Tech

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

Published 10/08/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass [more…]

China’s Huawei to invest $800 million in new Brazil factory

China’s Huawei to invest $800 million in new Brazil factory

Published 09/08/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state over the next three years, [more…]

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, won’t ditch Android for…

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, won’t ditch Android for…

Published 09/08/2019

DONGGUAN, China/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in…

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in…

Published 15/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a [more…]

The $280,000 lab-grown burger could be a more palatable $10 in two…

The $280,000 lab-grown burger could be a more palatable $10 in two…

Published 10/07/2019

(This July 9 story corrects to change company name to Biotech Foods in paragraph five.) By Andrés González and Silke Koltrowitz MADRID/ZURICH (Reuters) - Lab-grown [more…]

White House official: New sales to China’s Huawei to cover only…

White House official: New sales to China’s Huawei to cover only…

Published 30/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s decision to allow expanded sales of U.S. technology supplies to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will only apply to products [more…]

World’s central banks tackle technology with innovation hub

World’s central banks tackle technology with innovation hub

Published 30/06/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook (FB.O) moving into finance will aim to work together more closely [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…]

Huawei says U.S. ban hurting more than expected, to wipe $30…

Huawei says U.S. ban hurting more than expected, to wipe $30…

Published 18/06/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has taken a harder-than-expected hit from a U.S. ban, the company’s founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei [more…]

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, [more…]