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Bahrain minister backs boycott of Uber over Khashoggi case

Bahrain’s foreign minister called for a boycott of the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the kingdom’s ally Saudi Arabia.


Amazon India say services boosting large appliance sales

Amazon’s investment in an extensive delivery network, and offering installation services and monthly payment plans, helped make large appliances a major category during its annual festive sale, the head of its Indian business said on Monday.


As companies embrace AI, it’s a job-seeker’s market

Dozens of employers looking to hire the next generation of tech employees descended on the University of California, Berkeley in September to meet students at an electrical engineering and computer science career fair.


Fidelity launches new company for trading and storing cryptocurrencies

Fidelity Investments has launched a new company for its institutional clients that will trade and store digital assets such as bitcoin, the asset manager said on Monday.


Sweden’s Northvolt lands BMW deal in boost before fund raising

Sweden’s Northvolt has secured a partnership with German carmaker BMW and is seeking more funds from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to help its plans to build Europe’s largest battery factory.


Tanzanian rangers harness new technology to fight poachers

In Tanzania’s Grumeti Game Reserve, next to Serengeti National Park, elephants roam, rangers sleep more peacefully at night, and poachers have been put on notice, thanks to new technology designed to protect one of the world’s most endangered species.