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US jobs growth weaker than expected

Image copyright Getty Images The US economy added 130,000 jobs last month, slowing more than expected, the latest official figures have shown.Economists polled by Reuters had expected an increase of 158,000. In July, the economy had created 159,000 new jobs.The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%, while average hourly earnings growth rose 3.2% from last…
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Facebook faces fresh anti-trust investigation

Image copyright AFP Image caption Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg Facebook is under investigation in the US to determine whether it has "stifled competition and put users at risk".The new action was announced by New York state Attorney General Letitia James on behalf of a coalition of representatives from several states."Even the largest social media…
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BA strike still on after airline rejects union proposal

Image copyright Getty Images British Airways has rejected a last-ditch proposal from pilots' union Balpa to re-start negotiations aimed at averting strike action.BA pilots are due to strike on Monday and Tuesday over a pay offer they say is too low.Balpa said it would call off the strike if BA would discuss a new proposal…
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Yahoo email fault hits BT, Sky and TalkTalk customers

Image copyright Yahoo Yahoo says most of its email services are working again following a fault that affected users across the world for more than seven hours.It had been impossible for people to send and receive messages using the platform or check their webmail accounts.In the UK, the problem had impacted BT, Sky and TalkTalk's…
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Jio Fiber: Free TVs with India's latest broadband service

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jio Fiber will shake up the market, say experts A high-speed broadband service which launched on Thursday is expected to disrupt India's booming internet and streaming industries. Jio Fiber's annual plans include free TVs, set-top boxes and subscriptions to premium streaming services.Telecom giant Reliance will charge subscribers $10 to…
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Industry bill for PPI claims could hit £53bn

Image copyright Reuters The payment protection insurance (PPI) scandal could cost banks £53bn, according to a forecast made as firms warned of mounting bills from claims.Dominic Lindley of New City Agenda made the estimate as CYBG warned of a potential £450m bill for new claims. Shares fell 21% to record lows.The owner of Clydesdale, Yorkshire…