China eyes 'black tech' to boost security as parliament meets

BEIJING (Reuters) - At a highway check point on the outskirts of Beijing, local police are this week testing out a new security tool: smart glasses that can pick up facial features and car registration plates, and match them in real-time with a database of suspects.

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Broadcom promises on security, Qualcomm revamps board

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd has promised not to sell critical national security assets to foreign buyers if its deal to buy chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is approved, another effort by the Singapore-based firm to appease U.S. security concerns.

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Panasonic considers selling security camera factory in China: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp is considering selling a Chinese plant that makes security cameras in a deal it hopes will fetch over $450 million, the Nikkei reported on Saturday.

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Bitcoin falls to lowest level in three-and-a-half weeks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin dropped below $9,000 on Friday to its lowest level in 3-1/2 weeks on concerns about regulatory clamp down around the world following cases of large thefts of digital currencies.

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New German minister to challenge Google and Facebook's presentation of news

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's incoming minister with responsibility for digital policy says she will push social media giants to make users' information feeds more diverse and timely to avoid creating "echo chambers" for the like-minded.

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Waymo's self-driving trucks to haul cargo for Google in Atlanta

(Reuters) - Waymo, the autonomous vehicle arm of Alphabet Inc , said on Friday it would launch a self-driving trucks pilot in Atlanta to carry cargo for Google's data centers.

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Wall Street has never been so far behind on Netflix

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc's 65 percent jump so far in 2018 has been so fast that Wall Street analysts earlier this week were as much as $60 behind the curve on a stock most say is a buy.

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Toshiba expects to complete chip unit sale by June at latest: executive

YOKKAICHI, Japan (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp expects the sale of its $18 billion memory chip business to be completed by June at the latest, if not by an agreed deadline of the end of March, as it awaits antitrust regulatory approval from China.

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PBOC governor says Bitcoin not a legitimate method of payment

BEIJING (Reuters) - China does not recognize Bitcoin and other digital currencies as legitimate forms of payment, the central bank governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, said on Friday.

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Source: Reuters