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Huawei founder details ‘battle mode’ reform plan to beat U.S. crisis

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a “live-or-die moment” in the wake of U.S. export curbs, founder Ren Zhengfei said. FILE PHOTO: Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei attends a panel discussion at the Read More

Indonesian planters see drought hitting palm oil output

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KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA (Reuters) – Leading palm oil players in Indonesia see production growth being hit in the short to medium term, as the world’s top grower of the edible oil faces drought across major planting regions that is expected to delay fruit ripening and lower output. FILE PHOTO: A worker unloads palm fruit at a Read More

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France’s new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Alphabet Inc’s Read More

Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple to testify in Washington against French digital tax

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US tech giants are set to testify at a US government hearing over the French digital tax imposed last month in an attempt to level the playing field between big companies and local businesses. “ represents a troubling precedent, unnecessarily departs from progress toward stable long-lasting international tax policies and may disproportionately impact Read More

One-hit wonder? Revolutionary CRISPR machine can edit hundreds of genes at once

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The revolutionary CRISPR gene editing machine has undergone an incredible upgrade to edit “dozens or even hundreds of genes” at once, allowing scientists to reprogram entire gene networks in one fell swoop. Previously, in the best case scenario, the CRISPR-Cas technique could only modify a handful of genes simultaneously and usually it could only manage Read More

Turkey fuming after Syrian airstrike on convoy in Islamist-held Idlib province

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The Turkish Defense Ministry has condemned Syria for attacking its convoy in the Syrian province of Idlib. Damascus said the vehicles were transporting weapons and ammo to “terrorist forces.” Ankara said three people were killed and 12 others injured on Monday after the Syrian airstrike, which targeted a Turkish military convoy travelling between two observation Read More

Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game

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FILE PHOTO: A child plays video game Minecraft at the Minecon convention in London July 4, 2015. REUTERS/Matthew Tostevin (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp’s (NVDA.O) real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company’s Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers. Real-time ray Read More

Denmark sees resolution soon to EU rift on 2050 climate goal

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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The new energy and climate minister of Denmark, a frontrunner in fighting climate change, said on Friday he was confident fellow EU countries would soon agree to go carbon-neutral by 2050 despite resistance in the east of the bloc. Denmark’s Climate and Energy Minister Dan Jorgensen speaks during an interview in Copenhagen, Read More

Correction: Prosafe SE: Publication of Information Memorandum

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Correction: the Information Memorandum was not attached to the previous announcement, and has now been attached. Not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, in or into any jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation of the relevant laws of such jurisdiction. Reference is made to announcement of 3 June Read More