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U.S. initiative warns firms of hacking by China, other countries

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 23:05
The Trump administration on Monday launched a drive to push U.S. firms to better protect their trade secrets from foreign hackers, following a slew of cases accusing individuals and companies of economic espionage for China.

Sprint to debut 5G smartphones with Samsung in U.S. in summer

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 22:45
U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp said on Monday it plans to release 5G smartphones with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in the United States during the summer.

Delphi Tech names Richard Dauch as CEO

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 21:50
Delphi Technologies Plc on Monday named Richard Dauch as its chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Hill-Rom, Wells Fargo's VC invest in Israel's EarlySense

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 21:20
EarlySense, an Israeli maker of medical monitoring systems, said on Monday it raised $39 million in financing led by medical technology firm Hill-Rom  and Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, the venture capital arm of Wells Fargo & Co.

Ford plans new wireless tech for cars starting 2022

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 21:14
Ford Motor Co said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting 2022, that will allow direct communication between connected devices.

Turkey to investigate whether Google violated competition law

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 21:05
Turkey's competition authority said on Monday it had launched an investigation into whether internet search engine Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements.

Huawei sues U.S. firm InterDigital in China over patent practices

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 21:02
InterDigital Inc on Monday said Huawei Technologies Co Ltd filed a lawsuit against it in China, alleging the U.S. technology firm had not licensed its intellectual property on fair terms.

DXC Technology to buy software development company Luxoft for $2 billion

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 19:59
IT and consulting services provider DXC Technology Co said on Monday it would buy software development company Luxoft Holding Inc for about $2 billion to expand its digital offerings to the financial and automotive sectors.

AMS partners China's Face++ for Android face recognition

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 18:32
Sensor specialist AMS is teaming up with Chinese software maker Face++ to produce new 3D facial recognition features for smartphones, as the Austrian firm aims to reduce its dependency on Apple and boost its battered shares.

Chinese tech investors flee Silicon Valley as Trump tightens scrutiny

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 18:27
New Trump administration policies aimed at curbing China's access to American innovation have all but halted Chinese investment in U.S. technology startups, as both investors and startup founders abandon deals amid scrutiny from Washington.

Huawei launches server chipset as China pushes to cut reliance on imports

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 12:29
Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] on Monday launched a new chipset for use in servers, at a time when China is pushing to enhance its chip-making capabilities and reduce its heavy reliance on imports, especially from the United States.

Start-ups hopeful as China readies Nasdaq-style tech board

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 09:50
China's ambitions for a Nasdaq-style board for start-ups have galvanized the country's tech companies who are hopeful they can sidestep complex IPO hurdles and access easier funding.

Apple inks deal with Samsung to distribute iTunes shows on TVs

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 09:42
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said Sunday that it will add an app to its smart televisions in the coming months to let owners watch content bought on Apple Inc's iTunes service, a possible first sign Apple is looking to distribute its forthcoming television service on devices made by others.

Samsung Electronics braces for profit drop as China slowdown chips away at demand

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 06:38
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is set to post its first drop in quarterly operating profit in two years as slowing economic growth in China, a key market for the South Korean tech giant, erodes demand for its products.

Mercedes aims to be among top two players to scale autonomous tech: paper

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 18:24
Mercedes-Benz's is not aiming to be the first manufacturer to develop a self-driving car but it wants to be among the first two players able to scale up the technology, Mercedes-Benz executive Christoph Schroeder told German paper Welt am Sonntag.

Chinese gay dating app halts registration after underage HIV report

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 15:38
Chinese gay dating app Blued is halting new user registration for a week, it said on Sunday, following media reports that underage users caught HIV after going on dates set up via the world's largest networking app for the LGBT community.

Tesla urges tariff exemption for Chinese-made car computer 'brain'

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 07:13
Tesla Inc has asked the Trump administration to exempt the Chinese-made car computer "brain" of its new Model 3 sedan from 25 percent tariffs imposed in August, saying they threaten the electric carmaker's bottom line.

Samsung, Huawei supply majority of own modem chips, Qualcomm says

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 07:10
The two largest smart phone makers in the world supply a majority of their own modem chips to help their devices connect to wireless data networks, according to evidence presented at an antitrust trial for chip supplier Qualcomm Inc .

Court battle, trade war and 5G spell tough 2019 for Apple in China

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 03:09
Apple Inc's chief executive Tim Cook has his work cut out in China this year: the iPhone maker faces the looming threat of a court-ordered sales ban, the uncertain outcome of trade war talks and the roll-out of a new 5G network, where it finds itself behind rivals like Huawei and Samsung.

Qualcomm kicks off crucial fight with U.S. antitrust regulator

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 01:36
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's antitrust case accusing Qualcomm Inc of abusing a monopoly on mobile chip technology kicked off in a California courtroom on Friday in a trial whose outcome could have a major impact on the smartphone industry.