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UPDATE 1-Branson says new Virgin cruise line will overcome coronavirus fears

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 8 min ago
British entrepreneur Richard Branson heralded his first cruise ship "Scarlet Lady" on Friday as targeting a younger generation of holidaymakers with a range of attractions that he believes will outweigh any fears around coronavirus.
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Vale CEO says co is working to restart dividend payments

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 14 min ago
Brazilian iron ore miner Vale is working to restart dividend payments after a roughly year-long pause following the deadly Brumadinho dam burst, its Chief Executive Eduardo Bartolomeo told investors in a conference call on Friday.
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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 24 min ago
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Friday:
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Oil retreats in face of renewed coronavirus uncertainties

Reuters Biz News - 8 hours 25 min ago
Oil prices fell on Friday as a rise in new cases of coronavirus and weak Asian data fuelled uncertainty about the economic outlook while leading crude producers appeared to be in no rush to curb output.
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UPDATE 1-Flight carrying Canadian coronavirus evacuees from cruise ship in Japan lands - minister

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 25 min ago
A Canadian government-chartered flight carrying 129 Canadians evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in quarantine near Tokyo due to coronavirus has landed in Ontario, the country's Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said http://bit.ly/2wyQsWF on Friday.
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WRAPUP 7-Hundreds infected in Chinese prisons as coronavirus cases jump beyond epicentre

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 28 min ago
The new coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases beyond the epidemic's epicentre in Hubei province, including 100 more in South Korea.
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Tesla resumes tree cutting in Germany to build Gigafactory

Reuters Biz News - 8 hours 31 min ago
Tesla Inc said it had resumed tree cutting in Gruenheide, Germany so it can construct its first European car and battery factory following moves by environmentalists to stop local deforestation.
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GRAPHIC-Green deal sprinkles stardust on European power stocks

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 32 min ago
Who said utilities shares were dull?
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Global telcos join Alphabet, SoftBank's flying cellphone antenna lobbying effort

Reuters Biz News - 8 hours 36 min ago
Alphabet and SoftBank's attempts to launch flying cellphone antennas high into the atmosphere have received backing from global telcos, energizing lobbying efforts aimed at driving regulatory approval for the emerging technology.
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Yen regains footing as coronavirus spread knocks stocks

Reuters Biz News - 8 hours 48 min ago
The Japanese yen regained its footing on Friday after a bruising week, as the spread of coronavirus cases knocked down stocks and boosted demand for traditional safety plays from bonds to gold.
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Yen regains footing as coronavirus spread knocks stocks

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 53 min ago
* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Releads; updates prices throughout)
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Best MacBooks (2020): Which Model Should You Buy?

Wired RSS Feed - 8 hours 54 min ago
MacBook Pro or MacBook Air? Do you need a Touch Bar? Let us help you navigate Apple's laptops.
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‘Environmental DNA’ Lets Scientists Probe Underwater Life

Wired RSS Feed - 8 hours 54 min ago
With the help of a new kind of drone, marine biologists can sequence DNA found in the ocean to reveal what's living in an ecosystem—and what's missing.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Inside Textio’s Anti-Bias Bot

Wired RSS Feed - 8 hours 54 min ago
Textio CEO Kieran Snyder talks to WIRED about training computers to make human language more inclusive.
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US STOCKS-Futures slide as coronavirus spreads beyond China

Reuters Company News - 9 hours 8 sec ago
U.S. stock index futures lurched downwards on Friday as a spike in new coronavirus cases in China and elsewhere sent investors scrambling for safer assets such as gold and government bonds.
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures dip as oil prices fall on fears over coronavirus outbreak

Reuters Company News - 9 hours 13 min ago
Stock futures for Canada's main equity index slipped on Friday, dragged by a fall in oil prices on renewed uncertainty over the impact of the coronavirus epidemic.
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