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Porsche offers computerized cruise control for twisty roads

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See the most exotic cars from the Geneva Motor Show I was going almost 50 miles an hour on a mountain road just north of New York City. Ahead of me, the road curved sharply to the left with just a thin metal railing between the speeding car and a long drop down a mountainside Read More

U.S. Administration lifts Section 232 steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico, API responds

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5/20/2019 WASHINGTON — API released the following statement on the Administration’s decision to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports under Section 232 on Canada and Mexico: “We applaud the Administration for reaching an agreement with Canada and Mexico to lift the 25% steel tariffs and not replace them with harmful quotas that would stifle Read More

US’s moves against Huawei will spur on new tech development in China

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Under pressure from the US government, Google suspended its product-sharing agreements and licenses with Chinese communications giant Huawei. But how badly will the move affect Huawei and what could it do to retaliate? The Trump administration last week banned US companies from selling to Huawei without a government license, significantly upping the ante in the Read More

Lumentum says halting all Huawei shipments, cuts quarterly forecast

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(Reuters) – Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum Holdings Inc on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei Technologies, following export restrictions put in place by the United States Department of Commerce. The company, which is seen as a major supplier of Apple Inc’s Face ID technology, said Read More

Huawei will continue security support for Android smartphones

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LONDON (Reuters) – Huawei said on Monday it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after being barred from Google updates to its Android operating system. A 3-D printed Android logo is seen in front of a displayed Huawei logo in this illustration picture May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Read More

Google restricts Huawei’s use of Android

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Google has cut phone maker Huawei off from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm. New Huawei smartphones will also lose access to popular Google apps. The move comes after the Trump administration added Huawei to a list of companies that American firms cannot trade with unless they Read More

Intel, Qualcomm halt chip supplies to Huawei – reports

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Several major US corporations, such as Qualcomm and Intel have reportedly joined Google in implementing President Donald Trump’s executive order that declared Chinese tech giant Huawei a national security risk. Following the footsteps of Google, a number of top American chipmakers – including Intel Corp., Qualcomm Inc., Xilinx Inc. and Broadcom Inc. – halted their Read More

Google deals Huawei major blow by cutting Android licence

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Google has dealt a major blow to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei by blocking the firm from using critical apps and services like Gmail and YouTube on its range of smartphones, according to reports. Just like other major smartphone makers including Samsung and LG, Huawei relies on the Google-developed Android operating system to power its mobile Read More

Palladium boom gives South African miners only temporary reprieve

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LONDON (Reuters) – A surge in palladium prices has thrown struggling South African mining companies a lifeline. But it may not be enough. FILE PHOTO: Ingots of 99.97 percent pure palladium are stored at a plant owned by Krastsvetmet, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of non-ferrous metals, in Krasnoyarsk, Russia April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Ilya Read More

Facebook imposes new restrictions on livestreaming to prevent abuse following Christchurch attacks

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Two months after the deadly white nationalist terrorist attacks in two New Zealand mosques, Facebook has announced new restrictions on who can livestream video on the social network. According to a Tuesday blog post, the Mark Zuckerberg-led company will begin applying a “one strike” policy to Facebook Live that would ban users who violate the platform’s Read More