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Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for additional headquarters - WSJ
Amazon.com Inc could announce as early as Tuesday that it has selected New York City and Northern Virginia to be the sites for its second and third headquarters, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2RQ2T5P on Monday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Trade war and censors blow chill wind through China's giant tech scene
Wang Miaoyi's small one-bedroom apartment, which doubles as her design studio, is overflowing with game magazines, figurines and boxes of sci-fi novels.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Cable group urges antitrust probe of Comcast and Trump tweets support
President Donald Trump tweeted his support on Monday for a call by a cable industry group to investigate alleged anti-competitive practices by Comcast Corp, the world's biggest entertainment company.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

French car-pool app Blablacar branching into bus lines
French car ride-sharing app Blablacar said on Monday it had offered to buy Ouibus, a bus operator owned by state rail firm SNCF, in the first major departure from its digital business model toward building a broader transport company.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Apple shares drop on iPhone suppliers' warnings
Apple Inc shares fell to their lowest in more than three months on Monday as three suppliers issued warnings on results that pointed to weakness in iPhone sales.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

VW could build up to 50 million electric cars: Automotive News
Volkswagen could build up to 50 million electric cars on its new electric vehicle platform and is looking at expanding its manufacturing footprint in the United States, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told Automotive News.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

France to 'embed' regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech
Facebook will allow French regulators to "embed" inside the company to examine how it combats online hate speech, the first time the wary tech giant has opened its doors in such a way, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Volkswagen open to joining German battery cell consortium: source
Volkswagen is open to joining a German consortium exploring production of electric car battery cells and will discuss the matter at a supervisory board meeting on Friday, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Apple shares drop after iPhone supplier Lumentum cuts forecast
Apple Inc shares fell to their lowest in more than three months on Monday as the main supplier for its Face ID technology, Lumentum Holdings Inc , slashed revenue and profit forecasts, citing reduced orders from a major customer.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

France to 'embed' regulators at Facebook in fight against hate speech
In the first move of its kind, Facebook will allow a small number of French regulators to "embed" inside the company and examine how the social media giant combats hate speech online, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

SoftBank seeks Deutsche's advice on Saudi power investments: sources
SoftBank has hired Deutsche Bank to advise on its power investment plans in Saudi Arabia, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

VW capable of building 50 million electric vehicles: CEO in Automobilwoche
Volkswagen's electric vehicle platform and battery procurement plans are being readied to handle production of 50 million vehicles, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told German trade publication Automobilwoche.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Icahn says VMWare should be worth $300 per share, cites Red Hat deal
Carl Icahn said on Monday VMWare should be worth $300 per share, the activist investor's latest bid to scuttle Dell's plan to go public by buying back shares tied to its interest in the software company.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO
SoftBank Group Corp has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of its Japanese telecoms business, in a deal that will seal the group's transformation into a top global technology investor.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Germany wants binding deal on EU digital tax at December meeting
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he favors getting a binding deal on a European Union digital tax at a meeting of EU finance ministers in December and that he supported the French model.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Japan's SoftBank steps closer to transformation with mammoth mobile IPO
SoftBank Group Corp has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of its domestic telecoms business, in a deal that will seal the group's transformation into a top global technology investor.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Digitalization can save oil upstream business $73 billion a year: Woodmac
Energy firms could save an annual $73 billion within five years in oil and gas exploration and production by making better use of existing computing technology, energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

French minister Le Maire insists EU is close to digital tax deal
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday that a European Union plan to tax big internet firms such as Google and Facebook was close to being struck, despite several EU governments having pushed back against the idea.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Japan's SoftBank steps closer to transformation with $21 billion mobile IPO
SoftBank Group Corp's domestic telecoms unit on Monday received approval to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange through one of the biggest-ever initial public offerings (IPO) at 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion), a regulatory filing showed.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

SoftBank's mobile unit launches $21 billion IPO: filing
SoftBank Group Corp's domestic telecoms unit on Monday received approval to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in an initial public offering (IPO) worth 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion), a regulatory filing showed, one of the biggest IPOs ever.

