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Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Chinese telecom firms urge FCC not to block U.S. operations
Pacific Networks Corp and its wholly owned subsidiary ComNet (USA) LLC on Monday urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) not to shut down its U.S. operations.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Italy launches COVID-19 contact-tracing app amid privacy concerns
Italy on Monday released a contested mobile app to trace coronavirus infections in four regions before extending it to the whole country, despite widespread resistance from people concerned about invasion of privacy.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Trump's push to regulate social media faces uphill battle at FCC
U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to regulate social media companies' content decisions may face an uphill battle from regulators who have previously said they cannot oversee the conduct of internet firms.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Facebook's Zuckerberg faces employee backlash over Trump protest comments
Facebook employees critical of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision not to act on President Donald Trump's inflammatory comments about U.S. protests went public on Twitter, praising the rival social media company for acting, and rebuking their own employer.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Trump backpedals after 'shooting' threat to Minneapolis protesters
(In May 29 story, corrects wording of Trump tweet in second paragraph; changes headline)

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

China's NetEase targets global expansion with $2.6 billion HK listing
Chinese online gaming firm NetEase plans to raise about $2.6 billion to fund expansion through its secondary listing which began on Monday, a term sheet seen by Reuters showed, marking Hong Kong's largest equity deal so far this year.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Must finish work on impact of U.S. sanctions before any Huawei update, says UK PM's spokesman
The first step for any decision on Chinese telecoms company Huawei is for Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to finish its work on the impact of U.S. sanctions, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Facebook, Snapchat join chorus of companies condemning George Floyd death, racism
Facebook Inc and Snap Inc became the latest U.S. companies condemning racial inequality in the United States as violent protests flared up across major cities over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis last week.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Facebook's Zuckerberg faces employee blowback over ruling on Trump comments
Facebook employees critical of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision not to removeĀ an inflammatory comment from U.S. President Donald Trump took their dissent public over the weekend on Twitter, praising the rival social media firm for taking action and rebuking their own employer.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Trump's social media regulation push faces key hurdle at the FCC
U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to regulate social media companies' content decisions may face an uphill battle from regulators who have previously said they cannot oversee the conduct of internet firms.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Canada's Suncor CEO sees electric vehicles disrupting oil demand as much as coronavirus
The shift to electric vehicles and other low-carbon technologies could disrupt crude oil demand on a similar scale to the coronavirus pandemic, Suncor Energy Inc's chief executive said on Monday.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Buffett-backed BYD to supply EV batteries to Ford
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD Co Ltd, will supply EV batteries to U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co, a document on the website of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology showed on Monday.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

India asks internet service providers to block WeTransfer
India has ordered its internet service providers (ISPs) to block file-sharing website WeTransfer at a time when hundreds of millions of people are working from home because of a nationwide lockdown to stop the novel coronavirus.

Reuters Technology
Jun 01, 2020

Armed with disinfectant and admonishments, South Korean robot fights coronavirus spread
A self-driving robot equipped with cameras and an LED screen greets visitors at the lobby in the headquarters of South Korea's largest mobile operator, checking their temperature, dispensing hand sanitiser and disinfecting the floor.

Reuters Technology
May 31, 2020

Samsung to add new memory chip line in South Korea as COVID-19 boosts demand
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it has begun construction of a new domestic production line for NAND flash memory chips, betting on demand for personal computers and servers as the coronavirus prompts more people to work from home.

Reuters Technology
May 31, 2020

Netease aims to raise $2-$3 billion in Hong Kong listing
Chinese tech group Netease Inc aims to raise between $2 and $3 billion in one of the largest equity deals so far this year when it launches a secondary listing in Hong Kong on Monday, said three people familiar with the transaction.

Reuters Technology
May 31, 2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon delivers two NASA astronauts to International Space Station
Just under 19 hours after launching from Florida, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley arrived at the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Sunday, marking the first U.S. space capsule to do so with a crew since 2011.

Reuters Technology
May 31, 2020

Amazon's Jeff Bezos invests in UK digital freight forwarder Beacon
Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has picked British startup Beacon, a digital freight forwarder, for his latest investment.

