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ZURICH, May 17 — Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva’s commercial register sho...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today heard that Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd remitted RM42 million into two private accounts that belonged to Najib Razak on the orders of two individuals.
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LONDON, May 14 — Blackstone, one of the world’s biggest private equity investors, said today it still liked the United Kingdom as a long term prospect because assets were attractively priced even ...
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Is anyone still playing Pokémon Go? For those of you who are, then you’ll probably be happy to know that there’s another Pokémon mobile game in the works.
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PETALING JAYA: If the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) issue was tackled years ago, it would not be as severe as it is now, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The Datuk Seri Najib Razak SRC International Sdn Bhd trial, where the former premier faces seven charges of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power trial ov...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The Datuk Seri Najib Razak SRC International Sdn Bhd trial, where the former premier faces seven charges of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power trial ...
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Alphabet Inc's 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 Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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BEIJING, May 6 — China said today that a delegation is still preparing to go to the United States for trade talks, after US President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on Beijing to reach...
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SHANGHAI, May 6 — Shanghai stocks suffered their worst day in more than three years today after US President Donald Trump said he would raise tariffs on imports from China at the end of this week, d...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Asian markets including Bursa Malaysia on Monday reeled from US President Donald Trump's fresh threat against China to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week.
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SHANGHAI: Global financial markets tumbled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week.
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SHANGHAI: Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United States deteriorated suddenly, reversing apparent progress made in recent months.
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NEW YORK, May 3 — SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its US$100 billion (RM414.3 billion) Vision Fund, which usually picks up big stakes in fast-growing technology comp...
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The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide.
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Before the render of Motorola's upcoming Razr was removed from Weibo, Slashleaks uploaded them onto their site for the world to see.
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Intel recently has announced that it is shutting down its 5G smartphone modem business.
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RIDE-HAILING company Uber Technologies Inc will unveil terms for its initial public offering (IPO) today, telling investors it will seek to be valued at between US$80bil and US$90bil, according to sources.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — The Ministry of Education (MOE) will be offering scholarships especially for journalists who intend to pursue further studies in local public universities.
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Remember the previous rumour from Pastebin which claims that the PlayStation 5 will be announced in June?
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NEW YORK (Bloomberg): Warren Buffett, the man behind a print-media empire that includes the Buffalo News and Omaha World-Herald, doesn’t think most newspapers can be saved.
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Originally scheduled for staggered roll out starting from this week onwards, there is now a huge possibility that Samsung might delay the release of Galaxy Fold.
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LONDON, April 18 — Stock markets were mixed today as investors wound down their positions before the Easter break, with positivity surrounding China-US trade talks and healthy Chinese growth failing...
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Uber Technologies Inc is nearing a deal with a group, including SoftBank Group Corp, to invest in its self-driving car unit to be valued at US$7.25bil (RM30.15bil), the Wall Street Journal reported on April 17, citing people familiar with the matter.
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BEIJING, April 18 — China said today there is “still much work to finish” on the text of a trade agreement with the United States.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, lead counsel of Datuk Seri Najib Razak, said the defence team already has copies of BlackBerry messages by AmBank relationship liaison manage...
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Jargon's inaugural WSJ column, which could have been written by PR folks at Sony and the American Psychological Association, strives to convince her audience that simply because a child has difficulty putting down the game controller and finding creative, productive things to do does not mean he’s a videogame addict.
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The Wall Street Journal reports that Sony has begun cracking down on sexually explicit content in PlayStation games.
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BEIJING, April 16 — Swedish telecom giant Ericsson said today that China’s market regulator was investigating the company over licensing issues as countries around the world prepare to roll out th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara raided an AmBank branch just four days after the Wall Street Journal broke a story about an investigation into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) where nearly US$700mil (RM2.88bil) were believed to have been channelled into Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal accounts, the High Court heard.
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Federal prosecutors in New York are planning to meet with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos about his allegations that the National Enquirer tried to blackmail him with help from Saudi Arabia, a person familiar with the plans said April 11.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 — Uber could become a US$100 billion company with a massive share offering that will be a bellwether for tech startups looking toward Wall Street.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 — Uber could become a US$100 billion (RM409.44 billion) company with a massive share offering that will be a bellwether for tech startups looking toward Wall Street.
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Americans are fearful about the impact of social media firms such as Facebook and Twitter, with many saying they spread misinformation and divide the country, a poll showed.