Reuters Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Russian cybersecurity firm Group IB to open global HQ in Singapore: CEO
Russian cybersecurity company Group IB is to open a global headquarters in Singapore this year or in early next as part of international expansion plans, Chief Executive Ilya Sachkov said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon: aide
When Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration's attempt to block AT&T Inc from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world's largest e-commerce company, a senior Democrat and a congressional aide said on Sunday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon: Axios
When Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration's attempt to block AT&T Inc from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world's largest e-commerce company, a senior Democrat said on Sunday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon.com: Axios
When Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration's decision to try to block AT&T Inc from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world's largest e-commerce company, a senior Democrat said on Sunday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 10, 2018

France to hunt for tax cheats on social media
France's tax administrators will start searching through social media accounts in early 2019, a pilot project in the fight against tax avoidance, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin told weekly business TV show Capital.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Apple finds quality problems in some iPhone X and MacBook models
Apple Inc said on Friday it had found some issues affecting some of its iPhone X and 13-inch MacBook pro products and said the company would fix them free of charge.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Apple says it found issues with some iPhone X and MacBook devices
Apple Inc said on Friday it had found some issues affecting some of its iPhone X and 13-inch MacBook pro products and said the company would fix them free of charge.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Twitter cuts suspect users from follower counts again, blames bug
Twitter Inc made another attempt to make users' tallies of followers more accurate on Friday, subtracting millions of suspicious followers which had reappeared on the social media service since a major purge in July.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

BlackBerry in talks to buy cybersecurity company Cylance: Business Insider
BlackBerry Ltd is in talks to buy cybersecurity company Cylance Inc for as much as $1.5 billion, Business Insider reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Amazon strikes deal with Apple to sell iPhones, iPads
Amazon.com Inc on Friday said it would carry more Apple Inc products globally in time for the holiday shopping season, as the technology rivals put aside past differences to boost sales.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Microsoft made $1.3 billion in cash payments in GitHub deal
Microsoft Corp said in a filing late Thursday it had made $1.3 billion in cash payments in connection to its acquisition of coding hosting startup GitHub.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Exclusive: Softbank's Saudi-backed Vision Fund to raise $4 billion in debt
SoftBank's Vision Fund is raising $4 billion in debt to help finance acquisitions and has hired Goldman Sachs and Mizuho to work on the deal, a presentation seen by Reuters said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Exclusive: Softbank's Saudi-backed Vision Fund to raise $4 billion
SoftBank's Vision Fund is raising $4 billion to help finance acquisitions and has hired Goldman Sachs and Mizuho to work on the deal, a presentation seen by Reuters said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

French competition watchdog investigates IT services sector
Several French IT companies have been searched on suspicion of anti-competitive practices, the country's competition watchdog said on Friday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

ChargePoint gives Europe equal billing in electric car grid plan
ChargePoint, which operates one of the world's largest charging station grids for electric vehicles, expects to split a major expansion plan equally between Europe and its home market the United States, its chief executive said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Taxify aims for 10-fold Africa growth, to overtake Uber in Europe
Taxify, a European-based rival to Uber and the leading app-based taxi-hailing platform in Africa, expects to grow its African business ten-fold over the next two years while it works to dethrone Uber in Europe, its chief executive told Reuters.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

And now for something completely different: Chinese robot news readers
Chinese news readers may have some new competition - artificially intelligent robot anchors that can mimic human facial expressions and mannerisms while reading out reports.

Reuters Technology
Nov 09, 2018

German snub on EU internet tax would break Franco-German trust: Le Maire
Germany's failure to back a proposed EU tax on big internet companies would damage trust between France and Germany, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned on Friday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Tesla names director Denholm to replace Musk as board chair
Tesla Inc has named director Robyn Denholm as board chair, fulfilling a demand by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to strip the job from Elon Musk, the electric car maker's wayward chief executive who has dragged the company through months of turbulence.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Brazil homebuilder to offer Renault electric cars in buildings
Latin America's largest homebuilder, MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA , is partnering with the Brazilian unit of French automaker Renault SA to offer electric car sharing in its buildings.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

