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U.S. Charges Huawei and Top Executive With Breaking American Laws

Supported by U.S. Charges Huawei and Top Executive With Breaking American Laws ImageThe Justice Department unveiled charges against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, for helping evade American sanctions on Iran.CreditCreditWang Zhao/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By David E. Sanger, Katie Benner and Matthew Goldstein Jan. 28, 2019 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 WASHINGTON — The Justice […]

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Amazon's Alexa Attempts To Fact-Check Tech Executive During CES Demonstration

Perhaps Amazon’s Alexa didn’t believe the hype. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, the digital assistant interrupted a demonstration being given by a representative of chipmaker Qualcomm. “No, that’s not true,” Alexa quipped, midway through a presentation showcasing “artificial-intelligence intuitive in-vehicle experiences for next-generation vehicles,” per Qualcomm’s press release. It’s unclear […]

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Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say

Supported by Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say ImageJournalists outside the courthouse in Vancouver, British Columbia, where Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, appeared for a bail hearing on Friday.CreditCreditDavid Ryder/Reuters By Kate Conger Dec. 7, 2018 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The reasons that the United States asked the […]

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Google Cloud Executive Who Sought Pentagon Contract Steps Down

Supported by Google Cloud Executive Who Sought Pentagon Contract Steps Down By Daisuke Wakabayashi Nov. 16, 2018 ImageDiane Greene, a co-founder and former chief executive of VMware, was hired in 2015 to expand Google’s cloud computing business.CreditCreditDamien Maloney for The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Diane Greene, whose pursuit of Pentagon contracts for artificial […]

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Facebook Executive Sheryl Sandberg Calls Explosive NYT Report 'Simply Untrue'

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg weighed in on the recent explosive New York Times article that reported the social network carried out a campaign to discredit those who criticized how it handled Russian interference and disinformation. In a lengthy Facebook post published Thursday night, the “Lean In” author wrote that the Times’ “allegations saying I […]

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White House distances itself from reports that Trump could target Facebook, Google and Twitter with a new executive order

Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy September 22 The White House sought to dis­tance it­self Sat­ur­day from re­ports that President Trump is con­sid­er­ing an ex­ec­u­tive ord­er that would sub­ject tech giants like Facebook, Goo­gle and Twitter to federal in­ves­ti­gat­ions into al­leged po­lit­i­cal bias. For weeks, top tech com­panies have been on edge, fear­ing that […]

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Elon Musk shakes up executive ranks at Tesla after bizarre interview leaves investors rattled

Reuters/Mike BlakeElon Musk at SpaceX Hyperloop Pod II competition in Hawthorne, California Elon Musk announced a major shakeup in Tesla’s executive ranks on Friday, just hours after a bizarre interview left some investors rattled. In a Friday blog post on the electric-car company’s website, Musk announced Jerome Guillen, an eight-year veteran of the company, will […]