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Facebook’s Clegg rejects break-up calls, prefers more regulation

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Facebook dismissed calls for a break-up of the world’s biggest social network and other big internet companies on Monday, saying this would not tackle issues such as privacy, attempts to influence elections or harmful content. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Facebook is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Read More

Parkland Announces US$500 Million Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

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CALGARY, Alberta, June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, “we”, the “Company”, or “our”) (TSX:PKI), announced today that, subject to market conditions, it plans to commence a private offering of US$500 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2027 (the “Offering”). Subject to such market conditions, Parkland intends to use Read More

Outlook uncertain for Japan’s whaling industry despite commercial restart

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MINAMIBOSO, Japan (Reuters) – When Yachiyo Ichihara was a child in Wada, one of Japan’s oldest whaling villages, she’d go down to the harbor with a bucket and carry it home full of freshly butchered whale meat. Canned whale meat is displayed at a roadside store named WA-O! in Minamiboso, east of Tokyo, Japan June Read More

Questerre reports voting results of Shareholders’ Meeting

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THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISSEMINATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICATO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR UNITED STATES PERSONS CALGARY, Alberta, June 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questerre Energy Corporation (“Questerre” or the “Company”) (TSX,OSE:QEC) reported that all matters presented for approval at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held Read More

Interview: UK minnow Verus touts nimble approach in North Sea

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Highlights Private equity-backed players shake up industry Small teams and outsourcing contrast with Norway Verus growing with series of acquisitions London — Verus Petroleum is part of a new wave of small private equity-backed companies helping revive UK oil and gas production, aiming to stay nimble even as it builds up its uptream assets, CEO Read More

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook’s planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money. Small toy figures are seen on representations of virtual currency in front of the Libra logo in this illustration picture, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Read More

Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $23 billion

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 50% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $23 billion. The strong performance helped validate the unusual direct listing model the company used to go public as well as underscoring investor Read More

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister

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Climate change activists interrupt a speech by British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to leaders of the country’s financial services industry, in London, Britain June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country’s financial services industry Read More

Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $25 billion

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 60% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $25 billion. The Slack Technologies Inc. CEO Stewart Butterfield rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s Read More