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German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Courts in Berlin and Hamburg upheld bans on online transportation service Uber on Friday, saying the company did not comply with German laws on the carriage of passengers. U.S. start-up Uber had appealed against the bans in … Continue reading

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Apple courts fashionistas as smartwatch expectations mount

By Christina Farr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala, further evidence that the iPhone maker is preparing to take the wraps off a smartwatch. Apple … Continue reading

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Amazon courts Hachette authors by proposing they keep e-book revenue

By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc ratcheted up the pressure on Hachette Book Group by proposing the publisher's authors get all the revenue from ebooks sold by the ecommerce company, as both sides try to resolve their … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court’s milestone ruling protects cellphone privacy

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that police officers usually need a warrant before they can search the cellphone of an arrested suspect, a major decision in favor of privacy rights at a … Continue reading

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Manchester United legend courts Barcelona star for his MLS Miami franchise

Manchester United legend courts Barcelona star for his MLS Miami franchise – originally posted on Soccerlens.com David Beckham’s plans for his MSL franchise in Miami seem to be gathering pace as plans move along to build a new stadium and … Continue reading

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Facebook ‘relationships guy’ courts Hollywood, media in new push

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Beyonce fans got a big surprise at midnight on December 13, when the pop star announced her new album from out of the blue. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Facebook “relationships guy” courts Hollywood, media in new push

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Beyonce fans got a big surprise at midnight on December 13, when the pop star announced her new album from out of the blue. The exclusive announcement – virtually unheard of for a … Continue reading

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Myanmar courts foreign telecoms groups

Leading international communications groups including Vodafone and Orange have been invited to work with Myanmar’s mobile phone network operator to open up one of the world’s last untapped telecoms markets Asia homepage

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Suárez Again Courts Controversy: What Next? Where Next?

Suárez Again Courts Controversy: What Next? Where Next? – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool’s supremely talented 26-year old Uruguayan striker Luis Suárez excels in the art of controversy. There are surely few players with such a rich and varied portfolio … Continue reading

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West Hollywood celebrates high court’s rulings on gay marriage – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times West Hollywood celebrates high court's rulings on gay marriageLos Angeles TimesThe crowd gathered early Wednesday at the Abbey, a well-known gay bar in West Hollywood. Couples sipped coffee and watched TV as they awaited word of the … Continue reading

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