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Sep 15, 2019

Apple TV premieres with star-studded period drama 'Dickinson' at Tribeca Festival
Apple TV premiered its first show at the Tribeca TV Festival on Saturday, flaunting feminist snark, lavish period costumes and a star-studded cast in "Dickinson," a series that sheds a modern light on the life of an iconic American poet.

Reuters Technology
Sep 15, 2019

Global regulators to question Facebook's Libra amid EU concerns: paper
Global regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency, amid concerns from European Union governments over the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Apple has sour reaction to Goldman Sachs' analyst note
Apple Inc struck out at a Goldman Sachs Group Inc analyst on Friday in a relatively rare public dust-up between a blue chip Wall Street firm and its client.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as TV battle looms
Apple Inc said on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10 as the two companies prepare to take each other on head-to-head in the streaming television business.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board
Apple Inc said on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel probe
A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc. , Facebook Inc , Apple Inc , and Alphabet Inc's Google , widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra
Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Apple counters Goldman call on 'negative impact' of Apple TV trial
Apple Inc on Friday disputed a Goldman Sachs research note which stated that the company's plans to account for the trial of its new streaming service Apple TV will have a "material negative impact" on its results.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Apple's app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Twitter restores some blocked Cuban official accounts
Twitter Inc has restored some of the accounts of Cuban state-run media, journalists and government officials it had blocked on Wednesday, although others like that of Communist Party leader Raul Castro remain suspended.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency
France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, and backed the development of an alternative public cryptocurrency.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

VW CEO shifts strategy from empire building to efficiency
Volkswagen has abandoned its decades-old obsession with empire building and no-expense-spared engineering to free up resources for the development and mass production of electric cars, its CEO Herbert Diess told Reuters.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

France and Germany agree to block Facebook's Libra
France and Germany have agreed to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, the French finance ministry said on Friday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks
The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Indian's top trader body seeks ban on Amazon, Flipkart's festive season sale
A leading Indian trader body asked the government on Friday to ban upcoming festive sales on Amazon's local unit and its rival Flipkart, saying their deep discounts violate the country's foreign investment rules for online retail.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel
The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

U.S. sanctions three North Korean-sponsored hacking groups
The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three hacking groups it said were sponsored by North Korea that were allegedly involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and had perpetrated cyber attacks on critical infrastructure.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says
Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online platforms in response to new laws from foreign governments, regardless of whether U.S. lawmakers act to change a U.S. law that has allowed social media platforms to flourish.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

U.S. House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation
A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails and other company records from Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google as it seeks evidence of anticompetitive behavior.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

EU may need to regulate tech giants' data use: EU antitrust chief
The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it, Europe's antitrust chief said on Friday, signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tech firms like Facebook and Google.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation
A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails and other company records from four technology giants as it seeks evidence of anticompetitive behavior.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Spooked by Facebook's Libra, euro zone to step up work on public cryptocurrency
Euro zone governments and central banks are working on a long-term plan to launch a public digital currency that they hope would make redundant projects like Facebook's Libra, which is seen as a risk to financial stability, officials said on Friday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says
European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Friday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

Ford, GM rev up electric pickup trucks to head off Tesla
Large pickup trucks that tow most of the profits in to Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co are holdovers from another century - with heavy ladder frames and big internal combustion engines in the front driving the wheels in the back.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

France urges EU rules on cryptocurrencies, warns of Libra risks
The European Union should create a common set of rules for virtual currencies, currently largely unregulated in the bloc, to counter risks posed by Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra, France's Finance Minister said on Friday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 13, 2019

France calls for EU rules on virtual currencies
France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday the European Union should introduce a common set of rules to govern virtual currencies, which are at the moment mostly regulated at national level.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Toyota using Tesla-style Panasonic batteries for China hybrids: sources
Toyota Motor Corp has started using the same type of battery that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, sources familiar with the matter said.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Toyota using made-for-Tesla Panasonic batteries for China hybrids: Nikkei
Toyota Motor Corp has started using batteries that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras
California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition software, the latest curb on technology that some say poses a threat to civil liberties.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds
Jason Sanchez, 35, was able to start buying spare parts online last year for his cellphone repair shop in Havana thanks to the advent of cryptocurrency trading in Communist-run Cuba.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Nestle institute aims to develop packaging of the future
Nestle has set up a research institute to develop more environmentally friendly packaging for its products and reduce plastic waste, taking matters into its own hands rather than relying on its suppliers.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Twitter blocks accounts of Raul Castro and Cuban state-run media
U.S. social media firm Twitter Inc has blocked the accounts of Cuban Communist Party Leader Raul Castro, his daughter Mariela Castro and Cuba's top state-run media outlets, a move the Cuban Union of Journalists denounced as "massive censorship".

