Uber returns to Finnish roads after taxi market deregulation

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] will re-start its ride-hailing business in Finland on Wednesday after a one-year pause, it said, seeking to benefit from the country's transport law reform.

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Blame 'superstar' tech firms for slow wage growth: OECD

PARIS (Reuters) - Fast-growing "superstar" tech firms are taking a growing share of national income in many countries, leaving workers' overall wage growth subdued, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Wednesday.

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Israel's Shin Bet spy service partners with private start-ups

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's domestic intelligence service Shin Bet said on Wednesday it had teamed up with seven private Israeli start-ups to find unconventional approaches to technological challenges.

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Draper Esprit teams up with Earlybird on tech investment

LONDON (Reuters) - London-based venture capital firm Draper Esprit said on Wednesday it had teamed up with its German peer Earlybird to co-invest in high growth technology companies across Europe.

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WhatsApp in India says partnership with government, society needed to combat misinformation

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger service has responded to a call from India's technology ministry to curb the spread of false information on its platform, saying such a task required a partnership between the pair as well as with society in general.

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Facebook shares drop on report of widened probe on data scandal

(Reuters) - Shares of Facebook Inc fell 2 percent on Tuesday, after a report that a federal probe on the data breach linked to Cambridge Analytica had been broadened and would include more government agencies.

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ZTE given temporary reprieve from U.S.; removes more executives

NEW YORK/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's embattled ZTE Corp has received a temporary reprieve from the U.S. government to conduct business needed to maintain existing networks and equipment as it works toward the lifting of a U.S. supplier ban.

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Shouting CEO, changing rules: inside Tesla's Model 3-building sprint

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chief Executive Elon Musk barked at engineers on the Fremont, California assembly line. Tesla Inc tapped workers from other departments to keep pumping out the Model 3 electric sedans, disrupting production of the Model S and X lines. And weekend shifts were mandatory.

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Renault aims to launch Paris car-sharing scheme in September

PARIS (Reuters) - Renault announced plans on Wednesday to launch in September a ride-hailing and car-sharing scheme covering the French capital and its surrounding areas.

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Samsung's second quarter profit may flag as smartphone innovation dries up

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is expected to post its smallest profit growth in more than a year in the second quarter, as lackluster sales of its premium Galaxy smartphones overshadow its highly profitable chip business.

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Source: Reuters