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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) will donate more than $800 million in funds towards producing medical supplies used to fight COVID-19, and in ad credits to government and health organizations and businesses, Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai said
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FILE PHOTO: A Didi sign is seen on a car during the China Internet Conference in Beijing, China June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese ride hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Friday it would restart its evening Hitch service in some cities, with improved safety features and more rigorous driver and passenger verification
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FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks look at phones at an electronic retailer in Beijing, China March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Global smartphone sales tumbled 14% in February as the coronavirus spread in China and overseas, Counterpoint Research said on Thursday, a likely harbinger of more declines as outbreaks worsen in many
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s online delivery firms, including Walmart Inc’s Flipkart and Amazon’s grocery service Pantry, have had to halt services as a 21-day nationwide lockdown began to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: The logo of India’s e-commerce firm Flipkart is seen in this illustration picture taken January 29, 2019.
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Walmart Inc’s Flipkart has suspended services, a notice on the Indian e-commerce firm’s website said on Wednesday, as India began a 21-day lockdown to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: The logo of India’s e-commerce firm Flipkart is seen in this illustration picture taken January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Danish
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NEW YORK/DETROIT (Reuters) – Auto retailers have been slow to embrace e-commerce, but the coronavirus pandemic is changing that. FILE PHOTO: Used cars are shown for sale in National City, California, U.S., June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Online traffic has risen even as in-person showroom traffic has disappeared. Auto dealers are embracing digital tools
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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Saturday it is raising overtime pay for associates working in its U.S. warehouses as the world’s largest online retailer tries to meet the rapidly growing demand for online shopping from consumers stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, also said
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(Reuters) – Amazon.com will stop shipping non-essential products to consumers in Italy and France, the company said on Saturday, representing an escalation in the e-commerce giant’s response in regions hard hit by the coronavirus outbreak. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, March 19, 2020.
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FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) – Uber Technologies has suspended the option to book regular taxi services through its app in Saudi Arabia until further notice, a company statement said on Friday. Saudi Arabia is
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FILE PHOTO: Former Google and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski leaves the federal court after his arraignment hearing in San Jose, California, U.S. August 27, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Anthony Levandowski, known for advancing self-driving car technology in the last decade, agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his
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TEL AVIV/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As people disperse to their homes to work and study because of the coronavirus pandemic, taking their laptops and company data with them, cyber security experts say hackers will follow, seeking to take advantage and infiltrate corporations. FILE PHOTO: Two people work from home during the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19),
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