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German government not planning blanket Huawei ban

German government not planning blanket Huawei ban

BERLIN, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Germany does not want to follow the United States in generally banning products made by Chinese telecoms equipment makers such as Huawei, but will continue making such decisions on a case-by-case basis, an Economy Ministry spokesperson said on Friday. Berlin’s relationship with Beijing has come under close scrutiny since Russia’s …

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‘No sacred cows’ as pipeline company TC Energy prepares for C$5 bln asset sales

'No sacred cows' as pipeline company TC Energy prepares for C$5 bln asset sales

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec 2 (Reuters) – As TC Energy Corp (TRP.TO) prepares to unload C$5 billion ($3.7 billion) in assets next year, investors and analysts say the North American pipeline operator has plenty of options without touching its core gas business. Chief Executive Francois Poirier cleared up any ambiguities this week when asked how much …

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Facebook accused by female truckers of skewing job ads

Facebook accused by female truckers of skewing job ads

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec 1 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) unlawfully steered dozens of hiring ads from trucking companies and other advertisers to mostly one gender or age group, an advocacy group for female truckers alleged in a US complaint on Thursday, citing the social media giant’s own data. In June, Meta said it planned …

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Canada’s TC Energy gets approval to expand NGTL gas pipeline system

Canada's TC Energy gets approval to expand NGTL gas pipeline system

Nov 30 (Reuters) – The Canadian government on Wednesday approved an expansion to TC Energy’s (TRP.TO) NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd (NGTL) pipeline system in Alberta, which will help improve market access for western Canadian natural gas. The West Path Delivery 2023 (WP2023) project will add about 40 kilometers (25 miles) of new natural gas pipeline …

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Elon Musk expects Neuralink to begin human trials in six months

Elon Musk expects Neuralink to begin human trials in six months

Nov 30 (Reuters) – Elon Musk said on Wednesday a wireless device developed by his brain chip company Neuralink is expected to begin human clinical trials in six months, and one of its first targeted applications is restoring vision. The company is developing brain chip interfaces that it says could enable disabled patients to move …

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Amazon to warn customers about limitations of its AI

Amazon to warn customers about limitations of its AI

LAS VEGAS, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is planning to roll out warning cards for software sold by its cloud-computing division, in light of ongoing concern that artificially intelligent systems can discriminate against different groups, the company told Reuters. Akin to lengthy nutrition labels, Amazon’s so-called AI Service Cards will be public so …

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Analysis: Pickup in US ‘Cyber ​​Week’ sales beat China’s Singles Day gain

Analysis: Pickup in US 'Cyber ​​Week' sales beat China's Singles Day gain

NEW YORK/SHANGHAI, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Online shopping fatigue set in across the United States and China as retailers in both countries posted mostly lackluster results during both Cyber ​​Week and Singles Day, two of the world’s biggest promotional events, according to the latest data. US shoppers spent $35.27 billion online overall during Cyber ​​Week, …

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Cyber ​​Monday sets sales record as shoppers splurge on toys, electronics- report

Cyber ​​Monday sets sales record as shoppers splurge on toys, electronics- report

Nov 29 (Reuters) – Discount-hunting shoppers snapped up more Pokemon cards, TVs and air fryers on Cyber ​​Monday, pushing sales to $11.3 billion, making it the biggest US online shopping day in history, according to data from Adobe Analytics. Sales, not adjusted for inflation, rose 5.8% from a year ago, per data from Adobe Analytics, …

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Disney CEO Iger makes profitable streaming a priority

Disney CEO Iger makes profitable streaming a priority

Nov 28 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Monday one of his top priorities is to make the company’s streaming business profitable. Iger is responsible for Disney’s all-in embrace of streaming, and the launch of its marquee service, Disney+, but he acknowledged the measurement of success has changed. Wall …

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Blinken to announce help for Ukraine’s power transmission on Tuesday – US official

Blinken to announce help for Ukraine's power transmission on Tuesday - US official

BUCHAREST, Nov 28 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday will announce new assistance to help restore Ukraine’s power transmission ability in the face of Russian attacks targeting the country’s energy grid, a senior State Department official said. Blinken arrived in Romania on Monday evening ahead of a meetings with NATO allies …

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