Reuters Technology
May 31, 2020

Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'
Russia's space agency criticised U.S. President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space.

Reuters Technology
May 31, 2020

Exclusive: Mexican broadcaster Televisa to launch mobile phone service, challenging Slim
Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Sunday it will start offering mobile phone service, a bid to challenge billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil, which has long dominated the country's telecommunications market.

Reuters Technology
May 31, 2020

Russian space agency calls Trump's reaction to SpaceX launch 'hysteria'
Russia's space agency criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space.

Reuters Technology
May 31, 2020

Amazon removes racist messages after they appear on some product listings
Amazon.com Inc said it was removing certain images after messages using extremely strong racist abuse appeared on some listings on its UK website when users searched for Apple's AirPods and other similar products.

Reuters Technology
May 30, 2020

With fact-checks, Twitter takes on a new kind of task
In addition to disputing misleading claims made by U.S. President Donald Trump about mail-in ballots this week, Twitter has added fact-checking labels to thousands of other tweets since introducing the alerts earlier this month, mostly on posts about the coronavirus.

Reuters Technology
May 30, 2020

NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch
SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years.

Reuters Technology
May 30, 2020

Google postpones Android 11 unveiling amid U.S. protests
Alphabet Inc's Google on Saturday said it has postponed next week's planned unveiling of the beta version of its latest Android 11 mobile operating system in light of protests and unrest in the United States.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Exclusive: Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers
Video conferencing provider Zoom plans to strengthen encryption of video calls hosted by paying clients and institutions such as schools, but not by users of its free consumer accounts, a company official said on Friday.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Trump backpedals after 'shooting' threat to Minneapolis rioters
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday tried to walk back a Twitter threat to respond with deadly force to three days of violent protests in Minneapolis over the police killing of an unarmed black man.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

U.S. senators urge probe of TikTok on children's privacy
Four U.S. senators, including a China hawk, urged the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate allegations that the popular video app TikTok violated a consent decree protecting children's privacy.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Chilean regulator approves Uber's purchase of Cornershop grocery app
Chile's antitrust regulator said on Friday it had approved "without conditions" Uber's purchase of Chilean online grocery provider Cornershop, clearing a key hurtle for the ride-hailing company as it seeks to expand into the delivery of groceries and other goods.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Lyft violates Washington DC sick day law during pandemic, lawsuit claims
Lyft Inc was sued on Friday by a former driver who accused the ride-sharing company of failing to provide required paid sick leave to drivers in Washington, D.C., a policy she said could fuel the spread of the coronavirus.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Trump says doesn't want 'shooting' after Minneapolis riot over police killing
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday tried to walk back a Twitter threat to respond with deadly force to three days of violent protests in Minneapolis over the police killing of an unarmed black man.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Tencent in talks to buy Warner Music stake: WSJ
Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to invest $200 million in Warner Music Group, ahead of the record company's slated initial public offering next week, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/tencent-in-talks-to-buy-warner-music-stake-11590774885 on Friday.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Italian magistrates target Uber Italia over alleged rider exploitation: sources
Italian magistrates have placed an Italian unit of Uber Technologies under special administration as part of an investigation into alleged exploitation of food delivery riders, three people familiar with the case said on Friday.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

China's Kunlun says U.S approves sale of Grindr to investor group
Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd said on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved the $620 million sale of popular gay dating app Grindr to an investor group called San Vicente Acquisition LLC.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Trump threatens 'shooting' response to Minneapolis riot over police killing
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to stop looters in Minneapolis with deadly military force, after that city weathered a third night of arson and rioting over the police killing of an unarmed black man.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

COVID-19 robot patrol rolled out in Belgian hospitals
Robots that speak more than 53 languages, detect fever and determine if people are wearing face masks properly have been rolled out in Belgium as a first line of control in hospitals and shops.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

