In concession, Trump will help China's ZTE 'get back into business'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump pledged on Sunday to help Chinese technology company ZTE Corp "get back into business, fast" after a U.S. ban crippled the company, offering a job-saving concession to Beijing ahead of high-stakes trade talks this week.

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Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet's Waymo: WSJ

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc's main technical contact with U.S. safety investigators, Matthew Schwall, has left the electric carmaker for Alphabet Inc's self-driving unit Waymo, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar the decision.

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Apple is almost a $1 trillion company, but watch out for Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple is on the verge of becoming the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company, but even if it gets there, it could soon be overtaken as Amazon.com surges from behind.

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SpaceX launches new rocket primed for future crewed missions

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - An updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, tailored for eventual crewed missions for NASA, made its debut launch on Friday from Florida's Cape Canaveral carrying a communications satellite for Bangladesh into orbit.

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U.S. court revives challenge to Seattle's Uber, Lyft union law

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday revived a leading business group's challenge to a Seattle law, the first of its kind, that would allow drivers for ride-hailing services such as Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft to unionize.

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German online bank uses Bitcoins to transfer loans

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Radoslav Albrecht has founded an online bank that allows clients to transfer loans anywhere in the world using Bitcoin.

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In an interplanetary first, NASA to fly a helicopter on Mars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA said on Friday it will send a small helicopter to Mars as part of the U.S. space agency's 2020 mission to place a next-generation rover on the Martian surface, marking the first time such an aircraft will be used on another world.

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Tesla engineering head, Doug Field, takes break from company

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc Senior Vice President of Engineering Doug Field is taking a break from work but is not leaving the company, a Tesla spokesman confirmed to Reuters.

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'Unauthorized transfers' siphon funds from Mexican banks: central bank

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An as yet unknown amount of funds were sucked out of at least five Mexican financial groups through "unauthorized transfers" in recent days, a top central bank official said on Friday, while stopping short of calling it a cyber attack.

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Bank of Canada, TMX say blockchain feasible for securities settlement

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's central bank, Toronto Stock Exchange operator TMX Group , and non-profit organization Payments Canada said on Friday that tests had shown blockchain technology can be used for automating instantaneous securities settlements.

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Source: Reuters