• Finance
    Reuters

    U.S. to pursue extradition of Huawei CFO from Canada

    The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that it will pursue the extradition of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] chief financial officer, arrested in Canada in December on allegations that she participated in a conspiracy to defraud banks. Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou faces accusations in the

  • Huawei targets European expansion with mid-priced smartphone
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    Reuters

    Huawei targets European expansion with mid-priced smartphone

    Huawei is seeking to strengthen its position in Europe with a smartphone that offers new camera features and a lower price-tag than models from rivals Samsung and Apple. The appeal of Honor - a sub-brand in Huawei's smartphone portfolio - is that it has many of the advanced features of the company

  • Hedge funds push for overhaul at eBay
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    Reuters

    Hedge funds push for overhaul at eBay

    In a letter to the company's board, Elliott asked eBay to hive off its StubHub ticket sales business and eBay Classifieds Group as part of a plan the hedge fund says could double the company's value. Starboard has also taken a significant stake in eBay and been pushing for changes including

  • Payments company Square launches debit card for small businesses
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    Reuters

    Payments company Square launches debit card for small businesses

    The MasterCard debit card will allow companies to spend funds from sales they have processed via Square's payments systems as soon as they have made the sale, the company said. "Sellers can get stuck in a cash flow crunch," Alyssa Henry, seller lead at Square, said on a call with journalists

  • Samsung Galaxy S10 price accidentally revealed and it's almost as much as the most expensive iPhone
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    The Independent

    Samsung Galaxy S10 price accidentally revealed and it's almost as much as the most expensive iPhone

    The price of the new Samsung Galaxy S10 appears to have been leaked less than a month before it is officially launched. Italian news website TuttoAndroid revealed a price list for the various iterations of the device, together with the colours available for each model. The S10 Plus will come in two

  • Waymo says it will build self-driving cars in Michigan
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    Reuters

    Waymo says it will build self-driving cars in Michigan

    Waymo has proposed private investments of $13.6 million to build a facility in southeast Michigan and create more than 100 jobs, potentially up to 400 jobs, the Michigan Economic Development Corp said separately on Tuesday. Waymo said the new facility would be dedicated to mass production of L4 or level

  • WhatsApp down: App not working as chats breaking on iPhone and Android
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    The Independent

    WhatsApp down: App not working as chats breaking on iPhone and Android

    WhatsApp has broken, leaving people unable to chat. The problems were reported across the world, according to the website Down Detector, and on various platforms including iPhone and Android. The problems did not appear to be affecting every user of the site, with some able to get onto both the app

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    BGR News

    There’s an even better version of Amazon’s best-selling Bluetooth earbuds, and they’re only $21

    The first-generation Mpow Flames have been best-sellers on Amazon forever. In fact, they're still best-sellers right now. But you might not realize that there's a new version of these insanely popular headphones, and they're available right now on Amazon at a discount. The Mpow Flame Upgraded

  • Huawei, China Tensions a 'Central Concern' for Canada, Freeland Says
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    Bloomberg Videos

    Huawei, China Tensions a 'Central Concern' for Canada, Freeland Says

    Jan.22 -- Canada Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland discusses the arrest of Huawei's Chief Financial Officer, whether Huawei poses a national security threat to Canada, and continued U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum. She speaks with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker at the World Economic

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    BGR News

    iOS 12.1.3 is now available to download for iPhone and iPad

    A little more than a month after the last major iOS 12 software update, Apple is pushing out another update today to all users that seems geared toward mostly bug fixes -- though, of course, that doesn't make it any less necessary to update. After Apple pushed out iOS 12.1.2, which the company said

  • BMW and Daimler to name ride-hailing venture 'Jurbey': source
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    Reuters

    BMW and Daimler to name ride-hailing venture 'Jurbey': source

    German companies BMW and Daimler will name their combined ride-hailing and car-sharing firm "Jurbey", a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Daimler and BMW declined to comment. Germany's luxury carmakers last year unveiled plans to combine their car-sharing businesses to

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    BGR News

    Behold: The smallest Chrome OS computer on the face of the planet

    If we were gamblers here at BGR Deals, we would definitely be that you've never heard of the ASUS CHROMEBIT CS10 Stick-Desktop PC until now. We would also bet that you won't soon forget it. This awesome little gadget is the size of a flash drive and it even looks just like a flash drive. This

