Google suspends business with Huawei following U.S. blacklist

Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world. Holders… Read More Google suspends business with Huawei following U.S. blacklist

U.S. blacklists Chinese telecoms company Huawei

The Trump administration hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions on Wednesday, adding another incendiary element to the U.S.-China trade dispute just as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would visit China soon for more talks. The Commerce Department said it was adding Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 70 affiliates to its ‘Entity List’,… Read More U.S. blacklists Chinese telecoms company Huawei

South Korea issues arrest warrant for two Samsung Electronics officials over accounting fraud

A South Korean court said on Saturday it had approved warrants to arrest two senior officials at Samsung Electronics in relation to an alleged accounting fraud at the tech giant’s biopharma affiliate. The Seoul Central District Court said in a statement it had granted warrants to arrest the officials suspected of destroying evidence in the… Read More South Korea issues arrest warrant for two Samsung Electronics officials over accounting fraud

Google launches program in Israel to aid global growth of startups

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Tuesday it has launched a four-month program in Israel to help startups grow globally using its experts and tools. The Google Startup Growth Lab Programme has picked eight companies, after a pilot was completed in 2018. “This is a program for startups that are beginning their growth period or have… Read More Google launches program in Israel to aid global growth of startups

Sinclair Broadcast to acquire Disney’s regional sports networks in over $10billion deal

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, has reached a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The deal, which would include sports channels in Los Angeles and Detroit, is expected to be announced as… Read More Sinclair Broadcast to acquire Disney’s regional sports networks in over $10billion deal

Microsoft introduces new tools for artificial intelligence and blockchain tech

Microsoft Corp on Thursday announced new tools for software makers aimed at making technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain easier for businesses to use. Microsoft released the tools ahead of its software developer conference next week in Seattle. Once known mostly for its Windows personal computer operating system, the company now relies on revenue… Read More Microsoft introduces new tools for artificial intelligence and blockchain tech

Australian taxi drivers file lawsuit against Uber for alleged illegal operations

A law firm filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world’s largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially. The lawsuit, filed on Friday at the Victoria Supreme Court by law firm Maurice Blackburn, was brought on behalf of… Read More Australian taxi drivers file lawsuit against Uber for alleged illegal operations