SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments

FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at the SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File PhotoTOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp said...

ITV, BBC to offer BritBox at 6 pounds per month in UK

FILE PHOTO: A company sign is displayed outside an ITV studio in London, Britain July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo(Reuters - British broadcasters ITV and the BBC said on Friday they...

Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Wirecard AG, an independent provider of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions is seen in Aschheim near Munich, Germany April 25, 2019....

BMW, Tencent to open computing center in China for self-driving cars

A BMW self-driving test vehicle is seen at a showroom following an event announcing the German automaker's partnership with China's Tencent Holdings in launching a computing center for self-driving vehicles, in...

Police need intercept tools as mobile networks develop: Europol

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - European law enforcement agencies set to lose the ability to tap criminals’ mobile devices with the launch of 5G technology must be brought into discussions earlier when...

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to...

Wirecard deal with AUTO1 first fruit of SoftBank alliance

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Wirecard AG, an independent provider of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions is seen in Aschheim near Munich, Germany September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Michael...

Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat

(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp beat analysts’ estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud business. FILE...

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans

LONDON (Reuters) - The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory...

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases

FILE PHOTO: A man checks his mobile phone next to a Vodafone logo at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo(Reuters) - Australia's competition watchdog...

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Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms

FILE PHOTO: Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, U.S. June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Mason TrincaWASHINGTON (Reuters)...