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French fiscal administration launches probe over Ghosn’s wealth:…

French fiscal administration launches probe over Ghosn’s wealth:…

Published 23/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The French fiscal administration has launched an in-depth probe into the wealth of former Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, French daily Liberation reported [more…]

U.S. explores requiring domestic 5G equipment to be made outside…

U.S. explores requiring domestic 5G equipment to be made outside…

Published 23/06/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is looking to require next-generation 5G cellular equipment used in the United States to be designed and manufactured outside [more…]

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer…

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer…

Published 23/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The frontrunner to be Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, came under renewed pressure on Sunday to explain the circumstances of a [more…]

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS

Published 23/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won’t be [more…]

Velodyne Lidar hires bankers for an IPO: Business Insider

Velodyne Lidar hires bankers for an IPO: Business Insider

Published 22/06/2019

(Reuters) - Autonomous vehicle technology company Velodyne Lidar has hired bankers for an initial public offering, Business Insider reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar with [more…]

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle

Published 18/06/2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as [more…]

Tesla’s Elon Musk becomes ‘Daddy DotCom’ on Twitter

Tesla’s Elon Musk becomes ‘Daddy DotCom’ on Twitter

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted here late on Sunday that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter [more…]

Microsoft unveils next-gen ‘Project Scarlett’ Xbox console for…

Microsoft unveils next-gen ‘Project Scarlett’ Xbox console for…

Published 10/06/2019

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as “Project Scarlett,” which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 [more…]

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance

Published 09/06/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in [more…]

AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service: WSJ

AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service: WSJ

Published 06/06/2019

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc’s WarnerMedia may price its streaming service between $16 and $17 per month, instead of a multi-tiered plan, the Wall Street Journal [more…]