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WASHINGTON, April 4 — The White House is not expected to announce a date today for a trade summit between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, a senior administration official...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Despite playing a role in exposing the 1MDB scandal, Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown said today Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trial was a vindication for Malaysia an...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak used cheques issued from his AmPrivate banking account to pay for home renovation projects in addition to contributions to other Barisan Nasional parti...
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PETALING JAYA: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) is said to have asked former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to pay an additional RM1.5bil in taxes.
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Anonymous but notable tech expert Mr White on March 28 published an image of what is purported to be the next iPhone's design schematic revealing three cameras on the back, as spotted by MacRumors.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 30 — Anonymous but notable tech expert Mr. White on Thursday published an image of what is purported to be the next iPhone’s design schematic revealing three cameras on the ...
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Investigators looking into a Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people have reached a preliminary conclusion that an anti-stall system was activated before the plane hit the ground, the ...
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NEW YORK, March 28 — A less expensive, less fully-featured Nintendo Switch is on the way, alongside a slightly enhanced model, according to reports from the Wall Street Journal and Eurogamer.
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NEW YORK, March 27 — Consumers who are receiving their AirPods II this week have been reporting that the back of the box features an image of Apple's highly-anticipated wireless charging pad.
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Consumers who are receiving their AirPods II this week have been reporting that the back of the box features an image of Apple's highly-anticipated wireless charging pad.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 26 — Apple Inc’s Apple News+ service will offer content from 300 popular magazines and newspapers for just US$10 (RM40.68) a month.
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Early October last year, the Wall Street Journal reported that Nintendo has planned to launch a new Switch in 2019.
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Former premier Najib Abdul Razak had purportedly engaged the services of a top Republican communications specialist last year, claimed a watchdog on the influence of money in US politics.
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PETALING JAYA: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, has denied making any donations to a political fundraising committee related to US president Donald Trump.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The US Justice Department (DoJ) is investigating if fugitive financier Low Taek Jho had any part in financing President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The US Justice Department (DoJ) is investigating if fugitive financier Low Taek Jho had any part in financing President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.
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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating whether fugitive financier Jho Low was behind a US$100,000 donation made to a political fundraising committee related to US President Donald Trump.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The US Justice Department is investigating if fugitive financier Low Taek Jho had any part in financing President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.
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NEW YORK, March 9 — Global stocks lost ground yesterday and the dollar softened for the first time in eight sessions after a disappointing US payrolls report exacerbated concerns that the world econ...
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An old episode of The Simpsons featuring the voice of Michael Jackson is being pulled from all future broadcasts, the show's producer told a newspaper, following a documentary about alleged child abu...
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Nintendo is worried that excessive microtransactions will harm its brand and reputation, and it’s asking mobile development partners to curb player spending in games, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
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NEW YORK, March 4 — Wall Street stocks rose early today on reports the US and China are close to a major trade agreement that would roll back some of the tariffs imposed in recent months.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — The ringgit closed easier as demand for the dollar increased on optimistic US-China trade deal news, dealers said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): The FBM KLCI remained below the crucial 1,700-point level at the midday break today as sentiment stayed tepid following a disappointing fourth quarter 2018 (4Q18) corporate ear...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): The FBM KLCI pared some of its losses at mid-morning today and remained below the crucial 1,700-level, weighed by select blue chips.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): The FBM KLCI fell 0.62%% in early trade this morning, despite the firmer start at most regional markets, dragged by key index-linked blue chips.
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SYDNEY, March 4 — Asian shares gained today on reports the United States and China were close to striking a trade deal after a year-long tariff skirmish while the US dollar eased as traders wagered ...
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WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping could reach a formal trade deal at a summit around March 27 given progress in talks between the two countries, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday
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TOKYO, March 4 — The Australian dollar and the Chinese yuan rose early today on hopes Washington and Beijing were close to a trade deal after a bitter year-long tariff dispute.
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NEW YORK, March 4 — The United States and China are close to reaching a major trade deal that would see both sides lower some of the tariffs imposed during an often-bitter trade war, a report said y...
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AMAZON.com Inc plans to open dozens of grocery stores across the United States as it looks to expand in the food business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Popular short-video and social-media app TikTok has agreed to a US$5.7 million settlement with US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over allegations that it illegally collected personal information from ...
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Several social networks including Pinterest and YouTube have detailed measures they are taking in response to pressure to combat disinformation on vaccines, which they have been accused of enabling.
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NEW YORK, Feb 24 — The American food giant known for its iconic ketchup and hotdog brands is facing the downside of austerity as a strategy for boosting profits.
