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Google Shrugs Off $5.1 Billion Fine With Another Big Quarter 23 Jul 8:10pm Updated Google Shrugs Off $5.1 Billion Fine With Another Big Quarter
Less than a week after the European Union fined Google $5.1 billion for abusing its dominance in smartphones, the tech giant still posted big profits.
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Seriously fast 23 Jul 7:16pm Seriously fast
Superfast mobile connectivity is just around the corner, but will we all benefit?
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Alphabet surprises as ad sales beat forecasts 23 Jul 5:39pm Alphabet surprises as ad sales beat forecasts
Google's parent company is facing a record penalty in the EU which knocked $5bn off its profits.
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Tesla Asks Suppliers for Cash Back to Help Turn a Profit 23 Jul 4:30pm Updated Tesla Asks Suppliers for Cash Back to Help Turn a Profit
Tesla has asked some suppliers to refund a portion of what the electric-car company has spent previously, an appeal that reflects the auto maker’s urgency to sustain operations during a critical production period.
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U.K. Shows Unease About Huawei Gear 23 Jul 1:04pm Updated U.K. Shows Unease About Huawei Gear
The U.K. government raised new concerns about the use of telecommunications gear from Huawei Technologies, stepping back from previous assertions that the Chinese company’s products didn’t present a national security threat.
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Tesla shares drop after embarrassing memo leaks 23 Jul 12:03pm Tesla shares drop after embarrassing memo leaks
Shares dropped almost 5% after the automaker was reported to have asked US suppliers for refunds, unnerving some investors Telsa took another financial hit on Monday, with shares in the company dropping almost 5% after the electric automaker was reported to have asked some US suppliers to return payments to the money-losing company. The disclosure was contained in a memo sent last week by a global supply manger and obtained by the
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China Targets Apple With Push Into Advanced Screens 23 Jul 11:44am Updated China Targets Apple With Push Into Advanced Screens
China’s campaign to become a global power in advanced manufacturing is playing out at a high-tech factory in Sichuan province, where BOE Technology Group aims to supply display screens for Apple’s top-tier iPhones.
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WhatsApp ‘admin’ spends five months in an Indian jail 23 Jul 11:37am WhatsApp ‘admin’ spends five months in an Indian jail
The man's family say he is paying the price for being a 'default admin' of the group
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Barefaced cheek: Rubens nudes fall foul of Facebook censors 23 Jul 11:31am Barefaced cheek: Rubens nudes fall foul of Facebook censors
Flanders tourist board chides firm for removing ads featuring the Flemish master’s works Rubens nudes have entranced those visiting the world’s great art galleries for some 400 years. Contemporaries on whom the Flemish master is said to have had a profound impact include Van Dyck and Rembrandt … but none of this has passed muster with Facebook’s censors.
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Tronc Cuts Daily News Newsroom in Half and Ousts Editor in Chief 23 Jul 10:51am Tronc Cuts Daily News Newsroom in Half and Ousts Editor in Chief
The Chicago-based media company bought the New York tabloid less than a year ago. On Monday, it announced major newsroom cutbacks.
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Tronc Cuts Daily News Newsroom in Half; Ousts Editor in Chief 23 Jul 10:51am Updated Tronc Cuts Daily News Newsroom in Half; Ousts Editor in Chief
The Chicago-based media company purchased the New York tabloid less than a year ago. On Monday, it announced major newsroom cutbacks.
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Tech Fix: For Android Users, Europe’s Google Ruling Leaves Unanswered Questions 23 Jul 9:35am Tech Fix: For Android Users, Europe’s Google Ruling Leaves Unanswered Questions
The European Union fined Google a record $5.1 billion. But the ruling will probably have little effect on current Android users.
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Is this the end of the TV remote control? 23 Jul 9:15am Is this the end of the TV remote control?
No more searching down the side of the sofa – Sky’s new voice-activated device could consign the remote control to history
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Hyperloop test pod sets speed record 23 Jul 8:15am Hyperloop test pod sets speed record
German engineering students set a record as their pod hits 457km/h in a hyperloop tunnel test.
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Uber driver streamed hidden camera videos on Twitch 23 Jul 8:01am Uber driver streamed hidden camera videos on Twitch
Uber and Lyft suspend a driver who live-streamed videos of his passengers without their knowledge.
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UK electric car drivers face paying more to charge at peak times 23 Jul 7:59am UK electric car drivers face paying more to charge at peak times
Ofgem outlines measures to ensure more drivers can use the electricity network British electric car drivers face having to pay more to power their car if they refuse to shift their charging to off-peak times, in a move designed to lessen their burden on the electricity network. There are currently 160,000 plug-in cars on UK roads but rapid growth means their impact on the energy system must be managed carefully, said energy regulator Ofgem.
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Sign-language hack lets Amazon Alexa respond to gestures 23 Jul 7:23am Sign-language hack lets Amazon Alexa respond to gestures
A prototype uses an artificial intelligence system that can interpret hand movements.
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The Next Test for Markets: Tech Earnings 23 Jul 6:05am Updated The Next Test for Markets: Tech Earnings
Investors are watching to see if Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon can maintain their surging pace of earnings and revenue growth.
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British fintech giant FNZ plots £2bn sale 23 Jul 5:47am British fintech giant FNZ plots £2bn sale
A British financial services technology provider is drawing up plans for a £2bn sale that would crystallise its place as one of the UK's most valuable companies in its sector.
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Another woman lynched over WhatsApp rumours 23 Jul 5:46am Another woman lynched over WhatsApp rumours
A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers.
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Full-fibre broadband pledge for new homes 23 Jul 3:24am Updated Full-fibre broadband pledge for new homes
All of the UK will have full-fibre broadband coverage by 2033 under a new national telecoms strategy.
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Capturing CO2 from the air: Will it stop shortages? 23 Jul 2:37am Capturing CO2 from the air: Will it stop shortages?
A Swiss technology company is aiming to help prevent repeats of this summer's Europe-wide CO2 shortage by capturing carbon dioxide directly from the air.
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