VW plans to sell electric Tesla rival for less than $23,000: source
Volkswagen intends to sell electric cars for less than 20,000 euros ($22,836) and protect German jobs by converting three factories to make Tesla rivals, a source familiar with the plans said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Volkswagen plans to sell electric Tesla rival for less than $23,000: source
Volkswagen intends to sell electric cars for less than 20,000 euros ($22,836) and protect German jobs by converting three factories to make the Tesla rival, a source familiar with the plans said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Tesla taps director Denholm as chair after Musk rows
Tesla Inc director Robyn Denholm, a telecoms executive who has worked for Toyota, has been promoted to chairwoman of the electric car company and tasked with regulating billionaire Elon Musk's regime after months of turbulence.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Google hears protesters, changes sexual harassment policies
Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would make changes to how it handles sexual harassment claims, a week after thousands of its employees around the world walked off their jobs to protest its response to such issues.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Israeli cybersecurity firm Coronet partners with Dropbox
Coronet said on Thursday it has entered into a partnership with Dropbox that is expected to bring the Israeli cybersecurity firm millions of new users for its data breach protection platform.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Portugal's OutSystems eyes rapid expansion after securing funding: CEO
OutSystems, one of Portugal's biggest technology start-ups, is confident of retaining its leading position in the fast-growing market for applications built with minimal coding after receiving $360 million in funding this year, its CEO said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

SEC, EtherDelta founder settle charges over operating unregistered exchange
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Thursday it settled charges against Zachary Coburn, the founder of cryptocurrency token trading platform EtherDelta, over operating an unregistered securities exchange.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

VW plans Tesla rival electric car for less than 20,000 euros: source
Volkswagen will offer a Tesla-rivalling electric car costing below 20,000 euros ($22,836) and convert three of its factories into electric car plants as part of a far-reaching overhaul, a source familiar with the deliberations told Reuters.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Paris region to launch world's biggest fleet of electric bicycles
The Paris region plans to launch a large fleet of electric bicycles in a state-funded scheme aimed at getting commuters to cycle to work and reducing congestion and pollution.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Bank of England to test financial system resilience to cyber attacks
The Bank of England said it will carry out a test on Friday to gauge the financial sector's ability to withstand a major cyber attack.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Tesla names director Denholm as chair after Musk rows
Tesla Inc director Robyn Denholm, a telecoms executive who has worked for Toyota, has been promoted to chairwoman of the electric car company, tasked with regulating billionaire Elon Musk's regime after months of turbulence which have worried Wall Street.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Smartphone maker Xiaomi launches in Britain with flagship device
Xiaomi, the world's fourth ranked smartphone maker, entered Britain on Thursday with the international debut of its flagship Mi 8 Pro, which it hopes will win fans in a market dominated by Samsung and Apple.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Toy maker to offer shares in Portugal tech-led IPO revival
Portuguese educational toymaker Science4You plans to float shares worth up to 15 million euros ($17 million) next year to stoke further expansion in a fresh sign that small technology firms may revive the country's anemic IPO scene.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Germany must close digital technology gap, Merkel ally says
Germany must learn to "promote not impede" the use of artificial intelligence, Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff said, as it seeks to close a digital technology gap between it and other leading economies.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Cisco works with Amazon to help businesses run apps in the cloud
Networking gear maker Cisco Systems Inc said on Thursday it is teaming with Amazon.com Inc's Amazon Web Services to offer software tools that would make it easier for Cisco's customers to use Amazon's data centers to run their business applications.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Facebook to quadruple size of Dublin international headquarters
Facebook has taken on a long-term lease in Dublin which will quadruple the floor space at its international headquarters and allow the company to more than double its current staff of over 4,000.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Vietnam wants 50 percent of social media users on domestic platforms by 2020
Vietnam wants 50 percent of its social media customers to use domestic social networks by 2020 and plans to prevent "toxic information" on Facebook and Google, the information ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Netflix steps up original Asian content to hook international viewers
Netflix Inc unveiled a plan on Thursday to make 17 more original productions in Asia including Thai and Chinese language shows, as the U.S. firm seeks to attract new international users through more local content.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Tencent cuts marketing budget for games amid China crackdown: sources
Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd is cutting the marketing budget for its key gaming division, two sources told Reuters on Thursday, amid a crackdown on the industry in the mainland and a lengthy freeze on new game approvals.

