Alibaba signs agreement with Belgium for e-commerce trade hub

BEIJING (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with the Belgium government to launch an e-commerce trade hub, which will include investments in logistics infrastructure. The project is part of Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), and Belgium is the first European country to join the project following similar agreements in Malaysia and […]

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Meng Wanzhou Was Huawei’s Professional Face, Until Her Arrest

BEIJING — As Huawei’s finance chief and daughter of its founder, Meng Wanzhou has been a polished, professional face for a huge technology firm that long was opaque to the outside world. Ms. Meng, the eldest daughter of Ren Zhengfei, the leader of the telecom equipment maker, has appeared before reporters to announce the company’s financial results. She has spoken […]

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Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The reasons that the United States asked the Canadian authorities to arrest a top executive of the Chinese technology company Huawei last week had been shrouded in mystery. On Friday, the details of the arrest and what led up to it came out in a Canadian courtroom. At a bail hearing in Vancouver for Meng Wanzhou, […]

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Fandor Lays Off Staff, Company Sells Assets of Indie-Film Streaming Service (EXCLUSIVE)

Fandor, the independent-film streaming service, has laid off nearly all of its employees and sold off its assets, Variety has learned. Reached for comment, Fandor CEO/chairman Chris Kelly sent a statement in which he said Fandor has a deal in place that will let a “new entity” continue to operate the service. He declined to identify the entity that now […]

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Lay Offs Hit Daybreak Studios, Rumored at 70

Daybreak Studios, the developers behind “EverQuest II,” “H1Z1,” and “PlanetSide 2,” laid off a number of employees this week as part of a structure optimization, the company told Variety. Former Daybreak Studios president John Smedley took to Twitter Friday afternoon to talk about the layoffs noting that “70 people is a lot.” “Very sorry to hear about the layoffs at Daybreak,” […]

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Do TV Shows Not Work on Social? Facebook Gets Less Than 600,000 Views for ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ in First Week

Facebook has 185 million daily active users in the U.S. and Canada. The company has been trying for more than a year to turn them into daily viewers of long-form, TV-style video — but so far, its efforts have been underwhelming. Last Friday, Facebook launched every episode of cult classic “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and two other Joss Whedon shows — “Angel” […]

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China's Huawei pledges to address security issues raised by Britain: sources

LONDON (Reuters) – China’s Huawei [HWT.UL] has promised to address security issues raised in a British government report earlier this year, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday. The report, signed off by Britain’s GCHQ spy agency and released in July, found that technical and supply-chain issues with equipment made by Huawei had exposed Britain’s telecom networks […]

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U.S. to reveal charges against Chinese hackers: sources

(Reuters) – Federal prosecutors are expected to unveil criminal charges as soon as next week against hackers linked to Chinese intelligence for allegedly stealing data from U.S. companies, according to people familiar with the matter. A senior U.S. intelligence official described the Chinese operation, known as “Cloudhopper,” as one of the most expansive and successful hacking schemes ever recorded. The […]

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German 5G auction at risk as Berlin mulls compulsory roaming: FAZ

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s network regulator has warned the government that its auction of fifth-generation mobile licenses could be delayed if operators are forced to offer roaming in rural areas, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) reported on Thursday. The government is mulling changes to the auction requirements that would envisage compulsory roaming in rural areas with patchy mobile phone coverage, […]

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Tiny phone that fits in the palm of your hand is on sale now, and it’s adorable

The tiny Palm phone is now on sale, offering a compact smartphone that doesn’t skimp on features. The minuscule phone is just 10mm thick and 96.5mm tall and still manages to offer water resistance and a tough glass screen. The phone also has a 12-megapixel rear camera, that lets you snap away while you’re out and about. It runs Android, […]

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