Tech

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…]

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor’s arguments ‘circular’

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor’s arguments ‘circular’

Published 17/01/2020

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) - Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent [more…]

U.S. officials to visit Britain, pushing for Huawei 5G ban

U.S. officials to visit Britain, pushing for Huawei 5G ban

Published 12/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A delegation of U.S. officials will arrive in Britain on Monday to try to persuade Britain not to use Huawei equipment in [more…]

Remote control vibrators? Dual stimulation? Sex toys get Las Vegas tech show buzzing

Remote control vibrators? Dual stimulation? Sex toys get Las Vegas tech show buzzing

Published 10/01/2020

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Futuristic sex toys that allow the user to control a vibrator from across the country or achieve “blended orgasms” got some [more…]

Transport app FlixMobility achieves 37% passenger growth in 2019, eyes India

Transport app FlixMobility achieves 37% passenger growth in 2019, eyes India

Published 09/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Transport app FlixMobility reported on Thursday a 37% increase in passenger numbers last year, as Germany’s best-funded tech startup claimed the mantle [more…]

U.S. outlines strong support for self-driving cars at CES

U.S. outlines strong support for self-driving cars at CES

Published 08/01/2020

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday signaled strong support for self-driving vehicles as it released new guidance from federal agencies at the [more…]

Lidar laser-sensing technology: from self-driving cars to dance contests

Lidar laser-sensing technology: from self-driving cars to dance contests

Published 07/01/2020

DETROIT/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Self-driving cars employ lidar, a remote sensing technology using pulsed laser light the way radar uses radio waves, and lidar makers [more…]

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G rollout

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G rollout

Published 15/12/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Telenor (TEL.OL) reiterated on Sunday Huawei would be involved in building Norway’s 5G network along with Ericsson (ERICb.ST), one of several companies [more…]

Google, Apple asked if apps like TikTok must disclose foreign ties

Google, Apple asked if apps like TikTok must disclose foreign ties

Published 13/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chair of a U.S. congressional panel wrote to Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google and to Apple (AAPL.O) on Friday to ask what if [more…]

Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech’s data dominance

Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech’s data dominance

Published 08/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Google, Alibaba and other “Big Tech” companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology [more…]