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Uber jumps into Europe’s crowded bike-sharing market

4 months, 10 days ago
BERLIN: Uber, the ride-hailing company which has been banned from many European cities, is about to launch its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service in Germany as it diversifies and seeks to build bridges with local authorities. Uber’s…

China data boosts world stocks and commodities, oil jumps

1 year ago
LONDON: World stocks and commodities rose on Monday, boosted by upbeat Chinese data, while US oil futures jumped to a near six-month high as an escalation in fighting between the Iraqi government and Kurdish forces threatened supply.…

Facebook reaches 2 billion users as revenue jumps

1 year, 5 months ago
CALIFORNIA: Facebook on Wednesday reported that its quarterly profit surged as its ranks of monthly users closed in on two billion, but warned of rising expenses and slowing revenue growth. The leading social network said it made a…

Afghan opium cultivation jumps 10% in 2016: UN

1 year, 11 months ago
KABUL: Afghanistan saw a 10 percent jump in opium cultivation this year, a sharp rise owing to favourable weather, growing insecurity and a drop in international support for counter-narcotics operations, the UN said Sunday. Cultivation…

Man jumps White House fence, triggering lockdown

2 years, 10 months ago
WASHINGTON: A man draped in an American flag jumped over the fence of the White House while President Barack Obama was inside with his family celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, officials and US media said.

LinkedIn profit beats as hiring services, ads revenue jumps

2 years, 11 months ago
CALIFORNIA: LinkedIn Corp's quarterly revenue and profit handily beat analysts' estimates as the world's biggest professional networking website operator earned more from its recruitment services business and from advertisements and paid…