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August 7, 2018 2:09 AM AT&T, Telefonica bids win Mexican spectrum auction

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Bids by telecommunications firms AT&T and Telefonica won 120 MHz of radioelectric spectrum in the 2500-2690 MHz frequency band that can be used for wireless services, Mexico’s telecommunications regulator, IFT, said on Monday. The auction had drawn strong interest from operators because it is well-suited for broadband, 5g mobile 87

August 6, 2018 8:02 PM Exclusive: Mattress Firm explores U.S. bankruptcy to close stores

(Reuters) - Mattress Firm Inc, the largest U.S. mattress retailer, is considering a potential bankruptcy filing as it seeks ways to get out of costly store leases and shut some of its 3,000 locations that are losing money, people familiar with the matter said. The deliberations make Mattress Firm the latest U.S. retailer struggling due to competition 72

August 2, 2018 4:56 AM Grab sees strong demand from investors to buy into business: president

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast-Asian ride-hailing firm Grab is seeing strong demand from investors keen to buy into it, a top executive said on Thursday, after the company announced new investment of $1 billion from a clutch of financial firms. “We continue to see significant demand from investors, both financial investors and strategic investors on a global 78

July 31, 2018 9:05 AM EU slaps sanctions on six Russian groups over Crimea bridge

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has imposed asset freezes on six Russian firms for their involvement in the construction of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula which the bloc says is illegal. Russia seized Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 during an uprising which toppled Ukraine’s pro-Russian president. The West condemned 61

July 29, 2018 12:00 PM Startup Exchange IEX Still Has No Listings

IEX has approached hundreds of companies including Amazon, Starbucks as it seeks to woo firms away from NYSE and Nasdaq A startup stock exchange has discovered it isn’t easy to pull corporate America away from the mighty New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Inc. IEX Group Inc. made an ambitious effort to attract companies listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq 60

July 27, 2018 4:42 AM SoftBank to launch mobile payments service in Japan with India's Paytm

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday it will team up with India’s Paytm to launch a digital payments service in Japan. SoftBank, which has invested in Paytm, said the service will be launched in autumn through a joint venture with Yahoo Japan Corp. Japan is lagging far behind other countries in areas such as fintech, SoftBank Chief Executive 70

July 27, 2018 12:39 AM China says Qualcomm-NXP antitrust proposals insufficient, still hopes to find solution

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s market regulator said on Friday proposals from Qualcomm Inc and NXP Semiconductors to solve antitrust concerns around their now scrapped $44 billion merger had not been sufficient, but it still hoped to find a solution. China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said in a statement it hoped to continue to communicate 82

July 26, 2018 8:34 AM U.S. airlines' changes to Taiwan references 'incomplete', China says

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Forty of 44 international airlines have amended their website references to Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, China’s civil aviation regulator said on Thursday, adding that measures taken by some U.S. airlines were still incomplete. China has demanded that foreign firms, and airlines in particular, do not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a non-Chinese 48

July 25, 2018 7:49 PM Construction Firms Scrambled to Prevent Laotian Dam’s Collapse

Engineers first noticed damage less than 24 hours before a dam wall burst after heavy rains; thousands still stranded For nearly 24 hours, engineers from South Korea and Laos raced to save the Xe-Pian Xe-Nomnoy dam before it cracked on Monday night, unleashing waters that state media says killed at least 19 people and prompting a rescue operation for thousands 73

July 25, 2018 2:30 PM SpaceX's latest rocket-recovery gambit misses

SpaceX missed the mark in its latest money-saving attempt to recover part of a rocket. After a launch Wednesday morning, the company tried again to land the rocket's multi-million-dollar nose cone on a crew boat in the Pacific Ocean. But SpaceX confirmed it was a miss, and strong winds at sea were a factor. The core mission was a success. The Falcon 83