WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers questioning the chief executives of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp over their planned merger sparred with each other on Tuesday over T-Mobile’s executives staying at President Donald Trump’s hotel where they spent $195,000 while in Washington.
(Reuters) – Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER.N) on Wednesday said it will require drivers, delivery workers and riders globally to wear a mask as countries around the world begin easing restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
OTTAWA (Reuters) – As the spread of the new coronavirus in Canada slows, the western province of Alberta has rolled out a digital-tracing tool to monitor outbreaks as quarantine restrictions ease. The hard part is convincing people to use it.
HONG KONG (Reuters) – High demand for video games during COVID-19 lockdowns buoyed Tencent Holdings’ first-quarter revenue and profits, with blockbuster games PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile and Honor of Kings helping it beat forecasts.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc-owned Google’s planned $2.1 billion buy of fitness trackers company Fitbit may harm consumers and hinder innovation, European consumer group BEUC said on Wednesday, calling it a game-changer deal in the health and digital markets.
The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France,…
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain needs to overhaul its competition rules to tackle the dominance of tech giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon, and increase consumer choice, a government review said on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission urged EU governments on Wednesday to use COVID-19 contact tracing apps on a voluntary basis as part of efforts to lift border restrictions and revive the European Union’s tourism and travel industries.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A growing number of companies trading on China’s main over-the-counter (OTC) equity market are defecting to Shanghai’s hotly-anticipated Nasdaq-style technology board, as they follow the money.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Loon, a unit of Google’s owner Alphabet Inc , which uses high-altitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas, has signed a deal with Vodacom to expand the South African mobile operator’s network in Mozambique.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp (6758.T) expects operating profit to drop at least 30% this financial year to its lowest in four years as the company anticipates a hit to demand for its TVs, cameras and smartphone image sensors from the coronavirus outbreak.
A Swiss soldier shows on a mobile device the contact tracking application created by the…