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Amazon launches one-hour delivery service in London

Amazon launches one-hour delivery service in London

SAN FRANCISCO Amazon.com Inc launched its one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, for select areas of London on Tuesday and said it would expand the program to additional cities in the United Kingdom by the end of the year. For a fee of 6.99 pounds, Amazon Prime members can have orders worth 20 pounds ($31.43) or [...]

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Two Uber executives to go on trial in France on Sept. 30

Two Uber executives to go on trial in France on Sept. 30

PARIS Two executives from California-based Uber will face trial in France on Sept. 30, the Paris public prosecutor said on Tuesday, part of a French crackdown on what the government calls an illegal taxi service. Thibaud Simphal, manager of Uber France, and Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty, general manager for western Europe, were detained by police on Monday [...]

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YouTube wins German court case over artists’ fees

YouTube wins German court case over artists’ fees

MUNICH, Germany Google won a legal victory on Tuesday over German performing rights organization Gema, which had sought to make the company’s video-sharing service YouTube pay each time users watched music videos by artists it represents. A Munich court rejected Gema’s demand that YouTube pay 0.375 euro cents ($0.004) per view of certain videos. In [...]

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