President Trump halts Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blocked microchip maker Broadcom Ltd’s(AVGO.O) proposed takeover of Qualcomm Inc(QCOM.O) on national security grounds, ending what would have been the technology industry’s biggest deal ever amid concerns that it would give China the upper hand in mobile communications.

The presidential order reflected a calculation that the United States’ lead in creating technology and setting standards for the next generation of mobile cell phone communications would be ...

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When an AI finally kills someone, who will be responsible?

Here’s a curious question: Imagine it is the year 2023 and self-driving cars are finally navigating our city streets. For the first time one of them has hit and killed a pedestrian, with huge media coverage. A high-profile lawsuit is likely, but what laws should apply?

Today, we get an answer of sorts thanks to the work of John Kingston at the University of Brighton in the UK, who maps out the landscape in this incipient legal field. His analysis raises ...

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Amazon video service looking to expand Indian regional content

(This March 11 story has been refiled to reflect changed name of Zee Entertainment service in paragraph 8 and fix spelling of Telugu in paragraph 3)

FILE PHOTO: Employees of Amazon India are seen behind a glass bearing the company’s logo inside its office in Bengaluru, India, August 14, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa/File photo

By Sankalp Phartiyal

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s video service will look to add more regional content in India, ...

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Checked Your Credit Since the Equifax Hack?

A recent consumer survey suggests that half of all Americans still haven’t checked their credit report since the Equifax breach last year exposed the Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses and other personal information on nearly 150 million people. If you’re in that fifty percent, please make an effort to remedy that soon.

Credit reports from the three major bureaus — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — can ...

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