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World stocks steady; focus on Jackson Hole keeps market cautious

MILAN (Reuters) - World stocks steadied on Thursday after two turbulent weeks as geopolitical worries eased in Asia and caution prevailed on the day the annual Jackson Hole gathering of central bankers gets underway.

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 05:06:15 -0400
Uber second-quarter bookings increase, loss narrows

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Wednesday reported a 16 percent increase in quarterly bookings and a smaller loss than the previous period as the ride-services company showed signs of inching toward profitability.

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:56:35 -0400
Amazon deal for Whole Foods wins U.S. regulatory, shareholder approvals

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday cleared two of the biggest hurdles it needed to close its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc , with approvals from a U.S. regulator and the grocery chain's shareholders.

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:56:51 -0400
Western Digital group to offer 1.9 trillion yen for Toshiba's chip unit: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - A consortium that includes Western Digital is offering 1.9 trillion yen ($17.4 billion) for Toshiba Corp's memory chip business, which the Japanese conglomerate is trying to sell to cover losses from its U.S. nuclear business, sources said on Thursday.

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 05:25:00 -0400
Western Digital group to offer 1.9 trillion yen for Toshiba's chip unit: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - A consortium that includes Western Digital is offering 1.9 trillion yen ($17.4 billion) for Toshiba Corp's memory chip business, which the Japanese conglomerate is trying to sell to cover losses from its U.S. nuclear business, sources said on Thursday.

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 05:25:00 -0400
Uber second-quarter bookings increase, loss narrows

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Wednesday reported a 16 percent increase in quarterly bookings and a smaller loss than the previous period as the ride-services company showed signs of inching toward profitability.

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:56:35 -0400
Flying water taxis highlight French startup frustrations

PARIS (Reuters) - French yachtsman Alain Thebault wants to turn a boat design he used to break a world speed sailing record in 2009 into a clean, fast taxi service for the waterways of major cities.

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 01:37:22 -0400
Amazon deal for Whole Foods wins U.S. regulatory, shareholder approvals

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday cleared two of the biggest hurdles it needed to close its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc , with approvals from a U.S. regulator and the grocery chain's shareholders.

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:56:51 -0400
Bringing LinkedIn to Detroit

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:00:00 -0700