. [UBER.UL] has removed its self-driving cars from San Francisco streets after California regulators cracked down on the program because the company had not obtained a permit to test autonomous vehicles.

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Yahoo Email Scan Shows U.S. Spy Push To Recast Constitutional Privacy

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Yahoo Inc's secret scanning of customer emails at the behest of a U.S. spy agency is part of a growing push by officials to loosen constitutional protections Americans have against arbitrary governmental searches, according to legal documents and people briefed on closed court hearings.

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