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Exclusive: Trump says he could intervene in U.S. case against Huawei CFO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene in the Justice Department's case against a top executive at China's Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] if it would serve national security interests or help close a trade deal with China. Read More

 

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Police sound 'all clear' after bomb threat at Facebook's Silicon Valley campus

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc , police said, but gave the "all clear" after an hours-long search turned up no sign of a device. More »

 

Canada frees CFO of China's Huawei on bail; Trump might intervene

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail by a Canadian court on Tuesday, 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver at the request of U.S. authorities sparked a diplomatic dispute. More »

 

Google has 'no plans' to launch Chinese search engine: CEO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google has "no plans" to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea, Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday amid increased scrutiny of big tech firms. More »

 

Defunct startup Sidecar sues Uber: 'hell-bent on stifling competition'

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Defunct startup Sidecar Technologies Inc, which pioneered on-demand ride-hailing, is suing Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], alleging it engaged in predatory pricing and anticompetitive practices that ultimately put Sidecar out of business. More »

 

China's Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1 billion in U.S. IPO

NEW YORK/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China-based music streaming company Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it raised close to $1.1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) after pricing its shares at the bottom of its targeted range. More »

 

Millimeter perfect harmony pitched in quest for 5G economic boost

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ultra-short-wave mobile spectrum could add $565 billion to global economic output over the next 15 years if used to connect robots or other applications, the telecoms industry estimates. More »

 

Google studies steps to open representative office in Vietnam, government says

HANOI (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is studying steps toward opening a representative office in Vietnam, the government of the Southeast Asian nation said on its website, citing Google's Senior Vice President Kent Walker. More »

 

U.S. derivatives regulator launches consultation on ether

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. derivatives regulator on Tuesday said it was launching a formal consultation on the uses of ether as it aims to more closely scrutinize the virtual currency markets. More »

 

Apple launches payments service in Germany following delay

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Apple has launched its mobile payments service in Germany, four years after its start in the United States and trailing Google, which started its payments app in the country in June. More »

 

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