Saturday, May 30, 2020

Twitter says CEO Dorsey informed in advance of decision to tag Trump tweet

FILE PHOTO: Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter and fin-tech firm Square, sits for a portrait during an interview with Reuters in London, Britain,...

World’s largest all-electric plane completes its maiden flight

MagniX modified the Cessna to run on an electric engine (magniX)The world’s largest all-electric plane has completed its maiden flight over Washington state...

SoftBank leads $500 million fundraising for Didi's self-driving unit

FILE PHOTO: Logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at its headquarters building in Beijing, China August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason LeeBEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s...

China says Canada is an accomplice of U.S. in Huawei case

FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May...

Teardown of ‘anti-5G’ USB stick reveals how stupid it really is

It’s just a USB stick, nothing more (5gbioshield.com)A pervading conspiracy theory during the coronavirus lockdown is that 5G radio waves somehow inhibit the...

Softbank-backed Coupang under scrutiny after S.Korea warehouse virus outbreak

SEOUL (Reuters) - Deluged with online orders as the coronavirus epidemic swept South Korea, e-commerce giant Coupang opened a new groceries warehouse and...

Worshippers at 2,700-year-old Jewish temple ‘took cannabis’

Front view of the shrine at Arad, rebuilt in the Israel Museum. The topdown view of the altars: on where you can see...

A Raspberry Pi robot with emotions and other tech news

BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories including:Twitter adds a fact-check link to one...

First successful flight for world's largest all-electric plane

The world's largest all-electric aircraft made its first successful flight on Thursday, landing safely in Moses Lake, Washington, about 180 miles southeast of...

SoftBank Vision Fund head's pay doubled last year despite massive losses

FILE PHOTO: Rajeev Misra CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers speaks during the Milken Institute's 22nd annual Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., April...

Twitter flags China spokesman's tweet on COVID-19

FILE PHOTO: The Twitter logo and binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration taken November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoSHANGHAI (Reuters) -...

Tech firm developing mobile game to help kids prevent spread of coronavirus

A mobile game aims to teach young people about drug and vaccine development (Getty)A Glasgow-based technology company is to develop a mobile game...

Coronavirus: 'I built a memorial to my grandfather on Animal Crossing'

Isabella Ong, 24, is American-Chinese living in New York. Because of coronavirus restrictions she couldn't visit her grandfather's grave for her annual family...

Salesforce cuts annual estimates on COVID-19 hit

(Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc cut its annual revenue and profit forecasts on Thursday, as the cloud-based business software maker allowed clients to defer...

Trump's order taking aim at Twitter is 'bluster': legal experts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s attempt to curb what he says is social media censorship is a political gambit and will...

UK seeks alliance to avoid reliance on Chinese tech: The Times

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a mask walks past a 5G advert as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain,...

Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies,...

Cisco to acquire software firm ThousandEyes

FILE PHOTO: The logo of U.S. networks giant Cisco Systems is seen at their headquarters in Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 3, 2018....

Dell beats revenue estimates as remote working lifts workstation demand

(Reuters) - Dell Technologies Inc beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, boosted by demand for its workstations from companies moving more...

Trump considering legislation that may scrap law that protects social media companies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet...

Trump directs AG to boost enforcement of state laws on social media companies

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he signs an executive order regarding social media companies while Attorney General Bill Barr watches...

Canada's Huawei extradition ruling could unleash more Chinese backlash

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A Canadian court ruling that could permit the extradition of a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive to the...