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(Reuters) – Spotify Technology SA said on Friday it would pause selling political advertisements on its music streaming platform in early 2020. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone and a headset are seen in front of a screen projection of Spotify logo, in this picture illustration taken April 1, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic The world’s most popular paid
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(Reuters) – U.S. shoppers spent more online during this year’s holiday shopping season, a report by Mastercard Inc (MA.N) showed on Wednesday, with e-commerce sales hitting a record high. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers make their way through Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, decorated for the holidays, in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. December 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Mauritius-headquartered telecoms group IHS Towers said on Monday it has agreed to buy Brazilian telecoms infrastructure company Cell Site Solutions (CSS) from Goldman Sachs and Centaurus Capital LP for an undisclosed amount, to expand in Latin America. The acquisition is part of IHS’s strategy to become the a leading owner, operator
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SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – An art exhibition exploring the impact of facial recognition technology has opened in China, offering a rare public space for reflection on increasingly pervasive surveillance by tech companies and the government. A security personnel stands next to information on artists who applied for the “Eyes of the City” exhibition, as the
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TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The total value of exits for Israeli technology startups in 2019 jumped by 102% to $9.9 billion, according to a report released on Tuesday by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The exits – acquisitions and initial public offerings – do not include follow-on transactions for companies that were previously acquired or already public such as
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