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Sprint hired Trump-connected lobbyist in early September: filing

Sprint Corp hired a lobbying firm with close ties to U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Sept. 1, adding to its stable of federal lobbyists as it nears a deal to merge with wireless rival T-Mobile US Inc , according to disclosures filed with the U.S. Congress this week.

At smartphone pioneer HTC: a new, or virtual, reality

When HTC Corp brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics.

ECB's Constancio compares Bitcoin to Dutch tulip mania

Bitcoin is not a currency but a mere instrument of speculation, the vice president of the European Central Bank said on Friday, comparing the digital currency to tulip bulbs during the 17th century trading bubble in the Netherlands.

'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license

London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world's wealthiest cities.