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Infineon suspends shipments to Huawei: Nikkei

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:47
German chipmaker Infineon has suspended shipments to Huawei Technologies, in a sign that Washington's crackdown on the Chinese tech company is beginning to hamper its supplies beyond the United States, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Monday.

Tencent Video delays 'Game of Thrones' finale in China, prompts fan uproar

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:21
China's Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the "Game of Thrones" finale, according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday, prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country.

U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 08:44
Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development.

Basketball: Blazers' Lillard left in limbo by Warriors’ wall of defense

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 02:27
Portland leading scorer Damian Lillard has had a difficult time with a hovering Golden State defense and, with his team facing elimination from the NBA Western Conference finals, the Trail Blazer All-Star has a decision to make.

Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist - source

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 00:37
Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by open source licenses, a source close to the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world.

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 03:47
Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions.

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help existing customers

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 08:26
The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week's blacklisting would have made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to service its existing customers.

Exclusive: U.S. says it may scale back some Huawei trade restrictions

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 06:08
The U.S. Commerce Department may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after a recent blacklisting made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to purchase goods made in the United States, a department spokesperson said on Friday.

Lyft is sued by investors over IPO

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:10
Lyft is sued by investors over its initial public offering - court filing

Huawei and suppliers make plans to face U.S. trade blacklist: Nikkei

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 03:25
China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is asking its top Asian chipmakers to maintain deliveries after Washington decided to curb the telecom giant's access to American technology, the Nikkei reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

Overstock CEO says he had to sell shares to supplement his pay

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 01:17 Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne lashed out on Friday at investors who questioned his recent sale of shares, saying he had to supplement his $100,000 a year salary and vowing never to "give such an explanation again."

Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 00:40
A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator's successful effort to repeal net neutrality rules.

GMC trucks to deploy adaptive cruise control system

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 23:03
Automaker General Motors Co's truck brand GMC said on Friday its 2020 Sierra large pickup trucks will have an adaptive cruise control system, in a push to catch up with its rivals.

Facebook forms Swiss fintech firm with payments focus

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 22:54
Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva's commercial register shows.

Overstock CEO justifies stock sale, vows never to give 'an explanation again'

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 22:50 Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne, lashing out at shareholders questioning his sale of a big block of stock this week that sent the company's shares into a nosedive, said on Friday he had to supplement his "nominal salary" and vowed never to "give such an explanation again."

Facebook breakup would be solution of last resort: EU's Vestager

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 22:39
A break-up of U.S. social media company Facebook would be a solution of last resort that would probably generate long judicial procedures, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Friday.

Samsung Electronics says undecided on further investment in its China NAND plant

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 21:24
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it has not decided on additional investment in a second memory chip production line in the Chinese city of Xian, denying a report by China's official Xinhua news agency.

Overstock CEO defends personal stock sale after shareholders question move

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 20:58 Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne on Friday hit out at shareholders who questioned the sale of a portion of his stake in the company, after the online retailer's shares plunged on Thursday following the disclosure of his move.

Samsung says no decision yet on investment for second memory chip plant in China's Xian

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 20:54
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it has not decided on additional investment in a second memory chip production line in the Chinese city of Xian, denying an earlier report by the Chinese state media Xinhua.

Pinterest shares tumble as profit seen elusive

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 20:49
Pinterest Inc's shares slumped as much as 17% on Friday after the online scrapbook company's disappointing annual forecast shook investors' faith in its ability to turn in a profit soon.