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Russian social network launches dating app to rival Tinder
Russian social network Vkontakte, owned by internet group Mail.Ru, has launched a dating app to rival popular similar services such as Tinder, Vkontakte said on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Three U.S. senators urge Amazon's Bezos to check driver abuse
Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce company.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

China's CNGR to boost output despite bad year for battery market
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) battery material firm CNGR Advanced Material Co is boosting output to seize market share despite a bad year for the sector, a company official said on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

U.S. flags Huawei 5G network security concerns to Gulf allies
The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei's technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law
A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Google to pay $1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe
Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros ($1.10 billion) to French authorities to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago in a deal that may create a legal precedent for other large tech companies present in the country.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' contractor law
A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion
Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal fraud probe in the country to nearly 1 billion.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Google agrees to $550 million fine in France to settle fiscal fraud probe
Google agreed to pay a 500 million euro ($548 million) fine in France to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago, the financial prosecutor's office said on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands
Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Apple's new iPhones shift smartphone camera battleground to AI
When Apple Inc introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device's ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of "computational photography mad science."

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Japan's MUFG looks online to boost Africa, Middle East networks
MUFG Bank Ltd plans to roll out an online platform to help clients find business partners in countries outside of Asia where it does not have a strong network, an official with Japan's largest lender said.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Huawei's device business earned 11 billion yuan in first half of 2019: filing
Huawei Technologies' device business, comprising mainly smartphones, made a 11 billion yuan ($1.55 billion) profit in the first half of this year - as much as it earned in all of 2018 - a rare regulatory filing showed.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

German software firm TeamViewer's IPO already oversubscribed
The initial public offering for German software company TeamViewer was immediately oversubscribed when its shares went on offer on Thursday, putting it on track to reach the 5.5 billion euro ($6.1 billion) valuation it is seeking.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Singapore's Vertex adds $290 million venture fund for high-growth tech firms
Singapore-based Vertex Venture Holdings, the first main backer of Southeast Asia's ride-hailing giant Grab, has added a new $290 million venture capital fund targeting investments in high-growth technology firms, a senior company official said.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot operate in Europe under current conditions, citing systemic financial risks, risks for sovereignty, and the potential for abuse of market dominance.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Waymo eyes deploying self-driving technology in trucking: CEO Krafcik
Waymo is exploring deploying its self-driving technology in the trucking industry, CEO John Krafcik said on Thursday, as it works with industry partners to seize a commercial opportunity from a looming shortage of human drivers.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

EU court says Germany has to notify EU of copyright law targeting Google
Google won a victory on Thursday after Europe's top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog
Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss financial watchdog said.

Reuters Technology
Sep 12, 2019

Toyota tests solar-powered Prius in quest for plugless electric car
Inspired by new ultra-thin solar panels developed for satellites, a project led by Toyota Motor Corp is experimenting with a sun-powered Prius that it hopes will one day require no plugging in.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Explainer: Advertising executives point to five ways Google stifles business
U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Yahoo Japan bids for control of fashion e-tailer Zozo for $3.7 billion
Yahoo Japan Corp on Thursday offered to buy the majority of online fashion retailer Zozo Inc for 400 billion yen ($3.70 billion), to better compete against rivals Amazon.com Inc and Rakuten Inc .

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Yahoo Japan offers to buy control of Zozo for $3.7 billion
Yahoo Japan Corp said on Thursday it aims to buy 50.1% online fashion retailer Zozo Inc for about 400 billion yen ($3.70 billion), joining forces to better compete with rivals such as Amazon.com Inc and Rakuten Inc.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Yahoo Japan says it aims to buy Zozo for $3.7 billion
Yahoo Japan Corp said on Thursday it aims to buy 50.1% online fashion retailer Zozo Inc for about 400 billion yen ($3.70 billion), as it looks to better compete in e-commerce against rivals such as Amazon.com Inc and Rakuten Inc.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd takes medical leave; first-quarter revenue misses
Oracle Corp said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd would be taking a medical leave, and the business software maker posted first-quarter revenue that missed Wall Street expectations.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Yahoo Japan to launch bid for online retailer Zozo: NHK
Yahoo Japan Corp, will launch a takeover bid for online clothing retailer Zozo Inc, public broadcaster NHK and other media reported on Thursday, to better compete in e-commerce against rivals such as Amazon.com Inc and Rakuten Inc.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

