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  1. News - World - INTERNET

    Privacy fears shake car-share start-up Uber amid clash with its media critics

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... suggestion to find ways to discredit reporters who write critically of the car-sharing service. Kalanick tried to undo damage to its public image from comments made days earlier at a Manhattan dinner ... he suggested. The San Francisco-based firm lets customers order and pay for rides in taxis or private vehicles via smartphones. An app connects users with local drivers and the company ...

  2. News - World - CRIME

    Canada arrests dentist wanted for mutilating patients in France

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:18pm by AFP

    ... in 2008, and was initially welcomed by locals who were sorely lacking in medical services. But concerns soon started to mount about Van Nierop as patients reported bits of broken tools ... customers. A group of 120 victims formed a collective to press charges, and a criminal investigation was opened against him in May 2013. But Van Nierop fled last December, forcing French authorities ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tobacco sales halted sooner than planned at US drug store chain CVS

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... of the health care services delivered there," said CVS chief medical officer Troyen Brennan. "Even more important, there is evidence developing that indicates that removing tobacco products ... in revenue last year, including US$65 billion from prescriptions- announced a formal name change from CVS Caremark to CVS Health. "For our patients and customers, health is everything and CVS ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Kiev accuses Russia of ‘invasion’ as aid trucks cross border into Ukraine

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:42pm by AFP

    ... concerns. “This is a direct invasion,” the head of Ukraine’s security service, Valentyn Nalyvaychenko, was quoted by news agencies as saying. Ukraine said all responsibility for the trucks’ safety ... said, adding that a small team of Red Cross officials in the rebel bastion of Lugansk reported heavy shelling overnight. Ukraine’s border service said its officials at the border were ...

  5. News - World - PUBLISHING

    Amazon unveils 'rent an e-book' monthly subscription plan for mobile devices

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... model that has been feeding the authors." The Kindle Unlimited service will also include audio books. The service is being launched for US customers, with other countries likely to follow. ... but also by services such as Spotify for music. Colin Gillis, a technology analyst at BGC Partners, said the move to subscriptions was part of a trend towards "a 'rent, not own' ...

  6. Business - China Business

    Alibaba cuts deal to stream Lionsgate movie, television content in China

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... streaming service on the mainland, as the Chinese internet giant expands beyond its e-commerce core. Alibaba, whose flagship site Taobao holds more than 90 per cent of China's online ... not specify what content would be available. Beijing censors material it deems politically sensitive or obscene. The service is subscription-only and higher-level VIP membership will include screening ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Kerry arrives in Israel, makes ‘some steps forward’ in ending Gaza conflict

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 06:17pm by AFP

    ... custom Boeing 757 touched down. He immediately set off for Jerusalem where he was to meet visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon, after which he was to travel to the West Bank city of Ramallah for talks ... State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. Major US and European carriers suspended their services after the rocket struck. A prolonged airport closure would likely pose risks to Israel’s ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila airport's Terminal 1 voted world's worst- again

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 03:17pm by AFP

    ... Manila's crowded Terminal 1 was ranked by travellers based on comfort, convenience, cleanliness and customer service to be the worst in the world. Reviews for Manila's Terminal 1 posted ...

  9. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain's King Felipe promises to clean up scandal-tainted monarchy

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:10am by AFP

    ... speech that he believed "the parliamentary monarchy can and must continue to provide a fundamental service to Spain". Political leaders in Catalonia, meanwhile, are calling for a referendum on independence. In the central Catalan town of Cervera, customers sat reading with their backs to the television as Felipe's speech came on. "Here in Catalonia, we ...

  10. News - World - TRANSPORT

    Taxi drivers in big European cities stage strike in protest at privateers

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 01:34am by AFP

    ... by the new challenge posed by smartphone-dependent car services. California-based company Uber is the main target of the drivers' ire, thanks to an increasingly popular app that is now used in 128 cities in 37 different countries. Uber allows customers to order and pay for a car using their phone, with geo-locating technology connecting them to the nearest taxi driver. Unlike other ...




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