Canada to ban China’s Huawei and ZTE from its 5G networks

Canada says it will ban two of China’s biggest telecoms equipment makers from working on its 5G phone networks. The restrictions against Huawei and ZTE were announced by the country’s industry minister on Thursday. Francois-Philippe Champagne says the move will improve Canada’s mobile internet services and “protect the safety and security of Canadians”. But Huawei […]

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Tesla Gains on CPI Surprise as Musk Tweets He’s “Thinking of” Quitting Jobs

Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) traded 1.2% higher in Friday’s premarket. dragged up by the broader market after previously drifting lower on the back of the latest CEO Elon Musk’s latest Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) foray. Musk floated the possibility of standing down as CEO, tweeting: “Thinking of quitting my jobs and becoming an influencer full-time wdyt.” The last […]

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Elon Musk watch out, Apple car is coming, may do an iPhone on Tesla

An Apple car might shake up the electric car sector the way the iPhone revolutionized the mobile market and that spells trouble for Elon Musk led Tesla. Apple vs Elon Musk led Tesla! Apple Inc. venturing into cars might shake up the electric vehicles market in the same way the iPhone revolutionized the mobile communications […]

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Canadian man charged over ransomware attacks

A Canadian man has been accused of co-ordinating ransomware and other cyber-attacks on individuals, businesses and government agencies. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announced that 31-year-old Matthew Philbert had been charged with fraud and unauthorised use of computers. The US State of Alaska has also brought charges against Mr Philbert. He was arrested on 30 […]

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India announces bill to ban cryptocurrencies

India’s government will introduce a bill to ban private cryptocurrencies and create a framework for a central bank-backed digital money, parliament said in a shock announcement late Tuesday. The proposed bill “seeks to prohibit all private cryptocurrencies in India”, the Lok Sabha said, and comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned last week that Bitcoin […]

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Apple announces self-service repair scheme in win for campaigners

Apple has announced a “self-service repair” programme so “customers who are comfortable” can fix their own devices. At launch, in early 2022 in the US, it will cover replacing the batteries, screens and cameras of recent iPhones. But Apple’s new repair store will sell more than 200 parts and tools. It comes after months of […]

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Tesla’s German car plant attempts to raise manufacturing bar

Two years after Elon Musk elicited audible gasps from an awards show audience with his surprise announcement that Tesla would build a factory outside Berlin, the project is nearing fruition and the hype has never been more palpable. One analyst recently compared the series of innovations Mr Musk is pursuing at the plant to Henry […]

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Facebook changes its name to Meta in major rebrand

Facebook has changed its corporate name to Meta as part of a major rebrand. The company said it would better “encompass” what it does, as it broadens its reach beyond social media into areas like virtual reality (VR). The change does not apply to its individual platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp, only the […]

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