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Sun, 26 May 2019 19:52:52 -0400
Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg
Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker.


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Sun, 26 May 2019 19:27:25 -0400
Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain
The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon Inc the rights to the .amazon domain.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 23:40:02 -0400
Huawei shipments could fall by up to a quarter this year: analysts
China's Huawei, hit by crippling U.S. sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from international markets, analysts said.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 21:17:38 -0400
First American says product defect could have caused customer data exposure
U.S. real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp said on Friday it had learned of a design defect in one of its production applications that had made possible unauthorized access to customer data.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 21:11:41 -0400
Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify
A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 20:41:45 -0400
Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote
Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 18:26:46 -0400
Uber's first employee, Ryan Graves, resigns from board
Uber's first employee and one-time chief executive Ryan Graves will step down from the company's board of directors, Uber said on Friday.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 18:20:52 -0400
Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious high-speed internet service by using a constellation of satellites to beam signals from space.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 16:09:47 -0400
Slack registers 117 million shares for direct listing
Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm on Monday it had registered about 117 million of its Class A shares, which is an estimate for the number of shares that will be needed when the stock begins to trade.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 14:46:31 -0400
Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: source
Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $20 billion in an all-stock deal, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 13:47:54 -0400
South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal
A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 13:33:50 -0400
U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal
A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documents.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 10:22:24 -0400
Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban
Global tech firms, including chip suppliers, are cutting ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd after the U.S. government put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist citing national security concerns.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 10:20:32 -0400
China says U.S. needs to fix 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains
China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" in order for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled through global supply chains and battered technology shares.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 08:48:52 -0400
First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit
SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 07:16:39 -0400
Panasonic says has not stopped supplies to Huawei, still investigating
Japan's Panasonic Corp said on Friday it has not stopped any shipments of components to Huawei Technologies, a day after it originally called for a halt of transactions in line with a U.S. export controls against the Chinese firm.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 07:14:10 -0400
Huawei handsets draw fewer clicks after U.S. ban: PriceSpy
Huawei handsets are drawing fewer clicks from online shoppers since the United States blacklisted the Chinese telecom company, according to PriceSpy, a product comparison site that attracts an average of 14 million visitors per month.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 06:04:08 -0400
Poland files complaint with EU's top court over copyright rule change
Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union's top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe's creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 05:46:22 -0400
Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report
Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissent.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 05:28:04 -0400
Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law
Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior.


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