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China's JD.com, Alibaba rival, reports $19.1 billion in shopping event sales

BEIJING (Reuters) - JD.com, China's e-commerce behemoth, said on Sunday that sales for Singles' Day - and its run-up - reached 127.1 billion yuan ($19.14 billion), up 50 percent from a year ago.

China shopping festival smashes record with $25 billion haul

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, said on Saturday its Singles' Day sales extravaganza hit $25.4 billion, smashing its own record from last year and cementing it as the world's biggest shopping event.

China shopping festival smashes record at halfway mark

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, said its Singles' Day sales surged past last year's total just after midday Saturday, hitting a record $18 billion, pointing to a likely giant haul for the world's biggest shopping event.

Exclusive: Rupert Murdoch twice discussed CNN with AT&T CEO - sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch telephoned AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson twice in the last six months and talked about cable network CNN, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday.

Equifax warns on post-breach costs, revenue hit

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc on Friday issued a fourth-quarter profit outlook that fell short of Wall Street expectations, saying the massive breach of its consumer data earlier this year would hurt sales and result in costs of $60 million to $75 million during the period.

U.S. safety board to probe self-driving shuttle crash in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal transportation safety officials headed to Las Vegas on Friday to investigate a collision this week between a self-driving shuttle bus on its first day of service and a truck, which was blamed on human error.

Disney shares rise as focus turns to streaming commitment

(Reuters) - Walt Disney's shares rose 3 percent on Friday, as Wall Street shrugged off poor financial results and focused instead on the media giant's commitment to build a service that will compete aggressively with video streaming pioneer Netflix.

Uber loses UK appeal bid to overturn workers' rights decision

LONDON (Reuters) - Taxi app Uber [UBER.UL] lost a bid on Friday to overturn a decision by a tribunal which had said its drivers deserved workers' rights such as the minimum wage, in a blow to the company as it also battles to keep its license in London.

Bitcoin slides by over $1,000 in less than 48 hours

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin dropped below $7,000 on Friday to trade more than $1,000 down from an all-time high hit on Wednesday, as some traders dumped it for a clone called Bitcoin Cash, sending its value up around a third.

China's 24-hour online shopping binge tops $1.5 billion in first three minutes

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said sales topped 10 billion yuan ($1.51 billion) in just over three minutes from the opening of Singles' Day, an annual online discount sales gala that has become the world's biggest shopping spree.

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