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Katie Paul / Reuters:
Sources: Apple and Amazon are in discussions to establish a presence in Saudi Arabia through new investments; Apple in talks for licensed Apple Stores in 2019   —  RIYADH (Reuters) - Apple and Amazon are in licensing discussions with Riyadh on investing in Saudi Arabia, two sources told Reuters …
Dec 28, 2017, 4:35 AMIn context
Reuters:
Vietnam unveils new, 10K-strong cyber warfare unit to counter “wrong” views online, a month after blogger was sentenced to 7yrs for propaganda against the state   —  HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has unveiled a new, 10,000-strong military cyber warfare unit to counter “wrong” …
Dec 26, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Ben Blanchard / Reuters:
Xinhua state news agency: China has closed 13K+ websites for breaking the law since 2015, suspended 10M+ telecom accounts lacking real names over last 5 years   —  BEIJING (Reuters) - China has closed more than 13,000 websites since the beginning of 2015 for breaking the law or other rules …
Dec 25, 2017, 8:05 PMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: Xiaomi's 2017 profit could exceed $1B based on company's $17B-$18B revenue estimate; $2B profit expected in 2018, making a $100B IPO value “reasonable”   —  HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has told bankers it would top its annual revenue target …
Dec 21, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Stephen Nellis / Reuters:
Tax overhaul lets Apple bring back its $252B foreign cash pile without a major tax hit, but could raise the amount to pay on profits from patents held abroad   —  (Reuters) - The U.S. Republican tax overhaul passed by Congress this week will allow Apple Inc to bring back its $252.3 billion …
Dec 21, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Costas Pitas / Reuters:
Uber says nearly a third of its 50K UK drivers are logged in for 40+ hours a week, ~8% are logged in for 60+ hours, 2.6% for 70+ hours, and 0.8% for 80+ hours   —  LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly a third of Uber's 50,000 drivers in Britain are logged into the app for more than 40 hours a week …
Dec 20, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert says Facebook and Microsoft helped stop North Korean hacking operations last week   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp disabled a number of North Korean cyber threats last week, a White House official said on Tuesday …
Dec 19, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Nikhil Subba / Reuters:
Payment processor Total System Services (TSYS) to buy Boston-based payment technology firm Cayan for $1.05B; the deal is expected to close in Q1 2018   —  (Reuters) - Total System Services Inc (TSS.N) (TSYS) on Monday said it would buy payment technology firm Cayan for $1.05 billion in cash …
Dec 19, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
Reuters:
WhatsApp told to stop sharing user data with Facebook by French data protection authority; WhatsApp has one month to comply or potentially face sanctions   —  BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France's data privacy watchdog may fine messaging app WhatsApp if it does not comply with an order to bring …
Dec 18, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Kaspersky Lab sues the Trump administration in US court, arguing it was deprived of due process rights when DHS banned its software from US government agencies   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Moscow-based anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab sued the Trump administration in U.S. federal court on Monday …
Dec 18, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context

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