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UPDATE 1-U.S. weighs blocking GE engine sales for China’s new airplane – sources

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(Reuters) – The U.S. government is considering whether to stop General Electric Co from continuing to supply engines for a new Chinese passenger jet, according to people familiar with the matter, casting uncertainty over China’s efforts to enter the civil aviation market. FILE PHOTO: A traffic light is seen in front of a logo of Read More

U.S. weighs blocking GE engine sales for China’s new airplane: sources

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(Reuters) – The U.S. government is considering whether to stop General Electric Co from continuing to supply engines for a new Chinese passenger jet, according to people familiar with the matter, casting uncertainty over China’s efforts to enter the civil aviation market. FILE PHOTO: A traffic light is seen in front of a logo of Read More

Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook’s Zuckerberg

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook (FB.O) CEO Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday. Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg attends the annual Munich Security Conference in Germany, February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert Read More

Vodafone assesses payment to India in dispute over dues

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Vodafone Idea Ltd said on Saturday it was assessing how much it would pay the Indian government as part of dues owed and said it proposed making a payment in the next few days. FILE PHOTO: Logos of 5G technology and telecommunications company Vodafone in Aldenhoven, Germany, November 27, 2018. REUTERS/Thilo Read More

Chinese FM after Pompeo & Esper speeches: Replace ‘China’ with ‘US’, and maybe lies become facts?

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Beijing has issued a scathing rebuke of Mike Pompeo’s claim that China is involved in covert activities as part of its desire to obtain greater power, noting that the allegation might be true – if he were referring to Washington. “All these accusations against China are lies, not based on facts,” Foreign Minister Wang Yi Read More

‘Winning’ or ‘weakening’? Pompeo and Macron divided over what the future holds for the West

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As the US secretary of state bragged about the successes of the West at the Munich Security Conference, the French president seemed rather skeptical, saying the Western world is no longer dominant. “I’m happy to report that the death of the Transatlantic alliance is grossly exaggerated. The West is winning, we are collectively winning and Read More

China beats US in key patents to secure technological dominance – report

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Chinese companies have outpaced their US rivals in the tech patents race, filing more applications in 9 of 10 categories, including artificial intelligence and blockchain, a recent Nikkei study shows. China became the leader in 2017, accounting for 49 percent of total applications. Apart from AI and blockchain, it enjoyed advantages in patent applications for Read More

Zero-emission champion Tesla allowed to keep building Europe’s 1st Gigafactory by… sweeping out woods near Berlin

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While Elon Musk advances his sustainability agenda, his ‘environmentally-friendly’ venture Tesla wages – and wins – a legal battle with locals who oppose leveling a pine forest to erect the company’s giant factory. Defying protests among locals and an appeal by environmentalist groups, a local court gave the green light to Elon Musk’s Gigafactory 4 Read More

Best internet deals to save money and maximize speed

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Kim Komando has all the best deals to save you money and increase the speed of your internet service. (iStock) Since you signed up for your internet service, you probably haven’t given it much thought. It works, so why bother? But a new plan might better suit your needs and save money, too. Speed is Read More

Chris Swecker: FBI FISA abuses could weaken US ability to combat terrorists and spies

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Why is Adam Schiff ignoring FISA abuse? Congressman Brad Wenstrup, House Intelligence Committee, comments on House Republicans boycotting an intel committee hearing in an effort to get to Adam Schiff to investigate FISA abuse One of the most effective tools law enforcement agencies use to protect the American people against terrorists and foreign intelligence operations Read More