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WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – A “Cold War mentality” and “bully behavior” are hindering mutual trust in cyberspace, China’s propaganda chief said on Sunday at the start of the World Internet Conference in the eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen. People walks in front of a screen at the World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in early-stage talks with some U.S. telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them, a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Aly
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WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company’s light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China’s censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country. Facebook has been under fire in recent years for its lax approach to
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Demonstrators and police clashed in Lebanon on Thursday as thousands of people rallied against the government’s handling of an economic crisis, in one of the biggest protests the country has seen in years. FILE PHOTO: A general view of Beirut central district, Lebanon, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo The government backed
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s cabinet has agreed to impose a fee on calls over WhatsApp and other similar applications, as part of efforts to raise revenues in the country’s 2020 draft budget, a minister said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A general view of Beirut central district, Lebanon, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo Lebanon has
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – In Mexico’s burgeoning startup scene, publicity is the last thing many entrepreneurs want. A device from Mexican payments startup Clip is seen in this picture illustration taken in Mexico City, Mexico October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes/Illustration Unlike plenty of their P.R.-hungry counterparts in Silicon Valley, Mexican startup founders often decline media
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FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet unit Google’s fight against a 2.4-billion-euro ($2.64 billion) EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days in February 2020 at Europe’s second-highest court, according to parties involved
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FILE PHOTO: A Harley-Davidson Inc. logo is seen at the Paris auto show in Paris, France, October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (Reuters) – Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) said on Monday it has stopped production of its first electric motorcycle after discovering a glitch in the final quality checks. The motorcycle maker said it does not have
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has finalised rules for the build-out of 5G mobile networks that, in a snub to the United States, will not exclude China’s Huawei Technologies. FILE PHOTO: A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured at the Hanover trade fair, in Hanover, Germany March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo Government
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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, United States, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three U.S. financial regulators on Friday issued a warning to firms with registered digital assets that they have an obligation to follow securities laws prohibiting
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FILE PHOTO: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joe Simons announces that Facebook Inc has agreed to a settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy during a news conference at FTC Headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Trade Commission, which works with the Justice Department to enforce antitrust
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FILE PHOTO: An eBay sign is seen at an office building in San Jose, California May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach/File Photo (Reuters) – EBay Inc said on Friday it would exit Facebook Inc’s planned cryptocurrency Libra, joining Paypal. “We highly respect the vision of the Libra Association; however, eBay has made the decision to not move
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) unveiled a completely redesigned hydrogen-powered fuel cell sedan on Friday in its latest attempt to revive demand for the niche technology that it hopes will become mainstream. A prototype of Toyota Motor Corp’s second-generation Mirai fuel-cell car is displayed at a media briefing in Tokyo, Japan, October 10,
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