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Google suspends ties with Huawei after Trump blacklist

US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China's...

EU to directly penalise hackers in new cyber sanctions regime

The European Union will directly penalise computer hackers after governments agreed on Friday a new mechanism to target individuals anywhere in the world, freezing...

UK food app Deliveroo gets Amazon backing

Amazon has led a funding round in British online food delivery company Deliveroo, pitting itself against Uber Eats and other smaller providers in an...

US blacklists Huawei; China says strongly opposes unilateral sanctions  

China on Thursday slammed a decision by the US government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps...

Tech giants vow to double number of women managers by 2022

Forty-five tech giants committed Wednesday to doubling the number of women on their management boards to 30 percent by 2022, the French presidency said. Alibaba,...

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

WhatsApp on Tuesday urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable...

Amazon’s Bezos unveils lunar lander project

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world and head of space company Blue Origin, announced Thursday his intent to participate in the new...

Microsoft helps to create world’s first AI-generated whisky

World’s first AI-generated whisky is set to hit the shelves in Autumn, Swedish distillery Mackmyra announced. Microsoft and Finnish technology consultancy Fourkind are partnering Mackmyra...

Google debuts new privacy features at I/O event

Google on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing...

Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking: report

Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, the...