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Two Uber executives to go on trial in France on Sept. 30

PARIS - Two executives from California-based Uber will face trial in France on Sept. 30, the Paris public prosecutor said on Tuesday, part of a French crackdown on what the government calls an illegal taxi service.

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Apple conspired to fix e-book prices: U.S. appeals court

NEW YORK - A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a judge's ruling that Apple Inc had conspired with five publishers to increase e-book prices, in a win for the U.S. Justice Department.

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Xiaomi take first big step outside China with Brazil smartphone

SAO PAULO - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has started making devices in Brazil for sale locally, promising to dramatically undercut rivals on price in the first big step beyond Asia for the world's most valuable technology start-up.

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Amazon launches one-hour delivery service in London

SAN FRANCISCO - Inc launched its one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, for select areas of London on Tuesday and said it would expand the program to additional cities in the United Kingdom by the end of the year.

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YouTube wins German court case over artists' fees

MUNICH, Germany - Google won a legal victory on Tuesday over German performing rights organization Gema, which had sought to make the company's video-sharing service YouTube pay each time users watched music videos by artists it represents.

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Huawei says Honor brand on track to sell 40 million smartphones

BEIJING - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] Honor brand has sold 20 million smartphones in the first half of 2015 and by should reach its goal of 40 million shipments by the year end, double the 2014 figure.

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