Silicon Valley & Technology

Emojis are seen in this screengrab from an iPhone.
Apple Inc. is releasing new variants of its holding hands emoji that allow people to pick any combination of skin tone and gender, 75 possible combinations in all
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July 17, 2019
European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager addresses a news conference in Brussels, Belgium, Jan.11, 2016, after the EU demanded Monday that Belgium recover millions of euros from 35 large companies in back taxes.
EU antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she is taking a 'very close look at Amazon's business practices and its dual role as marketplace and retailer, to assess its compliance with EU competition rules'
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July 17, 2019
FILE- A sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas, Jan. 9, 2019.
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Qualcomm, the largest supplier of modem chips that connect smartphones to wireless data networks, on May 21 lost in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission earlier this year
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By Reuters
July 16, 2019
The Lotus logo is seen during the first press day of the Paris auto show, in Paris, France, Oct. 2, 2018.
British sports car maker Lotus revealed its pure electric 'hypercar', the first completely new vehicle to be launched under the stewardship of Chinese firm Geely which acquired a majority stake in 2017
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By Reuters
July 16, 2019
 man walks past a Google sign outside with a span of the Bay Bridge at rear in San Francisco, May 1, 2019.
Threat comes after billionaire Trump supporter said US should investigate tech giant
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By VOANews
July 16, 2019
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 2, 2019 file photo, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov arrives for an EU summit in Brussels. Bulgarian officials say unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria's…
Bulgarian officials say unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria's national revenue agency and note a possible Russian link in the case
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July 16, 2019
FILE - The board of education offices in Avon, Conn. is seen in this July 12, 2019 photo.
A series of attacks over the course of six weeks brought instruction to a halt at a 4,000-student school district in Avon, Connecticut
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July 16, 2019