Big tech cos pull out of San Francisco conferences on coronavirus concerns

(Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc <VZ.N> has pulled out of the RSA cyber security conference due…

Elon Musk’s SpaceX to raise $250 million, valuing it at $36 billion: CNBC

(Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX is looking to raise about $250 million, taking the private rocket…

Lyft buys digital car-top advertising startup Halo Cars

(Reuters) – Lyft Inc has bought U.S.-based startup Halo Cars, which allows drivers to make money…

Samsung Electronics names non-executive director as board chairman in company first

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it has named a non-executive director…

After Amazon, Walmart’s Flipkart challenges India antitrust probe

By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Walmart’s Flipkart has filed a legal challenge against an…

Self-driving car companies complain California test data may mislead

By Munsif Vengattil and Paul Lienert (Reuters) – Developers of self-driving cars are amping up criticism…

Shopify to join Facebook-led Libra currency group

(Reuters) – Canadian e-commerce company Shopify Inc <SHOP.TO> said on Friday it would join Libra Association,…

Xerox to press ahead despite HP’s poison pill plan against takeover offer

(Reuters) – Xerox Holdings Corp said on Friday it would continue to pursue HP Inc, even…

U.S. will host 5G conference including companies in about a month: Kudlow

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will host a conference in about a month on 5G…

Tesla gets court approval to clear forest for German Gigafactory

BERLIN (Reuters) – Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> got approval from a German court on Thursday to continue…

Global telcos join Alphabet, SoftBank’s flying cellphone antenna lobbying effort

By Sam Nussey TOKYO (Reuters) – Alphabet and SoftBank’s attempts to launch flying cellphone antennas high…

Can a video game save a life? African refugee puts players in his race for survival

By Vanessa Johnston WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The goal of Lual Mayen’s video game is to survive…