Tech

Sanctions blamed as Silicon Valley firms won’t ship some kit to Russia

Sanctions blamed as Silicon Valley firms won’t ship some kit to Russia

Published 27/07/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two Silicon Valley firms have stopped shipping some electronic components to Russian customers even though they are not on the list of [more…]

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters) - Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) [more…]

U.S. fund managers zero in on software as tariffs upend tech sector

U.S. fund managers zero in on software as tariffs upend tech sector

Published 02/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Worries that a broadening trade war between the United States and China will upend the global supply chain are prompting some [more…]

China’s Huawei top sponsor of Australian politicians’ overseas trips

China’s Huawei top sponsor of Australian politicians’ overseas trips

Published 26/06/2018

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is the biggest corporate sponsor of overseas travel for Australian politicians, according to [more…]

For ‘French Tech’, Macron’s global appeal a double-edged sword

For ‘French Tech’, Macron’s global appeal a double-edged sword

Published 26/06/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - When the founder of France’s Qwant search engine went to his local tax office to catch up on business, an agent there [more…]

China tech giants bet on untangling logistics of Indonesian e-commerce

China tech giants bet on untangling logistics of Indonesian e-commerce

Published 15/05/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - In a warehouse on the outskirts of Indonesia’s capital, supervisors at e-commerce company Lazada use bikes or electric scooters to zip around [more…]

TSMC to invest $14 billion in R&D at Hsinchu facility

TSMC to invest $14 billion in R&D at Hsinchu facility

Published 27/04/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (2330.TW), the world’s largest contract chipmaker, is planning a T$400 billion ($13.50 billion) investment to expand its research [more…]

Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

Published 04/04/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Over 50 top Artificial Intelligence researchers on Wednesday announced a boycott of KAIST, South Korea’s top university, after it opened what they [more…]

France to spend $1.8 billion on AI to compete with U.S., China

France to spend $1.8 billion on AI to compete with U.S., China

Published 29/03/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron promised 1.5 billion euros ($1.85 billion) of public funding into artificial intelligence by 2022 in a bid to [more…]

Artificial intelligence can make power firms more efficient:…

Artificial intelligence can make power firms more efficient:…

Published 12/03/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Utilities can increase their efficiency by using more artificial intelligence (AI) technology, such as software to predict demand swings in the power [more…]