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Google courts game developers with expanded services lineup
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday unveiled new tools for game developers, days after opening Maps to create location-based online games, challenging technology rivals including Amazon.com Inc in the bid for a bigger slice of the lucrative industry.
UPDATE 2-European shares sink, Micro Focus plummets
LONDON, March 19 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Monday ahead of a widely expected U.S. interest rate hike, while earnings and M&A took center stage with software company Micro Focus sinking and a bid for Hammerson boosting commercial real estate stocks.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks sink in worst slide since November; eyes on Fed meeting
NEW YORK, March 19, 2018 - U.S. stocks joined a slide on global equity markets on Monday as traders turned cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week and amid continuing concerns about the threat of a global trade war.
Former GM, Microsoft CFO named senior White House policy official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former General Motors Co and Microsoft Corp Chief Financial Officer Christopher Liddell was named White House deputy chief of staff for policy coordination, officials said on Monday.
UK government to study cryptocurrency risks in more detail
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government and regulators will look in detail at the potential risks from cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, British junior finance minister John Glen said on Monday.
Britain's RBS planning digital-only bank: Sky News
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Royal Bank of Scotland
is working on plans to create a standalone digital bank, Sky News reported on Monday, as small, app-only banks with low fees target traditional lenders' market share.
UPDATE 4-Shares in Britain's Micro Focus halve after sales warning and CEO departure
LONDON, March 19 (Reuters) - Micro Focus International lost more than half of its value on Monday after Britain's leading software company ditched its CEO and cut its revenue outlook due to problems integrating assets from Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Republican senator joins call for Facebook CEO to testify about data use
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator John Kennedy has joined his Democratic colleague Amy Klobuchar in calling on Facebook Inc
Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress following reports that a political consultancy gained inappropriate access to data on millions of Facebook users.
Global regulators to work on test bed for fintechs
LONDON (Reuters) - Regulators from across the world start work this week on a blueprint for a global "sandbox" or testing bed for new financial technology applications, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said on Monday.
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