Trump tells Apple to make products in U.S. to avoid China tariffs

U.S. President Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple Inc should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.

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Google pulls Russian opposition leader's YouTube advert ahead of vote

Google removed a YouTube advert by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after authorities complained that the videos would violate an election silence law before Sunday's vote for regional governors, an aide to Navalny said on Saturday.

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Russia will spend 10 billion roubles on car demand support in 2019: TASS

Russia will spend about 10 billion roubles ($143 million) on its car demand support program in 2019, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov was quoted as saying by the TASS news agency on Saturday.

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Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairman

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's billionaire co-founder Jack Ma will announce a succession plan on Monday to hand the reins of his sprawling empire to a new generation of leaders but will remain executive chairman for the time being.

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Germany cautious on EU tech tax as France adds 'sunset clause'

A European Union tax overhaul to raise levies on large digital firms needs a thorough debate although an agreement could still be found by the end of the year, Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday.

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Indonesia's Go-Jek invests in online media startup as part of expansion

Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment company Go-Jek has invested in digital media startup Kumparan as part of its expansion into online content, it said.

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Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire: New York Times

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's co-founder and executive chairman Jack Ma will retire from the e-commerce company on Monday, as the former English teacher seeks to focus on philanthropy in education, the New York Times reported.

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Apple Inc bans Alex Jones app for 'objectionable content'

Apple Inc said on Friday that it had banned from its App Store the Infowars app belonging to popular U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones after finding that it had violated the company's rules against "objectionable content".

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Tesla shares reel as executives quit and CEO smokes pot on webcast

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk was filmed smoking marijuana and wielding a sword on a webcast, just hours before the automaker said its recently-appointed accounting chief would leave, the latest in a string of unusual behavior and executive departures that have stunned investors.

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Reports that Musk security clearance under review are inaccurate: U.S. Air Force

Media reports that the U.S. Air Force is reviewing the security clearance of Elon Musk, the chief executive of automaker Tesla Inc are inaccurate, U.S. Air Force spokesperson Captain Hope Cronin said on Friday.

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Apple says U.S. tariffs on China would hit 'wide range' of products

A "wide range" of Apple Inc products including the Apple Watch would be affected by proposed U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, the company told U.S. trade officials, but gave no sign of an impact on its iPhone cash cow.

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Amazon to open checkout-free store in New York

Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it plans to open its checkout-free 'Amazon Go' grocery store in New York, expanding beyond Seattle where it is headquartered.

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Russian extradited to U.S. to face charges over JPMorgan hack

A Russian man has been extradited to the United States from Georgia on charges that he took part in a massive computer hack, which targeted JPMorgan Chase & Co and other U.S. companies, U.S. prosecutors announced on Friday.

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Factbox: Tesla executive departures since 2016

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc has seen a flurry of senior executive exits in recent months.

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Verizon's media and advertising head Tim Armstrong to leave: WSJ

Verizon Communications Inc's head of media and advertising business, Tim Armstrong, is in talks to leave the U.S. wireless carrier, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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BA apologizes after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

British Airways apologized on Friday after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were stolen over a two-week period in the most serious attack on its website and app.

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U.S. activist SpringOwl calls for Playtech to spin off non-core business

Gambling software company Playtech should sell off its financial services businesses and focus on gaming, shareholder SpringOwl Asset Management's founder Jason Ader said.

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JD.com investors spooked by 'key man risk' after CEO accused of rape

A U.S. police investigation into an allegation of rape against JD.com Inc CEO Richard Liu has hammered the e-commerce giant's shares, with the case laying bare risks posed by his iron grip on management and the lack of other leaders to challenge him.

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JD.com says CEO will cooperate further with U.S. police if requested

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, whose CEO Richard Liu was arrested last week in the U.S. city of Minneapolis after an allegation of rape and later released, said Liu had cooperated with police there and was willing to cooperate further if asked.

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Tesla's Musk smokes marijuana on comedy podcast

Tesla's Elon Musk provoked another twitter storm on Friday by briefly smoking marijuana on a live web show with comedian Joe Rogan.

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Source: Reuters