Technology

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Wirecard AG, an independent provider of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions is seen in Aschheim near Munich, Germany April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo LONDON/BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Wirecard rejected allegations of impropriety on Tuesday after the Financial Times newspaper published documents on the company’s accounting
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Harley-Davidson’s new electric motorcycle, LiveWire. Harley-Davidson Motor Company/Handout via REUTERS CHICAGO (Reuters) – Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) said on Monday it has stopped production and deliveries of its first electric motorcycle after discovering a glitch in the final quality checks. The motorcycle maker said it has discovered a “non-standard condition” with LiveWire, which it began shipping
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. games publisher Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment dealt out to a Hong Kong-based Hearthstone esports gamer for his public support of pro-democracy protests after its decision sparked controversy among players and the public. Blizzard Entertainment, a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard which is partly backed by Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings,
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian financial technology start-up Nubank now has 15 million clients, the firm’s chief executive said on Friday, a figure which underlines the rapid growth of the Sequoia Capital-backed venture in Latin America’s largest economy. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Nubank, a Brazilian FinTech startup, is pictured at the bank’s headquarters in
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FILE PHOTO: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joe Simons announces that Facebook Inc has agreed to a settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy during a news conference at FTC Headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Trade Commission, which works with the Justice Department to enforce antitrust
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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, United States, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three U.S. financial regulators on Friday issued a warning to firms with registered digital assets that they have an obligation to follow securities laws prohibiting
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FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook Libra cryptocurrency logo is seen in front of displayed German flag in this illustration taken, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s Secretary of State for Finance raised concerns about Facebook’s digital currency Libra on Friday, stating that it should not circulate until the risks it could
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LONDON (Reuters) – James Dyson, the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, has canceled his ambitious plan to build an electric car because the project was not commercially viable. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron (R) views vacuum design products with James Dyson at the Dyson headquarters in Malmesbury , south west England, November
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WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The U.S. government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks in Washington this week. The decision, which drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing, targets 20 Chinese public security bureaus
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(Reuters) – The mobile version of videogame franchise “Call of Duty” racked up 100 million downloads in its first week, industry site Sensor Tower said on Tuesday, dwarfing the debuts of previous smashes including “Fortnite” and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG). PUBG, Fortnite and Electronic Arts’ “Apex Legends” scored 26.3 million, 22.5 million and 25 million respectively
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WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The U.S. government expanded its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks in Washington this week. FILE PHOTO: An ethnic Uighur demonstrator wears a mask as she attends a protest against
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FILE PHOTO: Stickers bearing the Facebook logo are pictured at Facebook Inc’s F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of state attorneys general, including New York Attorney General Letitia James, met Monday with U.S. Attorney General William Barr to discuss a state-level
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish power group Vattenfall has won an order from Norway’s biggest dairy group Tine SA to run 200 charging stations for employees’ and customers’ electric vehicles. The state-owned utility said on Sunday the order, which includes payment services and maintenance, is part of a five-year agreement between the two aimed at reducing
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