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South Korea says planned ban on cryptocurrency market not yet finalized

TECHNEWS - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 02:15
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Monday that its plans to ban virtual coin exchanges had not yet been finalized as government agencies were still in talks to decide how to regulate the market.
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South Korea says planned ban on cryptocurrency market not yet finalised

TECHNEWS - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 02:14
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Monday that its plans to ban virtual coin exchanges had not yet been finalised as government agencies were still in talks to decide how to regulate the market.
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Softbank plans $18bn share sale of its mobile business

BBC TECH - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 02:05
The share sale could include listings in Tokyo and London but Softbank says no decision has been taken.
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Jaguar Land Rover to open R&D center for automated tech in Ireland

TECHNEWS - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:24
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said on Monday it would open a software engineering center in Ireland, creating 150 jobs to work on advanced automated driving and electrification technologies.
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Softbank plans $18 billion IPO of mobile phone unit this year: Nikkei

TECHNEWS - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:15
TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp plans to list its mobile-phone business and raise some $18 billion, the Nikkei newspaper said, a spin-off that would complete the Japanese telecoms conglomerate's transformation into a global technology investor.
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Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electric vehicles by 2022

TECHNEWS - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:12
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co will significantly increase its planned investments in electric vehicles to $11 billion by 2022 and have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its model lineup, Chairman Bill Ford said on Sunday at the Detroit auto show.
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How a BBC report led to the capture of a paedophile

BBC TECH - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:08
A BBC Trending report about online predators prompted a reader to investigate and eventually led to the conviction of a dangerous paedophile.
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Will a post-Brexit economy swap workers for robots?

SKY TECH - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:01
There are not many economic fields in which Britain truly leads the world.
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Ford ups electric vehicle plans to $11 billion by 2022: executive

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:49
(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co will increase significantly its planned investments in electric vehicles to $11 billion by 2022, Chairman Bill Ford told reporters on Sunday at the Detroit auto show.
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Ford to increase electric vehicle investment to $11 billion: executive

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:40
(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co will increase to $11 billion its investments in electric vehicles, Jim Farley, the company's head of global markets, said on Sunday at the Detroit auto show.
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Softbank plans $18 billion IPO of mobile phone unit as soon as spring: Nikkei

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:52
TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp plans to list its core mobile-phone unit in Tokyo and overseas as early as this spring, raising some 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) in one of Japan's biggest initial public offerings, the Nikkei newspaper said on Monday.
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French telcos to spend $3.7 billion to plug network gaps

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:45
PARIS (Reuters) - France's mobile telephone operators will spend more than 3 billion euros ($3.7 billion) rolling out a 4G network to ensure there are no coverage gaps by 2020, a government minister said.
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French telcos to spend $3.7 to plug network gaps

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:25
PARIS (Reuters) - France's mobile telephone operators will spend more than 3 billion euros ($3.7 billion) rolling out a 4G network to ensure there are no coverage gaps by 2020, a government minister said.
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Softbank invests 460 million euros in Germany's Auto1: sources

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:04
BERLIN (Reuters) - Japan's Softbank will invest 460 million euros ($561 million) in used-car dealing platform Auto1, marking the first investment in Germany by its Vision Fund, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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U.S. transport chief to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:12
DETROIT (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines this summer as the government works to rewrite regulations that pose legal barriers to robot vehicles, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Sunday.
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U.S. transit chief to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:36
DETROIT (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines this summer as the government works to rewrite regulations that pose legal barriers to robot vehicles, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Sunday.
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Saudi Electricity signs deal with Japanese firms for first EV pilot

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:11
KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - State-controlled Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) has signed a deal with Japanese Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), Nissan Motor Co and Takaoka Toko for the first electric vehicle (EV) pilot project in the world's largest oil exporter, it said on Sunday.
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France vs. fake news: An unwinnable battle?

AP TECH - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:20
PARIS (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron's plan for a law against false information around election campaigns is drawing criticism from media advocates, tech experts and others....
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French telcos commit three billion euros to cover network black spots: report

TECHNEWS - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 00:03
PARIS (Reuters) - France's mobile telephone operators will spend more than 3 billion euros ($3.7 billion) rolling out a 4G network in black spots across the country to ensure there are no coverage gaps by 2020, according to a government minister.
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YouTube suspends star over suicide video, doesn't shut door

AP TECH - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 20:45
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim but said Saturday that doesn't mean it won't work with him in the future....
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