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Britain delays decision on Huawei's role in 5G networks
LONDON: Britain on Monday postponed a decision on whether Huawei could participate in building next-generation 5G mobile networks until it had a clearer picture on the impact of US measures taken against the Chinese company. "These measures could have a potential impact on the future availability . ...
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Equifax's US$700 million data breach settlement spurs calls for new rules
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to US$700 million to settle claims it broke the law with a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that could spur new consumer data rules.
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Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet take centre stage on Wall Street
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - The so-called FANG stocks take centre stage on Wall Street this week, with Amazon , Alphabet and Facebook set to report as the S&P 500 approaches a record high.
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Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet take center stage on Wall Street
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - The so-called FANG stocks take center stage on Wall Street this week, with Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook set to report as the S&P 500 approaches a record high.
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Huawei's US research arm laying off workers
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees.
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Warburg Pincus-backed Trax closes $100m Series D round led by HOPU
Kristie Neo - The startup is valued at around $1.3 billion after the funding. The post Warburg Pincus-backed Trax closes $100m Series D round led by HOPU appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Democrats, White House near deal to raise debt ceiling
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - WASHINGTON: US Democrats have nearly reached a deal with the Trump administration to raise the debt ceiling, allowing the government to borrow more money and avoid a disastrous default, sources close to the negotiations said on Monday (Jul 22). The "near-final agreement" would suspend the debt ...
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Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - Chief executives from chipmakers Intel and Broadcom will attend a Monday meeting at the White House to discuss Huawei's blacklisting and other topics, and President Donald Trump is expected to drop in even though the meeting was not on his official schedule, according to two people briefed on the .. ...
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They thought they didn’t match up to their NTU peers, but turned weakness into strength
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Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network: Washington Post
Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the Chinese company put on a U.S. blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents.
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Putin gives Russian citizenship to Novatek's finance chief, a US national
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin handed Russian citizenship to gas producer Novatek's veteran finance chief Mark Gyetvay on Monday (Jul 22), a move that could potentially help the US national bypass some sanctions restrictions. US sanctions imposed on Russia in 2014 ban US nationals and companies ...
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European stocks tread water as oil gains on Gulf standoff
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - LONDON: European stocks marked time near their opening levels in Europe and the US on Monday (Jul 22) after losses in Asia as traders readied for earnings reports from hi-tech heavyweights later in the week. Oil prices spiked higher meanwhile, before easing back to conserve modest gains amid ...
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Frenzied debut of China's Nasdaq-style board adds US$44b in market cap
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - SHANGHAI: Trading on China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms hit fever pitch on Monday (Jul 22), with shares up as much as 520 per cent in a wild debut that more than doubled the board's combined market capitalisation and beat veteran investors' expectations. Sixteen of the first ...
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Trump is expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - Chief executives from chipmakers Intel and Broadcom will attend a Monday meeting at the White House to discuss Huawei's blacklisting and other topics, and President Donald Trump is expected to drop in even though the meeting was not on his official schedule, according to two people briefed on the .. ...
1 day ago
Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle US anti-bribery charges
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - Microsoft Corp agreed to pay more than US$25 million, including an US$8.75 million criminal fine imposed on its Microsoft Hungary unit, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday.
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Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor.
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Equifax to pay US$700 million over 2017 data breach, compensate consumers
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to US$700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday.
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Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday.
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Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data center business
Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" of acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centers.
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Microsoft settles US charges it violated anti-bribery law, accepts criminal fine: SEC
STEFANIE YUEN THIO - Microsoft Corp agreed to pay more than US$25 million, including an US$8.75 million criminal fine imposed on its Microsoft Hungary unit, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday.
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Wall Street gains as earnings season gathers steam
U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Monday as investors geared up for a busy week of corporate earnings, with results from major companies including Facebook and Amazon on tap.
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Trendlines to receive S$10.9m investment from Librae Holdings
Leila Lai - CATALIST-LISTED startup incubator The Trendlines Group announced on Monday that it will be receiving a S$10.88 million injection from Librae Holdings Limited (LH), a company related to UK business tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz.
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Equifax to pay up to US$700 million in US data breach settlement
LEON LIM - Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to US$700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday.
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Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network: Report
LEON LIM - Huawei Technologies, the Chinese company put on a US blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents.
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Corrected: Frenzied debut of China's Nasdaq-style board adds US$44 billion in market cap
Trading hit a fever pitch, with shares rocketing as much as 520per cent, as China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms debuted on Monday, with valuations exceeding even the expectations of veteran investors braced for a wild ride.
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Datapulse responds to SGX notice regarding hotel investments and management agreements
Leila Lai - IN response to a notice of compliance from the Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) on Friday, Datapulse Technology said on Monday that the basis for its recent investments in two hotels was to further its property business mandate.
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Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games
Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch javelins and hammers: pint-sized, self-driving A.I. robot cars.
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India's moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifts off, hopes to probe lunar south pole
India launched a rocket into space on Monday in an attempt to safely land a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet in the effort to establish itself as a low-cost space power.
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Microsoft to invest US$1 billion in OpenAI
Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was investing US$1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI and that the two had formed a multi-year partnership to develop artificial intelligence supercomputing technologies on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing service.
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Indian panel recommends cryptocurrency ban
LEON LIM - An Indian government panel on Monday recommended ban on cryptocurrency and penalties for any dealing in digital coins.
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Number of babies born in Singapore falls to lowest in 8 years
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Frenzied debut of China's Nasdaq-style board adds US$44 billion in market cap
Trading hit a fever pitch, with shares rocketing as much as 520per cent, as China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms debuted on Monday, with valuations exceeding even the expectations of veteran investors braced for a wild ride.
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Wall St. set to open higher as earnings season gathers steam
Sharanya Pillai - U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Monday as investors geared up for a busy week of corporate earnings, with results from major companies including Facebook and Amazon on tap.
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Equifax to pay up to US$650 million in data breach settlement
Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record US$650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday.
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ESR-Reit Q2 DPU remains stable at 1.004 S cents
Leila Lai - ESR-Reit's distribution per unit (DPU) was stable at 1.004 Singapore cents for its second quarter, up just 0.3 per cent from 1.001 cents a year ago, according to the industrial landlord's Q2 results released on Monday.
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India panel recommends ban on cryptocurrency
An Indian government panel on Monday recommended ban on cryptocurrency and penalties for any dealing in digital coins.






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