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Fortescue driverless truck involved in low speed crash

Australian iron ore miner Fortescue said that one of its driverless trucks, travelling at low speed, ran into another that was parked at its remote Western Australian operations in an incident earlier this week.

Written by Reuters18 Feb. 19 09:00

Brits say they can mitigate risks from Huawei equipment use in 5G

​The British government has decided it can mitigate the risks arising from the use of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in 5G networks, the ​Financial Times reported on Sunday,​ citing two sources familiar with the conclusion of Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Written by Reuters18 Feb. 19 08:49

Activists urge Indian lawmakers to summon tech giants

Indian activists have petitioned a parliamentary panel to summon the heads of U.S. tech firms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google and question them on issues ranging from tax compliance to data privacy.

Written by Reuters13 Feb. 19 09:16

Russian lawmakers support tighter web controls

Russian lawmakers backed tighter Internet controls on Tuesday to defend against foreign meddling in draft legislation that critics warn could disrupt Russia's Internet and be used to stifle dissent.

Written by Reuters13 Feb. 19 09:10

AMP contractor charged with stealing customer data

A Chinese contractor for Australian financial planner AMP Ltd was charged with stealing the confidential data of 20 of its customers, police and the company have said.

Written by Reuters07 Feb. 19 12:52

Aussie scientists use drone to monitor whale health

"Thar she blows!"

The old cry of sailors sighting a whale's waterspout is taking on new meaning as scientists turn to drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, to gather samples of the fluids exhaled by the huge mammals and track their health.

Written by Reuters05 Feb. 19 08:40

GSMA may hold crisis meeting over Huawei

Mobile communications industry body GSMA has proposed its members discuss the possibility that Chinese network vendor Huawei is excluded from key markets, amid concerns such a development could set operators back by years.

Written by Reuters04 Feb. 19 08:24

China, U.S. leading global AI race

China and the United States are ahead of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI), according to a study by the U.N. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published on Thursday.

Written by Reuters01 Feb. 19 09:42

European Union ponders proposals to prohibit Chinese firms from 5G networks

The European Union is considering proposals that would effectively amount to a de-facto ban on Huawei Technologies Co. equipment for next-generation mobile networks, four senior EU officials said, adding to mounting international pressure on the world’s largest maker of telecom gear.

Written by Reuters31 Jan. 19 09:35