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Paris seeks $14 million from Airbnb for illegal adverts

11 February 2019, 6:31 AM

The City of Paris is suing Airbnb for publishing 1,000 illegal rentals adverts, which could cost the American rental website more than 12.5 million euros ($14 million), the mayor of Paris told a newspaper in an interview published on Sunday. Under French law, home owners in Paris can rent out their places on short-term rental […]

How much for that app? US top court hears Apple antitrust dispute

26 November 2018, 7:52 AM

The nine justices will hear arguments in Apple’s bid to escape damages in a lawsuit accusing it of breaking federal antitrust laws by monopolizing the market for iPhone apps and causing consumers to pay more than they should.

Samsung gives first glimpse of foldable phone

8 November 2018, 7:07 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone in San Francisco on Wednesday, urging Android developers to start writing apps for it.

Paul Allen

Microsoft co-founder, investor, philanthropist Allen dead at 65

16 October 2018, 8:59 AM

Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s and later went on to become an investor, philanthropist and sports owner, died Monday after his latest battle with cancer at age 65.

US to miss Paris climate pact target by a third

12 September 2018, 11:15 AM

The United States will fall short by a third on its commitment under the Paris climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report released Wednesday in San Francisco.



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