  • Tech
    Reuters

    Goldman Sachs backs UK-based robo adviser Nutmeg in latest funding round

    (Reuters) - U.K.-based online wealth manager Nutmeg said on Tuesday it raised $58.2 million in funding from investors, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc, proceeds of which will be used mainly for international expansion. The latest funding round values Nutmeg Saving and Investment Ltd at 245 million

  • DHL to close Chile e-commerce business by April: newspaper
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    Reuters

    DHL to close Chile e-commerce business by April: newspaper

    Package delivery company DHL [DHL.UL] will shutter its Chilean e-commerce division in April, plagued by weak results in one of Latin America's most stable and prosperous economies, Chile's Diario Financiero newspaper reported. DHL said that it would close its eCommerce division on April 12,

  • AP-NORC Poll: Disasters influence thinking on climate change
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    Associated Press

    AP-NORC Poll: Disasters influence thinking on climate change

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to their views on climate change, Americans are looking at natural disasters and their local weather, according to a new poll.

  • Huawei calls for swift end to case of executive arrested in Canada
    Finance
    Reuters

    Huawei calls for swift end to case of executive arrested in Canada

    The United States has told Canada it will request Meng's extradition, but has not said when it will do so, David MacNaughton, Canada's ambassador to the U.S., said in a Globe and Mail interview on Monday. Weng, who is the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in Canada on Dec

  • Goldman Sachs leads £45 million investment in British fintech start-up Nutmeg
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    The Telegraph

    Goldman Sachs leads £45 million investment in British fintech start-up Nutmeg

    Goldman Sachs has backed British financial technology business Nutmeg through a £45m investment round in the company.

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    BGR News

    Our 5 favorite 4K TV and home audio deals for Super Bowl 53

    Super Bowl 53 is now less than two weeks away, so it's definitely time to prepare yourself for the action. And if you plan to watch it at your place, it's probably time to upgrade your home entertainment gear whether or not you're inviting anyone over for a party. Retailers always offer great

  • Spain: Taxi drivers threaten to take strike to French border
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    Associated Press

    Spain: Taxi drivers threaten to take strike to French border

    MADRID (AP) — Taxi drivers striking to demand tighter regulations for companies using ride-hailing apps blocked traffic for another day in Spain's two major cities on Tuesday, while threatening to take their protest to the French border.

  • Elliott pushes for changes at eBay
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    Associated Press

    Elliott pushes for changes at eBay

    NEW YORK (AP) — An activist shareholder said Tuesday that eBay would be better off without StubHub or its classified ads businesses.

  • A real-life photo of Samsung’s unreleased Galaxy S10+ just leaked
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    BGR News

    A real-life photo of Samsung’s unreleased Galaxy S10+ just leaked

    Samsung's Galaxy S9 was one of the sleekest and most powerful smartphones released in 2018. It was also incredibly boring since it looked exactly like the Galaxy S8 from back in 2017, and it packed no new marquee features whatsoever. Sales have plummeted as a result, and some estimates suggest that

  • At Alibaba's futuristic hotel, robots deliver towels and mix cocktails
    Tech
    Reuters

    At Alibaba's futuristic hotel, robots deliver towels and mix cocktails

    The robots are part of a suite of high-tech tools that Alibaba says drastically cuts the hotel's cost of human labor and eliminates the need for guests to interact with other people. Formally opened to the public last month, the 290-room FlyZoo is an incubator for technology Alibaba wants to sell

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    BGR News

    The crazy camera that lets your iPhone or Android see anywhere is on sale for just $28 today

    One of the most popular smartphone accessories we covered in all of 2018 was the DEPSTECH 1200P WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera. This awesome camera connects to any iPhone or Android device using a WiFi Direct connection, so there are no pesky cables or connectors to deal with. The camera can then be

  • Google Pixel 3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 top selfie-quality rankings
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    AFP Relax

    Google Pixel 3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 top selfie-quality rankings

    A leading image quality rating agency, DxOMark Image Labs, based in France, has unveiled "DxOMark Selfie," a test protocol for front-facing smartphone cameras largely based on its ranking system for smartphone main cameras. According to the tests, the Google Pixel 3 auto-focus system is the

  • Resident Evil 2 remake review: Survival horror perfection
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    The Telegraph

    Resident Evil 2 remake review: Survival horror perfection

    Labelling this new version of Capcom’s survival-horror classic a ‘remake’ somehow feels like an curious understatement. Resident Evil 2 is a thrilling return to the legacy of the 1998 original, no doubt, hewing close to its style, structure and the zombified tale of a city infected with a devastating