• 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

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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

  • Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook set to tour computer plant in Texas Wednesday: sources
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    Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook set to tour computer plant in Texas Wednesday: sources

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook are set to visit facilities in Texas on Wednesday where Apple's high-end computers are assembled, sources briefed on the matter confirmed Friday. The White House and Apple declined to comment Friday. The trip will highlight Cook's strong relationship

  • U.S. Supreme Court to hear Google bid to end Oracle copyright suit
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    U.S. Supreme Court to hear Google bid to end Oracle copyright suit

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Google's bid to escape Oracle Corp's multi-billion dollar lawsuit accusing Google of infringing software copyrights to build the Android operating system that runs most of the world's smartphones. Google has appealed a lower court ruling reviving

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    Supreme Court steps into Google-Oracle copyright fight

    The Supreme Court said Friday it will referee a high-profile copyright dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google. Oracle says it wants nearly $9 billion from Google. A federal appeals court found that Google unfairly used Java without paying for it, the second appellate ruling in Oracle’s

  • Twitter cracks down on political adverts that 'microtarget' users
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    Twitter cracks down on political adverts that 'microtarget' users

    Twitter has announced restrictions on political microtargeting, cracking down on adverts that use detailed data to present different messages to different people amid growing scrutiny of  the practice.

  • Free broadband: What is Labour proposing and how will it work?
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    Free broadband: What is Labour proposing and how will it work?

    Free super-fast broadband for every home and business in the country by 2030 is certainly the most eye-catching announcement of the general election so far.The Labour Party says it will make the UK more competitive and productive, adding billions of pounds to economic output.

  • Factbox: How social media sites handle political ads
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    Factbox: How social media sites handle political ads

    In the United States, the Communications Act prevents broadcast stations from rejecting or censoring ads from candidates for federal office once they have accepted advertising for that political race, although this does not apply to cable networks like CNN, or to social media sites, where leading presidential

  • WeWork faces inquiry from US regulator after botched listing
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    WeWork faces inquiry from US regulator after botched listing

    WeWork is facing an inquiry from the US markets regulator after its botched attempt to float in New York.

  • Twitter tightens bans on political ads and causes ahead of 2020 U.S. election
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    Twitter tightens bans on political ads and causes ahead of 2020 U.S. election

    The popular social media site, which first announced its political ads ban last month, had not previously provided details on the new policy. Twitter said it will use a combination of automated technology and human teams to enforce the new ad policies. The move comes as campaigns for the November 2020

  • Hulu again raising prices for online live-TV service
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    Hulu again raising prices for online live-TV service

    Hulu is again raising prices for its online TV bundle, as other streaming-TV providers do the same. Hulu’s service, like AT&T TV Now, Dish’s Sling and YouTube TV, are a replica of traditional TV but on the internet. The entertainment industry’s attention has shifted to new and upcoming streaming services

  • The Guardian view on Labour’s broadband nationalisation: radical and necessary
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    The Guardian view on Labour’s broadband nationalisation: radical and necessary

    The Guardian view on Labour’s broadband nationalisation: radical and necessaryJeremy Corbyn’s plan to offer free high-speed internet across Britain is canny politics and an economic idea whose time has come Jeremy Corbyn meeting students at the University of Lancaster as his party announced plans for

  • Labour’s free broadband plan puts our digital future back in public hands
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    Labour’s free broadband plan puts our digital future back in public hands

    Labour’s free broadband plan puts our digital future back in public handsThe sector shows the classic symptoms of market failure – ultra-fast, full-fibre broadband should be available to all ‘Labour’s remedy is the creation of a new public entity, British Broadband, with a mission to connect the country

  • Fears grow on digital surveillance: US survey
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    Fears grow on digital surveillance: US survey

    Americans are increasingly fearful of monitoring of their online and offline activities, both by governments and private companies, a survey showed Friday. The Pew Research Center report said more than 60 percent of US adults believe it is impossible to go about daily life without having personal information

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    Apple bans vaping apps from App Store

    Apple on Friday said it is banning vaping-related apps from its App Store due to concerns that e-cigarette use can damage lungs or even kill people. Apple vets what is allowed on the shelves of its virtual shop that serves as the sole outlet for apps available to its popular mobile devices, including

  • U.S. to strictly enforce anti-money laundering rules in cryptocurrencies: FinCEN chief
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    U.S. to strictly enforce anti-money laundering rules in cryptocurrencies: FinCEN chief

    Part of anti-money laundering regulations, the "travel rule" requires cryptocurrency exchanges to verify their customers' identities, identify the original parties and beneficiaries of transfers $3,000 or higher, and transmit that information to counterparties if they exist. The U.S. government

  • WeWork faces U.S. SEC inquiry over possible rule violations: Bloomberg
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    WeWork faces U.S. SEC inquiry over possible rule violations: Bloomberg

    The SEC's inquiry is preliminary and may not lead to any allegations of wrongdoing, Bloomberg reported, adding that it could not determine whether specific WeWork business decisions or transactions prompted the review. WeWork shelved its IPO in September after investors grew wary of its mounting