• Ford Unveils Electric Mustang SUV to Challenge Tesla
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    Ford Unveils Electric Mustang SUV to Challenge Tesla

    Nov.18 -- Ford has unveiled the Mustang Mach E, an all-electric SUV and next generation of the iconic mustang brand. Bloomberg’s Ed Ludlow reports from Los Angeles

  • SoftBank's Yahoo Japan to merge with Line app operator
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    SoftBank's Yahoo Japan to merge with Line app operator

    Japan's Z Holdings, formerly Yahoo Japan, will merge with mobile chat app operator Line, the firms said Monday, in a bid to boost the customer base for their digital services. Mobile operator SoftBank Corp, the parent of Z Holdings (ZHD), and South Korea's Naver, Line's parent company, agreed

  • Ford CEO Says Electric Mustang Will Bring Instant Profit
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    Ford CEO Says Electric Mustang Will Bring Instant Profit

    Nov.18 -- Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett says the Mustang Mach E, an all electric sports utility vehicle, will be profitable from the first car. Hackett spoke to Bloomberg’s Ed Ludlow at the Mach E unveil event in Los Angeles.

  • Exclusive: Interpol plans to condemn encryption spread, citing predators, sources say
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    Exclusive: Interpol plans to condemn encryption spread, citing predators, sources say

    The international police organization Interpol plans to condemn the spread of strong encryption in a statement Monday saying it protects child sex predators, three people briefed on the matter told Reuters. At the group’s conference in Lyon, France on Friday, an Interpol official said a version of the

  • Microsoft updates terms on data privacy amid EU probe
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    Microsoft updates terms on data privacy amid EU probe

    Microsoft said on Monday it was updating the privacy provisions of its commercial cloud contracts after European regulators found its deals with European Union institutions failed to protect data in line with EU law. The EDPS, the EU's data watchdog, opened an investigation in April to assess whether

  • Spotify, Apple Music to face music streaming challenge from TikTok owner ByteDance: FT
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    Spotify, Apple Music to face music streaming challenge from TikTok owner ByteDance: FT

    Chinese internet company ByteDance, owner of popular short video platform TikTok, is set to take on the likes of Spotify and Apple Music with a new music streaming service as soon as next month, according to a report by the Financial Times on Monday.The Beijing-based start-up is looking to launch the

  • TikTok owner ByteDance plans to launch music streaming: FT
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    TikTok owner ByteDance plans to launch music streaming: FT

    ByteDance is looking to launch its music streaming as soon as next month, initially in emerging markets such as India, Indonesia and Brazil, before a future opening in the United States, the FT reported, citing people familiar with the matter. In addition to on-demand music, ByteDance's app will

  • HP Rejects Xerox Offer as Too Low
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    HP Rejects Xerox Offer as Too Low

    Nov.17 -- HP Inc.’s board unanimously rejected Xerox Holdings Corp.’s unsolicited takeover proposal, saying the $22-a-share offer is too low and citing concerns about the smaller rival’s prospects in the printing industry. Su Keenan reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

  • Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals
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    Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

    Samsung's plan to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year may help it compete with low-cost rivals such as Huawei and Xiaomi but it's a strategy fraught with risks, people with familiar with the move said. Samsung Electronics, which shut its last in-house Chinese smartphone

  • Emmanuel Macron's strategy to combat American data domination
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    Emmanuel Macron's strategy to combat American data domination

    The global battle for digital ascendancy is being equated to the 20th-century nuclear arms race

  • Google enters battle for cloud gaming market
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    Google enters battle for cloud gaming market

    Ever-expanding Google becomes a gaming company Tuesday with the launch of its Stadia cloud service that lets people play console-quality video games on a web browser or smartphone. The internet giant hopes to break into the global video game industry expected to top $150 billion this year, with cloud

  • PC and mobile gaming to reach $8bn in Southeast Asia and Taiwan
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    PC and mobile gaming to reach $8bn in Southeast Asia and Taiwan

    Industry analyst Niko Partners predicts a $3bn rise in revenue by 2023 for the combined Southeast Asian and Chinese Taipei market across PC and mobile gaming. ESports titles are reaching over 9 in 10 video game players in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, according to a new report from Niko Partners. The

