Yelp, Consumer Watchdog lose Google inte...

Yelp, Consumer Watchdog lose Google intervention bid


Search company Yelp and lobby group Consumer Watchdog lost their joint bid to intervene in Google's challenge of a 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) EU antitrust fine after a court said they had no direct interest in the case.

Uber gets approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving testing

Uber Technologies Inc received approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving car testing on public roads this week, state records show, nine months after it suspended the program following a deadly accident in Arizona.

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Micron quarterly revenue misses estimates on falling chip prices

Chipmaker Micron Technology Inc on Tuesday missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue, hurt by falling prices for its memory chips due to a supply glut.

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U.S. agency to speed reviews of automaker self-driving petitions

The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday it is speeding up the process for reviewing whether automakers can deploy self-driving vehicles without devices such as brakes and steering wheels.

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SoftBank alum unveils 'affectionate' companion robot in Japan

Japanese startup Groove X, founded by an alumni of SoftBank Group Corp's robotics unit, unveiled its first creation on Tuesday - a companion robot designed to make users happy.

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Facebook's Sandberg cites need to do more after reports of Russia meddling

Facebook Inc's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Tuesday the company needs to step up its efforts to curb misinformation after research revealed that Russia-backed organizations targeted African-Americans, who favored Hillary Clinton, to suppress voter turnout during the 2016 election.

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EU approves state aid for six broadband networks in Bavaria

The European Commission approved on Tuesday state aid for a project to build very high capacity Internet networks in six cities in the German region of Bavaria.

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Ceconomy set to present new finance chief soon: sources

Ceconomy , Europe's biggest consumer electronics retailer, is about to present a new finance chief, sources close to the company told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Arm Holdings unveils chip aimed at self-driving car sensors

Arm Holdings, the chip technology firm owned by SoftBank Group Corp, on Tuesday pushed deeper into the automotive world with chip aimed at handling the streams of sensor data expected to help self-driving cars eventually navigate the roads, pushing further into turf being contested by Intel Corp and others.

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EU backs duties on imports of e-bikes from China: EU sources

EU governments voted on Tuesday to impose duties on Chinese electric bicycles to curb cheap imports that European producers say benefit from unfair subsidies and are flooding the market, EU sources familiar with the case said.

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Twitter tumbles on concerns about hacking activity

Twitter Inc shares fell almost 7 percent on Monday after the company said it was investigating unusual traffic that might be from state-sponsored hackers and, in what appeared to be an unrelated issue, a security firm said hackers used the platform to try to steal user data.

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Amazon to create 600 tech jobs in Toronto

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it plans to create 600 new technology jobs in downtown Toronto following the opening of a new 113,000 square foot office in Scotia Plaza.

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Kroger starts use of unmanned vehicles for delivery in Arizona

U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co said on Tuesday it has started using unmanned autonomous vehicles to deliver groceries Scottsdale, Arizona in partnership with Silicon Valley startup Nuro.

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EU okays $2 billion microelectronics project by France, Germany, Italy, UK

France, Germany, Italy and Britain secured EU approval on Tuesday to grant 1.75 billion euros ($2 billion) in state aid to a joint microelectronics project aimed at encouraging investments in internet-connected devices.

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Huawei to spend $2 billion over five years in cybersecurity push

Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] on Tuesday said it would spend $2 billion over the next 5 years to focus on cybersecurity by adding more people and upgrading lab facilities, as it battles global concerns about risks associated with its network gear. The typically secretive Chinese technology giant made the comments at one of its most indepth press conferences at its Dongguan offices, after welcoming about two dozen international journalists into its new campus in the southern

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Switzerland says Apple pledges to fix disruptions to rival payment app

Switzerland's competition commission (WEKO) on Tuesday said Apple Inc has agreed to make a technical fix to prevent the automatic launch of its Apple Pay from disrupting rival Swiss payment app TWINT.

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Ola to invest $100 million in Indian scooter sharing startup Vogo

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola will invest $100 million in Vogo, a domestic scooter sharing start-up, and add the company's fleet of two-wheelers to the Ola app to broaden the range of vehicles it offers, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.

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Qualcomm says Apple violating Chinese court order, despite new software

Qualcomm Inc said it believes Apple Inc remains in violation of a Chinese court's orders to stop selling iPhones despite a software update that Apple pushed on Monday.

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Oracle sees strong third quarter on cloud strength, share rise

Oracle Corp on Monday forecast current-quarter profit above estimates after growth in its cloud services and license support unit helped the business software maker surpass Wall Street expectations for the second quarter.

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Twitter says resolved issue that could have exposed user country code

Twitter Inc said on Monday it has resolved an issue with one of its complaint forms that could have revealed country code of phone numbers linked to account holders.

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