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Alphabet Roundup: AI Rules, Huawei Ties, Washington Ads, More

Top Alphabet (GOOGL) news stories from last week were more to do with public relations than technology. .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 13th, 2018

U.S. senator queries Alphabet, Twitter on ties with Huawei

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

U.S. lawmakers want Google to reconsider links to China"s Huawei

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers asked Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday to reconsider its work with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], which they described as a security threat......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 20th, 2018

U.S. senator questions Alphabet, Twitter on Huawei relationship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. senator on Thursday is seeking responses from Google parent Alphabet Inc and Twitter Inc on whether the U.S. companies have any data sharing agreements with Chinese vendors, following a disclosure from Facebook Inc this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

Facebook has a data sharing agreement with Huawei, a telecom giant with alleged ties to the Chinese government (FB)

Rick Wilking/Reuters Facebook has a data sharing agreement with Chinese telecom giant and cell phone manufacturer Huawei, reports the Washington Post.  For years, U.S. intelligence officials have raised national security concern.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 5th, 2018

Banning Huawei Might Hurt Europe’s Plans to Roll Out 5G

Huawei offers high-quality telecommunications products significantly cheaper than its competition. Washington has been trying to co.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 14th, 2019

EU clinches copyright overhaul deal, tech giants in focus

The European Union is set to rewrite its two-decades-old copyright rules which will force Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc to share revenue with the creative industries and remove copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

China upbeat on U.S. trade talks, but South China Sea tensions weigh

China struck an upbeat note on Monday as trade talks resumed with the United States, but also expressed anger at a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea, casting a shadow over the prospect for improved Beijing-Washington ties......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

Poland to buy US rocket system for $414 million

Poland said Sunday it will buy mobile rocket launchers worth $414 million (365 million euros) from the United States, as Warsaw seeks closer ties with Washington amid concerns over a resurgent Russia......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 10th, 2019

Iraqi Politicians Denounce Trump Plan to Use Iraqi Base to Monitor Iran

Iraq’s president and other politicians in the country denounced President Trump’s plan for U.S. troops in Iraq to monitor neighboring Iran, as Baghdad tries to balance ties to its two most important allies, Washington and Tehran......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 5th, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez slams tech giants on climate-change denial talk

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and Microsoft Corp. for sponsoring a conference in Washington that included a session denying the science... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

Sports agency roundup: Wasserman agents lock down top DBs for NFL draft

Wasserman has signed a big class of prospects for the NFL draft, including three potential first-round picks — Washington cornerback Byron Murphy, Washington safety Taylor Rapp and Notre Dame defensive tackle Jerry Tillery. Veteran agents .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2019

South Korea"s big buys on US oil, gas to keep bilateral ties strong

South Korea's purchases of U.S. oil and gas this year will hold to the rapid pace set in 2018, likely narrowing its trade surplus with the world's top economy further and bolstering its ties to Washington......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2019

South Korea"s big buys on U.S. oil, gas to keep bilateral ties strong

South Korea's purchases of U.S. oil and gas this year will hold to the rapid pace set in 2018, likely narrowing its trade surplus with the world's top economy further and bolstering its ties to Washington......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2019

Huawei executive Meng attends bail hearing at Canadian court

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou appeared in a Canadian court on Tuesday for a hearing concerning her bail in a case that has strained Beijing's ties with Canada and the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2019

U.S. charges China"s Huawei over alleged Iran sanctions violations

The United States on Monday announced criminal charges against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, escalating a fight with the world's biggest telecommunications equipment maker and coming days before trade talks between Washington and Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 28th, 2019

Justice Department Details Charges Against Chinese Tech Giant Huawei and Its CFO

Prosecutors are seeking to extradite the company's chief financial officer (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department unsealed criminal charges Monday against Chinese tech giant Huawei, two of its subsidi.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 28th, 2019

U.S. charges China"s Huawei with conspiring to violate Iran sanctions

The United States on Monday announced criminal charges against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, escalating a fight with the world's biggest telecommunications equipment maker and coming days before trade talks between Washington and Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 28th, 2019

Canada"s China Envoy Questions U.S. Position in Huawei Case

Canada’s ambassador to China cast doubt on the U.S. legal case to have Huawei Technologies Co.’s chief financial officer extradited, underscoring the growing unease in Ottawa about its role in the geopolitical feud between Washington and Beijing......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 24th, 2019

France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

France's data protection watchdog fined Alphabet's Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday for breaching European Union online privacy rules, the biggest such penalty levied against a U.S. tech giant......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 21st, 2019