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Facebook says all directors elected, shareholder proposals rejected

Facebook says all directors elected, shareholder proposals rejected

BOSTON (Reuters) – All eight of Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) director nominees were elected at its annual meeting on Thursday, and all six shareholder proposals urging reforms, including to its voting structure and content oversight, were rejected, company executives said. FILE PHOTO – The Facebook logo is shown at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, California, U.S. [...]

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Walmart launches order-by-text service to challenge Amazon Prime

Walmart launches order-by-text service to challenge Amazon Prime

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) is starting a new same-day delivery service where customers can place orders using a text message, another step in its effort to scale up its e-commerce offerings and compete with rival Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O). FILE PHOTO: A customer pushes a shopping cart at a Walmart store in Chicago, [...]

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Uber, Waymo in talks about self-driving partnership: Uber CEO

Uber, Waymo in talks about self-driving partnership: Uber CEO

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is talking with Alphabet Inc’s autonomous driving unit Waymo about using its technology on Uber’s ride-hailing app, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Wednesday, signaling a possible thaw in relations between the firms. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Uber is pictured during the presentation [...]

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