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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…]

Family of ‘Walking Dead’ stuntman awarded $8.6 million after fatal fall

Family of ‘Walking Dead’ stuntman awarded $8.6 million after fatal fall

Published 20/12/2019

(Reuters) - The estate of a stuntman who died after falling 20 feet onto a concrete floor on a set of the AMC horror series [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…]

ByteDance unit establishes venture with Chinese state media firm

ByteDance unit establishes venture with Chinese state media firm

Published 14/12/2019

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - A unit of ByteDance, the owner of video-sharing platform TikTok, has established a joint venture with a Chinese state media group, official [more…]

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems battle nears end on Dec. 19

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems battle nears end on Dec. 19

Published 13/12/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems’ seven-year battle against Facebook reaches a crucial point on Dec. 17 when an adviser to Europe’s top [more…]

Researchers criticize AI software that predicts emotions

Researchers criticize AI software that predicts emotions

Published 12/12/2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A prominent group of researchers alarmed by the harmful social effects of artificial intelligence called Thursday for a ban on automated [more…]

Amazon to open new office in Manhattan in 2021

Amazon to open new office in Manhattan in 2021

Published 06/12/2019

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would open a new office in New York’s Manhattan to house its consumer and advertising teams. The [more…]

Exclusive: EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google’s data collection

Exclusive: EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google’s data collection

Published 30/11/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday, suggesting the world’s most popular internet [more…]

Elon Musk: About 150,000 orders thus far for Tesla Cybertruck

Elon Musk: About 150,000 orders thus far for Tesla Cybertruck

Published 23/11/2019

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Saturday that there have been about 150,000 orders thus far for the electric carmaker’s [more…]