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March 19, 2019

Yandex teams up with Hyundai Mobis for driverless cars

This post was originally published on this siteRussia’s Yandex and Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd, an auto parts affiliate of Hyundai Motor Co, agreed to jointly develop control systems for driverless vehicles, Yandex said on Tuesday.
March 19, 2019

Riding with ‘Uncle Diego’: Uber’s wild drive for growth in Chile

This post was originally published on this siteThe Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile’s capital. As his passenger jumped into his gleaming Suzuki, he glanced around furtively for signs of trouble.
March 19, 2019

Germany kicks off 5G mobile spectrum auction

This post was originally published on this siteGermany launched its 5G mobile spectrum auction on Tuesday, finally going ahead after a court threw out legal challenges and regulators resisted U.S. pressure to ban Chinese network vendors from building out next-generation networks.
March 19, 2019

Aluminum producer Hydro hit by cyber attack

This post was originally published on this siteNorsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest producers of aluminum, was suffering a cyber attack on Tuesday that affected its production facilities, sending its shares lower.
March 19, 2019

Norway say Hydro cyber attack began Monday evening and escalated during the night

This post was originally published on this siteThe cyber attack on aluminum producer Norsk Hydro began on Monday evening and escalated during the night, the Norwegian state agency in charge of cyber security said on Tuesday.
March 19, 2019

Aluminum producer Hydro hit by cyber attack on Tuesday

This post was originally published on this siteNorsk Hydro , one of the world’s largest producers of aluminum, was sustaining a cyber attack on Tuesday that affected its operations, sending its shares lower.
March 19, 2019

Exclusive: Israel’s chip sales to China jump as Intel expands

This post was originally published on this siteIsrael’s exports of computer chips to China soared last year as Chinese companies bought more semiconductors made at Intel’s Kiryat Gat plant.
March 18, 2019

Elon Musk never sought approval for a single Tesla tweet, U.S. SEC tells judge

This post was originally published on this siteChief Executive Elon Musk has never sought pre-approval for a single tweet about Tesla Inc since striking a court-approved deal about how to communicate important information about the electric vehicle maker, the top U.S. securities regulator told a judge on Monday.
March 18, 2019

South Korea radar and thermal camera system warns ‘smartphone zombies’ of traffic

This post was originally published on this siteA city in South Korea, which has the world’s highest smartphone penetration rate, has installed flickering lights and laser beams at a road crossing to warn “smartphone zombies” to look up and drivers to slow down, in the hope of preventing accidents.
March 18, 2019

Elon Musk tweet about Tesla violates settlement agreement, U.S. regulator tells court

This post was originally published on this siteA tweet about Tesla Inc production targets by Elon Musk was “a blatant violation” of a court order to get his written communications pre-approved, U.S. securities regulators told a judge on Monday, doubling down on the government’s demand to find the Tesla CEO in contempt of a previous fraud settlement.
March 18, 2019

Brexit hits ability of UK fintech to lure top talent: report

This post was originally published on this siteLeaving the European Union is making it harder for fintech firms in Britain to recruit top talent, a report said on Tuesday, threatening to slam the brakes on a 7 billion pound ($9 billion)growth sector just as EU states step up competition.
March 18, 2019

Netflix says it will not join Apple TV service

This post was originally published on this siteNetflix Inc will not make its programming available through a coming TV service expected to be unveiled by Apple Inc, Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Monday.
March 18, 2019

Nvidia partners with Softbank to deploy cloud gaming servers in Japan

This post was originally published on this siteChip designer Nvidia Corp said on Monday it has partnered with Softbank Group Corp and LG Uplus Corp to deploy cloud gaming servers in Japan and Korea later this year.
March 18, 2019

Huawei leads Asian domination of U.N. patent applications in 2018

This post was originally published on this siteChinese telecoms giant Huawei led the pack with Asia accounting for more than half of the international patent applications at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) last year, WIPO said on Tuesday.
March 18, 2019

U.S. warns Brazil about Huawei and 5G in talks: senior U.S. official

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. officials have warned their Brazilian counterparts of their security concerns about Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co during talks in Washington, a senior American official said on Monday.
March 18, 2019

Brotherly love at Reliance? India’s Mukesh Ambani provides ‘support’ to brother Anil as debt paid off

This post was originally published on this siteThe Ambani brothers, whose public feud over control of the Reliance empire after their father’s death in 2002 led to a split in the conglomerate, may have taken a major step to a more harmonious relationship on Monday.
March 18, 2019

Facebook plans more fact-checking ahead of European Parliament election

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook plans to ramp up efforts to fight misinformation ahead of the European Parliament election in May and will partner with German news agency DPA to boost its fact-checking, a senior executive said on Monday.
March 18, 2019

Google seeking to promote rivals to stave off EU antitrust action

This post was originally published on this siteGoogle is trying to boost price comparison rivals such as Kelkoo in an effort to appease European Union antitrust regulators and ward off fresh fines following a 2.4-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) penalty nearly two years ago.
March 18, 2019

Project Aurora: U.S. government, Intel aim for nation’s fastest computer

This post was originally published on this siteA U.S. government-led group is working with chipmaker Intel Corp and Cray Inc to develop and build the nation’s fastest computer by 2021 for conducting nuclear weapons and other research, officials said on Monday.
March 18, 2019

GM considers options for its Lyft stake following IPO

This post was originally published on this siteAs Lyft Inc cruises toward an initial public offering this month, one of the big winners will be General Motors Co, whose stake in the ride-hailing firm could be worth as much as $1.27 billion.
March 18, 2019

Ride-hailing firm Lyft launches IPO road show in Uber’s shadow

This post was originally published on this siteLyft Inc kicked off the investor road show for its initial public offering on Monday, targeting a valuation of up to $23 billion and seeking to woo money managers before larger ride-hailing rival Uber Technologies Inc goes public in April.
March 18, 2019

India’s RCom pays Ericsson, says asset deal with Jio falls through

This post was originally published on this siteIndia’s Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom) said on Monday it had paid Sweden’s Ericsson for a contract in line with a court order but a deal to sell assets to Reliance Jio Infocomm had fallen through.
March 18, 2019

Explainer: Germany, at last, launches 5G spectrum auction

This post was originally published on this siteGermany begins an auction of spectrum for next-generation 5G mobile networks on Tuesday, the outcome of which will play a decisive role in determining whether Europe’s largest economy remains competitive in the digital age.
March 18, 2019

U.S. firm FIS buys Worldpay for $35 billion in payments deal bonanza

This post was originally published on this siteBy Justin George Varghese, Rachel Armstrong and Pamela Barbaglia
March 18, 2019

Tech giants will have to be regulated in future: EU’s Timmermans

This post was originally published on this siteThe European Union and authorities around the world will have to regulate big technology and social media companies at some stage to protect citizens, the deputy head of the European Commission said on Monday.