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Friday, Jul 20

18

WhatsApp killings continue in India

CNN / Money

WhatsApp is testing limits on forwarded messages after rumors on its platform were blamed for a series of lynchings in India.

17

Samsung or Xiaomi? It's a two-horse race for India's smartphone market

CNN / Money

The two companies now account for 60% of smartphone sales in India, according to a new report.

Thursday, Jul 19

23

Uber loses another top executive

Prabir Adarkar, the company's head of global finance, is headed for the CFO's office at DoorDash. His move to food delivery startup is the latest in a long string of high-profile departures from Uber.

20

UK security officials warn of 'new risks' from Huawei

Top UK security officials say they can only provide "limited assurance" that telecom equipment provided by Huawei poses no threat to national security.

These two things changed the internet forever

CNN / Money

During a six-month period in 2006, two pivotal events upended the internet as we know it: the launch of Twitter and Facebook's introduction of News Feed.

16

Uber's e-bikes are cannibalizing rides from Uber's cars

New Uber electric bike riders are switching from car trips to bike trips.

14

China's top ride-hailing company takes fight with Uber to Japan

CNN / Technology

China's biggest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing is teaming up with SoftBank to take its global battle with Uber to Japan.

11

Tesla's plan to make cars in China won't be easy to pull off

CNN / Money

Tesla is hoping its new China factory will supercharge its sales. That might be easier said than done.

01

Zuckerberg clarifies his Holocaust comments

CNN / Money

Facebook's CEO walked back statements that appeared to defend people who post holocaust denials on the social network.

Wednesday, Jul 18

22

Uber fills 'critical' role of chief privacy officer

CNN / Money

Uber announced two new hires devoted to data privacy and security on Wednesday.

19

Google's not alone. Europe has been taking on tech companies for decades

Google ruling: The European Union has emerged as tech battleground because it has developed and applied tough rules on data protection, hate speech, taxation and antitrust issues.

17

Europe has fined Google $5 billion. But that won't hurt it

Europe has slapped Google with another record fine. But the company's dominant position in Europe's mobile market is unlikely to be dented.

15

Google's latest attempt to crack China

Google launched a game on China's biggest social media platform, as it looks to grow its presence in a market where most of its services remain blocked.

14

Europe fines Google $5 billion for abusing its Android dominance

CNN / Money

Google was ordered by the European Commission to pay €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for unfairly pushing its apps on smartphone users and thwarting competitors.

Brits can't get enough of Netflix and Amazon Prime

The number of Brits who subscribe to streaming platforms now exceeds those who pay for traditional satellite and cable TV services.

12

Elon Musk apologizes to cave rescuer

CNN / Money

Elon Musk tweets apology to Thai cave rescuer Vernon Unsworth for 'pedo' comment

07

Leading AI researchers vow to not develop autonomous weapons

Elon Musk is among big names in AI saying they won't develop autonomous weapons.

Tuesday, Jul 17

19

This country is Netflix's next key battle ground

CNN / Money

Netflix's first Indian series 'Sacred Games' and movie 'Lust Stories' are generating momentum for the company in a market that is key to its future success.

15

Walmart and Microsoft team up to fight Amazon

Walmart is teaming up with Microsoft. Should Amazon be worried?

12

What a researcher discovered from a year's worth of Venmo payments

Hang Do Thi Duc, a coder and privacy researcher based in Berlin, analyzed over 200 million public transactions on Venmo from 2017.

07

Samsung goes big in India with 'world's largest mobile factory'

CNN / U.S.

The factory outside New Delhi will allow Samsung to nearly double its manufacturing capacity in India to 120 million smartphones a year.

02

Timely: Amazon confirms Prime Day outages

CNN / Money

Amazon was struggling with Alexa and website outages on Monday, as it tried to kick off Amazon Prime Day.

Monday, Jul 16

00

Apple shows off new iOS emojis

Redheads, superheroes and lobsters will rejoice when they see the latest Apple emojis coming to iPhones and iPads.

23

Uber is under a federal investigation for gender discrimination

The investigation into the Uber's hiring practices, wages, among other gender-related topics, began quietly in August 2017.

22

Amazon's Bezos worth $150 billion

CNN / World

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is the world's richest man. And it's not even close. Bezos is worth more than Bill Gates and Larry Page combined. He has a nearly $60 billion lead over Warren Buffett.

17

This could be the Rolls-Royce of flying taxis

Rolls-Royce is preparing a flying taxi for vertical takeoff. It could be available as soon as the early 2020s.

Ride-hailing startups want to run your life

Companies like Careem, Grab and GoJek are making aggressive moves into areas well beyond transportation.

China is making it harder to invest in Xiaomi

CNN / World

China's big stock exchanges have denied mainland investors the ability to buy into Xiaomi and other companies with two classes of shares.

16

'Alexa, call 911.' This tech helps you call the doctor

Noonlight is working with Apple, Google and Amazon to give smart devices a direct line to emergency services.