German regulator examines stock trades by Wirecard CEO
Germany's market regulator said on Friday it was investigating whether Markus Braun, the CEO of payments firm Wirecard, had violated insider-trading rules by buying stock during the quiet period before publication of its annual report.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Indian IT firm Wipro names Capgemini's Thierry Delaporte as CEO
India's Wipro Ltd on Friday named Thierry Delaporte as the new chief executive officer and managing director of the IT company, replacing Abidali Neemuchwala.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Uber launches hourly ride booking option in some U.S. cities
Uber Technologies Inc on Friday said it would offer rides by the hour in some U.S. cities, a feature aimed at helping Americans with essential trips during the coronavirus pandemic.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Twitter hides Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'
Twitter hid a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump behind a warning on Friday, accusing him of breaking its rules by "glorifying violence" in a message that said looters at protests in Minneapolis would be shot.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Twitter says CEO Dorsey informed in advance of decision to tag Trump tweet
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was informed in advance by the company's staff of a decision to tag a tweet by President Donald Trump as "glorifying violence", a spokeswoman for the company said.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Britain seeking new entrants to 5G market: PM's spokesman
Britain set out in January that it was seeking entrants into the market for 5G telecommunications and that London is speaking to allies about it such as the United States, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

SoftBank leads $500 million fundraising for Didi's self-driving unit
China's Didi Chuxing said on Friday it had completed a fundraising round of over $500 million for its autonomous driving subsidiary that was led by SoftBank Group's Vision Fund 2.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

China says Canada is an accomplice of U.S. in Huawei case
China's foreign ministry said on Friday that Canada is an accomplice to the U.S. government's efforts to bring down Chinese tech giant Huawei and said Canada should immediate release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

China's Didi Chuxing raises over $500 million for autonomous driving unit
China's Didi Chuxing said on Friday it had completed a fundraising round of over $500 million for its autonomous driving subsidiary.

Reuters Technology
May 29, 2020

Softbank-backed Coupang under scrutiny after S.Korea warehouse virus outbreak
Deluged with online orders as the coronavirus epidemic swept South Korea, e-commerce giant Coupang opened a new groceries warehouse and logistics centre near Seoul in March, providing food and other essentials to shoppers sheltering at home.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

SoftBank Vision Fund head's pay doubled last year despite massive losses
SoftBank Vision Fund's head, Rajeev Misra, saw his total pay for the past business year more than double to roughly $15 million, even as the fund's underperformance pushed SoftBank to a record operating loss of some $13 billion.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Salesforce cuts annual estimates on COVID-19 hit
Salesforce.com Inc cut its annual revenue and profit forecasts on Thursday, as the cloud-based business software maker allowed clients to defer payments and provided its sales team one-time commissions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Trump's order taking aim at Twitter is 'bluster': legal experts
U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to curb what he says is social media censorship is a political gambit and will not change the legal obligations of companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc, according to legal experts.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies
President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, in an extraordinary attempt to intervene in the media.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

UK seeks alliance to avoid reliance on Chinese tech: The Times
The UK is pursuing forming an alliance of 10 democracies to create an alternative pool of suppliers of 5G equipment and other technologies to avoid relying on China, The Times reported.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Cisco to acquire software firm ThousandEyes
Cisco Systems Inc has agreed to acquire privately held software maker ThousandEyes Inc, the network gear maker said on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Trump considering legislation that may scrap law that protects social media companies
President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, an extraordinary attempt to intervene in the media that experts said was unlikely to survive legal scrutiny.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Dell beats revenue estimates as remote working lifts workstation demand
Dell Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, boosted by demand for its workstations from companies moving more employees to work from home due to the coronavirus crisis.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Salesforce cuts annual sales estimates on COVID-19 hit
Salesforce.com Inc cut its annual revenue forecast on Thursday, citing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Trump directs AG to boost enforcement of state laws on social media companies
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he is directing Attorney General William Barr to work with states to enforce their own laws against what he described as deceptive business practices by social media companies.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Zuckerberg says Facebook stronger than other tech companies on free speech
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday his company was more committed to free speech than other tech firms, as Twitter faced blowback from the White House for fact-checking tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

