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Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington9/24/2017 11:07:22 AMWASHINGTON - Internet giants, including Alphabet's Google and Facebook , are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an abrupt shift in the political winds in Washington.Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision: paper9/23/2017 10:30:57 PMLONDON - U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its license in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a newspaper reported.A celebrity listing crashes Japanese exchange's party9/24/2017 1:55:39 PMTOKYO - On Japan's newest exchange, fame can pay off. That may not be so great for investors though.Protests could derail St. Louis' bid for second Amazon hub: sources9/23/2017 10:18:10 AMST. LOUIS - Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city's bid to attract Amazon.com's second headquarters, academics and business executives said.Wisconsin, Ohio, California among states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 race9/23/2017 1:55:39 PMWASHINGTON - Wisconsin, Ohio, California and 10 other states said on Friday they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes were changed.Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 million stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop9/24/2017 3:08:33 AMMUMBAI - An affiliate of Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing.Uber, reviving old tactic, is backed by more than 500,000 in London row9/23/2017 4:19:09 PMSAN FRANCISCO/LONDON - Half a million people have signed an online petition in under 24 hours backing Uber's bid to stay on the roads of London, showing the company is turning to its tried-and-tested tactic of asking customers for help when it locks horns with regulators.Investor group seeks probe into SEC hack, urges data rules delay9/22/2017 10:35:12 PMWASHINGTON - A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and urged the regulator to delay new data-gathering rules until it could assure investors that its computer systems were secure.At smartphone pioneer HTC: a new, or virtual, reality9/22/2017 5:14:23 PMTAIPEI/SINGAPORE - When HTC Corp brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics.Kremlin: Russia did not use Facebook adverts to sway U.S. election9/22/2017 9:28:29 AMMOSCOW - Russia did not place adverts on Facebook Inc to try to influence the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.