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Fighting for survival in London, Uber says it can improve9/25/2017 9:24:52 AMLONDON - Uber called on Monday for talks with London's transport regulator as soon as possible and pledged to make improvements in the way it reports serious incidents in a bid to retain its license.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.Lazada expands Alibaba's Taobao marketplace in Southeast Asia9/25/2017 4:20:10 AMSINGAPORE - Online retailer Lazada Group said it will sell select items from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Taobao marketplace in three more countries in Southeast Asia, expanding the partnership between the two e-commerce firms.China's Leshi Internet plans to buy finance business from affiliate for 3 billion yuan9/25/2017 3:19:21 AM - The main listed unit of Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco said on Sunday that it plans to buy investment and financial service assets from an affiliate for up to 3 billion yuan ($455.24 million) as part of a restructuring exercise.Britain's Deliveroo raises $385 million for food fight9/24/2017 2:57:51 PMLONDON - British food delivery company Deliveroo has raised $385 million in private funding, it said on Sunday, as it prepares for expansion to help it compete with publicly traded rivals such as Delivery Hero and Just Eat.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's second headquarters, academics and business executives said.Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 million stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop9/24/2017 3:08:33 AMMUMBAI - An affiliate of 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.