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By in Business on February 6, 2017
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Facebook accused of job ad gender discrimination
September 19, 2018
Women in three US states were allegedly not shown job ads for certain "male-dominated professions".
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Futures flat, 10-year yields head back above 3 percent
September 19, 2018
U.S. stock markets headed for a flat open on Wednesday, holding just off three-week highs after brushing aside the latest blows in Washington and Beijing's trade war.
Mars aims to tackle 'broken' cocoa model with new sustainability scheme
September 19, 2018
Mars Wrigley Confectionery launched a new sustainability strategy on Wednesday with the aim of combating deforestation, child labor and poverty in what it called the "broken" cocoa supply chain.
Renault-Nissan adopts Android in coup for Google
September 19, 2018
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi carmaking alliance said on Tuesday it will adopt Alphabet's Google Android operating system, handing a victory to the U.S. tech giant as it pushes for a bigger share of the infotainment market.
Toshiba Memory chief shrugs off price concerns, sticks with IPO plans
September 19, 2018
The chief executive of Toshiba Memory Corp, the world's No. 2 producer of NAND flash memory chips, on Wednesday brushed aside concerns about falling memory chip prices and reaffirmed the company's plan to go public in two to three years.
China says won't weaken currency to boost exports, as U.S. tariffs mount
September 19, 2018
China will not stoop to competitive devaluation of its currency, Premier Li Keqiang stressed, hours after China hit back, with a softer punch than the one landed by the United States, in an escalating tariff war between the world's largest economies.
EU says McDonald's, Luxembourg tax deal not illegal
September 19, 2018
McDonald's tax deal with Luxembourg did not breach EU state aid rules, EU antitrust regulators ruled on Wednesday, saying the reason the U.S. fast food chain did not pay some taxes was due to the mismatch between U.S. and Luxembourg laws.