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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

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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

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Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals

By Reuters | June 18, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments. Facebook has linked with 28

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U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban

By Reuters | June 17, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Huawei’s American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with

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Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes

By Reuters | June 11, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department’s antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department’s antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the companies raised

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Google plans new browser tools on privacy, ad transparency

By Reuters | May 8, 2019

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc unit Google in the coming months plans to introduce new internet browser tools to limit how users’ web activity is tracked by advertising companies and give them greater insight into why certain ads