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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...

Facebook bans conspiracy theorists, controversial black activist

Facebook on Thursday banned prominent conspiracy theorists including Infowars founder Alex Jones and the controversial black activist Louis Farrakhan in its latest push to...

Amazon promises 1-day delivery after profit surge

Amazon plans to deliver packages to members of its loyalty club Prime in just one day, instead of two days, part of a spending...

Huawei gets UK approval to build 5G network

British Prime Minister Theresa May has given the go-ahead for China's Huawei to help build a 5G network in the UK, shrugging off security...