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Apple in talks to launch money-transfer service: Recode

Apple Inc has held talks with payments industry partners about launching a money-transfer service, technology news website Recode reported on Thursday.

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South Korea's LG Elec reports best quarterly profit in nearly eight years

SEOUL South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Thursday its first-quarter operating profit rose to its highest in nearly eight years on strong sales of home appliances and televisions, with revenue likely to increase in the current quarter.

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Nintendo sees Switch console doubling profit, ending 8-year sales slide

OSAKA Nintendo Co Ltd expects its new Switch console to more than double annual operating profit and end the eight-year sales decline that dogged its previous offering just as players were turning to smartphone gaming.

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Magnetis sees more Brazil investors embracing robo-advisory

SAO PAULO Magnetis Gestora de Recursos Ltda, Brazil's first fintech asset manager, expects demand for affordable access to automated investment advice to surge in coming years as interest rates decline and economic uncertainty persists.

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Uber responds to critics with British benefit package for drivers

LONDON Drivers working for Uber [UBER.UL] in Britain will be able to access illness and injury cover under a new scheme from the San Francisco-based company, which has faced legal challenges over the way it treats its staff.

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Didi seeks $6 billion funding, to become China's second-most valuable private firm

HONG KONG/BEIJING Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing firm, is set to become the country's second-most valuable privately owned company, with a valuation of more than $50 billion, through a fund raising round of up to $6 billion, sources said on Thursday. | Video

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