Technology

Norway’s Telenor warns on second quarter profit after error at…

Norway’s Telenor warns on second quarter profit after error at…

Published 15/07/2019

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian telecoms group Telenor (TEL.OL) said its second-quarter earnings would take a hit from “errors” discovered at Grameenphone GRAE.DH, its Bangladeshi telecoms [more…]

China’s Didi Chuxing to allow app users to access rivals’ services

China’s Didi Chuxing to allow app users to access rivals’ services

Published 15/07/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s biggest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing will allow users of its smartphone app to access services provided by apps of three domestic [more…]

Norway’s Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings

Norway’s Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings

Published 15/07/2019

OSLO (Reuters) - Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company’s earnings [more…]

UK’s Roxi Music plans for new product launches as it steps closer…

UK’s Roxi Music plans for new product launches as it steps closer…

Published 14/07/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - ROXi Music, the makers of the home-based music streaming device ROXi, said it had chosen investment bank Arden Partners as it [more…]

China tech giant Baidu partners with Geely, Toyota

China tech giant Baidu partners with Geely, Toyota

Published 08/07/2019

(This July 4 story corrects to remove reference to self-driving push in headline) BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s top search engine operator Baidu Inc has joined [more…]

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end

Published 05/07/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of [more…]

India proposes tax benefits for electric vehicles to promote sales

India proposes tax benefits for electric vehicles to promote sales

Published 05/07/2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India proposed tax waivers on Friday on the purchase of electric vehicles and removed import taxes on some auto components to [more…]

Sweden to investigate telecom operator Tele2’s June network outage

Sweden to investigate telecom operator Tele2’s June network outage

Published 05/07/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden launched an inquiry on Friday into a national network outage at telecoms company Tele2 (TEL2b.ST) in June that knocked out voice [more…]

Ethiopia to issue two telecom licenses, minority stake in monopoly:…

Ethiopia to issue two telecom licenses, minority stake in monopoly:…

Published 05/07/2019

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia will award two telecoms licenses to multinational mobile companies, a senior official said on Friday, in the first detailed announcement of [more…]

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime…

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime…

Published 01/07/2019

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute [more…]