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Huawei Staff Pair Up with Chinese Military on Research

Huawei employees have teamed up with Chinese military scientists to carry out research, a collaboration that challenges the telecom giant's assertion that it has no ties to the country's government or armed forces.

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Zuckerberg Says US Govt Inaction Allowed Fake News to Spread

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday that a lack of action by US authorities on fake political content on the platform after the 2016 US election helped pave the way for a subsequent avalanche of online disinformation.

The CEO -- who has himself been widely criticised for a lackluster response to fake news -- also called on governments to further regulate private data, political advertising and step up efforts to prevent state actors from interfering in US elections.

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Facebook's Crypto Currency Faces Pre-G20 Examination

Heading in to the G20 summit, Facebook is on notice from powerful regulators including the Fed chief that its ambitious plans for a global crypto-currency face piercing scrutiny.

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French Consumer Group Launches Class Action against Google

A French consumer rights group said Wednesday that it has launched a class action lawsuit against U.S. tech giant Google for violating the EU's strict data privacy laws.

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Huawei Says 5G 'Business as Usual' despite U.S. Sanctions

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei said Wednesday that its 5G business has not been impacted by the recent US sanctions amid a prolonged trade war between the world's two largest economies.

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Bitcoin Surges above $11,000 Thanks to Facebook's Currency Plans

Bitcoin surged to a near 16-month high above $11,000 Monday, overshadowing showings across stock, foreign exchange and commodity markets, with investors looking ahead to the week's G20 summit.

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US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms on National Security Concerns

The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and Xi Jinping next week.

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Pompeo to Assure India on Tech Visas

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will assure India on a visit next week that the United States is not planning to slash visas commonly used by Indian technology workers, an official said Friday.

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Slack Technologies Rises in Wall Street Debut

Software company Slack Technologies climbed on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday after entering in a direct listing in the latest sign of Wall Street's appetite for new technology entrants.

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Europe Wary as Facebook Takes Up Cryptocurrency Challenge

European financial leaders on Tuesday vowed vigilance after Facebook announced it was diving into the cryptocurrency market, as analysts warned the social media giant could face major regulatory questions.

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