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Three US states, DC sue Google over location-tracking

Three US states, DC sue Google over location-tracking

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia sued Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) on Monday over what they called deceptive location-tracking practices that invade users’ privacy. “Google falsely led consumers to believe that changing their account and device settings would allow customers to protect their privacy and control what …

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Tensions in Ukraine push the dollar higher, the yuan holds firm

Tensions in Ukraine push the dollar higher, the yuan holds firm

Representations of the virtual currencies Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustrative image, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The dollar hit a two-week high on Monday against a basket of currencies, fueled by tension …

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Race for delivery among Indian grocery startups leads to road safety risks

Race for delivery among Indian grocery startups leads to road safety risks

10-minute delivery times impress online shoppers Rapid trade growth puts pressure on competitors Road safety concerns rise in race for faster deliveries Experts say companies could struggle to turn a profit NEW DELHI, Jan 23 (Reuters) – India’s grocery startups are luring tech-savvy customers with the promise of 10-minute deliveries, sparking a “fast trade” boom, …

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UK accuses Kremlin of trying to install pro-Russian leader in Ukraine

UK accuses Kremlin of trying to install pro-Russian leader in Ukraine

The largest Ukrainian national flag on the country’s tallest flagpole is seen at a World War II museum complex in Kiev, Ukraine, December 16, 2021. Photo taken with a drone. REUTERS/Valentin Ogirenko Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Britain on Saturday accused the Kremlin of seeking to …

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Small children getting less sick from Omicron;  Genetic mutation protects against severe COVID

Small children getting less sick from Omicron; Genetic mutation protects against severe COVID

A child is seen near a syringe containing a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Smoketown Family Wellness Center in Louisville, Kentucky, US, November 8, 2021. REUTERS/Jon Cherry Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 21 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. …

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