San Francisco lawsuit, NYC law highlight global risks for Airbnb
SAN FRANCISCO/BERLIN Airbnb, the online lodging service that investors now believe is worth $30 billion, faces a reckoning.
Amazon.com Inc is expected to release the Kindle e-book reader in Japan early October, the Nikkei reported.
The world's largest Internet retailer had been planning for a late-September release, but had to change its plans due to snags in the supply system, the daily said, quoting unnamed publishing industry executives.
Amazon declined to comment when contacted on Friday.
Amazon is hurrying to secure Japanese content in time for the year-end sales season, the paper said.
The company is asking publishers to change the data formats for some content and could postpone the release further if it does not consider them sufficiently prepared, the Nikkei said.
Shares of Amazon were down 1 percent at $258.33 on the Nasdaq on Friday.
(Reporting by Chandni Doulatramani in Bangalore; Editing by Sreejiraj Eluvangal)
BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators want to know whether LinkedIn's data is unique, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday, which could be key to their decision on Microsoft's $26 billion bid for the social network.
SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON The apparent lack of interest in Twitter Inc by potential suitors may force the social media company to consider a route anathema to aspiring tech startups: a major restructuring and cutting some its nearly 4,000 employees.