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FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Google logo is seen in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration (Reuters) – The U.S. state attorneys general investigating Alphabet Inc’s Google for potential antitrust violations are leaning toward pushing for a breakup of its ad technology business as part of an expected suit, CNBC reported on Friday, …

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has picked British startup Beacon, a digital freight forwarder, for his latest investment. Beacon said on Sunday it raised over $15 million in Series A fundraising, from investors including Bezos and venture capital firm 8VC. The startup, formed by two former Uber Technologies Inc executives two years …

FILE PHOTO: Logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at its headquarters building in Beijing, China August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Didi Chuxing said on Friday it had completed a fundraising round of over $500 million for its autonomous driving subsidiary that was led by SoftBank Group’s (9984.T) Vision Fund 2. The …

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s health tracking QR codes, which have played a key part in the country’s successful containment of the coronavirus, now look set to play a much broader role in daily life as local authorities dream up new uses for the technology. A security guard holds up a QR code for a health …

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The latest U.S. government action against China’s Huawei takes direct aim at the company’s HiSilicon chip division — a business that in a few short years has become central to China’s ambitions in semiconductor technology but will now lose access to tools that are central to its success. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. …

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has mandated that all public and private sector employees use a government-backed Bluetooth tracing app and maintain social distancing in offices as New Delhi begins easing some of its lockdown measures in lower-risk areas. FILE PHOTO: Employees wearing protective masks work inside a call centre run by Uttar Pradesh state …

FILE PHOTO: A view of Tesla Inc’s U.S. vehicle factory in Fremont, California, U.S., March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) told furloughed employees on Friday that they will remain out of work for at least another week, postponing a plan to resume normal operations on May 4 at its San …

April 30 (Reuters) – Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets on several U.S.-listed companies, including Labcorp, ServiceNow and Zebra Technologies on Thursday. HIGHLIGHTS * Labcorp : Keybanc cuts to sector weight from overweight * ONEOK Inc : Jefferies cuts to hold from buy * ServiceNow Inc : Piper Sandler cuts to …

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has chosen a home-grown technology for smartphone-based tracing of coronavirus infections, putting it at odds with Apple which has refused on privacy grounds to support the necessary short-range communication on iPhones. FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks use a smartphone on a street amid coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns in Kiev, Ukraine …

April 21 (Reuters) – XMReality AB (publ): * XMREALITY TO SUPPLY NESTLÉ WITH REMOTE GUIDANCE TECHNOLOGY * XMREALITY WILL SUPPLY NESTLÉ, SWISS-BASED FOOD AND BEVERAGE COMPANY, WITH ITS REMOTE GUIDANCE TECHNOLOGY * INITIAL ORDER VALUE IS AROUND SEK 900 000 AND WILL COVER REMAINING PART OF 2020 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdansk …