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Facebook reveals profit of $9bn amid challenges from privacy rules and whistleblower claims

Facebook has revealed a profit of $9bn (£6.5bn) in the three months to September, up from $7.8bn (£5.6bn) last year and higher than expected. The...

Tesla breaks $1tn valuation barrier after Hertz orders 100,000 vehicles

Tesla’s market value has broken through the $1tn mark for the first time after the US electric car pioneer received an order for 100,000...

PayPal drops Pinterest bid after shareholder pressure

PayPal is not pursuing an acquisition of Pinterest, the digital payments group said yesterday, after reports last week that it was in talks to...

Budget boost for low-earners as minimum wage rises to £9.50 an hour

Rishi Sunak will confirm one of the biggest increases in the minimum wage this week after independent advisers recommended that the main rate should...

Wales Chief Medical Officer: ‘Draconian’ steps may be reintroduced if cases keep rising

More “draconian” measures could be reintroduced in Wales if cases of Covid-19 continue to soar, the country’s chief medical officer has warned. Dr Frank Atherton...

Lessons fatherhood taught me about business

Here’s something that you’ll hear rarely — running a business is like raising a child. While this analogy may be strange, I believe it...

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Japan’s Nidec raises profit outlook on strong auto, home appliance demand

Stock Markets26 minutes ago (Oct 26, 2021 05:55AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Nidec Corp's logo is pictured at an earnings results news conference in...

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