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Samsung says may invest $500 million to set up display factory in India

Samsung says may invest $500 million to set up display factory in India

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL/BANGALORE (Reuters) - South Korean flat screen maker Samsung Display plans to set up a factory in India with a $500 million investment as parent [more…]

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged Canada on Monday to release detained Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, [more…]

Telecoms group Iliad formally launches 1.4 billion euro capital increase

Telecoms group Iliad formally launches 1.4 billion euro capital increase

Published 20/01/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French telecoms and media group Iliad formally launched on Monday its previously announced plan for a 1.4 billion euros ($1.6 billion) capital [more…]

Tencent says to step up investment overseas and in smart retail

Tencent says to step up investment overseas and in smart retail

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings said it will step up its investment overseas and in industries such as “smart retail”, having already [more…]

Samsung appoints new mobile chief as Huawei chips away at market share

Samsung appoints new mobile chief as Huawei chips away at market share

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Monday named its youngest president as its new smartphone chief as the firm seeks to defend its [more…]

Fines for European privacy breaches reach 114 million euros: report

Fines for European privacy breaches reach 114 million euros: report

Published 20/01/2020

MUNICH (Reuters) - European regulators have imposed 114 million euros ($126 million) in fines for data breaches since tougher privacy rules came into force in [more…]

Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

Published 19/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla (TSLA.O) has agreed to buy a property on the outskirts of Berlin, bringing it a step closer [more…]

Box Office: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Towers Over ‘Dolittle,’ ‘1917’

Box Office: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Towers Over ‘Dolittle,’ ‘1917’

Published 19/01/2020

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Universal’s “Dolittle” and “1917” found out what “Bad Boys” will do when they come for you at the box office. Sony’s [more…]

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G

Published 19/01/2020

PARIS/MUNICH (Reuters) - European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton dismissed claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay its rollout, [more…]

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Published 19/01/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - In geography and in culture, the rice paddies of northeastern Thailand are thousands of miles away from the birthplace of hip hop [more…]