DUBLIN (Reuters) – A planned $1 billion Apple data center is in doubt after Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the U.S. company’s Chief Executive Tim Cook would no longer commit to it, adding that Dublin would do whatever necessary to get it built.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Competition laws will allow Amazon to undercut local businesses with loss-making prices when it opens for business in Australia, expected to be later in November, the Australian competition regulator said on Saturday. Read More at Amazon allowed by law to
KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram but it was not immediately clear whether they had complied. Read More at Afghanistan moves to block WhatsApp, Telegram messaging
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A federal judge in San Francisco made it more difficult for Alphabet Inc’s Waymo unit to prove it suffered financially from the alleged theft of autonomous car trade secrets by Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], ruling to exclude testimony from Waymo’s
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major U.S. internet firms on Friday said they would support legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, marking a sharp reversal for Silicon Valley on an issue long considered a top policy priority.