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Google-backed software developer GitLab eyes sale, Reuters says

GitLab Inc., a US software developer backed by Google parent Alphabet Inc., is exploring a sale after attracting acquisition interest,…

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Armani, Dior face Italian antitrust probe on labor practices

Italy’s Competition Authority opened an investigation into some companies controlled by luxury fashion groups Giorgio Armani SpA and LVMH’s Christian…

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TikTok loses in first challenge to EU’s Big Tech crackdown

TikTok lost the first legal challenge to the European Union’s crackdown on Big Tech, after judges said the Chinese social…

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Ex-CIA analyst accused of aiding South Korea for luxury bags

US prosecutors indicted a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst specializing in North Korea on charges of working as an agent…

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EssilorLuxottica to nuy Supreme brand for US$1.5b

EssilorLuxottica SA agreed to buy the streetwear label Supreme from VF Corp. for $1.5 billion in cash, adding another lifestyle…

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Allianz to buy income insurance in US$1.6b Asia push

Allianz SE agreed to buy a majority stake in Singapore’s Income Insurance Ltd. for about S$2.2 billion ($1.6 billion) to…

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Thai court to decide opposition party dissolution case in August

BANGKOK – Thailand's top court said Wednesday it will decide on August 7 whether to dissolve the country's main opposition…

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Bangkok hotel dead presumed to have swallowed cyanide from teacups

BANGKOK – All six foreign nationals found dead in a luxury Bangkok hotel are presumed to have died after ingesting…

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The coal industry is wiping a historic German village off the map

As the country’s shift toward clean energy hits challenges, 200 villagers say goodbye to Mühlrose  by PETRA SORGE  THE village…

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From Elon Musk to David Sacks, Silicon Valley’s Trump backers cheer Vance as VP pick

Major Silicon Valley investors hailed Donald Trump’s choice of Ohio senator and former venture capitalist JD Vance as his running mate,…

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Nikon expands into 3D printing with eye on US defense market

Nikon Corp. is fielding interest from defense and aerospace companies in the US for its metal 3D printers, according to…

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Six found dead in Bangkok hotel room in suspected poisoning

BANGKOK – Six foreign nationals were found dead in a luxury hotel room in central Bangkok on Tuesday, Thailand's Prime…

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Swiss luxury watch market succumbs to a brutal China-led slump

Sales of Swiss-made luxury watches are in sharp retreat as nervous consumers reconsider splashing out on expensive timepieces and demand…

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