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13  juin     17h27
Apple accused in lawsuit of underpaying female workers in California
   Apple AAPL.O on Thursday was hit with a proposed class action accusing the tech giant of paying more than , female employees in California less than men with comparable jobs, lawyers for the plaintiffs said.The lawsuit filed in state court in San Francisco by two women claims Apple...
    09h02
Lawmakers grill Microsoft president over China ties in House hearing on hacks
   Microsoft MSFT.O President Brad Smith testified before a House panel on homeland security on Thursday, fielding questions about its security practices and ties to China a year after Chinese hackers spied on federal emails by hacking into the tech giant.China linked hackers stole , U.S. State...
    17h38
JPMorgan, Greek fintech, claim success in London court
   Wall Street bank JP Morgan JPM.N and Greek fintech boss Haris Karonis both claimed success on Thursday in a London court battle over how to value a joint business, paving the way for its potential sale.Karonis’s WEREALIZE.COM WRL , the majority owner of Athens based Viva Wallet, has accused JP...
    18h16
Battery Ventures, Silver Lake explore 3-billion sale of Clubessential, sources say
   Investment firms Battery Ventures and Silver Lake are exploring a sale of Clubessential Holdings, which they hope will value the club management software provider at close to billion, according to people familiar with the matter.A sale process for Clubessential is underway with advice from...
    05h03
Alphabet hit with Austrian privacy complaint over alleged browser tracking
   Alphabet’s GOOGL.O Google was hit with a complaint by Austrian advocacy group NOYB on Thursday for allegedly tracking users of its Chrome Web browser, an issue already on EU antitrust regulators’ radar.The U.S. tech giant is phasing out the use of third party cookies that advertisers use to track...
    00h15
China urges EU to reverse EV tariffs, Chery undeterred
   Beijing on Thursday slammed EU tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles as protectionist behaviour even as the country’s top auto exporter said the duties would not derail its expansion plans for Europe, including making EVs in Spain this year.The reaction from China and others embroiled in the dispute...
    15h07
X’s lawsuit against Media Matters to head to trial in April 2025
   Social media platform X’s lawsuit against media watchdog group Media Matters will head to trial on April, , a U.S. District judge ordered on Thursday.X, which is owned by billionaire Elon Musk, sued Media Matters in November, accusing the group of defamation after it published a report that...
    15h20
T-Mobile lands multi-year U.S. Navy contract
   Wireless carrier T Mobile TMUS.O said on Thursday it has been selected by the U.S. Navy to supply communication technology as part of a . billion Spiral contract for the next ten years.The contract comes at a time when telecom providers are grappling with a slow wireless market and stiff...
    02h52
Google partners with Nevada utility for geothermal to power data centers
   Google GOOGL.O has entered into an agreement with Berkshire Hathaway electric utility NV Energy to power its Nevada data centers with advanced geothermal electricity, the U.S. technology company said on Wednesday.The deal, which has been sent to state utility regulators for approval, would...
    09h59
EU’s new AI rules ignite battle over data transparency
   A new set of laws governing the use of artificial intelligence AI in the European Union will force companies to be more transparent about the data used to train their systems, prying open one of the industry’s most closely guarded secrets.In the months since Microsoft backed MSFT.O OpenAI...
    12h16
Broadcom soars as demand for AI chips powers forecast raise
   Broadcom surged about on Thursday as its upbeat annual forecast highlighted insatiable demand for chips used in powering AI focused technology, while its announcement of a stock split added to the euphoria.The rising adoption of generative AI has been driving demand for companies such as...
    01h06
Japan’s beloved cats get healthcare help from AI
   Mayumi Kitakata frets about the health and wellbeing of Chi, her stoic housemate who enjoys treats, indulges a bit too much in the catnip, and about is getting on in years for a feline.Kitakata, , has had pet cats come and go over the years, and to help give Chi as many seasons as possible,...
    06h29
Wise shares slide 20% after UK payments firm flags weaker outlook
   British money transfer company Wise WISEa.L forecast a weaker than expected outlook for profits on Thursday, sending its shares down more than .The company also reported underlying pretax profit of million pounds million for its financial year, beating expectations, on income...
    10h44
EU seeks detail on porn platforms’ measures to protect minors
   The European Commission has asked internet platforms Pornhub, Xvideos and Stripchat what measures they take to protect minors and to prevent the spread of illegal content online.The companies must provide detailed information on measures they have taken to assess and mitigate risks for minors...
    10h14
Amazon adds 230 million in cloud credits to AI startups
   Amazon AMZN.O said it is investing million in the form of Amazon Web Service AWS credits in artificial intelligence startups, the latest example of cloud providers trying to capture AI clients from nascent stages.The credits will provide early stage generative AI startups free access to...
