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01/16/2018 02:43 AM
Exclusive - U.S. lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei: sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc , the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, said two congressional aides.

01/16/2018 01:22 AM
Google says 'no changes' to mapping platform in China after report
BEIJING (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it has made "no changes" to its mapping platform in China, denying an earlier media report that claimed it was re-launching the function in China, where many of its services are blocked.

01/16/2018 12:53 AM
China consumer group seeks answers from Apple about slowing iPhones
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese consumer group has asked Apple for information about the slowing of older iPhones after operating system updates, demanding a reply before Friday, state news agency Xinhua reported.

01/16/2018 12:26 AM
BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for self-driving cars
(Reuters) - Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd on Monday launched a new cybersecurity software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars.

01/15/2018 11:22 PM
Factbox: China carmakers ramping up electric car investments
(Reuters) - Chinese automakers so far have announced plans to invest more than $20 billion in new electric and hybrid vehicles. Among them:

01/15/2018 11:16 PM
Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by global automakers that now totals $90 billion and is still growing, a Reuters analysis shows.

01/15/2018 01:21 PM
Analysis: End of a chip boom? Memory chip price drop spooks investors
SEOUL (Reuters) - After a blistering year-and-a-half long surge, a sudden drop in some memory prices, followed by Samsung Electronics Co's disappointing profit estimate, is causing jitters among investors who had bet the chip boom would last at least another year.

01/15/2018 08:44 AM
SoftBank considers IPO for Japan wireless unit, said to seek $18 billion
TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp said on Monday it was considering listing its Japanese wireless business - a move that could reportedly raise $18 billion and would accelerate the conglomerate's transformation into one of the world's biggest tech investors.

01/15/2018 06:07 AM
Exclusive: China's JD.com targets $2 bln fundraising at logistics unit - sources
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's second-biggest e-commerce firm JD.com has kicked off a fundraising round at its logistics unit with a target of at least $2 billion, and eventually plans to list the business overseas, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

01/15/2018 03:16 AM
China's WeChat plans to resurrect tipping button after agreement with Apple
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's largest social media platform WeChat plans to resurrect its "tipping" feature used to send cash to content creators, after removing it from Apple Inc's iOS devices last year over an app-store rules dispute with the U.S. firm.