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Amazon to pick NYC, Northern Virginia for split "HQ2": source

Amazon.com Inc will on Tuesday announce it has selected New York and Northern Virginia for its second headquarters, a source told Reuters, ending a more than year-long contest that has seen frenzied bidding from locales across North America.


Trade war and censors blow chill wind through China’s giant tech scene

Wang Miaoyi’s small one-bedroom apartment, which doubles as her design studio, is overflowing with game magazines, figurines and boxes of sci-fi novels.


China scours social media, erases thousands of accounts

China’s top cyber authority has scrubbed 9,800 social media accounts of independent news providers deemed to have posted sensational, vulgar or politically harmful content on the Internet, it said late on Monday.


Cable group urges antitrust probe of Comcast and Trump tweets support

President Donald Trump tweeted his support on Monday for a call by a cable industry group to investigate alleged anti-competitive practices by Comcast Corp, the world’s biggest entertainment company.


Apple shares drop on iPhone suppliers’ warnings

Apple Inc shares fell to their lowest in more than three months on Monday as three suppliers issued warnings on results that pointed to weakness in iPhone sales.


French car-pool app Blablacar branching into bus lines

French car ride-sharing app Blablacar said on Monday it had offered to buy Ouibus, a bus operator owned by state rail firm SNCF, in the first major departure from its digital business model toward building a broader transport company.