(Reuters) – A game developed by Electronics Arts Inc as a competitor to the wildly popular “Fortnite” has signed up 10 million players within three days of its launch, the videogame maker said, driving its shares up 16 percent on Friday. An undated handout image from EA’s game Apex Legends. REUTERS/EA/Handout With “Apex Legends,” EA
FILE PHOTO – A woman sits next to a salesperson at a Huawei shop in Bangkok, Thailand, January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha (Reuters) – New laws on foreign investment in the UK will block Chinese firm Huawei from sensitive UK tech projects, The Sun newspaper reported on Friday. Many are concerned that allowing Huawei an
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The owner of U.S. tabloid newspaper the National Enquirer pushed back on Friday against accusations of “extortion and blackmail” from Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos, saying its reporting on an extramarital affair involving the world’s richest man was lawful and it would investigate his claims. Bezos on Thursday accused American Media Inc
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand launched a Huawei Technologies 5G test bed on Friday, even as the United States urges its allies to bar the Chinese telecoms giant from building next-generation mobile networks. Huawei products are seen in a shop in Bangkok, Thailand, January 30, 2019. Picture taken January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Huawei, the world’s
FILE PHOTO – Journalists wait for Sony Corp’s new President and Chief Executive Officer Kenichiro Yoshida’s news conference on the company’s business plan at Sony’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp announced on Friday a share buyback of 100 billion yen ($910 million) – its first
FILE PHOTO: The new Apple iPhone Xs Max and iPhone X are seen on display at the Apple Store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Thursday released a fix for a software bug that had let iPhone users hear audio from users who had not yet
FILE PHOTO: A man walks by a Huawei logo at a shopping mall in Shanghai, China, Dec. 6, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo ROME (Reuters) – The industry ministry denied on Thursday a newspaper report that it planned to ban China’s Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp from participating in the roll out of Italy’s 5G infrastructure.
(Reuters) – Spotify posted its first ever quarterly operating profit on Wednesday driven by a strong gross margin and slower-than-expected headcount growth, but it warned of a loss in 2019 and issued modest forecasts which disappointed investors. The world’s most popular paid music streaming service, which has said it prioritizes growth over profitability, posted fourth-quarter
ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss exchange SIX plans to launch its new SDX trading platform using blockchain technology to speed up trading in the second half of this year, Chairman Romeo Lacher said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO – The logo Swiss stock exchange operator SIX Group is seen at the entrance hall of the stock exchange
FILE PHOTO: Logo of Huawei is seen in front of the local offices of Huawei in Warsaw, Poland January 11, 2019. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo WARSAW (Reuters) – Huawei, the world’s biggest producer of telecommunications equipment, offers to launch a cyber security center in Poland, Tonny Bao, the head of Huawei Polish unit said on Wednesday.
FILE PHOTO – A taxi sign is seen during during a strike against the VTC regulation, in Barcelona, Spain, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Albert Gea MADRID (Reuters) – Taxi-drivers in the Spanish capital seeking tighter regulation of Uber and other ride-hailing services called off their indefinite strike on Tuesday after 16 days during which they obtained
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The United States sees the European Union as its top priority in a global effort to convince allies not to buy Huawei equipment for next-generation mobile networks, a U.S. State Department Official said on Tuesday. After meetings with the European Commission and the Belgian government in Brussels, U.S. officials are set to
YANGON (Reuters) – Facebook has banned four insurgent groups fighting against Myanmar’s military from its social network, the company said on Tuesday, saying it wanted to prevent offline harm by removing groups it branded “dangerous organisations”. A rebel soldier of the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) holds his rifle as he guards near a
TORONTO (Reuters) – About C$180 million ($137.21 million) in cryptocurrencies have been frozen in the user accounts of Canadian digital platform Quadriga after the founder, the only person with the password to gain access, died suddenly in December. Jewelry with the Bitcoin logo is seen on display at the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New
(Reuters) – Slack Technologies Inc said on Monday it had confidentially applied with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to list shares publicly, moving business messaging service a step closer to going public in what is expected to be a high-profile year for initial public offerings. A screenshot of the messaging service Slack. REUTERS/Courtesy Slack