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The US Treasury Department has warned the European Commission about taking action against US companies over tax deals ahead of a ruling on tech giant Apple.


DIY disaster sends Australia's Woolworths to record loss
Woolworths, Australia's biggest supermarket chain, reports a record annual loss of A$1.2bn (£690m), following its decision to quit the DIY market.


Asian companies have world's worst cybersecurity says study
Asian organisations are the worst prepared against cyber-attacks globally, according to US security company Mandiant.


Self-driving taxi trial kicks off in Singapore
As the industry races to make driverless cars viable, a small fleet of computer-driven taxis are taking passengers in Singapore.


Google punishes sites with pop-up adverts
Google will give a lower search ranking to sites with "frustrating" pop-up ads from 2017.



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