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WhatsApp pushes privacy update to comply with Irish ruling

WhatsApp is adding more details to its privacy policy and flagging that information for European users, after Irish regulators slapped the chat service with a record fine for breaching strict EU data privacy rules.

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Uber resumes shared rides in US

Ride-hailing giant Uber has resumed its ride-sharing service in the United States, a top executive announced Tuesday, offering customers in Miami a feature that was stopped last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Streaming service aims for French cinema niche

A streaming service dedicated to French cinema that launched Tuesday in North America is aiming to carve a niche for itself in a business dominated by Silicon Valley giants like Netflix.

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Iconic corporate names breaking up in trend to boost value

Three multinational giants—General Electric, Johnson & Johnson and Toshiba—this week announced plans to split into multiple companies, joining a trend the firms hope will provide more growth opportunities.

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