Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon?

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company’s strategy for the U.S. market. A Huawei executive made the demand in a February letter, a person
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Slack

Slack to take unusual route to public markets, likely valuing it around $16 billion

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Slack Technologies, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, is poised for an unusual public listing on Thursday that will see it trade on the New York Stock Exchange and could value it at around $16 billion, according to a person
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“France is maybe the best place to start a company,” said Jean-Rémi Kouchakji, co-founder of PayinTech, a Paris-based fintech firm that was among the 9,000 startups at the Viva Technology conference this year. Paradoxically, he said, it’s a difficult place for small- and medium-sized companies to thrive, a necessary step for building a corporate titan.

This long-running question—why hasn’t Europe created tech giants like China and the US—played out in dozens of forms during the conference. On the main stage, the star power of tech-sector heavyweights like Alibaba’s Jack Ma could only be matched on the European side by the likes of French president Emmanuel Macron. Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Huawei erected big booths that stood out amidst the mix of France’s old-economy firms like energy utility EDF, aerospace contractor Thales, and railway operator SNCF.

The reasons why Europe’s tech players are lagging behind are well known: The continent remains…

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