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Qualcomm wins preliminary China import ruling against some iPhone models12/10/2018 4:38:48 PM Chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Monday said it had won a preliminary order from a Chinese court banning the importation and sale of several Apple Inc iPhone models in China due to patent violations, though Apple said its phones remain available in the country.EU's Vestager may investigate Apple Pay if there are formal complaints12/10/2018 3:07:09 PM EU regulators looked into Apple's mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints, Europe's antitrust chief said on Monday.Huawei CFO seeks bail, cites health fears behind bars: court documents12/10/2018 2:21:53 PM A top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] argued that she should be let out on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing due to severe hypertension and fears for her health while incarcerated in Canada, court documents released on Sunday showed.Austrian retailers file antitrust complaint against Amazon12/10/2018 1:29:52 PM Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority over the U.S. e-commerce giant's dual role as a retailer and a marketplace.Australian watchdog wants a regulator for dominant Google, Facebook12/10/2018 6:20:17 AM Australia's competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google in the country's online advertising and news markets.China's AI start-up Megvii raising $500 million at $3.5 billion valuation: sources12/10/2018 4:53:36 AM Chinese artificial intelligence provider Megvii Inc, commonly known as Face++, is targeting to raise $500 million in a new funding round that pegs the current valuation of the firm at $3.5 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns; Canada wants her in jail12/10/2018 3:04:35 AM The CFO of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, citing her longstanding ties to Canada, properties she owns in Vancouver and fears for her health while incarcerated, court documents showed on Sunday.Australian regulator says probe of tech giants spurs five investigations12/10/2018 2:22:35 AM Australia's competition regulator says it has five investigations afoot as a result of its examination of the market power and public influence of tech giants such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google.China says rejecting physical cash is illegal amid e-payments popularity12/10/2018 12:52:36 AM China's central bank on Monday warned that rejecting cash as a form of payment was illegal, saying that such practices could eventually could cause the loss of confidence in physical money and was unfair to those not accustomed to electronic payments.Uber makes confidential filing for long-awaited IPO12/8/2018 10:07:51 PM Uber Technologies Inc has filed paperwork for an initial public offering, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, taking a step closer to a key milestone for one of the most closely watched and controversial companies in Silicon Valley.Explainer: How does extradition to the U.S. work?12/8/2018 3:29:54 AM The arrest in Canada of a top Chinese technology executive for possible extradition to the United States has roiled markets and cast doubt on a recent U.S.-China trade truce.U.S. accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up; hearing adjourned12/8/2018 3:29:54 AM Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer faces U.S. accusations that she covered up her company's links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions, a Canadian prosecutor said on Friday, arguing against giving her bail while she awaits extradition.U.S. court issued Huawei CFO arrest warrant in August12/8/2018 3:29:54 AM A New York court issued an arrest warrant for Huawei Technologies' chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on Aug. 22, asking she be detained to stand trial to face U.S. charges, according to documents released during her bail hearing in Canada on Friday.Canadian court bail hearing for Huawei CFO adjourned until Monday12/8/2018 12:21:02 AM A bail hearing for the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was adjourned until Monday, afterFacebook to buy back additional $9 billion of shares12/7/2018 10:56:15 PM Facebook Inc will buy back an additional $9 billion of its shares, as it looks to pacify investors following a slump in its stock.Exclusive: Amazon targets airports for checkout-free store expansion12/7/2018 10:28:23 PM Inc is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from hungry, time-pressed travelers, according to public records and a person familiar with the strategy.FCC to probe whether major carriers gave false coverage information12/7/2018 10:12:06 PM The Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it was investigating whether major wireless service providers submitted false information about their coverage areas.Exclusive: Chat-service firm Slack taps Goldman Sachs to lead IPO - sources12/7/2018 10:07:16 PM Slack Technologies Inc, a provider of chat and direct messaging services for businesses, has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc to lead its initial public offering (IPO) next year as an underwriter, people familiar with the matter said.U.S. to reveal charges against Chinese hackers: sources12/7/2018 8:44:11 PM Federal prosecutors are expected to unveil criminal charges as soon as next week against hackers linked to Chinese intelligence for allegedly stealing data from U.S. companies, according to people familiar with the matter.Europe should be wary of Huawei, EU tech official says12/7/2018 8:08:40 PM The European Union should be worried about Huawei [HWT.UL] and other Chinese technology companies because of the risk they pose to the bloc's industry and security, the EU's technology chief said on Friday, echoing concerns raised elsewhere in the world.