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At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo May 24, 2019 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that ...
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Panasonic says has not stopped supplies to Huawei, still investigating

Panasonic says has not stopped supplies to Huawei, still investigating

FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on Panasonic Corp's logo at Panasonic Center in Tokyo, Japan, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo May 24, 2019 TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Panasonic Corp said on Friday it ...
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Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law

FILE PHOTO: Xiaomi logos are seen during a news conference in Hong Kong, China June 23, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip May 24, 2019 SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had ...
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Poland files complaint with EU’s top court over copyright rule change

Poland files complaint with EU’s top court over copyright rule change

FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo May 24, 2019 WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland has submitted a complaint to the European ...
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BT to give greater network access to rivals under new Ofcom plan

BT to give greater network access to rivals under new Ofcom plan

FILE PHOTO: A bus passes a BT logo outside of offices in the City of London, Britain, January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville May 24, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest telecoms group BT will be ...
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SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk’s Starlink internet service

SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk’s Starlink internet service

FILE PHOTO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft sits on launch pad 39A prior to the uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, ...
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Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London

FILE PHOTO: Uber "JUMP" bikes are shown along a sidewalk in downtown San Diego, California, U.S., April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo May 23, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric ...
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NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project

FILE PHOTO: Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at the Kennedy Space Center visitors complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo May 23, 2019 By Joey Roulette MELBOURNE, Fla. (Reuters) ...
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Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone

Robert Collymore, Chief Executive of Kenya's telecom operator Safaricom, speaks during an interview Reuters in Nairobi, Kenya, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner May 23, 2019 By Duncan Miriri NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s Safaricom will start ...
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TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation

Undated handout image of the TransferWise app. TransferWise/Handout via REUTERS May 23, 2019 By Anna Irrera (Reuters) – Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to ...
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Demand for fiber broadband to watch Netflix boosts UK’s TalkTalk

Demand for fiber broadband to watch Netflix boosts UK’s TalkTalk

FILE PHOTO: A man passes a branded logo outside the Talktalk headquarters in London, Britain May 10, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall May 23, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – British broadband provider TalkTalk reported a 17% rise in ...
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Lenovo Group fourth-quarter profit surges more than three-fold

Lenovo Group fourth-quarter profit surges more than three-fold

FILE PHOTO: The Lenovo logo is seen in this illustration photo January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration May 23, 2019 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Lenovo Group reported a more than three-fold increase in its quarterly profit ...
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Taiwan’s TSMC says chip shipments to Huawei not affected by U.S. ban

Taiwan’s TSMC says chip shipments to Huawei not affected by U.S. ban

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan August 31, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu May 23, 2019 HSINCHU, Taiwan (Reuters) – TSMC, the world’s biggest contract ...
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Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers

FILE PHOTO: A man talks on his mobile phone beside Huawei's billboard featuring 5G technology at the PT Expo in Beijing, China, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo May 23, 2019 By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) ...
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U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo

A staff member is seen inside a Huawei retail store in Shanghai, China May 8, 2019. Picture taken May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT ...
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