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Web needs to emerge from 'adolescence': Tim Berners-Lee

The fraying World Wide Web needs to rediscover its strengths and grow into maturity, its designer Tim Berners-Lee said on Monday, marking the 30th anniversary of the collaborative software project his supervisor initially dubbed "vague but exciting".

Written by Reuters12 March 19 12:13

Huawei set to announce lawsuit against US as it seeks to strike back

Huawei Technologies is set to announce a lawsuit against the United States, ratcheting up its response to a campaign aimed at closing it out of Western markets for fear its telecoms equipment could be used by Beijing for spying.

Written by Reuters07 March 19 10:55

US attorney says Uber not criminally liable for fatal crash

​Uber Technologies Inc is not criminally liable in a March 2018 crash in Tempe, Arizona, in which one of the company's self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Written by Reuters06 March 19 11:06

Huawei calls for common cyber security standards amidst concerns

Huawei, in the spotlight over the security risks of its telecom equipment gear, urged governments, the telecoms industry and regulators on Tuesday to work together to create a common set of cyber security standards.

Written by Reuters06 March 19 07:57

Unmanned SpaceX rocket blasts off for ISS

A SpaceX rocket with an unmanned crew capsule blasted off on Saturday for the International Space Station, in a key milestone for Elon Musk's space company and NASA's long-delayed goal to resume human spaceflight from U.S. soil later this year.

Written by Reuters04 March 19 09:21

Merkel reportedly seeking no-spying deal with China over Huawei issue

Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to agree a deal with China not to spy on each other so that Germany does not have to exclude Huawei on principle from building a 5G network in Germany, a magazine on Tuesday cited security sources as saying.

Written by Reuters28 Feb. 19 09:02

US SEC seeking contempt charge against Tesla boss Elon Musk

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is pursuing a contempt order against Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk, saying he violated a fraud settlement by tweeting material information without pre-approval, sending the firm's shares down 5 percent.

Written by Reuters27 Feb. 19 09:10

Flexible smartphones the future?

Flexible and folding formats framed the future of smartphones this week as manufacturers focused on new forms in an effort to jolt the market out of uniformity and re-invigorate sales.

Written by Reuters26 Feb. 19 09:52

Virgin Galatic flight hits edge of space with passenger

A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard Branson’s company closer to its goal of suborbital flights for space tourists.

Written by Reuters25 Feb. 19 09:07

Microsoft US staff want software giant to dump $480M Army contract

Some Microsoft Corp employees have demanded that the company cancel a $480 million hardware contract to supply the U.S. Army, with 94 workers signing a petition calling on the company to stop developing "any and all weapons technologies."

Written by Reuters25 Feb. 19 08:56

Huawei plans to expel British security fears

Huawei will present a plan to address British security concerns about its equipment by the end of the first half of this year, a senior company executive said on Thursday, following criticism the Chinese firm has not moved fast enough to fix the issues.

Written by Reuters22 Feb. 19 09:53