Tag: Technology

Twitter posts stronger-than-expected Q2 results, shares jump

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Twitter on Thursday posted stronger-than-expected earnings for the second quarter thanks to growing advertising demand across all geographic regions and types of ad products....

Daimler: $4.3 billion quarterly profit despite chip shortage

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FRANKFURT, Germany — German auto maker Daimler reaped strong profits in the second quarter as demand for its Mercedes luxury cars continued to rebound...

China fines tech giants for content exploiting children

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HONG KONG — China’s internet watchdog said Wednesday it has fined platforms operated by e-commerce company Alibaba and gaming firm Tencent for spreading sexually...

Morocco denies using spyware to target French officials

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RABAT, Morocco — Morocco’s government has denied reports that the country's security forces may have used spyware made by Israel’s NSO Group to eavesdrop...

Ford, Argo AI to deploy autonomous vehicles on Lyft network

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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. and a self-driving vehicle company it partly owns will join with the Lyft ride-hailing service to offer autonomous rides...

Biden to meet next month with private sector on cyber issues

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and members of his national security team plan to meet next month with business executives about cybersecurity, an official...

Stellantis CEO expects chip shortage to drag into next year

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DETROIT — The leader of the world's fourth-largest automaker expects a global computer chip shortage that has cut vehicle production to last into next...

Agency eyes ‘right-to-repair’ rules to aid consumers, shops

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WASHINGTON — Americans would be freer to repair their broken cellphones, computers, videogame consoles and even tractors themselves or to use independent repair shops...

Saudi Aramco facing $50M cyber extortion over leaked data

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s state oil giant acknowledged Wednesday that leaked data from the company — files now apparently being used...

Couple in eBay harassment case sues company, ex-officials

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BOSTON — A Massachusetts couple subjected to threats and other bizarre harassment from former eBay Inc. employees filed a civil lawsuit against the Silicon...