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Today โ€” January 17th 2019Your RSS feeds

Facebook blocks accounts linked to Russian state-owned Sputnik

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia-initiated accounts, which it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior on its platforms, including some linked to state-owned news agency Sputnik.

Germany considers barring Huawei from 5G networks

The German government is debating whether to follow the United States and allies like Australia in restricting China's Huawei Technologies from accessing its next-generation mobile networks on national-security grounds.

In 5G play, Vodafone and IBM link up cloud systems for business

Vodafone is teaming up with IBM to offer businesses a way to link different cloud computing systems to support the next wave of digital advances, such as machine learning, on super-fast fifth-generation telecoms networks.

German government: No decision yet in debate on security of 5G networks

The German government has yet to reach a common stance on whether to follow other countries in excluding Chinese telecoms network equipment firm Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] from its market on national security grounds, the Interior Ministry said.

Musk tweets Tesla to end customer referral plan because of costs

Tesla Inc's customer referral incentive plan will end on Feb. 1, the electric carmaker's Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tweeted on Thursday, citing costs.

Venture capital funding of cybersecurity firms hit record high in 2018: report

Venture capital investments in cybersecurity firms hit a record high last year amid a surge in cyber crime over the last few years, according to a report released on Thursday by U.S.-based Strategic Cyber Ventures.

Israeli games developer Playtika buys Austrian card games maker

Israeli mobile games company Playtika said on Thursday it has acquired Austria-based card games firm Supertreat GmbH, just a month after it bought German puzzle developer Wooga GmbH as it seeks to expand further into casual games.

TSMC offers gloomy revenue forecast, slams chipmaker shares

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) cut full-year investment and forecast its sharpest quarterly revenue fall in a decade, joining a string of tech companies warning of a slowdown in global smartphone demand.

Germany's BDI on Huawei: No vendor should be excluded from 5G without evidence

No vendors should be excluded from Germany's fifth-generation mobile networks if there is no evidence against them, the BDI industry association said, responding to calls to bar China's Huawei Technologies on national security grounds.

Facebook removes more pages, accounts with Russia links

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia-initiated pages, accounts and groups that it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior on its Facebook and Instagram platforms.

China's Tencent releases test version of Game of Thrones smartphone game

Tencent Holdings has released a test version of a third-party developed smartphone game in China based on U.S. hit television show Games of Thrones, bolstering its pipeline that has been hit by government curbs of online gaming.

Facebook removes pages, accounts with Russia links

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has removed a number of pages, accounts and groups that were involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram.

U.S. legislation steps up pressure on Huawei and ZTE, China calls it 'hysteria'

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced bills on Wednesday that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], ZTE Corp or other Chinese telecommunications companies that violate U.S. sanctions or export control laws.

China calls proposed U.S. legislation against Huawei, ZTE 'hysteria'

China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that proposed U.S. legislation targeting Huawei, ZTE and other Chinese telecommunications equipment companies was due to "hysteria", and urged U.S. lawmakers to stop the bills.

Apple, Amazon called out for 'incorrect' Taiwan, Hong Kong references

One of China's top government-linked think tanks has called out Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and other foreign companies for not referring to Hong Kong and Taiwan as part of China in a report that provoked a stern reaction from Taipei.

Boeing-Lockheed's Vulcan rocket design 'nearly fully mature'

A joint venture between Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp will conduct the final design review for its new flagship Vulcan rocket within months, it said on Wednesday, as the aerospace company heads for a showdown with Elon Musk's SpaceX and others in the launch services market.

Online student lender CommonBond lays off 18 percent of staff

Online student lender CommonBond has laid off around 18 percent of its staff, a company spokeswoman said, citing a plan to shift investment into new areas.

Germany considering ways to exclude Huawei from 5G auction: report

The German government is actively considering stricter security requirements and other ways to exclude China's Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] from a buildout of fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks, the Handelsblatt newspaper reported.

Yesterday โ€” January 16th 2019Your RSS feeds

Apple plans some hiring reductions after selling fewer iPhones: Bloomberg

Apple Inc will cut back on hiring for some divisions after lower-than-expected iPhone sales and missing its revenue forecast for the holiday quarter, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

U.S. investigating Huawei for alleged trade secret theft: WSJ

Federal prosecutors are investigating Huawei Technologies[HWT.UL], the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker, for allegedly stealing trade secrets from U.S. businesses and could soon issue an indictment, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

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