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Senate bill would break up Google’s ad business

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A bill that would break up Google's advertising business if it becomes law has been introduced in the Senate. The Competition and Transparency in Digital Advertising Act, which has support on both sides of the aisle, would prevent companies that process mor…


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Biden will tout 'small business boom' in roundtable with business owners

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The Biden administration will release a report Thursday touting what it's calling a "small business boom" under its watch, while hitting Republicans for policies it warns would "increase taxes on small businesses across the country."


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Alas, Elon Musk May Have a Point About Trump’s Twitter Ban

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It’s probably not a good idea for important platforms to be in the business of frequently banning users for life.


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Google Won’t Shut Down Your Legacy G Suite Account After All

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And you can even keep your custom email address! But you need to confirm that your account is for personal, not business, use—here’s how.


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The defunct LG Wing is getting Verizon C-band, because 5G in this country is silly

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LG has been out of the mobile business for over a year, but that hasn’t stopped it from extending Verizon C-band 5G support to its quirky flagship, the LG Wing.


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The videos that don’t work on YouTube and the future of the creator business with Nebula CEO Dave Wiskus

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The economics of running a creator-owned streaming service that’s an alternative to the YouTube algorithm, negotiating brand deals, and partnering with Curiosity Stream.


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Nigeria's illegal oil refineries: Dirty, dangerous, lucrative

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A look into the murky business of the stolen oil, days after a deadly refining accident.


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Business calendar: central bank bonanza - Reuters

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A bonanza of big central bank rate decisions top the agenda in the coming days. We round up the stories to watch out for in business and finance over the week to May 6. Angela Johnston reports.


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Business calendar: the tightrope trick - Reuters

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How to dampen inflation without slamming the brakes on growth? That's the tricky job central banks face. We round up the stories to watch out for in business and finance over the week to May 13. Trevor Koroll reports.


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Business calendar: Recession talk justified? - Reuters

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A data deluge from major economies comes at a pivotal time for central bank policy, while crypto aficionados will be watching the fallout of a spectacular price collapse. Here's what to watch in the week ahead. Kristy Kilburn reports.


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Business calendar: Inflation up, markets down - Reuters.com

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Central banks are wrestling with inflation and stocks are sliding, leaving investors to ponder where the so-called "Fed put" has gone. Here's what to watch in the week ahead. Angela Johnston reports.


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With eye on China's zero-Covid chaos, Taiwan seizes chance to open up

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Business has been swift this week for Oscar Chen, the fourth-generation owner of the Liang Xi Hao restaurant in central Taipei.


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IMF director says 'economic fragmentation' is growing concern

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CNN's Julia Chatterley speaks with International Monetary Fund Director Kristalina Georgieva at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the concerns she and business leaders have discussed about "economic fragmentation" and the slowing of global…


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Lyft joins Uber in cutting back on new hiring

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After Uber announced that it was cutting back on hiring and other expenses due to the economic slowdown, rival Lyft is doing the same, according to The Wall Street Journal. "Given the slower than expected recovery and need to accelerate leverage in the busine…


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Strikes to stocks: Africa's top business news - Reuters

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Ethiopia's state telecoms company launches a 5G mobile phone service in the capital, and Congo's Mines Minister seeks to end an artisanal cobalt monopoly. Here are five stories making business headlines in sub-Saharan Africa this week. David Doyle has more.


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Breakingviews - IAG's business-travel bullishness has hard landing - Reuters

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Poor old International Airlines Group <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/ICAG.L" target="_blank">(ICAG.L)</a>. Just when it thought the pandemic was disappearing, the British Airways owner is flying into a potential recession in its key UK market. Eve…


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Polish clothing retailer LPP to sell Russian business - Reuters.com

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Polish clothing retailer LPP has decided to sell its business in Russia, the company said on Thursday.


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Bitcoin to bourses: Africa's top business news - Reuters

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A senior government official says South Africa's green transition will need funding of one trillion rand while Zambia's president says the country is close to finding an investor for Mopani Copper Mines. Here are five stories making business headlines in sub-…


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Shell sells Russian retail business to Lukoil - Reuters.com

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Russia's second-largest oil producer Lukoil <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/LKOH.MM" target="_blank">(LKOH.MM)</a> will buy Shell's <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/SHEL.L" target="_blank">(SHEL.L)</a> Russian retail and lubricants busine…


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Swedish utility Vattenfall considers selling Berlin heat business - Reuters.com

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Sweden's Vattenfall (VATN.UL) has initiated a strategic review over a possible divestment of its Berlin heat business, as it looks to phase out remaining fossil fuels in its operations, the utility said on Wednesday.