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News Releases

  • Huawei's Mysterious Founder Denies Spying for China, Praises Trump
    published on January 16th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    The founder and CEO of Huawei said his company has never spied for the Chinese government—and never would—as he made a rare public appearance following the arrest of his daughter in Canada.
  • How to Make Money Trading: Hack Into SEC, Peek at 157 Secret Earnings Reports
    published on January 16th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    According to a government complaint, a hacker and his associates spent six months rooting around the SEC’s corporate-filing system. The disclosures of how the hack worked is a black eye for the agency, which is itself responsible for policing companies’ cyber defenses.
  • Snap Finance Chief Joins Executive Exodus
    published on January 16th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone is leaving after less than a year on the job, the latest in a string of executive departures at the social-media company.
  • Netflix Raises Prices on All of Its Subscription Plans
    published on January 16th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    Netflix is raising prices on all of its subscription plans, with the streaming service’s most popular plan increasing to $13 a month from $11, and the base plan rising to $9 a month from $8.
  • Germany Dismisses Qualcomm's Latest Patent Suit Against Apple
    published on January 15th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    A German court dismissed a patent suit from Qualcomm against Apple, the first setback in the country for the chip maker in recent weeks amid a dispute that has resulted in the ban of some iPhone sales in China and Germany.
  • NBA Inks Billion-Dollar Deal With Maker of 2K Videogame
    published on January 15th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    Videogame maker Take-Two Interactive Software will pay the National Basketball Association and its players’ union up to $1.1 billion over seven years.
  • Amazon's Arrival Puts the Heat on the FDNY
    published on January 15th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    The fire department is considering reopening a firehouse that was closed 15 years ago, anticipating that the tech giant’s new Long Island City campus will strain department resources.
  • India Wants Access to Encrypted WhatsApp Messages
    published on January 15th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    Facebook’s WhatsApp is facing pressure in India to let authorities trace and read the encrypted messages of its more than 200 million Indian users in a new attempt at constraining global tech giants.
  • Apple Rattled Markets With China Warning. Who's Next?
    published on January 15th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    After iPhone-maker Apple blamed much of its revenue slump on the country’s slowing economy, the focus shifts to Starbucks, Nike and others with big exposure.
  • Robot Hotel Loses Love for Robots
    published on January 15th, 2019 at 05:30 AM
    The robot revolution will have to wait at the Henn na Hotel in Japan, which is laying off low-performing droids after they created more work by annoying and confusing guests and piling up in the repair shop.