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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Aug 16 2017

Cash-strapped SoundCloud gets new funds and top management

(This Aug 11 story inserts missing word "former" in paragraph seven to clarify Wahlross stepped aside as chief technology officer previously)

Aug 16 2017

Mobile language app Babbel, Cambridge team up for English tests

OXFORD Germany's Babbel, the highest grossing maker of mobile language-learning apps, has teamed up with Cambridge University's English language certification arm, setting a new, high-quality standard for digital language testing, the companies said on Wednesday.

Aug 14 2017

Facebook expands Marketplace trading service across Europe

FRANKFURT Facebook is stepping up its modest moves into e-commerce by expanding its service for connecting local buyers and sellers into 17 new European markets, the U.S. company said on Monday.

Aug 14 2017

HelloFresh's losses narrow as rising revenues cover marketing expenses

FRANKFURT Meal-kit delivery company HelloFresh, a competitor to U.S. rival Blue Apron , reported narrowing losses in the second quarter as faster revenue growth offset heavy spending on marketing to attract new customers.

Aug 11 2017

Russia-linked hackers targeted hotel guests across Europe: security firm

FRANKFURT A cyber-spying group with suspected links to Russian military intelligence was probably behind a campaign targeting hotel guests in eight mostly European countries last month, researchers at security firm FireEye said on Friday.

Aug 08 2017

China ride-hailing firm DiDi backs Uber rival Careem

DUBAI/FRANKFURT DiDi Chuxing, China's largest ride-hailing firm, has invested in Middle East online taxi service Careem in a new partnership deal that marks Didi's latest international expansion against rival Uber.

Aug 04 2017

SAP says restrictions on new recruitment not a general hiring freeze

FRANKFURT German business software company SAP denied a media report on Friday that said it has imposed a complete freeze on recruitment in order to meet financial targets this year, while reiterating that it had restricted new hirings in some areas.

Aug 03 2017

Corporate profits to take more hits from Ukraine cyber attack

TORONTO/FRANKFURT The cyber attack that crippled Ukraine businesses and spread worldwide to shut down shipping ports, factories and corporate offices has taken a costly toll on the results of major U.S. and European companies in the latest quarter, with more to come. | Video

Aug 01 2017

China's DiDi to back small Uber rival Taxify in Europe, Africa

HONG KONG/FRANKFURT Chinese ride-hailing company DiDi Chuxing is investing an undisclosed amount in Estonian online taxi firm Taxify to help it expand in Europe and Africa, where it has gained share in some cities against U.S. player Uber [UBER.UL].

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