BRUSSELS - The European Commission will take into account increased competition from cable operators and alternative services such as WhatsApp when it overhauls Europe's telecoms rules next year, a move that will be cheered by the telecoms industry.
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NEW YORK - U.S. regulators on Friday voted to open a swath of government-controlled airwaves for commercial use by tech and telecom companies such as Verizon Communications Inc and Google Inc as they seek to meet growing data demands from new wireless devices.
- Apple Inc is planning to launch its electronic payments service in Canada in November, the first international expansion of Apple Pay, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
BEIJING - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd deepened its push into the automotive business on Friday, saying it had struck a partnership with Shanghai General Motors (GM) to offer online sales and financing for GM cars.
AMSTERDAM - Dutch prosecutors launched a criminal investigation into Uber for providing an illegal taxi service in violation of a court order, a statement said on Friday.
BEIJING - China's bank regulator temporarily suspended this week new financial industry cybersecurity rules after feedback from banks, showing the practical challenges of the nation's long-term effort to cut dependence on entrenched foreign technology.
- Investors look to earnings for market direction
- Exclusive: Greece scrapes bottom of barrel in hunt for cash to stay afloat
- G20 more upbeat on growth, but officials fret over Greece |
- U.S. consumer prices edge up, supporting Fed rate rise
- Wall Street falls steeply with China, Greece fears paramount |
- Oil falls from 2015 peaks, Brent jumps 9.6 percent on the week
- GM counting on high-speed Internet services in car to drive profits
- Wal-Mart shuffles U.S. store management to improve sales
- Ford to spend $2.5 billion on plants in Mexico, angering UAW
- Justice Dept. staff may oppose Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal: Bloomberg