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FILE PHOTO: EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni holds a joint press conference with European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis on Recovery and Resilience at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium May 28, 2020. Aris Oikonomou/Pool via REUTERS BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to go it alone with taxing digital services of
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FILE PHOTO: Fitbit Blaze watch is seen in front of a displayed Alphabet logo in this illustration picture taken November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic (Reuters) – Australia’s consumer watchdog on Thursday raised initial competition concerns over Alphabet Inc-owned (GOOGL.O) Google’s $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker company Fitbit (FIT.N). “Our concerns are that Google buying
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Timotheus Hoettges, Chief Executive Officer of Germany’s telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom AG, holds a mobile phone as he attends the presentation of the new contact-tracing smartphone app that will use Bluetooth short-range radio and technology standards from Apple and Google to alert people of the risk of infection with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Berlin,
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BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) aims to become the biggest shareholder in video streaming rival iQIYI Inc iQ.O, said two people familiar with the matter, to lower costs and counter competition in a sector boosted by stay-at-home virus policies. FILE PHOTO: People visit Tencent’s booth at the World 5G Exhibition in Beijing,
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FILE PHOTO: Founder, Chairman, CEO and President of Amazon Jeff Bezos unveils his space company Blue Origin’s space exploration lunar lander rocket called Blue Moon during an unveiling event in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos is willing to testify to a congressional panel investigating potential
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The number of publicly accessible charging points for electric vehicles (EV) jumped 60% in 2019, the biggest increase in three years and outpacing sales of battery-powered cars, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). FILE PHOTO: A Tesla is charged at an electric car supercharger station in Los Angeles, California, U.S. August
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FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s intelligence agency warned that arresting the daughter of billionaire Huawei founder Ren Zheng would set off global “shock waves” and seriously affect ties with
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FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo (Reuters) – Drivers working for ride-hailing services such as Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) and Lyft Inc (LYFT.O) will now be considered employees under California’s new gig worker law, the state’s public utilities
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four Republican senators on Tuesday urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review whether to revise liability protections for internet companies after U.S. President Donald Trump urged action. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo
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FILE PHOTO: German Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek attends a news conference on the 2020 report of the expert commission on research and innovation in Berlin, Germany February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government said on Tuesday it would commit millions of euros in funding to electronics research and
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FILE PHOTO: SIM cards and 3d printed objects representing 5G are put on a motherboard in this picture illustration taken April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic /Illustration COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark wants to be able to exclude 5G technology suppliers from providing critical infrastructure in Denmark if they are not from countries considered security allies, online
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