Technology News
Trump, UK's Johnson discuss Huawei on G7 sidelines8/25/2019 8:59:22 AM U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed Huawei and 5G technology at a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a G7 summit in France on Sunday, the White House said.
France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge8/25/2019 8:43:33 AM France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay.
UK PM Johnson orders airport scanner upgrade by 20228/24/2019 9:40:29 PM British Prime Minister Johnson on Saturday ordered all British airports to upgrade to the latest 3-D baggage scanning technology by December 2022.
Trump says U.S. would tax French wine in response to digital tax8/24/2019 5:21:59 PM U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big U.S. technology companies and threatened again to retaliate by taxing French wine.
FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns: court8/24/2019 2:06:17 AM The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and AT&T Inc reached a settlement agreement on a 2014 case that accused the company of slowing down data sent to wireless devices, a federal court ruling showed on Friday.
Top U.S. publishers sue Amazon's Audible for copyright infringement8/24/2019 2:01:14 AM Amazon.com Inc's Audible was sued by some of the top U.S. publishers for copyright infringement on Friday, aiming to block a planned rollout of a feature called 'Audible Captions' that shows the text on screen as a book is narrated.
Qualcomm wins a pause in enforcement of FTC ruling8/24/2019 1:59:35 AM Qualcomm Inc won a partial stay against the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), according to a court filing on Friday.
U.S. House lawmakers ask regulators to scrutinize bank cloud providers8/24/2019 1:56:28 AM Two U.S. lawmakers have called on a top financial regulatory panel to consider direct oversight of the cloud services big tech companies provide to banks, saying they have become a critical component of the global financial system.
Qualcomm interim CFO David Wise to retire8/23/2019 8:48:25 PM Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc said on Friday interim Chief Financial Officer Dave Wise will retire, effective immediately, and named Akash Palkhiwala as a temporary replacement.
App looks to get tips from coffee drinkers to Colombia growers8/23/2019 6:57:18 PM An app that sends money in the form of tips from appreciative caffeine devotees around the world to coffee growers in Colombia could help farmers battered by dismal prices earn more income, the initiative's founder said.
Huawei says U.S. curbs to cut smartphone unit's revenue by over $10 billion8/23/2019 12:50:31 PM Chinese technology giant Huawei said on Friday the impact of U.S. trade restrictions on its business will be less than what it initially feared, though the curbs could push its smartphone unit's revenue lower by about $10 billion this year.
Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China: source8/23/2019 11:03:26 AM U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is in advanced talks with South Korea's LG Chem Ltd to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said.
China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei executive be freed8/23/2019 8:37:27 AM China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou.
Pompeo tells Trudeau U.S. focused on release of two Canadians in China8/23/2019 8:37:27 AM U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadian men who have been held by China since late last year.
DHL stops deliveries for Amazon Fresh in Germany8/23/2019 7:02:04 AM (The August 21 story, corrects to read "the market for food ecommerce" in paragraph 1.)
Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator8/23/2019 5:58:57 AM Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a 3.58% minority stake in India's Future Retail, which operates more than 1,500 stores in India and owns several supermarket brands, including budget department and grocery store chain, Big Bazaar.
Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India8/23/2019 4:41:54 AM China's Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial services market where data privacy concerns and fierce competition present formidable challenges.
Walmart, Tesla look to address issues surrounding solar systems8/23/2019 4:15:44 AM Walmart Inc and Tesla Inc are looking to address all issues surrounding the solar installations at Walmart stores, the companies said late on Thursday, two days after the retailer sued the electric carmaker for "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires at the installations.
U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls8/23/2019 1:41:09 AM Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Comcast Corp, Sprint Corp and T-Mobile Us Inc, to crack down on unwanted robocalls, according to a document seen by Reuters.
VMware to pay $5 billion for firms offering cloud security, developers platform8/22/2019 11:36:00 PM VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients.