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Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games

By Reuters | July 22, 2019

TOKYO (Reuters) – Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch javelins

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Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ

By Reuters | July 21, 2019

(Reuters) – Credit reporting company Equifax Inc (EFX.N) is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the

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Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency

By Reuters | July 16, 2019

U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a


Huawei to invest $3.1 billion in Italy but calls for fair policy on 5G: country CEO

By Reuters | July 15, 2019

MILAN (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies said it will invest $3.1 billion in Italy over the next three years, as the Chinese telecoms giant called on Rome to ensure the “transparent, efficient and fair” use of its ‘golden power’ on

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Amazon customer helpline not required, says Europe’s top court in boost for e-commerce

By Reuters | July 10, 2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. online retailer Amazon (AMZN.O) does not have to provide a helpline phone number to consumers, Europe’s top court said on Wednesday in a ruling that could boost e-commerce merchants. Amazon found itself in the dock after

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EU nations vote against a wifi-based car standard: EU official

By Reuters | July 4, 2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union nations on Thursday voted against the EU executive’s proposal for a wifi-based car standard in a blow to its backer Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), an EU official said. Twenty one countries – including Germany, France and Italy

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HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei

By Reuters | July 3, 2019

(Reuters) – Several technology companies, including HP Inc (HPQ.N), Dell Technologies (DELL.N) and Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), are planning to shift substantial production capacity out of China, Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources. HP and Dell are planning to reallocate up

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World’s central banks tackle technology with innovation hub

By Reuters | June 30, 2019

ZURICH (Reuters) – Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements. The BIS said


Tesla says single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai, has changed vehicle settings

By Reuters | June 28, 2019

BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) – Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Friday a single battery module caused a car to catch fire in Shanghai and it had revised its vehicle settings to further protect its batteries following an investigation

Inside the West’s failed fight against China’s ‘Cloud Hopper’ hackers

By Reuters | June 26, 2019

Eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers were hacked by Chinese cyber spies in an elaborate and years-long invasion, Reuters found. The invasion exploited weaknesses in those companies, their customers, and the Western system of technological defense. LONDON –

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China’s Alibaba aims to double Tmall Global brands with English portal

By Reuters | June 26, 2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three

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Google announces $1 billion additional investment in housing across Bay Area

By Reuters | June 18, 2019

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday announced an additional $1 billion investment in housing across the San Francisco Bay Area. Google said over the next 10 years, it would repurpose at least $750 million of its land, most of