CVS, Nuro to test driverless prescription delivery in Houston area
CVS Health Corp and unmanned vehicle delivery Nuro in June will start testing a service that drops prescriptions and other essentials free of charge to some customers in the Houston area, the companies said on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Zuckerberg distances Facebook from Twitter in Trump fight
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg distanced his company from Twitter and its fight with U.S. President Donald Trump, as the White House readied an executive order about social media companies.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Trump could sign order on social media companies later on Thursday: White House
U.S. President Donald Trump could sign an executive order on social media companies later on Thursday, but the timing could change, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh MacEnany said, after Twitter urged readers to check facts in tweets sent by Trump earlier this week for the first time.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Trump's order taking aim at Twitter is 'bluster' - legal experts
U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to curb what he claims is social media censorship is a political gambit and will not change the legal obligations of companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc, experts said.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Explainer: What's in the law protecting internet companies - and can Trump change it?
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a federal law known as Section 230, which protects internet companies like Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by users.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

French COVID-19 tracing app to be available from June 2: PM
The French government's contact-tracing app to curb the new coronavirus outbreak spread will be available from June 2, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe told a news conference on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Google says use existing EU laws, not new ones to govern AI
Google has called on the European Union to use current EU laws to govern the use of artificial intelligence rather than draft new ones and cautioned against a one size fits all regulatory framework because of AI's diverse applications.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Trump set to order review of law that protects social media companies
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, an extraordinary attempt to intervene in the media that experts said was unlikely to survive legal scrutiny.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Canada's Huawei extradition ruling could unleash more Chinese backlash
A Canadian court ruling that could permit the extradition of a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive to the United States leaves Canada vulnerable to further retaliation from Beijing, analysts said.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Volkswagen becomes biggest shareholder of China's EV battery maker Guoxuan
German automaker Volkswagen AG has become the biggest shareholder of China's electric vehicle battery maker Guoxuan High-Tech Co Ltd with a 26.5% stake, Guoxuan said in stock exchange filings on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

DoorDash to create websites for restaurants' online food ordering
Food delivery company DoorDash will announce on Thursday a service to help restaurants build their own websites for online ordering so they do not have to pay marketing commissions to the platform itself.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

If Trump kicks out Twitter, there's always Germany
If U.S. President Donald Trump goes ahead with his threat to close Twitter, the micro-blogging site can always relocate to Germany.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Trump executive order takes aim at social media firms: draft
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users, according to a draft executive order and a source familiar with the situation.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Electric vehicle maker Nio eyes listing of new China entity
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc's chief executive said it may list its new Nio China entity, as the cash-strapped company eyed a rebound after selling fewer vehicles during the coronavirus outbreak.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

LabCorp ties up with software provider to expand virtual clinical trials
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) said on Thursday it was partnering with software provider Medable to speed up the adoption of virtual clinical trials, as many participants are dropping out of ongoing studies due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Exclusive: TikTok owner ByteDance moves to shift power out of China - sources
TikTok's poaching of Disney's Kevin Mayer to be its CEO was just the most visible part of a broader strategy by its Chinese owner to shift its centre of power away from China at a time of rising global tensions, several people familiar with the plans said.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Google considering taking stake in Vodafone Idea: FT
Alphabet Inc's Google is exploring an investment in Vodafone Group Plc's struggling India business, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

China's Nio quarterly revenue misses estimates on COVID-19 hit
Nio Inc on Thursday reported quarterly revenue below Wall Street estimates as the cash-strapped Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker sold fewer vehicles amid the COVID-19 pandemic, sending its shares down 3%.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

China's Nio posts quarterly revenue below estimates
Nio Inc reported quarterly revenue below Wall Street estimates on Thursday as the cash-strapped Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker reeled under the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its vehicle sales, sending its shares down 7%.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Payments startup Marqeta raises $150 million, hits $4.3 billion valuation
Payment card issuing startup Marqeta has raised $150 million from a U.S. institutional investor, doubling its valuation to $4.3 billion, the company said on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Amazon to offer permanent roles to 70% of 175,000 new U.S. hires
Amazon.com Inc plans to offer permanent jobs to about 70% of the U.S. workforce it has hired temporarily to meet consumer demand during the coronavirus pandemic, the company told Reuters on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Amid lockdown, Kenyan medical startup brings clinic to your home
Nathalie Maikere sat at her dining table, her two children playing video games a few feet away, as a doctor in a lab coat unpacked her medical bag and took her temperature, pulse, and blood pressure.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Facebook German privacy case referred to European Court
The German Federal Court on Thursday referred a lawsuit filed by a consumer protection watchdog alleging privacy violations by Facebook to the Court of Justice of the European Union to seek clarification on the applicable law.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Alibaba extends its reach in China as coronavirus outbreak opens doors
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is emerging as one of China's biggest corporate winners of the coronavirus crisis, gaining the opportunity to expand its businesses and solidify its status as a critical part of the country's socio-economic engine.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

