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Spotify files for direct listing on New York Stock Exchange

Spotify files for direct listing on New York Stock Exchange

(Reuters) – Music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday filed for a direct listing of its shares, taking an unusual path to the U.S. public markets for a large company. A direct listing will let Spotify list existing shares, owned by its investors and employees, without raising new capital or hiring a Wall Street bank or [...]

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Facebook says finds no new evidence Russia interfered in Brexit referendum

Facebook says finds no new evidence Russia interfered in Brexit referendum

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc has told a British parliamentary committee that further investigations have found no new evidence that Russia used social media to interfere in the June 2016 referendum in which Britain voted to leave the European Union. Facebook UK policy director Simon Milner in a letter on Wednesday told the House of Commons [...]

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Google launches Slack competitor Hangouts Chat

Google launches Slack competitor Hangouts Chat

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google released an update to its internet chat tool Hangouts on Wednesday, aiming to make it suitable in workplaces so the Alphabet Inc unit can compete with business software makers including Microsoft Corp and Slack Technologies Inc. Hangouts Chat supports instant messaging across devices between workers, including group conversations. It also [...]

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