Top U.S. tech companies begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies

Business / Tech May 20, 2019

Top U.S. tech companies begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies

The impact of the Trump administration's threats to choke Huawei Technologies Co. reverberated across the global supply chain on Monday, hitting some of the biggest component-makers. Germany's Infineon Technologies AG fell in early trading Monday after the Nikkei daily reported it halted shipments to the ...

World leaders, tech execs pledge to curb online violence

Business / Tech May 16, 2019

World leaders, tech execs pledge to curb online violence

Facebook, Google, Twitter and other tech companies joined a dozen countries in a global pledge Wednesday to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks. World leaders, led by French President Emmanuel Macron, and ...

Facebook takes down dodgy Italian accounts ahead of EU election

Business May 13, 2019

Facebook takes down dodgy Italian accounts ahead of EU election

Facebook said on Sunday it had taken down numerous Italian accounts on its platform that were false or were spreading fake news ahead of a European parliamentary election later this month. The European Union has warned of foreign interference in campaigning for the vote of ...

Lyft unveils Waymo partnership as loss widens to $1.1 billion

Business May 8, 2019

Lyft unveils Waymo partnership as loss widens to $1.1 billion

Lyft said Tuesday its loss in the past quarter widened to $1.1 billion in the ride-hailing giant's first financial report as a public company, as it announced it was teaming up with former Google car unit Waymo on autonomous taxis. Revenue for California-based Lyft nearly ...