Monday, January 20, 2020

Samsung Electronics appoints new mobile chief

The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiSEOUL (Reuters)...

Fines for European privacy breaches reach 114 million euros: report

FILE PHOTO: People look at their mobiles as background with internet wire cables on switch hub is projected in this picture illustration taken...

Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

FILE PHOTO: A demonstrators holds pro-Tesla poster during an action to support plans by U.S. electric vehicle pioneer Tesla to build its first...

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G

PARIS/MUNICH (Reuters) - European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton dismissed claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay...

SpaceX launch live blog: Latest updates as Falcon 9 rocket set to explode

More than 50 years after Nasa sent astronauts to the moon, SpaceX is about to use the...

Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

YANGON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr Shithole” in...

Facebook apologizes after vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

(Note: Story contains graphic language) Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Presidential...

AO Air's face mask uses fans for cleaner breathing

A US start-up has developed a face mask that uses powered fans to clean and cool the air breathed by the wearer.This not...

Trump, EU chief to meet in Davos as U.S tariffs loom over digital tax:...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump is expected to meet with EU leader Ursula von der Leyen in Davos, Switzerland, next week, three sources...

Malvern's touchscreen tech secrets now on your radar

It was dubbed 'the hidden Bletchley' after the place where World War Two codebreakers cracked the German's Enigma Code.The Telecommunications Research Establishment at...

Michigan governor urges broader Facebook crackdown on hate speech, citing attacks on state's lawmakers

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Michigan’s Democratic governor has urged Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to step up efforts to check hate speech on...

Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc has been ordered by a Massachusetts judge to turn over materials to that state’s attorney general about thousands...

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor's arguments 'circular'

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a case management conference in advance of her extradition hearing at B.C....

Break up big tech's 'monopoly', smaller rivals tell Congress hearing

BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - In April 2019, Tile.com, which helps users find lost or misplaced items, suddenly found itself competing with Apple Inc,...

Netflix opens Paris office, plans new French-language series

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. television streaming company Netflix has opened a new Paris office and plans to develop more than 20 original French-language...

U.S. will look at sudden acceleration complaints involving 500,000 Tesla vehicles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate...

UK's BT, Vodafone may seek PM Johnson's support for Huawei: sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s BT and Vodafone are considering urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to risk the rollout of next generation mobile...

TomTom closes deal with Huawei for use of maps and services: spokesman

FILE PHOTO: TomTom logo is seen on a vehicle in Eindhoven, Netherlands, November 21, 2019. REUTERS/Eva Plevier/File PhotoAMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch navigation and...

Deaf man sues Pornhub over lack of sexy subtitles in its videos

The hearing-impaired man is concerned that the lack of closed captioning makes it hard for him to follow the action (Image: Shutterstock)A deaf...

Bloomberg plan would make all new U.S. cars electric by 2035

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg unveiled a plan on Friday to slash greenhouse gas emissions from transportation by making...

Travelex staff put away pens and paper as UK systems come back online

(Reuters) - More than two weeks after a crippling ransomware attack forced Travelex staff to use pen and paper to calculate foreign currency...