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News highlights – 24 August 2017

News highlights – 24 August 2017

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News highlights for 24 August 2017 Apple to build data centres in Iowa, with incentives (Reuters) – Apple Inc will build a $1.375 billion data center in Waukee near Des Moines, Apple and Iowa officials said on Thursday, with $207.8 million in incentives approved by the Iowa Economic Development Authority. Read more… Samsung CEO Lee […]

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News highlights – 23 August 2017

News highlights – 23 August 2017

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News highlights for 23 August 2017 If Lee is jailed, Samsung has no Plan B SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Group, South Korea’s leading conglomerate, has no ‘Plan B’ for taking big decisions if its billionaire de facto leader Jay Y. Lee is jailed for corruption, people familiar with the matter said. Read more… New water […]

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Google unveils Titan chip for extra cloud computing security

Google unveils Titan chip for extra cloud computing security

Written by on August 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google this week will disclose technical details of its new Titan computer chip, an elaborate security feature for its cloud computing network that the company hopes will enable it to steal a march on Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp. Titan is the size of a tiny stud earring that […]

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News highlights – 22 August 2017

News highlights – 22 August 2017

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News highlights for 22 August 2017 Big food companies explore blockchain for the supply chain CHICAGO/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Nestle SA, Unilever Plc, Tyson Foods Inc and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM’s project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve safety, the companies said in […]

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News highlights – 21 August 2017

News highlights – 21 August 2017

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News highlights for 21 August 2017 Fujitsu looks to offload mobile operations as competition stiffens (Reuters) – Fujitsu Ltd is looking to offload its mobile operations as the Japanese information technology company faces stiff competition from bigger rivals in a highly lucrative mobile phone market, the Nikkei business daily reported. Read more… Ameritrade launches chatbot […]

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News highlights – 20 August 2017

News highlights – 20 August 2017

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News highlights – 20 August 2017 Elon Musk among AI, robotics company founders warning against killer machines Time is running out to put a ban in place against the development of killer robots, warns an open letter signed by 116 founders of robotics and artificial intelligence companies, including Elon Musk. Read more… BlackBerry rally derailed […]

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News highlights – 17 August 2017

News highlights – 17 August 2017

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News highlights for 17 August 2017 Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car in strategic shift SEOUL (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it was placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy – one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla […]

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News highlights – 16 August 2017

News highlights – 16 August 2017

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News highlights for 16 August 2017 Digicel accuses US rival of ‘victim shaming’ in $60m counterclaim Digicel, the Caribbean mobile operator owned by Denis O’Brien, has accused a US telco of deploying “shock and awe” tactics in a legal dispute. The comments were in response to a $60 million counterclaim launched by the US company […]

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Are internet companies becoming our social censors and should they?

Are internet companies becoming our social censors and should they?

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer had its internet domain registration revoked twice in less than 24 hours in the wake of the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, part of a broad move by the tech industry in recent months to take a stronger hand in policing online hate-speech and incitements to […]

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News highlights – 15 August 2017

News highlights – 15 August 2017

Written by on August 16, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 15 August 2017 Trump administration demands data on over a million visitors to anti-Trump site A Justice Department order is demanding web host provider Dreamhost turn over the logs of over 1.3 million visitors to an anti-Trump website it hosts, the company has revealed. Read more… Lawsuit over false online data revived […]

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