AT&T sees weakness in wireless gear unit weighing on third-quarter revenue
AT&T Inc said on Wednesday weakness in its wireless equipment unit could weigh on its third-quarter revenue.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Chinese professor accused of Huawei-related fraud asks why case was moved to Brooklyn
A lawyer for a Chinese professor accused of obtaining technology from a Silicon Valley startup to benefit China's Huawei on Wednesday told a federal judge that he would like to know why the case is in her Brooklyn courtroom.  

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd to take leave on health grounds; misses quarterly revenue
Oracle Corp said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd would be taking a leave of absence due to health-related reasons, and the business software maker posted first-quarter revenue that missed Wall Street expectations.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule
The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Explainer: Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business
U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

U.S. social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content
Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms, the panel said in a statement.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Apple may steal Netflix streaming crown, but only for a year
Apple Inc's move to offer a free TV subscription for a year with every new device may briefly crown the iPhone maker as the biggest streaming service by user numbers, leapfrogging Netflix Inc.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Egypt to start work on $2.4-billion telecom network for first phase of new capital city
Egypt's communications ministry will begin work on a 40 billion Egyptian pound ($2.44 billion) telecommunications network in the first phase of a new capital city being built east of Cairo, a cabinet statement said on Wednesday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules that typically apply to banks, on top of tough anti-money laundering laws.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Huawei plans first onshore bonds totaling 6 billion yuan
Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] plans to issue two tranches of bonds worth 3 billion yuan ($422 million) each, the first time it is tapping the onshore yuan bond market, the Chinese technology giant said in regulatory filings on Wednesday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Data science firm Explorium raises $19 million in funding
Explorium, a U.S.-Israeli data science firm, said on Wednesday it raised $19 million in private funding to expand its new platform.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

European automakers tell governments they must help sell electric cars
Europe's carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Huawei plans 6 billion yuan bond issue: prospectus
Huawei Technologies said in regulatory filings on Wednesday that it plans to issue two tranches of 3 billion yuan ($422 million) bonds, each with three-year maturities.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

UK says to decide on Huawei soon but China must play by rules
Britain will make a decision soon about whether to allow Huawei equipment to be used in its 5G networks but China must play by the rules if it gets access to Western markets, Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Singaporean robot-designing couple welcomes own human creation
Singaporean robot creator Wong Choon Yue raises his left hand and swipes it past a sensor in a high-five gesture.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Philippines to allow China-backed telco to build towers on military bases
The Philippine military agreed on Wednesday to allow a new cellphone network powered by a Chinese state telecoms giant to install communications equipment on its army bases, despite concerns among some lawmakers about possible espionage.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Apple's new, lower priced iPhone draws tepid response in Asia
Apple Inc's new, lower priced iPhone that comes with a faster processor but lacks 5G technology disappointed Asia, where cheaper and feature-packed handsets from rivals are already available.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech
Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment broadcasts of events during the Games.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Naspers spin-off Prosus surges 25% on market debut in Amsterdam
Shares in the spin-off of South African e-commerce group Naspers surged more than 25% in the first minutes of their market debut in Amsterdam on Wednesday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of the planned services would require broad oversight.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

China's JD.com reloads deal-making with investment head appointment
China's second-largest e-commerce firm JD.com Inc has appointed Jason Hu, a former managing director at Chinese private equity firm CDH Investments, as head of strategic investment to oversee deals both at home and overseas.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Facebook's Libra seeks payment system license from Swiss FINMA
The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a payment system license under Swiss financial watchdog FINMA, it said on Wednesday, spelling out in more detail how it hopes to be regulated.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Tepid reaction for Apple's new iPhones in China amid tough competition
A lower price tag and new features may not be enough for Apple Inc to win customers for its newly-launched iPhone 11 series in China, the world's largest smartphone market that is already crowded with cheaper and feature-packed rival handsets.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

Exclusive: Grab in talks to merge Indonesian payment firms to overtake Gojek - sources
SoftBank-backed ride hailer Grab is in talks to merge OVO, an Indonesian digital payments firm in which it owns shares, with an Ant Financial-backed local peer to build heft and power ahead of archrival Gojek, people familiar with the matter said.

