Chinese leaders focus on technology as they make 5-year plan
Working to promote self-sustaining growth supported by domestic consumer spending and technology development.
Secretive, never profitable Palantir makes its market debut
Hybrid provider of software and consulting services often embeds its own engineers with clients.
Facebook to buy REI’s new headquarters near Seattle
Company opened its first office in 2010 with three engineers, now it employs more than 5,000 workers in dozens of locations.
Amazon to hire 100,000 to keep up with online shopping surge
The company already had to hire 175,000 people earlier this year to keep up with the rush of orders.
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Five trends in industrial communication technology
Connectors are smaller, smarter and can be customized.
German study highlights carbon footprint of video streaming
Looks at the amount of CO2 produced by data centres and by the transmission technology streaming it to consumers.
Chinese chipmaker SMIC denies military ties as US steps trade feud
US is considering adding SMIC to a list of foreign buyers needing permission to acquire technology or components.
Apple reaches $2T market value as tech fortunes soar
Comes amid a devastating pandemic that has shoved the economy into a deep recession and caused unemployment rates to soar.
Huawei, long resilient, suffers under tougher US pressure
Washington intensifies its campaign to slam the door on access to foreign markets and components in its escalating feud.
Trump administration imposes new Huawei restrictions
New rules will further block Huawei from accessing US chip technology.
Microsoft back in the smartphone business with its new Duo
Pitching it as a more useful tool than a conventional smartphone, enables users to multitask with two separate apps or web pages at a time.
CREATE SEED initiative to tackle e-waste and promote eco-design
Will optimize reclaiming valuable materials while rethinking how the electronics supply chain functions.
Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat
Bans take effect in 45 days and could bar the apps from the Apple and Google app stores, effectively removing them from U.S. distribution
Capital One fined US$80M in data breach
The bank’s own internal audit failed to identify “numerous weaknesses” in its management of the cloud environment