Facebook not protecting content moderators from mental trauma: lawsuit

(Reuters) – A former Facebook contract employee has lodged a suit against the company, alleging that content moderators who face mental trauma after reviewing distressing images on the platform are not being properly protected by the social networking giant. FILE PHOTO – The Facebook application is seen on a phone screen August More...

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SAP, Microsoft and Adobe announce data alliance

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Business software companies SAP, Microsoft and Adobe said on Monday they were forming a data alliance that will make it easier for clients running their applications to get a better More...

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Uber’s strongest growth comes in depressed Argentina — minus commissions

BUENOS AIRES/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Uber’s fastest-growing market in the world is now Argentina, company executives say, attributing the expansion to the nation’s sudden economic unraveling, which has More...

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Facebook picks chief of Hotstar streaming service as India head

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Facebook has poached the head of Indian video streaming service Hotstar to take on the newly-created role of managing director of its Indian operations, as the social media giant faces More...

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Facebook names Indian streaming service Hotstar’s CEO as its India head

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has named Ajit Mohan into the newly created role of managing director of its Indian operations, the social media giant said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted More...

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Ride-hailing firm Careem enters India with Commut app purchase

DUBAI (Reuters) – United Arab Emirates-based ride-hailing app Careem has acquired Commut, the Hyderabad-based mass transportation app, marking its entry into India, the firm said on Monday. FILE More...

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Dell revisits IPO option amid tracking stock deal pushback -sources

(Reuters) – Dell Technologies Inc (DVMT.N) is exploring an initial public offering (IPO) after shelving this option earlier this year in favor of going public by buying back a special type of stock from More...

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Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and finalised restrictions to open up the market to competitors after concluding that their merger in March has driven More...

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India’s Flipkart may appoint new group CEO in place of Binny Bansal: Mint

(Reuters) – Walmart Inc’s Flipkart unit is considering naming a new chief executive officer (CEO) at the group level in place of Binny Bansal, the Mint daily reported on Monday, citing two people familiar More...

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Home modems, routers hit by U.S. China tariffs as ‘smart’ tech goods escape

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. tariffs that hit some $200 billion worth of Chinese products on Monday spare many high-profile consumer technology items such as “smart” watches and speakers, but the less More...