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Trump, in tweet, hits Amazon over taxes, jobs

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized Amazon.com on Twitter over taxes and jobs and accused the global retailer, without offering evidence, of hurting U.S. localities and causing job losses.

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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.

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Amazon adds 'Instant Pickup' in U.S. brick-and-mortar push

BERKELEY, Calif Amazon.com Inc is rolling out U.S. pickup points where shoppers can retrieve items immediately after ordering them, shortening delivery times from hours to minutes in its latest move into brick-and-mortar retail. | Video

Aug 15 2017

Amazon continues heady UK expansion with new distribution centre

LONDON Online retailer Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it would open a distribution centre in Bristol, south west England, in 2018, continuing a rapid expansion that saw its investments in the UK triple last year to over 400 million pounds ($513.96 million).

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China e-car newcomer Future Mobility raises $200 million from Suning, others

BEIJING Chinese electric-car venture Future Mobility Corp, co-founded by former BMW and Nissan Motor executives, has raised $200 million from investors including China's Suning and Fullshare Holdings in its latest round of financing.

State-owned China Unicom to raise $12 billion from Alibaba, Tencent, others

HONG KONG Telecoms group China Unicom is raising $11.7 billion from about a dozen investors including tech giants Alibaba Group and Tencent Holdings , as part of Beijing's push for state-owned enterprises to be revitalized with private capital.

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