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Tech giants face higher tax bills under shake-up

  New tax plans aimed at making global firms pay more tax have been published by an international economic body. The proposals would give governments more power to tax big technology firms such as Apple, Facebook and Google. The …

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Germany shooting: 2,200 people watched on Twitch

  About 2,200 people watched a gunman's video of his attack outside a synagogue in Germany before it was removed from video-streaming site Twitch. Twitch, which is owned by retail giant Amazon, said five people had watched the video as …

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Goldman Sachs reviews role in Chinese tech firm Megvii

  Goldman Sachs will review its involvement in the planned stock market listing of Chinese artificial intelligence firm Megvii. The US has blacklisted the company, alleging it is "implicated" in the repression of Muslim minorities. …

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Twitter 'inadvertently' used email addresses for ads

  Twitter has apologised for "unintentionally" using email addresses and phone numbers, provided by users for account security, to enable targeted advertising. The company said third-party marketers may have been able to reach specific …

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