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Google's chief executive called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence, telling a European audience that the

'Risky to shut out any 5G provider completely'

Diversification is crucial to ensuring a country's security in the rollout of 5G mobile technology and shunning one supplier

Daimler to build 50,000 Mercedes EQC models this year

Daimler on Thursday said it plans to build 50,000 Mercedes EQC electric cars this year, denying a report in

Tesla overtakes Volkswagen as world's second most valuable carmaker

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has overtaken Germany's Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) as the world's second most valuable carmaker behind Japan's Toyota (7203.T),

TikTok partners with Merlin to expand music library

Popular video app TikTok said on Thursday it had partnered with Merlin, bringing its users a wider choice of

Apple pushes back against EU common charger

iPhone maker Apple on Thursday pushed back against EU lawmakers' call for a common charger, warning the move could

Tesla's German factory gets off to explosive start

Seven US bombs from World War Two have been found in the plot of land outside Berlin where electric

Japan's Mercari buys Origami

Japanese fleamarket app operator Mercari Inc (4385.T) is buying rival cashless payments business Origami for an undisclosed sum, continuing

British officials propose limited 5G role for China's Huawei

British officials have proposed granting Huawei a limited role in the UK's future 5G network, resisting US calls for

Broadcom to supply wireless components to Apple

Chipmaker Broadcom Inc (AVGO.O) said on Thursday it has entered into two multi-year agreements with Apple Inc (AAPL.O) for

Waymo to test autonomous trucks

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O), said on Thursday it will start testing autonomous trucks and vans

Dhaka experiences 1.6 GBps data speed with Huawei 5G

People got a chance to experience 5G for the first time in Bangladesh. Huawei, the titanium sponsor of the

Microsoft to erase its carbon footprint, in climate push

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Thursday set a new ambition among Fortune 500 companies in addressing climate change, pledging to

Brazil's tribes stride into digital age to defend their culture, forests

In the 1980's Brazil's first indigenous Congressman, Xavante chief Juruna, went around with a recorder to tape conversations with

Facebook sued in US federal court

Four companies sued Facebook Inc (FB.O) in US federal court on Thursday for alleged anticompetitive conduct, saying the social

Cyber security firm McAfee hires new CEO

McAfee LLC told Reuters on Thursday it has hired Peter Leav, the former CEO of BMC Software, as its

ZTE plans $1.7b A-share sale to fund 5G R&D

ZTE Corp said it was looking to raise 11.51 billion yuan ($1.7 billion) from a private placement of A

Ebanx launches digital wallets for consumers

Payments startup Ebanx, one of Brazil's latest fintechs to achieve "unicorn" status, on Wednesday began offering its digital wallets

Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone

 Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners' absence, after finding that

Amazon orders electric vans from StreetScooter (AMZN.O) has ordered 40 electric vans from Deutsche Post's (DPWGn.DE) StreetScooter unit for deliveries in the German city

Poland's CD Projekt delays launch of flagship game

Polish video games producer CD Projekt has delayed the launch of its flagship game Cyberpunk 2077 by five months

Facebook tweaks ad policy, allows political lies in US

Facebook Inc (FB.O) announced limited changes on Thursday to its approach to political ads, including allowing users to turn

Gartner recognizes Oracle as SCM cloud leader

Oracle is positioned as a leader based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute for its manufacturing

Alibaba praised by China's gay community

Online gay communities in China are lauding e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd for releasing a subtle ad that

Facebook, eBay pledge to better tackle fake reviews

Facebook and eBay have promised to better identify, probe and respond to fake and misleading reviews, Britain's Competition and

Samsung flags operating profit drops in Q4

Samsung Electronics' operating profits fell by more than a third in the fourth quarter, the world's biggest manufacturer of

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