Archive | July, 2018

Business News Roundup, July 19 – SFGate

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Business News Roundup, July 19
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It's also home to Owen, a popular (and perpetually sleeping) cat. The business opened its current location in 1979 in what was once a movie theater. “The store doesn't make money anymore,” Aardvark Books owner John Hadreas told The Chronicle last year.
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook won't ban Holocaust deniers because it wants to give people 'a voice'Business Insider

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Esports Is Big Business, and It’s Here to Stay – Motley Fool

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Esports Is Big Business, and It's Here to Stay
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Esports has become a big business over the last year. Twitch, a video game streaming service owned by Amazon, was the first to see the value of the Overwatch League, offering $90 million for digital rights to the first two seasons. Big media companies ...

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Comcast and Fox are in a heated battle to snatch up Sky — here’s why they both see the UK satellite company as … – Business Insider

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Comcast and Fox are in a heated battle to snatch up Sky — here's why they both see the UK satellite company as ...
Business Insider
Fox and Comcast are locked in a bidding war for the European broadcaster Sky. The two offers are part of a larger fight between Comcast and Disney to acquire assets from Fox. Sky is a European pay-TV business that serves 23 million customers, mostly ...
British Government Clears Fox's Sky Bid as Battle for Pay-TV Giant Heats UpVariety
Comcast unlikely to raise Fox bid; focused on Sky: SourcesCNBC
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Porsche fans are reportedly signing up to buy the company’s stunning Tesla rival – Business Insider

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Porsche fans are reportedly signing up to buy the company's stunning Tesla rival
Business Insider
Porsche fans are signing up to buy the automaker's first fully-electric vehicle, the Taycan, Autocar reports. The publication said the company starting receiving "expressions of interest" from potential customers this month. The vehicle, which was ...

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Why you have to pay a fortune to get a decent seat on a plane – Business Insider

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Why you have to pay a fortune to get a decent seat on a plane
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Airline consumers are spending tons of money on additional fees for things such as seat selection, checked bags, and meals. This is because of a relatively new airline business model where services are "unbundled" from the ticket and sold a la carte ...

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Amazon reveals the best-selling items from Prime Day as the holiday becomes its biggest shopping day ever – Business Insider

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Amazon reveals the best-selling items from Prime Day as the holiday becomes its biggest shopping day ever
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Amazon said this year's Prime Day was the biggest shopping day in the company's history, despite initial technical glitches that prevented some customers from shopping. Shoppers gobbled up Amazon's own devices, like the Fire TV Stick, which was the ...
Furious Amazon customers are threatening to shop elsewhere as the site has issues for over an hour on its biggest ...Markets Insider

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China Battles France for Business in Former African Colonies – Bloomberg

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China Battles France for Business in Former African Colonies
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The 109 billion CFA francs ($191 million) deal highlighted China's growing muscle in a part of Africa that until recently its business people showed little interest in: the French-speaking west. The area's fast-growing economies have seen a spectacular ...

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Startup Thinks Blockchain Can Help Fix the Media’s Business Woes – Wall Street Journal

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Startup Thinks Blockchain Can Help Fix the Media's Business Woes
Wall Street Journal
A new media company is proposing an unlikely remedy for the business challenges facing the media industry: cryptocurrency. The Civil Media Company, a New York for-profit software firm, on Wednesday announced plans to sell cryptocurrency valued at ...

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Android Antitrust Decision Threatens to Shake Mobile Industry, Google Business Model – Wall Street Journal

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Android Antitrust Decision Threatens to Shake Mobile Industry, Google Business Model
Wall Street Journal
When the first Android phone went on sale a decade ago, Google made a bet: Its free operating system would hook smartphone makers, allowing it to disseminate apps and bolster its online ad business in the emerging era of smartphones. Now that business ...
Google fined a record $5 billion by the EU for abusing the dominance of AndroidBusiness Insider
EU Hits Google With $5 Billion Fine for Breaking Antitrust Rules in Android BusinessSlate Magazine
Google to appeal after EC fines it €4.34bn over Android competition breach - as it happenedThe Guardian
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Glovo gets $134M to beef up its on-demand delivery business – TechCrunch

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Glovo gets $134M to beef up its on-demand delivery business
TechCrunch
Spanish startup Glovo, whose platform lets app users summon a gig economy worker to shop on their behalf, be it for a takeaway burger or a multi-bag supermarket shop, has bagged a €115 million (~$134M) Series C round of funding. Spanish press are ...

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