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China's Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:58
Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry.

STAR Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:51
When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange.

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:43
Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months.

Samsung Display considers suspending output at South Korean LCD plant

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:39
South Korean panel maker Samsung Display said on Friday it is considering suspending one of its liquid crystal display (LCD) production lines at home due to a supply glut.

Samsung Display may suspend output at South Korean LCD plant: spokeswoman

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 07:35
South Korean panel maker Samsung Display, a unit of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, is considering suspending one of its liquid crystal display (LCD) production lines in South Korea due to a supply glut, a company spokeswoman said on Friday.

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 07:22
Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed.

Apple says it supports 2.4 million U.S. jobs

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 06:12
Apple Inc said on Wednesday it was either directly or indirectly responsible for 2.4 million U.S. jobs, up 20% from the 2 million the technology company estimated in 2017.

Applied Materials does not expect memory chip recovery before 2020

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 05:35
Applied Materials Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday but the chip gear maker cautioned that recovery in the memory chip market is unlikely before 2020.

Nvidia revenue tops expectations on strength in video gaming, auto units

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 04:51
Nvidia Corp's quarterly revenue beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday despite falling from a year earlier, benefiting from a better-than-expected performance of its gaming and automotive chips businesses, sending shares up 6% in extended trading.

Nvidia beats quarterly profit, revenue estimates; shares rise

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 03:56
Nvidia Corp's quarterly revenue and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday, benefiting from a better-than-expected performance of its gaming and automotive chips business, sending shares up 6% in extended trading.

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 03:53
U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp .

Applied Materials fourth-quarter forecast beats estimates, shares rise

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 03:43
U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday and forecast higher-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and earnings, benefiting from higher demand in its semiconductor business.

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:42
Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform.

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:29
Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet.

Democratic senator asks Facebook CEO if he gave 'incomplete' testimony

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:21
Democratic U.S. Senator Gary Peters on Thursday asked Facebook Inc's chief to answer questions about his April 2018 congressional testimony in light of reports that Facebook captured audio from users and sent it to a vendor to be analyzed and transcribed.

Democratic U.S. senator asks Facebook CEO if he gave 'incomplete' testimony

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:58
Democratic U.S. Senator Gary Peters on Thursday asked Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions about his 2018 testimony before Congress in light of reports that Facebook captured audio from users and sent it to a vendor to be analyzed and transcribed.

ECB shuts down one of its websites after hacker attack

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 21:26
The European Central Bank shut down one of its websites on Thursday after it was hacked and infected with malicious software.

Online spending helps UK retail sales grow unexpectedly in July

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 18:20
British retail sales unexpectedly edged up in July, helped by the strongest growth in online spending in three years, as consumers continued to support the economy before the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline.

Drillisch shares slump as earnings guidance trimmed, 5G costs loom

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 18:16
Shares in telecoms firm 1&1 Drillisch and its parent United Internet slumped to six-year lows on Thursday after they trimmed profit guidance due to initial 5G network costs and higher line connection charges.

Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 16:36
Chinese social media users directed their fury at online retailer Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans that support anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.

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