Reuters Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Alibaba's on-demand online services unit valued at $30 billion: sources
Alibaba Group's newly formed on-demand online services unit has rocketed in value to as much as $30 billion after raising $4 billion in fresh funds, people with knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Netflix plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia
Netflix Inc plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia as it seeks to boost international subscriber numbers, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said on Thursday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

A changing New York neighborhood wonders how Amazon would fit
It was the lunch-hour rush at the Court Square Diner in New York's Long Island City on Wednesday, and co-owner Nick Kanellos pointed to the elevated subway tracks that rattle overhead as he fretted over the news that Amazon may build a major outpost in the neighborhood.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Roku forecasts surprise loss for holiday quarter, shares fall
Roku Inc forecast a surprise holiday-quarter loss and missed third-quarter revenue estimates for its high margin video streaming platform, sending its shares down nearly 13 percent in after-market trading on Wednesday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Self-driving car industry needs standards and security: executives
Automakers need standards for key equipment, a wide-reaching 5G broadband network and strong partnerships to make self-driving cars and electric vehicles a success, top European car industry executives said on Wednesday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Comcast plans to roll out new video-streaming device: source
Comcast Corp is planning to launch a product that will allow its broadband subscribers to aggregate some video streaming applications, including Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Broadcaster ProSieben cuts payout ration, flags large one-offs
ProSiebenSat.1 cut its dividend payout ratio and warned it may have to book up to 400 million euros ($457 million) in one-offs this year, as the ailing German commercial broadcaster unveiled a strategy update to revive its fortunes.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Roku forecasts net loss for holiday quarter, shares fall 10 percent
Roku Inc missed third-quarter estimates for its high margin video streaming platform and forecast a net loss for the holiday quarter, sending its shares down 10 percent in extended trading on Wednesday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Qualcomm forecast falls short as Apple sales disappear
Qualcomm Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' estimates on Wednesday as it took a hit from the loss of chip sales to Apple Inc , sending its shares down 2.5 percent.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Comcast plans to roll out video-streaming box for some customers: CNBC
Comcast Corp is planning to launch a new product that will allow its broadband subscribers to aggregate some video streaming applications, including Netflix and YouTube, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

SpaceX circulates price guidance on $750 million term loan
NEW YORK (LPC) - Elon Musk's rocket and spacecraft company SpaceX on Wednesday circulated pricing on a proposed $750 million term loan that will put cash on the company's balance sheet, two sources said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Roku reports 39 percent rise in quarterly revenue
Roku Inc reported a 39 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, helped by higher number of subscribers for its ad-supported video streaming platform.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Strong car sales lift spirits at Brazil auto show
Automakers in Brazil last month notched their strongest sales in nearly four years, a leading trade group said on Wednesday, adding to optimism as the auto industry kicked off the biannual Sao Paulo International Motor Show.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Samsung gives first glimpse of foldable phone
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone at a conference for developers in San Francisco on Wednesday, urging Android programmers to start writing apps for the product.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Samsung shows foldable phone to developers
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone to developers in San Francisco on Wednesday, urging Android programmers to start writing apps for the product, which does not yet have a launch date.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Samsung to invest $22 billion in AI by 2020
Samsung Electronics Co said on Wednesday it planned to invest $22 billion in artificial intelligence technology by 2020.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Chipmaker Xilinx working with Barclays to buy Mellanox: CNBC
Xilinx Inc has hired Barclays to advise on a bid to buy Mellanox Technologies Ltd after approaching the smaller chipmaker with an offer, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Instacart launches pickup service across U.S
Grocery delivery startup Instacart said on Wednesday it is launching a new service, Instacart Pickup, across the United States, which allows customers to order groceries and choose either delivery or store pickup options.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

French lawmakers back plans to ease taxes on bitcoin gains
The finance commission in France's lower house of parliament backed plans on Wednesday to ease tax on bitcoin sales, bringing it in line with other capital gains tax.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Keydata founder Ford says he might appeal $100 million fine
Stewart Ford, founder of now-defunct "death bonds" firm Keydata, said on Wednesday he might seek an appeal after losing a battle against Britain's markets regulator over a record 76 million pound ($100 million) fine.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Apple not in settlement talks 'at any level' with Qualcomm: source
Apple Inc is not in talks "at any level" to settle its wide-ranging legal dispute with mobile chip maker Qualcomm Inc , according to a source familiar with the matter.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

