Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms’ cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief

Small toy figures are seen on representations of virtual currency in front of the Libra logo in this illustration picture, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration BONN, Germany (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany’s Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook […]

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Russia’s Yandex.Taxi likely to issue new shares in IPO, says top shareholder

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s largest online taxi service Yandex.Taxi is likely to sell new shares in its planned initial public offering (IPO), an executive at its majority shareholder Yandex told Reuters. Greg Abovsky, Yandex COO, speaks during interview with Reuters in St. Petersburg, Russia June 6, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Russian internet company Yandex and U.S. […]

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India’s space startups ignite investor interest

MUMBAI (Reuters) – From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India, catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race. Bellatrix Aerospace CEO Rohan Ganapathy stands next to a vacuum chamber at their laboratory […]

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U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security “entity list” that bars them from buying U.S. parts and components without government approval. Flags of U.S. and China are displayed at American International Chamber […]

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