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07/16/2018 07:33 AM
Global regulators start monitoring crypto assets
Global regulators have published a framework for "vigilantly" monitoring risks from crypto assets like bitcoin and ether, even though they don't pose a major risk to financial stability for now.

07/16/2018 07:31 AM
Britain backs Scottish spaceport plan with $40 million in grants
Britain wants to build its first spaceport for launching satellites in Scotland, with the government kick-starting the project by handing almost 30 million pounds ($40 million) in grants to companies including Lockheed Martin.

07/16/2018 06:12 AM
Power to the drones: utilities place bets on robots
Flying robots that can travel dozens of kilometres without stopping could be the next big thing for power companies.

07/16/2018 02:59 AM
ZTE stock surges as U.S. supplier ban lifted though outlook remains uncertain
Investors on Monday cheered the lifting of a U.S. supplier ban on China's ZTE Corp, pushing its shares up 17 percent, though analysts cautioned the telecommunications equipment maker still faced many challenges as it works to revive its business.

07/16/2018 02:58 AM
Russia says it prevented 25 million cyber attacks, other acts during World Cup
Russia prevented nearly 25 million cyber attacks and other criminal acts against its information infrastructure related to the soccer World Cup, the Kremlin quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying.

07/16/2018 02:41 AM
Hong Kong Exchange brushes off Chinese snub over dual-class shares
Hong Kong's exchange described as "temporary" a dispute with its Shanghai and Shenzhen counterparts over plans to bar investor access to dual-class shares, a move that led to smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp tumbling as much as 10 percent on Monday.

07/16/2018 02:10 AM
Raytheon's StormBreaker bomb enters operational testing phase
Missile maker Raytheon Co said its StormBreaker bomb has entered operational testing phase, bringing it a step closer to provide U.S. Air Force pilots the capability to strike maneuvering targets in adverse weather.

07/15/2018 10:16 AM
Rolls-Royce plans for take-off in flying taxi market
British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade.

07/15/2018 05:59 AM
Police arrest 25 in latest WhatsApp rumour-led lynching in Karnataka
Police in India have arrested more than two dozen men who were part of a mob that lynched a 32-year-old man after rumours spread over WhatsApp that he was a child-kidnapper, police said on Sunday.

07/15/2018 12:55 AM
Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller
Social networking site Twitter Inc on Saturday suspended two accounts linked to 12 Russian spies indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

07/14/2018 11:10 AM
China auto firms to set up ride-sharing platform
Chinese firms FAW Group, Dongfeng Automobile and Chongqing Changan Automobile have set up a venture to establish a ride-sharing platform, Changan said on Saturday, creating the kind of service pioneered by Uber.

07/14/2018 01:44 AM
U.S. indictments show technical evidence for Russian hacking accusations
U.S. indictments against a dozen Russian intelligence officers on Friday provided detailed technical evidence to back up allegations of Russian hacking and leaking of information to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

07/13/2018 07:35 PM
U.S. lifts ban on suppliers selling to China's ZTE
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday lifted a ban on U.S. companies selling goods to ZTE Corp , allowing China's second-largest telecommunications equipment maker to resume business.

07/13/2018 07:30 PM
AT&T CEO confident Time Warner deal on solid ground
The U.S. Justice Department has only a remote chance of overturning AT&T Inc's takeover of Time Warner, Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said on Friday, adding that the move could affect the bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc .

07/13/2018 06:05 PM
Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet to testify at U.S. House hearing
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday to take testimony from Facebook Inc , Alphabet Inc's YouTube unit and Twitter Inc on whether social media companies are filtering content for political reasons, the committee chairman said.

07/13/2018 05:16 PM
U.S. intel chief warns of devastating cyber threat to U.S. infrastructure
The U.S. intelligence chief warned on Friday that the threat was growing for a devastating cyber assault on critical U.S. infrastructure, saying the "warning lights are blinking red again" nearly two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

07/13/2018 04:11 PM
U.S. sanctions seen barring IT platform of insurer Lloyd's for Iran trade
New U.S. sanctions are likely to prevent the use of a Lloyd's of London IT platform for any Iran insurance, adding to difficulties for European insurers providing cover for the country.

07/13/2018 04:02 PM
Cisco sinks on report Amazon wading into networking equipment
Shares of Cisco Systems Inc and other network equipment makers fell on Friday after a report that Inc's cloud services business was considering selling its own network switches to business customers at much lower prices.

07/13/2018 03:11 PM
Comcast to pay advisers as much as 243 million pound in fees for Sky takeover
Comcast expects to pay the banks, law firms and other advisers on its 25.9 billion pound ($34.23 billion) bid for Sky as much as 243 million pounds if it wins the battle for the British broadcaster, the U.S. cable giant said on Friday.

07/13/2018 02:19 PM
Microsoft seeks regulation of facial recognition technology
Microsoft Corp on Friday called for government regulation of facial recognition technology and for laws governing its acceptable uses.