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HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push. Hong Kong-based Serai, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Europe’s biggest Read More

Huawei: ‘No doubt’ that we will meet German 5G security standards

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Huawei, the Chinese technology and telecoms group hit by U.S. sanctions, said on Monday it was confident of meeting the security requirements that Germany is setting for its fifth-generation mobile networks. FILE PHOTO: An employee displays a Huawei 5G Smartphone Mate 20X smartphone at a Sunrise telecommunications shop in Opfikon, Switzerland June Read More

Google to spend further 1 billion euros to build Dutch data centers

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FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outs a Google offcie near the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dave Paresh/File Photo AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc.’s Google said on Monday it will invest an additional 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to build data centers in the Netherlands, including a new facility Read More

Exclusive: Huawei’s U.S. research arm builds separate identity

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(Reuters) – The U.S.-based research arm of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd – Futurewei Technologies Inc – has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the U.S government in May put Huawei on a trade blacklist, according to two people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo at the Read More

Apple says it collects fee on less than 1% of Spotify users

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(Reuters) – Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA pays Apple Inc a 15% fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify’s complaint with European antitrust regulators. FILE PHOTO: The Spotify logo hangs on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange with U.S. and a Swiss Read More

K-Pop’s BTS now in your pocket with mobile game

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – K-Pop stars BTS have conquered the charts with their music and the box office with documentary “Burn the Stage: The Movie,” and now they’re aiming for mobile phones with the game BTS World. The seven-member boy band, which has led a wave of Korean pop music in the United States and Read More

India asks scooter, bike makers to draw up plan for EVs: sources

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s federal think-tank has asked scooter and motorbike manufacturers to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, days after they publicly opposed the government’s proposals saying they would disrupt the sector, two sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A boy prepares to recharge his electric scooter outside his home in Read More

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech

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FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photos WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc. Read More

X-Prize winner: Children are not a product

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Media playback is unsupported on your device The winner of Elon Musk’s global learning X-Prize award says children should not become the “product” of large data-gathering companies. Andrew Ashe is a former teacher and the chief executive of UK-based learning software company onebillion.org. In May, the company won $5m (£3.95m) when it was named joint Read More