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Amazon rivals turn to legal fine print to stem Whole Foods strategy

SAN FRANCISCO Whole Foods Market met a new foe this summer during talks to lease a top retail space in a San Francisco mall: the Target next door.

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Airbnb's China head exits, a week after co-founder named unit's chair

BEIJING The head of Airbnb Inc's China business has resigned four months after taking the role, the company confirmed on Tuesday, the latest leadership change for the unit which operates in an country where residency and movement are regulated.

Tech, China 2:25am EDT

Toshiba considering measures in case chip unit sale not completed by March

CHIBA CITY, Japan Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp said on Tuesday it is considering various measures in case it cannot complete the $18 billion sale of its prized flash memory chip unit by the end of March.

Tech, Deals, Japan 12:50am EDT

U.S. law firm files class suit against Rio Tinto over Mozambique coal

SYDNEY A U.S. law firm has filed a class action suit against mining giant Rio Tinto, which is facing U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) fraud charges stemming from an ill-fated investment in Mozambique coal mining.

2:23am EDT

Kobe Steel plant that supplied plane components being checked

TOKYO Japanese authorities are conducting safety checks at a Kobe Steel Ltd aluminum plant that supplied components for a domestically built aircraft and seeking to inspect other plants owned by the embattled company.

Exclusive: Mexico telecoms regulator to vote on letting Slim's America Movil charge rivals

MEXICO CITY Mexico's telecommunications regulator is discussing a proposal that would allow billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil to start charging local rivals again for calls made to clients on its network, according to a document seen by Reuters.

Tech, Mexico 2:06am EDT

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