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Apple to release all 5G-enabled iPhones for 2022 lineup – Nikkei

July 21 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) will release from next year only 5G-enabled iPhones and will revamp its budget handset after for the first time in two years, Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter. It will start selling a 5G version of iPhone SE in......

Afterpay begins trial run of ‘Money’ application, to launch in October

July 20 (Reuters) – Australian buy-now-pay-later firm Afterpay Ltd (APT.AX) said on Tuesday it will launch a new banking application in October to attract young customers and shore up its core “buy now pay later” user base and transactions. The banking application, called “Money”, will be tested internally before being......

EXCLUSIVE Gambling firm Entain to double investment in game studios

July 8 (Reuters) – British gambling firm Entain (ENT.L) is doubling investment in its game development studios, as it steps up its focus on online betting after closing hundreds of high street betting shops. Entain, which owns brands including Ladbrokes, bwin and Coral, will announce the moves later on Thursday......

Cathay Pacific launches lifestyle brand as travel revenue dries up

A passenger walks to the First Class counter of Cathay Pacific Airways at Hong Kong Airport in Hong Kong, China April 4, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo July 5 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK) said on Monday it had launched a lifestyle brand to provide offers in hospitality......

EXCLUSIVE Google searches for new measure of skin tones to curb bias in products

June 18 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google told Reuters this week it is developing an alternative to the industry standard method for classifying skin tones, which a growing chorus of technology researchers and dermatologists says is inadequate for assessing whether products are biased against people of color. At issue......

Largest Boeing 737 MAX model set for maiden flight -source

SEATTLE, June 17 (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) was readying the largest member of its 737 MAX family for its maiden flight on Friday, a person familiar with the matter said, as the planemaker tries to close a sales gap with a competing Airbus (AIR.PA) jet. The first voyage of......

Detroit becomes ‘Jeep City’ with first new auto plant in 30 years

Inside the first new auto assembly plant built in the Motor City since 1991, the smell of hot metal hangs in the air as new Jeep Grand Cherokee L SUVs head down the welding line. For Stellantis NV, (STLA.MI) that is the smell of money. For the City of Detroit,......

Microsoft plans to tap smart TVs, streaming devices for Xbox games

Head of Microsoft Xbox Phil Spencer speaks during the Microsoft Xbox E3 2017 media briefing in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 11, 2017. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian/File Photo Microsoft (MSFT.O) said on Thursday it was working with global TV manufacturers so that gamers can play Xbox games through internet-connected televisions without any......

Tesla to launch high-end Model S ‘Plaid’ to fend off Mercedes, Porsche

A Tesla logo on a Model S is photographed inside of a Tesla dealership in New York, U.S., April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Tesla Inc will deliver a high-performance version of its Model S on Thursday, aiming to reignite interest in the nearly decade-old sedan and fend off rivals......

Huawei launches new operating system for phones, eyes ‘Internet-of-Things’ market

China’s Huawei Technologies (HWT.UL) launched its Harmony operating system for smartphones on Wednesday, looking to recover from U.S. sanctions that have hobbled its handset business. Huawei will start rolling out HarmonyOS on selected smartphone models, offering users the chance to switch from the current operating system based on Google’s Android......

Tesla developing platform to allow car owners in China data access

U.S. electric-vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Thursday it was developing a platform for car owners in China that will allow them to access data generated by their vehicles. Tesla, which makes Model 3 sedans and Model Y sport-utility vehicles at its Shanghai factory, aims to launch the data......

China launches key module of space station planned for 2022

Visitors stand near a giant screen displaying the images of the Tianhe space station at an exhibition featuring the development of China’s space exploration on the country’s Space Day at China Science and Technology Museum in Beijing, China April 24, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo China launched an unmanned module on......

Apple’s new AirTags could factor into U.S. Senate antitrust hearing

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Tuesday announced the launch of attachable AirTags to help users track lost items, and the devices could become the focus of a rival company’s challenge during a hearing before the U.S. Senate on Wednesday. When attached to keys and other items, the tags communicate with Apple......

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