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June 30, 2019, 8:15 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
Trump says he will allow sales of US equipment to Huawei, where there are no national security issues, for now; US will not impose new tariffs on China  —  U.S. agrees to halt additional tariffs on Chinese goods for now  —  OSAKA, Japan—President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed …
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
A look at the challenges, downsides, and huge costs of 5G rollout in the US, which may take a decade or more to complete  —  As carriers launch their 5G networks, the promise of superfast wireless is clashing with the reality of the rollout; ‘the real onslaught has not yet begun’
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Celia Chen / South China Morning Post:
Profile of Foxconn's new chairman Liu Young-way, who joined the firm as a special assistant to Gou in 2007 and was named head of semiconductor business in 2017  —  Gou remains the largest shareholder with 10 per cent of the company's shares and retains his seat on the board Low profile head …
Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed News:
A look at a dispute among Wikipedia administrators and some on the Wikimedia Foundation board after a prolific, long-serving administrator was banned for a year  —  The once-derided open-source encyclopedia is the closest thing the internet has to an oasis of truth.
Daina Beth Solomon / Reuters:
Walmart de Mexico says it is now offering grocery delivery via WhatsApp, charging ~$2.55 for a delivery within 90 minutes and ~$2.03 for longer waits  —  MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Walmart's Mexico unit has begun offering grocery delivery from its Superama stores via messaging service WhatsApp …

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Intel:
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