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Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington

WASHINGTON Internet giants, including Alphabet's Google and Facebook , are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an abrupt shift in the political winds in Washington.

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Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 million stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop

MUMBAI An affiliate of Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing.

Sep 23 2017

Uber, reviving old tactic, is backed by more than 500,000 in London row

SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON Half a million people have signed an online petition in under 24 hours backing Uber's bid to stay on the roads of London, showing the company is turning to its tried-and-tested tactic of asking customers for help when it locks horns with regulators.

Sep 23 2017

Investor group seeks probe into SEC hack, urges data rules delay

WASHINGTON A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and urged the regulator to delay new data-gathering rules until it could assure investors that its computer systems were secure.

CybersecuritySep 22 2017

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms - sources

T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers. | Video

DealsSep 22 2017

Around the world, a muted launch for Apple's iPhone 8

SAN FRANCISCO/SYDNEY/TOKYO Apple Inc's launch of the iPhone 8 kicked off with less fanfare on Friday than new models in previous years in the United States, Asia, Australia and Britain, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X, due out in early November. | Video

Sep 22 2017