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Outlawing fake news will chill the real news

The term “fake news” has gained prominence in recent years thanks to US President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media during the 2016 US election. In 2017, it was one of Collins English Dictionary’s 2017 words of

Broadcom abandons its pursuit of Qualcomm

Broadcom has formally abandoned its attempt to acquire rival chip maker Qualcomm after US President Donald Trump blocked the deal citing national security risks.
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Trump blocks world’s biggest-ever tech deal

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Monday blocking Broadcom from pursuing its hostile takeover of Qualcomm, scuttling a US$117bn deal that had been scrutinised by a secretive panel over the

For Elon Musk, it’s mission accomplished

An elated Elon Musk pulled off another seemingly impossible feat on Tuesday when SpaceX launched the world’s most powerful rocket in 45 years, then flew two of its spent boosters back to the Florida coast

Tech giants voice support for US Cloud Act

Microsoft, Google and Apple have thrown their support behind proposals in the US congress to deal with cross-border data requests from law enforcement – even as the issue heads for review before the supreme court

US said to mull single network for 5G

The US is in talks with private companies to build a secure 5G network amid concerns about China and cybersecurity, said two administration officials familiar with the plans.Talks are preliminary, and key decisions over funding

Apple faces mammoth $38bn tax bill

Apple has said it will bring hundreds of billions of overseas dollars back to the US, pay about $38bn in taxes on the money and spend tens of billions on domestic jobs, manufacturing and data centres in the coming years. The iPhone

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