Technology

5 things to watch when T-Mobile and Sprint hit the Hill

Wednesday marks the most public test to date of Washington’s appetite for the proposed $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure are set to defend the deal before the House Energy and Commerce telecom panel (a separate House Judiciary antitrust panel hearing originally slated for […]

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Google CEO to meet with Trump economic adviser

Google CEO Sundar Pichai plans to visit the White House during a visit to Washington this week, amid accusations by President Donald Trump and other Republicans that the search giant suppresses conservative views, according to a White House official familiar with the meeting. Pichai will meet with White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Friday, […]

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Subsidies for electric cars can’t last forever: Merkel

BERLIN (Reuters) – Subsidies to help persuade Germans to buy electric vehicles have helped boost demand but cannot go on forever, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday. Germany wants to increase electric car sales, especially in the wake of a diesel emissions cheating scandal that has engulfed the auto industry in the last three years. […]

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TomTom plans fleet-management sale to focus on maps battle with Google

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – TomTom is considering selling its fleet-management business to concentrate on competing head-to-head with Google in car navigation software, it said on Thursday. Shares in the Dutch company jumped by 17 percent to 7.25 euros on the news, but that only recovered about half of the one-day loss suffered last week when Google […]

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Uber, Cabify drivers strike in Madrid to protest against planned law changes

MADRID (Reuters) – Thousands of drivers for ride-hailing services Uber and Cabify, waving flags and chanting slogans such as “we want to work”, marched down Madrid’s central boulevard on Thursday ahead of plans by the government to tighten regulation. Drivers from both companies, which have faced complaints from taxi drivers all over the world for […]

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Realme 2 Pro first impressions: Good specifications, reliable camera

Realme 2 Pro, the Chinese brand’s third smartphone has arrived in the Indian market. The waterdrop notch-style Realme smartphone has been launched at a competitive price of Rs 13,990 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs 15,990 and the top-model with 8GB RAM and 128GB […]

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