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Trump to halt civilian drone program over China tech concerns: FT

Trump to halt civilian drone program over China tech concerns: FT

Published 13/01/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. government is planning to permanently halt its civilian drone program due to the devices being made at least partly in China, [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…]

Amazon boss Bezos to face protests from traders during India trip

Amazon boss Bezos to face protests from traders during India trip

Published 11/01/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Thousands of small-scale traders in India are planning to organize protests against Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) founder Jeff Bezos, who will visit [more…]

China launches gigantic telescope in hunt for life beyond earth

China launches gigantic telescope in hunt for life beyond earth

Published 11/01/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China on Saturday officially opened operations of the world’s largest radio telescope, which it will use for space research and help in [more…]

Board member overseeing Wirecard audit elected chairman

Board member overseeing Wirecard audit elected chairman

Published 11/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The board member overseeing an outside audit of Wirecard has been elected as chairman of the German payments company as it battles [more…]

Alphabet legal head Drummond exits, giving its new CEO chance to shake up team

Alphabet legal head Drummond exits, giving its new CEO chance to shake up team

Published 11/01/2020

(Reuters) - Alphabet’s new Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Friday gained the opportunity to reshape the leadership of Google’s parent with the exit of Chief [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…]

Huawei should be allowed 5G role in Italy: Industry minister

Huawei should be allowed 5G role in Italy: Industry minister

Published 22/12/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Chinese telecoms firm Huawei should be allowed a role in Italy’s future 5G network, the Italian industry minister said on Sunday after [more…]

Twitter suspends accounts linked to Saudi spying case

Twitter suspends accounts linked to Saudi spying case

Published 21/12/2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Weeks after U.S. authorities brought a spying case against three Saudi nationals for digging up dissidents’ personal data at Twitter, the [more…]

SEC probes at least two trading firms over NYSE listings: source

SEC probes at least two trading firms over NYSE listings: source

Published 21/12/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. securities regulator has asked at least two trading firms for information regarding a broad investigation into initial public offerings and direct [more…]