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Uber says it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault in US in 2018

12 December, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

(Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc said it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault related to its 1.3 billion rides in the United States last year, in a report aimed at ensuring drivers and the public it was serious about safety. The figure represents a 16% fall in the rate of incidents from … Read More


EU funds worth billions of euros misspent in 2018: Auditors report

10 October, 2019 6:17 am 6:17 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – More than 4 billion euros ($4.3 billion) of European Union funds were misspent last year, EU auditors estimated in a report released on Tuesday. The report highlights poor checks in receiving states on how the bloc’s funds are invested. The annual assessment is likely to fan the heated debate about the bloc’s … Read More


‘Internet sector contributes $2.1 trillion to US economy in 2018̵...

09 September, 2019 6:08 am 6:08 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The rapidly growing internet sector accounted for $2.1 trillion of the US economy in 2018, or about 10% of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), an industry group said on Thursday. The Internet Association, a group representing Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc, Twitter Inc, Uber Technology Inc and many other firms, released … Read More

Huawei sees smartphone shipments rebounding in 2018 to over 200 million

08 August, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, which overtook Apple Inc as the world’s second-largest smartphone vendor in the June quarter, forecast global smartphone shipments exceeding 200 million this year, a recovery after a sharp slowdown last year. That would represent a 31 percent growth in shipments for 2018. Huawei had shipped 153 … Read More