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UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain needed to protect its critical national infrastructure from “hostile state vendors” when deciding [more…]

New rules may be needed for payments in wake of Wirecard, BIS boss says

New rules may be needed for payments in wake of Wirecard, BIS boss says

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - More joined up rules may be needed across the payments sector after the collapse of Germany’s Wirecard AG, Bank for International Settlements [more…]

LinkedIn users ditch polite networking for real talk on U.S. race and inequity

LinkedIn users ditch polite networking for real talk on U.S. race and inequity

Published 30/06/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - “This is white supremacy. This is institutionalized racism,” Aaisha Joseph, an executive assistant in New York City, posted on Microsoft Corp’s [more…]

Coming soon to a 3D printer near you: Plant-based steaks

Coming soon to a 3D printer near you: Plant-based steaks

Published 30/06/2020

TEL AVIV/ZURICH (Reuters) - Israeli start-up Redefine Meat plans to launch 3D printers to produce plant-based steaks mimicking real beef next year in a bid [more…]

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Published 30/06/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German regulators twice looked into tightening the supervision of collapsed payments firm Wirecard and discussed it with the German and European central [more…]

Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its data dominance

Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its data dominance

Published 30/06/2020

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google upended plans by European media companies to block it from harvesting data about their readers and slash [more…]

Reddit bans ‘The_Donald’ forum amid broad social media crackdown

Reddit bans ‘The_Donald’ forum amid broad social media crackdown

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - Social media site Reddit on Monday shut down r/The_Donald, a forum which long served as a popular online home base for fans of [more…]

Rocket firm Relativity Space inks deal with Iridium for satellite launch

Rocket firm Relativity Space inks deal with Iridium for satellite launch

Published 24/06/2020

(Reuters) - Relativity Space has signed a contract with Iridium to launch six spare satellites for its communications network, the venture-backed rocket firm’s chief executive [more…]

Apple to update developers, possibly signal split from Intel

Apple to update developers, possibly signal split from Intel

Published 22/06/2020

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Monday will hold its annual conference for software developers, rolling out new features in its operating systems [more…]

Exclusive: Nokia to cut a third of jobs at French arm Alcatel-Lucent

Exclusive: Nokia to cut a third of jobs at French arm Alcatel-Lucent

Published 22/06/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Finland’s Nokia Oyj (NOKIA.HE) plans to cut 1,233 jobs at its French subsidiary Alcatel-Lucent International, equivalent to a third of the local [more…]