Technology

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm (QCOM.O) is set to win “imminent” Japanese antitrust clearance for its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors (NXPI.O) and gain Europe’s approval by the end of the year with slight tweaks to its concessions, a person familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A sign on the Qualcomm campus
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China Citic Bank Corp (601998.SS) and search engine giant Baidu Inc (BIDU.O) launched on Saturday a direct banking joint venture, dubbed AiBank, to capitalize on China’s rapidly growing fintech sector. FILE PHOTO: A man stands in front of CITIC bank’s branch in Beijing, China, March 23, 2016.REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon AiBank is one among
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LONDON (Reuters) – Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalize on an expected shortfall in materials such as cobalt and lithium when sales of electric cars take off. An employee sorts used primary non-rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries before being recycled by the German recycling
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – About 15 percent of U.S. federal agencies have reported some trace of Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab software on their systems, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official told Congress on Tuesday. The logo of Russia’s Kaspersky Lab is on displayat the company’s office in Moscow, Russia October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Jeanette Manfra,
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google in the last few months has begun removing from YouTube extremist videos that do not depict violence or preach hate, YouTube said on Monday, a major policy shift as social media companies face increasing pressure from governments. FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed YouTube icon is seen in front of
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin, whose value has fluctuated significantly this month, remains a “speculative” investment that thrives because of its anonymous nature, BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Monday. Laurence Fink, founder and chief executive officer of BlackRock, Inc. speaks during the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit in New York, U.S.,
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Alibaba (BABA.N), the Chinese e-commerce giant, said its Singles’ Day sales surged past last year’s total just after midday Saturday, hitting a record $18 billion, pointing to a likely giant haul for the world’s biggest shopping event. Once a celebration for China’s lonely hearts, Singles’ Day has become an annual 24-hour extravaganza
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(Reuters) – Equifax Inc on Friday issued a fourth-quarter profit outlook that fell short of Wall Street expectations, saying the massive breach of its consumer data earlier this year would hurt sales and result in costs of $60 million to $75 million during the period. Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in
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(Reuters) – Equifax Inc (EFX.N) on Thursday reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back business. FILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo
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The Terzo Millennio is Lamborghini’s vision of the electric supercar of the future and was developed in partnership with MIT. Terzo Millennio is Italian for third millennium but let’s hope that we won’t have to wait another 983 years for this particular car to become a production model. However, one or two innovations the car
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