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Meta Oversight Board objects to removing positive newspaper report on Taliban

Meta Platforms Inc’s (META.O) independent Oversight Board said on Thursday that Facebook should not have taken down a newspaper report about the Taliban that it considered positive, backing users’ freedom

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Boeing CEO says still ‘chance’ 737 MAX could win approval this year

Boeing (BA.N) Chief Executive Dave Calhoun said Thursday there is still a chance U.S. regulators could approve the 737 MAX 10 before the end of the year and he thinks

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Rail stocks rise as tentative deal with workers averts shutdown

Shares of Union Pacific Corp (UNP.N) and Norfolk Southern (NSC.N) rose on Thursday after major U.S. railroads clinched a tentative deal with unions for better pay and working conditions, narrowly

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Amazon hands out shipping software to merchants, including on rival sites

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Thursday said it would give merchants free software for managing shoppers’ orders on and off its platform, as the retailer extends its e-commerce reach. The company

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Zoom says issue with joining meetings on its platform resolved

Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM.O) said on Thursday it had resolved the problem that was preventing users from starting and joining meetings, after more than 40,000 users reported issues with

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California alleges Amazon stifled price competition in lawsuit

California filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com (AMZN.O) on Wednesday, alleging that the company violated antitrust law by blocking price competition and pushing up prices for consumers. California Attorney General Rob

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Apple, Amazon pass on media rights to Saudi-backed LIV Golf

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Apple Inc (AAPL.O) have both passed on the media rights to the LIV Golf tournament, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with

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