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Google-parent Alphabet revenue rises more than expected

Google-parent Alphabet Inc's revenue increased a bigger-than-expected 21.3 percent in the second quarter, driven by strong advertising sales on mobile devices and for video content.

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Vivendi considers suing Mediaset for defamation: spokeswoman

PARIS French media giant Vivendi is considering suing Mediaset for defamation after the Italian broadcaster denounced what it sees as an unacceptable u-turn on a deal regarding its pay-TV arm Premium.

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Mercedes rejects claims about 'misleading' self-driving car ads

FRANKFURT Mercedes-Benz has defended an advertising campaign for its new E-Class against allegations that consumers were being misled about the car's self-driving capabilities, the latest backlash by consumer groups in the wake of a fatal Tesla accident.

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China green lights ride-hailing services with new regulations

BEIJING China has given the green light to online ride-hailing services, issuing guidelines that establish a long-awaited framework for the booming industry and remove uncertainty for firms such as Didi Chuxing and U.S. rival Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL].

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Record online orders boosts GrubHub revenue, shares soar

GrubHub Inc's revenue increased more than expected in the second quarter as a record number of people used its service to order meals online, sending the company's shares surging to a new year-high.

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Nestle says to collaborate with Samsung to explore nutrition science

ZURICH Nestle said it is teaming up with Samsung in a research project to explore the potential of nutrition science and digital sensor technologies.

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