Reuters Technology
Sep 11, 2019

China's JD.com appoints PE veteran as strategic investment head: sources
China's second-largest e-commerce firm JD.com Inc has hired Jason Hu, a former managing director at Chinese private equity firm CDH Investments, as head of strategic investment to oversee deals both at home and overseas, three sources said.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

WeWork presses on with IPO, pushing SoftBank into a corner
Office-sharing startup WeWork is pressing ahead with plans to go public despite lukewarm interest in its shares, three sources said, leaving its largest investor, SoftBank Group , with a stark choice: take a haircut or pony up even more cash.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Apple reveals triple-camera iPhone; $5 monthly streaming TV undercuts Disney
Apple Inc on Tuesday revealed a triple-camera iPhone, matching a feature rivals already have, and rolled out a streaming TV service priced to undercut Disney and Netflix.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Factbox: Apple's streaming TV service to cost $4.99/month; unveils new iPhones
Apple Inc on Tuesday launched a new streaming TV service, which will showcase original shows at a monthly price of $4.99, and unveiled three iPhone models featuring new camera systems.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Global money-laundering watchdog closely monitoring Facebook's Libra, official says
The global anti-money laundering watchdog is closely monitoring developments on Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, its new head told Reuters on Tuesday, in the latest sign of growing regulatory scrutiny of the project.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Apple reveals triple-camera iPhone, undercuts Disney streaming TV price
Apple Inc revealed on Tuesday that its streaming TV service will kick off Nov. 1 and cost $4.99 a month and new cameras for the latest iPhones, as the tech giant reaches a turning point where it focuses as much on services as its hardware and software.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards-U.S. Treasury
The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Apple leans on devices business in global battle against Disney, Netflix
Apple Inc , the company that transformed the music, mobile and personal computing industries, is relying on the ubiquity of its iPhones and iPads to take on Disney and Netflix in the battle for streaming TV customers.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Factbox: Apple's streaming service to cost $4.99/month; unveils new iPad, updates Watch
Apple Inc on Tuesday launched a new streaming TV service, which will showcase original shows at a monthly price of $4.99, and unveiled a new iPad and updates for its Watch.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Factbox: Apple launches streaming service at $4.99/month, unveils new iPad
Apple Inc on Tuesday launched a new streaming TV service, which will showcase original shows at a monthly price of $4.99.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Apple reveals streaming service price, launch date of November 1
Apple Inc revealed on Tuesday that its streaming TV service will kick off Nov. 1 and cost $4.99 a month, as the tech giant reaches a turning point where it focuses as much on services as its hardware and software.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

IBM, Fraunhofer partner on German-backed quantum computing research push
IBM is joining forces with a German research institute to explore the potential of quantum computing, as the government in Berlin backs research in the field to the tune of 650 million euros ($717 million) over two years.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Tearful Ma bids Alibaba farewell with rock star show
A tearful Jack Ma formally left Alibaba on Tuesday, donning a guitar and a rock star wig at an event for thousands of employees of the e-commerce giant he founded 20 years ago in a small shared apartment in Hangzhou city in eastern China.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Daimler to source battery cells from Farasis Energy
Daimler has struck a deal to buy lithium ion battery cells from Farasis Energy, a Chinese-American supplier that is building a factory in east Germany to help Mercedes-Benz ramp up electric vehicle production, it said on Tuesday.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

WeWork IPO valuation may dip below $20 billion in fresh blow to leading investor SoftBank
WeWork owner The We Company is considering slashing the valuation of its planned stock market launch to below $20 billion, two people familiar with the matter said, the latest blow to leading tech investor SoftBank Group after limp flotations of Uber and Slack .

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Germany pumps 650 million euros into IBM quantum computing alliance
IBM is joining forces with a German research institute to explore the potential of quantum computing in a project that the government in Berlin will back to the tune of 650 million euros ($717 million) over two years.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide
Facebook Inc will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism of how social media companies moderate violent and potentially dangerous content.

Reuters Technology
Sep 10, 2019

WeWork IPO valuation could dip below $20 billion, clouding SoftBank's vision
WeWork owner The We Company is considering slashing the valuation of its planned stock market launch to below $20 billion, two people familiar with the matter said, the latest blow to leading tech investor SoftBank Group after limp flotations of Uber and Slack .

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