Tesla goes big in China with Shanghai plant

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk on Tuesday landed a deal with Chinese authorities to build a new auto plant in Shanghai, its first factory outside the United States, that would double the size of the electric car maker's global manufacturing.

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Analog Devices to partner with Baidu on autonomous driving project

U.S. chipmaker Analog Devices Inc said on Tuesday it had partnered with Baidu Inc to advance development of the Chinese search engine giant's autonomous driving technologies.

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U.S. regulators grappling with self-driving vehicle security

In closed-door meetings last March, U.S. transportation regulators and others grappled with questions about whether police should have the power to disable self-driving cars and whether an automatic alert that a robo-taxi had been in a wreck could violate an occupant's privacy, a report released on Tuesday showed.

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Ex-Apple worker charged with stealing self-driving car trade secrets

U.S. authorities on Monday charged a former Apple Inc employee with theft of trade secrets, alleging that the person downloaded a secret blueprint related to a self-driving car to a personal laptop and later trying to flee the country, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court.

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Google leans more on algorithms for ads as critics highlight risks

Alphabet Inc's Google introduced new ad-buying tools on Tuesday that showcase its growing push to allow machines instead of humans to fine-tune ads and determine where they should run.

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WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messaging platform on Tuesday published advertisements in key Indian newspapers to tackle the spread of misinformation, its first such effort to combat a flurry of fake messages that prompted mob lynchings.

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India's TCS posts record profit, expects strong growth in financial services to continue

India's biggest software services firm, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS), expects growth in its banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) unit to remain strong in the next one to two years as it posted a record net profit, helped by a rebound in the key division.

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Facebook tests augmented reality ads on News Feed in U.S.

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it is testing augmented reality advertisements on its News Feed ahead of the holiday shopping season in the United States.

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AT&T to buy cybersecurity firm AlienVault

AT&T Inc said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy privately held Silicon Valley-based startup AlienVault, allowing the telecommunications giant to expand its line of cybersecurity products targeted at small and medium businesses.

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Success with Snap helps venture firm Lightspeed raise $1.8 billion for new funds

Venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners has raised $1.8 billion to invest in startups from cryptocurrency to beauty supplies, hoping to build on its streak of lucrative bets in companies such as Snap Inc , the firm's partners told Reuters.

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Amazon to build new fulfillment center in Ottawa, create 600 jobs

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it planned to build a new fulfillment center in Canada's capital Ottawa that would create more than 600 full-time jobs.

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Samsung opens world's largest phone factory in India

Samsung Electronics has formally opened a new factory in India, which the South Korean tech group says is the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant, part of its plans to expand production in the world's fastest growing major mobile phone market.

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OTE starts Greece's first fiber-to-the-home for ultra-fast broadband

Greece's biggest telecom operator OTE Group flicked the switch on the first "fiber-to-the-home" ultra-fast internet connection on Tuesday which will help the country make a leap to faster speeds within the next four years.

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China's Didi signs up Continental for purpose-built electric cars

China's Didi Chuxing signed an agreement with German automotive supplier Continental AG on Tuesday to cooperate in developing internet-connected, electric cars tailor-made for Didi's ride hailing services.

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Finland's Nokia signs 1 billion euro deal with China Mobile

Nokia has signed a one billion euro ($1.17 billion) deal to support China Mobile, the Finnish network gear maker said on Tuesday.

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SoftBank tightens grip on Yahoo Japan via $2 billion deal with Altaba

SoftBank Group is increasing its stake in Yahoo Japan through a $2 billion, three-way deal with U.S. firm Altaba to deepen ties with the internet heavyweight ahead of an IPO of its telecoms unit.

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Australian lawsuit funder files complaint against Facebook, flags suit over privacy breaches

Litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd is preparing to potentially sue social media giant Facebook Inc in Australia over its sharing of users' data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

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South Korea's LG Display says China approves its OLED factory plan

South Korean LG Display Co Ltd's plan to build a new organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel production facility in China has been approved by the Chinese government, the company said on Tuesday.

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BMW to join board of Baidu's autonomous driving platform Apollo

BMW signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with tech giant Baidu to join its autonomous driving platform Apollo as a board member, BMW said on Tuesday.

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Grab launches grocery delivery service in race for growth

Grab unveiled a grocery delivery service on Tuesday, betting the firm's extensive network of 7.1 million drivers, agents and merchants will help steer the company as it expands beyond its core ride-hailing business across Southeast Asia.

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Source: Reuters