(Reuters) – Canadian e-commerce software maker Shopify Inc said on Thursday it had launched a new wireless card reader in the United States.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A Bavarian start-up is developing a five-seat “flying taxi” after successful test flights over Germany of a smaller version of the electric jet, the company said on Thursday.
MONACO (Reuters) – A Slovakia-based company unveiled the commercial design for a flying car priced at more than $1 million on Thursday, saying it was ready for pre-orders with first deliveries expected by 2020.
STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) – Music streaming service Spotify said on Thursday it has renewed a nine-year-old licensing deal with independent digital agency Merlin that has proven essential to its enduring appeal to dedicated music fans even as it has become more mainstream.
TORONTO (Reuters) – In a move seen as a victory for net neutrality advocates, Canada’s telecom regulator said all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers as it blocked one company’s effort to leverage content to win customers.
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Intelsat SA is planning to extend the deadline for investors to swap their bonds in the company for several weeks, seeking to keep its merger with U.S. satellite technology peer OneWeb Ltd alive, according to people familiar with the matter.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Bitauto Holdings Ltd has raised around $1 billion from Tencent Holdings Ltd , Baidu Inc and JD.com Inc to date as it seeks to develop China’s largest online car financing platform, its chief told Reuters on Thursday.
(Reuters) – Verily, Alphabet Inc’s life sciences business, said it was launching a four-year study with about 10,000 participants to understand how people transition from being healthy to becoming sick, and to identify additional risk factors for diseases.
LONDON (Reuters) – A report by the British government auditor said the UK is losing up to 1 billion pounds ($1.28 billion) a year in value added tax (VAT) because of fraud or error by sellers using online marketplaces eBay and Amazon.