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Verizon, Samsung to release 5G smartphones in U.S. in 2019

Verizon, Samsung to release 5G smartphones in U.S. in 2019

Published 03/12/2018

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Monday confirmed long-held industry expectations they would seek to steal a march on Apple [more…]

Trade truce with China means big changes in Beijing policy: Trump

Trade truce with China means big changes in Beijing policy: Trump

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and top U.S. officials said on Monday that a trade truce with China will lead to structural changes in [more…]

Uber’s Middle East rival Careem launches bus-booking service in Egypt

Uber’s Middle East rival Careem launches bus-booking service in Egypt

Published 03/12/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Middle East ride-hailing company Careem said on Monday it had launched a bus-booking service in Egypt and would soon expand it into [more…]

Tencent Music presses play on $1.2 billion U.S. IPO

Tencent Music presses play on $1.2 billion U.S. IPO

Published 03/12/2018

HONG KONG/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tencent Music Entertainment launched its hotly-anticipated U.S. initial public offering (IPO) of up to $1.2 billion on Monday after global [more…]

Macron to call on U.S. funds to build French start-ups, not steal them

Macron to call on U.S. funds to build French start-ups, not steal them

Published 03/12/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will urge a visiting group of top Silicon Valley venture capitalists this week to invest in the nation’s [more…]

Grab invests $100 million in Indian hotel startup OYO: source

Grab invests $100 million in Indian hotel startup OYO: source

Published 03/12/2018

(Reuters) - Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab has invested $100 million in Indian hotel-reservations startup OYO, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on [more…]

Google CEO hearing in U.S. House likely to be postponed: Goodlatte

Google CEO hearing in U.S. House likely to be postponed: Goodlatte

Published 02/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will likely put off until next week a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the [more…]

NASA selects nine U.S. companies to vie for moon program funding

NASA selects nine U.S. companies to vie for moon program funding

Published 29/11/2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA on Thursday named nine U.S. companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp, that will compete for funding under the space agency’s renewed [more…]

Portuguese pavement makers fear death of centuries-old tradition

Portuguese pavement makers fear death of centuries-old tradition

Published 29/11/2018

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal’s traditional cobblestone pavements, a distinctive feature of the streets of Lisbon, are under threat as young people spurn the centuries-old craft [more…]

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste,…

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste,…

Published 29/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could [more…]