EU's Vestager says probe into Google AdSense case nearing end
EU regulators are close to wrapping up their third case against Alphabet unit Google involving its AdSense advertising service, Europe's antitrust chief said on Wednesday, suggesting the company may soon be hit with another hefty fine.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Macron says still pushing for Germans to back digital tax: Zeit
French President Emmanuel Macron said he still hopes to persuade Germany to back a European Union-wide digital turnover tax, despite Berlin's preference for a global minimum corporate tax to stop firms shopping around for tax havens.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

India's competition commission rejects price-fixing allegations against Uber and Ola
Ride-sharing firms Uber and Ola did not break price-fixing rules, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said in a ruling issued late on Tuesday in response to a complaint about their technological pricing strategy.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Flipkart and Amazon not abusing market position in India: competition commission
Amazon and its rival in India, the Walmart-owned Flipkart, did not break regulations through their selection of merchants and brands, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said in a ruling late on Tuesday.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Telecom network maker Nokia wins $2.3 billion frame deals in China
Finnish mobile telecom network maker Nokia announced on Wednesday that it had signed frame deals with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom worth more than 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion).

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Facebook blocks more accounts potentially linked to foreign entity
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it blocked more accounts, in addition to the about 115 accounts it blocked over the weekend, in the run up to the U.S. midterm elections that saw democrats capture U.S. House majority.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Facebook blocks more accounts that may be linked to foreign entity
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that it blocked more accounts after a website claiming to be associated with Russia-based Internet Research agency published a list of Instagram accounts they claimed to have created.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

Facebook, Google tools reveal political ad removal data
Public databases that shine a light on online political ads - launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesday's U.S. elections - offer the public the first broad view of how quickly the companies yank advertisements that break their rules.

Reuters Technology
Nov 07, 2018

How Apple is losing its grip on India
Software engineer Samee Alam was ready to take the big leap and buy an iPhone in this week's Diwali festival sales, but at the last minute he opted for cheaper Chinese competitor OnePlus instead.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

China's Xi calls for global cooperation to create 'fairer' internet
China's President Xi Jinping called on Wednesday for greater global cooperation in developing the internet and make it more "fair and equitable", as Beijing seeks to bolster its global role in shaping the web.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

Facebook, Google tools reveal new political ad tactics
Public databases that shine a light on online political ads - launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesday's U.S. elections - offer the public the first broad view of how quickly the companies yank advertisements that break their rules.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

Hyundai raises Southeast Asia bet with second investment in Grab
Hyundai Motor Co has raised its stakes in growing Southeast Asian markets with a $250 million investment in Singapore's Grab, its second in the ride-hailing firm, as it chases rivals in the race for new-age transportation.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

China's ties with Taiwan chip firms under scrutiny as U.S. trade war heats up
Washington's decision to cut off U.S. supplies to a Chinese chip-maker spotlights mounting tensions over China's drive to be a global player in computer chips and the ways in which Taiwan companies are helping it get there.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

U.S. agency probes 1.7 million GM SUVs over wiper failures
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Tuesday it was investigating whether General Motors Co , should recall an additional 1.7 million sport utility vehicles due to an issue with windshield wiper failures.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

U.S. court rules Qualcomm must license technology to rivals
A U.S. federal judge ruled on Tuesday that chip seller Qualcomm Inc must license some of its technology to competitors such as Intel Corp .

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

China's Tencent builds self-driving car team in Silicon Valley
Chinese technology company Tencent Holdings Ltd is recruiting self-driving car engineers in Palo Alto, California, joining a crowded field of corporations vying for talent in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

Qualcomm dealt setback in case brought by U.S. trade regulator
Mobile chip firm Qualcomm Inc suffered a setback in an antitrust brought against by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday when a judge sided with trade regulators on a motion for partial summary judgment.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

SpaceX seeks $750 million leveraged loan
NEW YORK (LPC) - Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp, known as SpaceX, is looking to line up a $750 million leveraged loan, sources said.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

Judges named to hear government's appeal of AT&T Time Warner deal approval
A panel of three federal appeals court judges named by former Presidents Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama will hear the Justice Department's appeal of a ruling allowing AT&T Inc to acquire Time Warner, court records show.

Reuters Technology
Nov 06, 2018

Samsung sees strong growth at auto electronics unit
Samsung Electronics expects strong growth at its audio and auto electronics unit Harman, which has put the company "firmly in the picture of the automotive industry" as it eyes the autonomous car market, its chief strategy officer said.

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