From bikes to blockchain: Shipping industry goes digital in lockdown
The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalisation drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries, according to industry leaders.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Trump's executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook: draft
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users, according to a draft executive order and a source familiar with the situation.

Reuters Technology
May 28, 2020

Democrats urge probe of allegations regarding TikTok and children's privacy
Fourteen Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday to urge it to consider probing the short video app TikTok for "blatant disregard" of a consent decree related to children's privacy.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Google sees resurgence in state-backed hacking, phishing related to COVID-19
Security experts at Alphabet Inc's Google sent 1,755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of government-backed attackers, following a resurgence in hacking and phishing attempts related to the coronavirus outbreak.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Tencent raises $6 billion in largest Asian corporate debt deal this year
Tencent Holdings Ltd has raised $6 billion in debt, the Chinese technology company said on Thursday, in the largest debt deal by an Asian corporate in 2020.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Apple secures deal for Scorsese's next film starring DiCaprio, De Niro: media
Apple Inc has secured a deal for Hollywood veteran Martin Scorsese's next film, "Killers of the Flower Moon," U.S. media reported on Wednesday, citing sources.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Trump to sign executive order on social media on Thursday: White House
U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday, White House officials said after Trump threatened to shut down the platform he accused of stifling conservative voices.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Facebook's Zuckerberg says government censoring social media not the 'right reflex'
Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, commenting on U.S. President Donald Trump's threats against social media companies, said on Wednesday censoring a platform would not be the "right reflex" for a government worried about censorship.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

U.S. state of Arizona files consumer fraud lawsuit against Google
Arizona filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday, alleging that the company used "deceptive" and "unfair" practices to obtain the location data of users.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies: White House spokeswoman
U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order shortly regarding social media companies, a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Micron raises third-quarter revenue forecast
Micron Technology Inc raised its revenue forecast for the third quarter on Wednesday to a range of $5.2 billion to $5.4 billion from $4.6 billion to $5.2 billion, sending its shares about 3% higher.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Huawei CFO Meng loses key court fight against extradition to United States
Huawei Technologies Co's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she tries to avoid extradition to the United States to face bank fraud charges, dashing hopes for an end to her 18-month house arrest in Vancouver.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

French contact-tracing app approved by lawmakers, to launch this weekend
The French government's contact-tracing app project was approved by the lower house of parliament on Wednesday, paving the way for a weekend launch of a tool developed independently of the more widely used Apple/Google platform.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Huawei CFO Meng loses key court argument in fight against extradition to United States
Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou has lost a key aspect of the trial on her extradition to the United States, a Canadian court announced on Wednesday.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Trump threatens social media shutdown over Twitter fact-check label
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president's claims.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Twitter's fact-check label prompts Trump threat to shut down social media companies
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president's claims.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Carlyle-backed ZoomInfo looks to raise about $800 million in Nasdaq listing
ZoomInfo Technologies Inc expects to raise up to $801 million in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO), as the market for new issues rebounds after the COVID-19 pandemic put several debuts on hold for a couple of months.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Factbox: Where do Trump and Biden stand on tech policy issues?
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, a day after Twitter Inc for the first time added a fact-checking label to some of his tweets about mail-in ballots.

Reuters Technology
May 27, 2020

Nokia veteran Sari Baldauf takes over as 5G battle rages
Sari Baldauf took over as chairwoman of telecoms equipment maker Nokia on Wednesday, succeeding Risto Siilasmaa who chaired the Finnish firm for eight years.

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