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The two biggest outside investors in the US$100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund are allegedly complaining about the high prices paid for some tech companies.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is making progress in talks with China to revive a high-speed rail project that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s government said it would cancel, according to Foreign Mini...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia is making progress in talks with China to revive a high-speed rail project that Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's government said it would cancel, according to Fore...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): Malaysia is making progress in talks with China to revive a high-speed rail project that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s government said it would cancel, according to...
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“My book would be, ‘Billion Dollar Whale’. It’s a sad story of corruption in international finance but fascinating”, this was the response from Microsoft founder Bill Gates when he was asked...
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The Billion Dollar Whale, which chronicles the 1MDB scandal, is billionaire Bill Gates' book of choice.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Microsoft founder Bill Gates promoted a book on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal on United States broadcaster CNN yesterday, reportedly sending interest in the tit...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman will be postponing his visit to Malaysia and Indonesia in his tour of several Asian countries, the Foreign Ministry said today.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 15 — Is it Hollywood time for Apple?
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Several publications are resisting Apple Inc's plans to keep about half of the revenue from its upcoming news subscription service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Feb 12, citing the iPhone maker's pitch to some news organisations.
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SINGAPORE: The food delivery startup DoorDash Inc. is negotiating an approximately US$500 million funding round led by Singapore’s state investment firm Temasek Holdings Pte, a person familiar with the matter said. Though the amount could differ because the details have not been finalised.
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During last year’s Google I/O, the company showed off the integration between Google Lens and Google Maps.
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WASHINGTON, Feb 5 — Senior US and Chinese officials are poised to start another round of trade talks in Beijing next week to push for a deal to protect American intellectual property and avert a Mar...
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More than 500 news websites have made changes to their standards or disclosures after getting feedback from NewsGuard, a startup that created a credibility ratings system for news on the internet, the...
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Mark Zuckerberg's latest attempt to explain Facebook's data-sharing practices is notable for its omissions as well as what it plays up and plays down.
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Facebook co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg on Jan 24 renewed his defence of the social network’s business, arguing that targeting ads based on interests was different from selling people’s data.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police expect investigations into the 1MDB case to be completed by March, said Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun on Thursday (Jan 24).
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BuzzFeed, one of the highest profile entertainment and news sites on the Internet, plans to cut 15% of its workforce, US media reports said Jan 23.
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Khadem al-Qubaisi – who allegedly played a key role in the misappropriation of 1MDB funds – has claimed that he is being unfairly being made a scapegoat in the scandal and that Abu Dhabi is forcin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 22): Foreign funds acquired RM417.3 million of Malaysian equities last week – the highest inflow recorded since September 2018, according to MIDF Research.
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A RECENT explosive report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) “revealing” China’s attempt in 2016 to bail out troubled 1MDB in exchange for projects in Malaysia can potentially deal another blow to Malaysia-China bilateral relations, but both countries have adopted a calm approach towards these “expose”.
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NEW YORK, Jan 19 — The dollar held firm against its rivals yesterday and was poised for its first weekly gain in five weeks, boosted by optimism about trade talks between China and the United States...
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LONDON, Jan 18 — Stock markets across the globe powered higher today, buoyed by hopes of a breakthrough in the US-China trade war.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 18): The FBM KLCI closed higher for the second day running today following a news report that the Trump administration is considering easing tariffs imposed on Chinese imports.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 — Persistent buying momentum in index-linked counters helped push Bursa Malaysia to close firmer today in tandem with the rally in global equities, boosted by positive market se...
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HONG KONG, Jan 18 — Asian markets rallied today as another broadly positive week drew to a close, with investors cheered by a report that the US was considering lifting tariffs on China as officials...
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WASHINGTON: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chinese imports and suggested offering a tariff rollback during trade discussions scheduled for Jan. 30, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the internal deliberations
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NEW YORK: Global stock indexes rose on Thursday as optimism over a resolution to the trade war between the United States and China lifted sentiment, while sterling strengthened amid hopes of a second referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 17 — A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced bills yesterday that would ban the sale of US chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, ZTE Corp or other Chinese te...
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WASHINGTON: A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced bills on Wednesday that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , ZTE Corp or other Chinese telecommunications companies that violate U.S. sanctions or export control laws.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 17 — Federal prosecutors are investigating Huawei Technologies, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, for allegedly stealing trade secrets from US businesses and ...
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According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple will be joining the triple camera club sometime this year.