Silicon Valley & Technology

A logo of Huawei marks one of the company's buildings in Dongguan, in China's Guangdong province, March 6, 2019.
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US jury clears California semiconductor developer CNEX Labs Inc, accused of misappropriation involving a memory control technology and for poaching its employees
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By Reuters
June 26, 2019
Bitcoin, which has risen in value for eight consecutive days, received a boost after Facebook has said it would offer its own cryptocurrency, the Libra coin by end of June 2020.
Bitcoin at 18-month high as analysts point to safe-haven bids, Libra enthusiasm
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By Reuters
June 26, 2019
An Apple employee demonstrates the facial recognition feature of the new iPhone X at the Apple Union Square store in San Francisco.
Official says practice causing immediate, regular harm to individuals essential to democratic life—journalists, defenders, opposition figures, lawyers
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June 26, 2019
FILE - Adam Mosseri, then-Vice President of Product Management for Facebook, speaks during the 2016 TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, California, U.S. Sept. 14, 2016.
Adam Mosseri tells CBS that the Instagram did not monitor private conversation in order to advertise to users
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June 25, 2019
Cedric O, French Junior Minister for the Digital Sector, poses after an interview with Reuters at the Bercy Finance Ministry in Paris, France, June 25, 2019.
Facebook's decision comes after successive meetings between its CEO Zuckerberg and President Macron, who wants to take a leading global role on the regulation of hate speech and fake information online
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By Reuters
June 25, 2019
Amanda Eller, a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in Maui's Makawao Forest Reserve, poses for a photo from her hospital bed at Maui Memorial Medical Center in Hawaii.
The dramatic rescue of a hiker lost for more than two weeks in a remote Hawaii forest is showing how emerging technology is helping search teams more efficiently scour the wilderness for missing people
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June 24, 2019
Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg arrives at Downing Street in London, Sept. 16, 2014.
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Nick Clegg, the former leader of UK Liberal Democrat party who now heads global affairs for Facebook, says it is not 'for private companies' to decide how to balance free speech versus public harm
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June 24, 2019