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News highlights – 22 May

News highlights – 22 May

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

News highlights for 22 May Nokia settles patent dispute with Apple, signs collaboration deal HELSINKI (Reuters) – Nokia has settled its patent dispute with Apple and signed a business collaboration deal with the U.S. giant, the Finnish firm said on Tuesday, sending its shares sharply higher. Read more… Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers […]

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Huawei narrows gap on main smartphone rivals, Apple, Samsung

Huawei narrows gap on main smartphone rivals, Apple, Samsung

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

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China’s Huawei has narrowed the gap with its two biggest competitors Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics in global smartphone sales, first-quarter data from research firm Gartner showed on Tuesday. The Chinese network-to-consumer-electronics builder increased its market share to 9 percent during the first quarter from 8.3 percent in the year-earlier period. “Huawei […]

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Toyota, MIT and tech firms explore blockchain for driverless cars

Toyota, MIT and tech firms explore blockchain for driverless cars

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

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Toyota Research Institute, a wholly owned unit of Toyota Motor North America, said on Monday it has teamed up with MIT Media lab and five other companies to explore blockchain technology for the development of driverless cars. The project would enable businesses and consumers to securely share data on testing and […]

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News highlights – 21 May

News highlights – 21 May

Written by on May 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 21 May Samsung Electronics looking for M&A opportunities (Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will continue looking for acquisition opportunities, a company executive said on Monday, as the firm seeks to build software and services to further differentiate its products. Read more… Bitcoin options exchange raise $11.4 million NEW YORK […]

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North Korea’s envoy says blaming Pyonyang for WannaCry ridiculous

North Korea’s envoy says blaming Pyonyang for WannaCry ridiculous

Written by on May 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea’s deputy United Nations envoy said on Friday “it is ridiculous” to link Pyongyang with the WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack that started to sweep around the globe a week ago or the hacking of a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions violations. WannaCry has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 nations. […]

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Leaked documents show how Facebook moderates content

Leaked documents show how Facebook moderates content

Written by on May 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Leaked Facebook Inc documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper. New challenges such as “revenge porn” have overwhelmed Facebook’s moderators who often have just ten seconds to make a decision, […]

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News highlights – 18 May

News highlights – 18 May

Written by on May 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 18 May America Movil plans 4.5G launch this year MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Billionaire Carlos Slim’s telecommunications giant America Movil plans to roll out a 4.5G network in Mexico by the end of the year, and gear up for 5G by 2020, CEO Daniel Hajj said at a news conference in Mexico […]

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WeChat thinks mini apps for mobiles will strengthen hand

WeChat thinks mini apps for mobiles will strengthen hand

Written by on May 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

HONG KONG (Reuters) – In a cluster of refurbished Mao-era industrial buildings in Guangzhou, developers at China’s top messaging app, WeChat, are redesigning key parts of its product to spread its tentacles to just about every aspect of Chinese life. Around 1,500 developers, mainly twentysomething males, have been tasked with increasing user engagement through new […]

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FCC votes 2-1 to reverse Obama era net neutrality order

FCC votes 2-1 to reverse Obama era net neutrality order

Written by on May 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 on Thursday to advance a Republican plan to reverse the Obama administration’s 2015 “net neutrality” order. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wants the commission repeal the rules that reclassified internet service providers as if they were utilities. He thinks the open internet rules adopted under former President […]

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News highlights – 17 May

News highlights – 17 May

Written by on May 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 17 May US cyber bill would force NSA to share findings WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bill proposed in Congress on Wednesday would require the U.S. National Security Agency to inform representatives of other government agencies about security holes it finds in software like the one that allowed last week’s “ransomware” attacks. Read […]

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