    09h52
Philippines cracks down on illegal offshore gambling firms
   Philippine authorities have launched a crackdown on illegal offshore gambling operators, several run by Chinese firms, as calls to ban these activities mount due to their alleged links to criminal syndicates.Around to offshore gambling firms are operating in the Philippines without a...
09  février     23h26
Layoffs pile up in US, Canada as companies uncertain of economy
   Companies in the U.S. and Canada have continued their job cuts in after letting go thousands last year, as the outlook on interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve remains uncertain even as recession fears recede rapidly.Here is a snapshot of job cuts announced so far this year: Amazon’s ...
13  juin     08h06
Samsung chief Lee discusses cooperation with Meta, Amazon and Qualcomm
   Samsung Electronics .KS said on Thursday its chairman met with the heads of Meta META.O , Qualcomm QCOM.O and Amazon AMZN.O this week to discuss cooperation and that topics included artificial intelligence, cloud services and chips.Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg invited Jay Y. Lee to his home...
    07h46
Reliance’s Jio Platforms clears hurdle in bid to launch satellite internet in India
   A joint venture between Reliance Industries’ RELI.NS Jio Platforms and Luxembourg based SES SESFg.LU to provide gigabit fibre internet has won approval from the Indian space regulator to operate satellites there, a government executive said.The three approvals issued to Orbit Connect India ...
    04h10
China’s Ant Group invests 2.9 billion in technology research last year
   China’s Ant Group said Thursday it invested a record high . billion yuan . billion in technology research and development in , largely focussed on AI technology.The firm, which disclosed the investments as part of its sustainability report, last year received Chinese government...
    03h07
Amazon, Vrio to launch satellite internet in South America, competing with Starlink
   Amazon AMZN.O and telecommunications firm Vrio will jointly launch a satellite internet service in seven South American countries, the two parties said on Thursday, putting them in direct competition with Elon Musk’s Starlink.Vrio, the U.S. firm that manages the Latin American branch of DirecTV...
    02h45
NASA accidentally broadcasts simulation of distressed astronauts on space station
   NASA accidentally broadcast a simulation of astronauts being treated for decompression sickness on the International Space Station ISS on Wednesday, prompting speculation of an emergency in posts on social media.About : p.m. U.S. Central Time GMT , The National Aeronautics and Space...
12  juin     12h16
Bitcoin miner Riot Platforms attacks takeover target Bitfarms over poison pill
   Riot Platforms RIOT.O said Bitfarms’ move to adopt a poison pill to thwart its acquisition by the bitcoin miner was shareholder unfriendly and highlighted the lack of solid corporate governance standards.Riot said on Wednesday it had privately urged Bitfarms to remove its chairman and interim...
    23h08
Revolut picks new Canary Wharf HQ as it expands headcount
   Britain’s Revolut is to become the first tenant in a newly refurbished building in London’s Canary Wharf financial district, taking on more floorspace for its new headquarters as the fintech firm accelerates hiring.Bankers arriving in Canary Wharf will soon be greeted by giant Revolut logos...
    22h04
Samsung offers plan to speed up delivery of AI chips
   Samsung Electronics .KS said its contract manufacturing business plans to offer a one stop shop for clients to get their AI chips made faster, integrating its global No. memory chip, foundry, and chip packaging services, to harness the AI boom.With clients working with a single channel of...
    20h22
Broadcom boosts revenue forecast from AI chips, unveils stock split
   Broadcom AVGO.O raised its annual forecast for revenue from chips that help in artificial intelligence work by on Wednesday, and announced a stock split to take advantage of a rally in its shares this year.Shares of the Palo Alto, California based chipmaker surged in extended trading.The...
    21h38
Roaring Kitty may have cut GameStop options position, strategists say
   A surge of trading in some short dated GameStop options contracts on Wednesday suggested to some market participants that Keith Gill, the stock influencer known as Roaring Kitty, may have sold some of his recently disclosed options position in the company.Gill, who helped launch the meme stock...
    04h54
EU hits Chinese EVs with tariffs, drawing rebuke from Beijing
   The European Commission said it will impose extra duties of up to . on imported Chinese electric cars from July, risking retaliation from Beijing which said on Wednesday it would take measures to safeguard its interests.Less than a month after Washington announced plans to quadruple duties for...
    17h23
US agency seeks answers from Waymo in self-driving vehicle probe
   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday it is seeking additional details about a series incidents that raise concerns about the performance of Alphabet’s Waymo GOOGL.O self driving vehicles.In May, the U.S. auto safety regulator opened an investigation after receiving ...
    17h14
SEC reaches 4.47 bln settlement with now-bankrupt crypto firm Terraform Labs
   Terraform Labs reached a . billion civil settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, after being found liable by a jury for defrauding cryptocurrency investors who lost an estimated billion when the TerraUSD and Luna tokens collapsed in .A proposed final judgment...