News highlights – 22 June

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News highlights for 22 June

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Trump offers support for emerging technologies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump offered support for emerging technologies including unmanned aerial vehicles and next-generation wireless networks in a meeting on Thursday with the chiefs of AT&T Inc and General Electric Co and other business leaders. Read more…

NTT DoCoMo selects SAP HANA for BSS needs

WALLDORF — SAP SE today announced that NTT DOCOMO Inc. has selected the SAP HANA platform as the foundation of its data needs to improve customer service. Data, as large as 18TB, will be collected from various touch points. Read more…

Private investors in China Unicom include Alibaba, Tencent

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese tech giants Alibaba Group Holdings and Tencent Holdings will be among new investors pouring a total of around $10 billion into mobile carrier China Unicom, sources said, part of efforts by Beijing to rejuvenate state behemoths with private cash. Read more…

Amazon will charge $2.8 million for spots on NFL stream

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is looking to charge advertisers $2.8 million for packages that include 30-second spots during the Thursday night National Football League games it will stream live to its Prime customers this coming season, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Read more…

Russians threaten to block Telegram

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor on Friday accused the Telegram messaging app of violating Russian legislation and said it could be blocked if it did not provide the watchdog with information about the company that controls Telegram. Read more…

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