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Huawei launches new flagship phones in bid to keep No. 2 spot

16 Oct 2018

LONDON Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled new flagship smartphones with novel smart camera and video features on Tuesday, as it seeks to sustain momentum among price-conscious consumers.

Huawei launches new flagship phones in bid to keep No. 2 spot

16 Oct 2018

LONDON Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled new flagship smartphones with novel smart camera and video features on Tuesday, as it seeks to sustain momentum among price-conscious consumers.

Softbank pushes link-ups as insurance strategy takes shape

16 Oct 2018

LONDON Softbank's Vision Fund plans to pump more money into insurance, a sector it sees as both ripe for disruption and a potential booster for its bigger bets in cars, health and financial services, a Vision Fund executive told Reuters.

TravelPerk wins new funding for consumer-like business travel site

16 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 16 Corporate travel bookings start-up TravelPerk has raised $44 million in new venture funding and is on track to more than triple bookings to 1 million next year as it aims to transform the business travel market.

Rivals ARM and Intel make peace to secure Internet of Things

15 Oct 2018

LONDON Rival semiconductor giants ARM and Intel have agreed to work together to manage networks of connected devices from both firms, clearing a major stumbling block to market growth of the so-called Internet of Things (IoT).

SoundCloud expands direct licensing to wider array of artists

09 Oct 2018

LONDON SoundCloud, a popular streaming music service with wide appeal to new artists seeking to break into the top-heavy recording industry, is introducing a new offer to help musicians make money from their work, bypassing music label distributors.

Chickens and eggs: Retailer Carrefour adopts blockchain to track fresh produce

08 Oct 2018

LONDON Europe's largest retailer Carrefour SA has adopted blockchain ledger technology to track and trace chicken, eggs and tomatoes as they travel from farms to stores, and will deploy it across all of its fresh product lines in coming years. | Video

Finnish virtual reality firm Varjo raises 24 million pounds

08 Oct 2018

LONDON Virtual reality is set to get a boost among industrial product designers as Finnish firm Varjo raises $31 million (24 million pounds) in a funding round led by European venture capital firm Atomico and joined by the corporate venture arm of Siemens .

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