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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX) has won a mandate from the World Bank to arrange a pioneering bond issue to be created and run using only blockchain, aiming to simplify capital raising and trading. A woman walks past a Commonwealth Bank of Australia logo and ATM in Sydney, Australia, February 7, 2018.
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The hugely successful IPO by online marketplace Mercari in June was a bonanza for its shareholders – and may transform lukewarm attitudes among mainstream asset managers about investing in startups, according to major Japanese institutional investors and industry officials. FILE PHOTO The logo of Mercari is displayed at the company’s headquarters in
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Naspers’ video entertainment division has created a new over-the-top (OTT) video unit to be headed by Niclas Ekdahl in a bid to counter stiff competition for video on demand from global players such as Netflix. FILE PHOTO: Satellite dishes connect township residents to South Africa’s DSTV television network, owned by telecommunications giant
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(Reuters) – Most of U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s podcasts from his right-wing media platform Infowars have been removed from Apple’s iTunes (AAPL.O) and podcast apps, the media news website BuzzFeed quoted a company spokesman as saying on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Alex Jones from Infowars.com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate
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TAIPEI (Reuters) – A computer virus outbreak has hit third-quarter results at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd, the world’s largest contract chipmaker, the company said on Sunday. A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Eason Lam On Saturday, TSMC, a major supplier for
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LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] is facing increased scrutiny in Britain because it is using an aging software component sold by a firm based in the United States, one of the countries where lawmakers allege its equipment could facilitate Chinese spying, sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People walk past a Huawei sign at
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