Uber closing office in downtown Los Angeles

 Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) is closing its office in downtown Los Angeles, where the ride-hailing company employs customer support staff, to focus on its bigger locations.

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U.S. merger within reach, D.Telekom CEO goes on offensive

The merger between T-Mobile US  and Sprint  is within reach, the head of T-Mobile’s main owner Deutsche Telekom  said on Wednesday, vowing to go on the offensive to close a valuation gap with U.S. market leaders AT&T and Verizon.

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SoftBank to borrow $4.5 billion pledging domestic telco's shares

SoftBank Group Corp said on Wednesday it plans to borrow up to 500 billion yen ($4.5 billion) from 16 domestic and foreign financial institutions using almost a third of its stake in telco SoftBank Corp as collateral.

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Stocks slip ahead of U.S.-China trade deal signing

​Stocks slipped in Asian trade on Wednesday as investors awaited the signing of an initial U.S.-China trade deal, with sentiment somewhat dented by comments from the U.S. Treasury Secretary that tariffs would remain in place for now.

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Musk nears $346 million payday as Tesla market value soars

​Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk is coming close to earning the first $346 million tranche of options in a record-breaking pay package, after the electric vehicle maker’s stock more than doubled in the last three months.

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Malaysia Airlines suspends taking delivery of Boeing 737 MAX jets due to grounding

​Malaysia Airlines said on Wednesday it has suspended taking delivery of 25 Boeing 737 MAX jets, citing the plane’s delayed return to service since it was grounded last year following two fatal crashes.

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