Apple's Cook tells MIT graduates: temper technology with humanity

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday warned graduates at MIT, a pioneer in fields like computers and robots, about technology's dehumanizing aspects and urged them to infuse its development with their own values.


EU antitrust regulators to investigate $38 billion Qualcomm, NXP deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust authorities opened an investigation on Friday into Qualcomm's $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors , ratcheting up pressure on the U.S. smartphone chipmaker to offer concessions to address their concerns.


Born-again BlackBerry: Canadian icon hopes to ride trucks to growth

BOLTON, Ontario (Reuters) - A visit to trucking firm Titanium Transportation helps explain why BlackBerry's stock is once again a darling in Canadian markets, having soared 70 percent in two months.


Toshiba unconvinced by Western Digital's last-ditch chip bid

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Friday it was not convinced by Western Digital Corp CEO Steve Milligan's effort to win its backing for the U.S. tech firm's revised bid for the Japanese conglomerate's highly prized chip unit.


Digital Realty expands data center reach with DuPont Fabros buy

(Reuters) - Digital Realty Trust Inc said it would buy fellow data center operator DuPont Fabros Technology Inc for an enterprise value of about $7.6 billion, its biggest-ever deal, to help expand in high-demand markets in the United States amid a rapid shift to the cloud by technology companies.


SoftBank to buy robotics businesses from Alphabet Inc

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp said it would buy two firms that build walking robots from Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc , adding to the Japanese company's growing artificial intelligence portfolio.


Hong Kong, Singapore rivalry hobbling Asia in $100 billion fintech race: lobby group

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asia's competitiveness in fintech is being undermined by the rivalry among the region's financial centers that has created regulatory complexity and uncertainty, a financial lobby group has warned.


TF1, ProSieben, Mediaset launch trading platform for video ads

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European broadcasters TF1, ProSiebenSat.1 and Mediaset plan to set up a joint trading platform for digital video advertising to appeal to media agencies planning continent-wide campaigns.


India's Infosys denies promoters selling stake in company

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Infosys Ltd denied a media report on Friday that the founders of India's second-biggest software services exporter were looking to sell their entire 12.75 percent stake in the company.

more.. plans expansion into Thailand by end of year

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Inc, China's second-largest e-commerce company, plans to enter the Thai market later this year in a move to expand its overseas business beyond Indonesia, its founder and chief executive said on Friday.


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