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Amazon in Holocaust row about 'Hunters' series, anti-Semitic books

WARSAW (Reuters) - The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series "Hunters" and for selling books of Nazi propaganda. Read More

 

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No global digital tax by end-2020 would mean chaos: France

RIYADH (Reuters) - Failure to reach a global deal on where and how much to tax digital giants such as Google , Amazon or Facebook would result in many digital tax regimes emerging all over the world, France's Finance Minister said on Sunday. More »

 

Hughes fears Indian closure, bank disruptions over unpaid fees

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. satellite broadband provider Hughes Network Systems may have to shut its Indian operations due to unpaid levies owed to the government, which could put thousands of banking services at risk, a company letter seen by Reuters showed. More »

 

Japan criticizes U.S. digital tax proposal at G20

RIYADH (Reuters) - Japanese finance minister Taro Aso criticized on Sunday a U.S. tax reform proposal that he said could undermine global efforts to agree new rules on taxing big tech companies. More »

 

Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over 'platform manipulation'

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg. More »

 

Encryption on Facebook, Google, others threatened by planned new bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. legislation will be introduced in the coming weeks that could hurt technology companies' ability to offer end-to-end encryption, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, and it aims to curb the distribution of child sexual abuse material on such platforms. More »

 

EBay in discussions with multiple parties for sale of classified business

(Reuters) - EBay Inc is in discussions with multiple candidates regarding a potential transaction for its classified-ads business, the company said on Friday. More »

 

Elon Musk's SpaceX to raise $250 million, valuing it at $36 billion: CNBC

(Reuters) - Elon Musk's SpaceX is looking to raise about $250 million, taking the private rocket company's valuation to about $36 billion, CNBC reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the financing. More »

 

Samsung Electronics confirms coronavirus case at phone factory complex in South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics <005930.KS> said on Saturday that one coronavirus case had been confirmed at its mobile device factory complex in the southeastern city of Gumi, causing a shutdown of its entire facility there until Monday morning. More »

 

Big tech cos pull out of San Francisco conferences on coronavirus concerns

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc has pulled out of the RSA cyber security conference due to coronavirus-related concerns, the organizer said https://www.rsaconference.com/novel-coronavirus-update on Friday. More »

 

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