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June 23, 2018 4:03:44 pm

ZTE got into trouble in 2016 for violating US laws restricting the sale of American technology to Iran and North Korea.

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June 23, 2018 3:56:23 pm

Software is what BlackBerry is banking on for its future now that it’s not a leading handset maker anymore.

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June 22, 2018 6:54:17 pm

The banks arranging Xiaomi’s IPO are pitching the company as a fast-growing firm that started as a phone brand and has since expanded into smart home gadgets and highly profitable internet services.

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June 22, 2018 3:20:31 pm

Apple’s decision to kill the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus two years back may seem to have benefited the market for Bluetooth-connected and wireless earbuds in a big way.

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June 22, 2018 1:40:01 pm

Vodafone Rs 399 and Rs 499 plans have been revamped with extra data and free Amazon Prime membership.

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June 22, 2018 12:48:32 pm

Several Googlers protesting Project Maven have complained about poor communication from senior leaders.

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June 22, 2018 12:46:47 pm

The AirPower charger is more advanced than the current competition because it includes a custom chip running a stripped down version of iOS.

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June 22, 2018 12:02:13 pm

Apple wants the US patent office to cancel four Qualcomm patents, saying they don’t cover new ideas.

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June 21, 2018 9:35:58 pm

The letter was the latest in a series of efforts by members of the US Congress to target Huawei, and ZTE Corp, another major Chinese telecommunications equipment company.

June 21, 2018 9:33:41 pm

The new rule thus allows apps from licenced telecom operators to make calls using data or Wi-Fi network of other service providers as well.

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June 21, 2018 7:53:50 pm

Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned, as he was found to have violated company policy by a previous relationship with a colleague.

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June 20, 2018 6:37:34 pm

Xiaomi lowered its likely valuation to a range of $55 billion to $70 billion following its decision to delay its mainland share offering until after its Hong Kong IPO.

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June 20, 2018 6:18:25 pm

ZTE agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty and put $400 million in an escrow account in a US bank as part of the settlement pact reached on June 7 to allow it to do business again with US suppliers.

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June 20, 2018 6:16:28 pm

Under the new rules, Facebook and Google could be required to prevent certain works from showing up on their websites in the first place, should rights holders demand it.

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June 20, 2018 4:20:31 pm

Serverless computing allows people to build and run applications and services without thinking about the provision, scale and manage any servers.

China trade standoff, US President Donald Trump, Xi Jinping, Apple, Elon Musk Tesla, Walmart, US companies, South Korea government
June 20, 2018 3:24:56 pm

The total amount of US goods exports to China only amounted to $130 billion last year, meaning Trump’s potential tariffs on $250 billion or more of Chinese imports can’t be matched, at least directly.

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June 20, 2018 3:20:37 pm

The flurry of corporate statements might soothe CEO consciences and rally their employees and customers, but they're unlikely to lead to policy changes.

June 20, 2018 12:25:41 am

In a letter to Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon dated June 15 and released by Wyden's office on Tuesday, Verizon said it was beginning the process to stop selling customer location data to vendors that aggregate the data.

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June 19, 2018 7:31:54 pm

Rather than just scanning a giant trove of data in search of factoids, IBM's latest project taps into several more complex branches of AI.

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June 19, 2018 7:29:41 pm

Fujifilm had hoped the merger would deliver at least $1.7 billion of cost savings and $1 billion of new revenue annually.