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    Airbus-backed tournament unveils first electric racing aircraft

    Several companies, including U.S. ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc , are working on electric-powered flying cars, amid increasing concerns about the environmental impact of fossil-fuel intensive air travel. Last month, Airbus rival Boeing announced a partnership with automaker Volkswagen&

  • Google enters battle for cloud gaming market
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    Google enters battle for cloud gaming market

    Ever-expanding Google becomes a gaming company Tuesday with the launch of its Stadia cloud service that lets people play console-quality video games on a web browser or smartphone. The internet giant hopes to break into the global video game industry expected to top $150 billion this year, with cloud

  • A hands-on look at Google's Stadia cloud game service
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    A hands-on look at Google's Stadia cloud game service

    Gamers were counting down to Tuesday's launch of Google's feature-rich, on-demand offering Stadia. AFP had a chance to gain a first impression at the web behemoth's Paris office in advance of the launch as Google bids to raise the bar to new ultra high-definition heights in a gambit to win

  • Innocence Project seeks to clear a man executed 13 years ago
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    Innocence Project seeks to clear a man executed 13 years ago

    Sedley Alley was strapped to a gurney and put to death in Tennessee in 2006, convicted of killing a 19-year-old Marine two decades earlier. Alley had confessed to the slaying of Lance Cpl. Suzanne Collins, but later said his confession was coerced.

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    China's Foton aims to sell 200,000 new energy commercial vehicles by 2025

    Daimler's Chinese truck venture partner Beiqi Foton Motor aims to sell 200,000 new energy commercial vehicles a year by 2025, its chairman said on Saturday. Beijing-based Foton, a BAIC Group [BEJINS.UL] unit, will develop electric, hydrogen fuel cell and gasoline-electric trucks and vans, Zhang

  • U.S. to extend license for its companies to continue business with Huawei: sources
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    U.S. to extend license for its companies to continue business with Huawei: sources

    The Trump administration is set to issue a two-week extension of a license allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources familiar with the deliberations said. After adding Huawei to an economic blacklist in May citing national security concerns

  • 13 Everyday Ways To Cut Back On Your Smartphone Usage
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    13 Everyday Ways To Cut Back On Your Smartphone Usage

    Experts share their research-backed tips for spending less time on your phone.

  • Why Wedbush's Ives Sees Apple Shares Hitting $325
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    Why Wedbush's Ives Sees Apple Shares Hitting $325

    Nov.15 -- Dan Ives, Wedbush Securities managing director, discusses his forecast for Apple Inc. shares with Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs on "Bloomberg Technology."

  • Disney+ Is a 'Home Run,' Wedbush's Ives Says
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    Disney+ Is a 'Home Run,' Wedbush's Ives Says

    Nov.15 -- Dan Ives, Wedbush Securities managing director, and Bloomberg Businessweek's Max Chafkin discuss Walt Disney Co.'s new streaming video platform Disney+ with Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs on "Bloomberg Technology."

  • WeWork Faces an SEC Inquiry
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    WeWork Faces an SEC Inquiry

    Nov.15 -- WeWork faces SEC scrutiny over possible financial rule violations. Barry Oxford, an analyst at DA Davids and Bloomberg's Ellen Huet discuss on 'Bloomberg Technology.

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    Anti-robocall bill likely as House, Senate reach compromise

    House and Senate leaders said Friday they’ve reached an agreement in principle on merging their two versions of bills against robocalls. The House bill had gone further than the Senate one. Details about what’s in the final bill are still to come, but legislators say it will require phone companies

  • Securing the Smart City
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    Securing the Smart City

    Nov.15 -- Aleksandr Lazarenko, Head of Research and Development for Group-IB sat down with Bloomberg’s Giles Turner at Sooner Than You Think at the Open Innovations Forum in Moscow for a conversation on the role of cybersecurity as cities manage more data and conduct more operations online.

  • Twitter exempts some 'cause-based' messages from political ad ban
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    Twitter exempts some 'cause-based' messages from political ad ban

    Twitter said Friday its ban on political ads will exempt "caused-based" messages on topics related to social or environmental issues. The San Francisco-based messaging platform unveiled details of its move to bar all paid political messages, starting November 22, while easing concerns expressed