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UK launches crackdown on 'misleading' cryptocurrency ads

UK launches crackdown on 'misleading' cryptocurrency ads

Finance Minister Rishi Sunak plans to bring crypto ads under the same rules that...

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Starbucks expands coffee delivery and services in China through tie-up with Meituan

Starbucks expands coffee delivery and services in China...

The partnership with Meituan comes as Starbucks faces increasing competition from...

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Ukraine as potential Russian invasion looms

Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Ukraine as potential...

The Kremlin has previously denied that it was preparing for an invasion of Ukraine.

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Microsoft to buy Activision in $68.7 billion all-cash deal

Microsoft to buy Activision in $68.7 billion all-cash deal

It will be Microsoft's largest acquisition ever.

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We have a chance to end Covid emergency in 2022, WHO official says

We have a chance to end Covid emergency in 2022, WHO official...

Covid-19 will never be eradicated, but society has a chance to end the public health...

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Asia-Pacific markets lose momentum as major indexes across the region decline

Asia-Pacific markets lose momentum as major indexes across...

Japan's central bank left short-term interest rate target unchanged at -0.1%, in...

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10-year Treasury yield jumps to 2-year high, topping 1.83%

10-year Treasury yield jumps to 2-year high, topping 1.83%

The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield jumped to its highest point in two years on Tuesday...

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Covid can turn kids into 'fussy eaters' if it changes their sense of smell

Covid can turn kids into 'fussy eaters' if it changes their...

Parosmia — when people experience strange smell distortions — could be affecting...

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Oil hits seven-year high as Houthi attack on UAE rattles regional tensions

Oil hits seven-year high as Houthi attack on UAE rattles...

International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $87.75 on Tuesday at 11 a.m....

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China's digital yuan notches $8.3 billion in transactions in 6 months, taking a tiny share of payments

China's digital yuan notches $8.3 billion in transactions...

Digital yuan transactions totaled 53.1 billion yuan in the second half of last year,...

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Turkish mobile gaming start-up defies economic turmoil to hit a $2.75 billion valuation

Turkish mobile gaming start-up defies economic turmoil...

Mobile gaming — and tech more broadly — is proving to be a bright spot in an otherwise...

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Shopify steps up China expansion through tie-up with e-commerce giant JD.com

Shopify steps up China expansion through tie-up with e-commerce...

The tie-up marks a significant step up in China expansion for Shopify and is another...

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BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says stakeholder capitalism is not ‘woke’

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says stakeholder capitalism is...

"Stakeholder capitalism is not about politics. It is not a social or ideological...

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U.S. policy of engaging with North Korea is turning out to be a mistake, analyst says

U.S. policy of engaging with North Korea is turning out...

"It's turning out now to be a mistake, because as you said the fourth missile test...

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Italy has quietly become one of Big Tech's most prolific antagonists

Italy has quietly become one of Big Tech's most prolific...

Italy’s antitrust watchdog slapped Amazon with a hefty $1.28 billion fine in December...

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Autonomous driving start-up Wayve bags $200 million from Microsoft, Virgin and Baillie Gifford

Autonomous driving start-up Wayve bags $200 million from...

London-based Wayve has been backed by a host of big name investors in a funding...

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