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Donald Trump to slam restrictions on Chinese investments as trade dispute escalates

President Donald Trump this week is due to launch the next phase of his economic confrontation with Beijing, with new restrictions on Chinese investments to clamp down on access to sensitive American technologies.
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Report: Apple working on noise-canceling AirPods

Apple might be upgrading its headphone lineup in a big way next year with a new, high-end version of its wireless AirPods headphones with noise cancellation and water resistant technology and a (previously rumored) over-ear model, according to a report from Bloomberg.

Australia fines Apple $6.6m over ‘Error 53’ iPhone and iPad bricking

Australian regulators have succeeded in a federal lawsuit against Apple for anti-consumer practices, as the Australian Federal Court slapped the company with a $6.6 million fine.

YouTube extends music streaming service to Europe

YouTube extended its music streaming service to Europe Monday a month after it launched in North America and parts of Asia.

Oprah Winfrey to produce shows for Apple

Television personality Oprah Winfrey has agreed to produce shows for Apple as the iPhone maker prepares to make a push into original content.

Apple steps up encrytion to thwart police cracking of iPhones

Apple said Wednesday it was strengthening encryption on its iPhones to thwart police efforts to unlock handsets without legitimate authorization.

Apple bans developers from selling, sharing users’ contacts

Apple has quietly tightened its App Store rules to better protect users from developers who want to harvest their data or sell it to third parties. Previously, developers would ask for users’ phone contacts and sometimes then sold that data without the explicit consent of the users or their contacts, according to Bloomberg, which spotted the change.

Report: Apple to make 20% fewer new model iPhones in 2018

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) expects to ship 80 million new model iPhones this year, down 20 per cent from what it had planned at the same time last year, Japanese financial daily Nikkei reported on Friday, citing industry sources.

Facebook accused of giving Apple, Samsung, others inappropriate access to user data

A report from The New York Times has accused Facebook of sharing inappropriate amounts of user data with device manufacturers like Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, and Blackberry.

Report: iPhone users to share augmented reality

Apple Inc next week will release tools to let two iPhone users share augmented reality while limiting the personal data sent to its servers, official sources said this week.

Toshiba completes $21 billion sale of chip unit

Embattled conglomerate Toshiba on Friday completed the $21 billion sale of its prized chip unit to an investment consortium, a move seen as crucial to keeping the Japanese firm afloat.

Samsung to pay Apple $533 million for design theft

A US federal court jury has ordered Samsung to pay Apple $533 million for copying iPhone design features in a patent case dating back seven years.

Dollar holds gains as Fed looms, Asia markets mostly drop

The dollar on Wednesday maintained most of its recent gains ahead of a key Federal Reserve policy announcement, while Asian equity markets struggled as investors returned from public holidays across the region.

London stocks rise after Tokyo gains

London's stock market rose on Tuesday following gains in Tokyo and a slump in the pound, with most world indices shut owing to public holidays.

France’s Emmanuel Macron digital tax plan faces EU rebuff

French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitious plans for an EU digital tax targeting US tech giants such as Google or Facebook faced strong headwinds on Saturday, provoking anger from Paris.

Dollar rises in Asia with Treasury yields, Japan exporters rally

The dollar extended gains against its main peers and most other currencies Tuesday as rising US bond yields fan speculation of a sharp rise in interest rates, while most of Asia's major markets edged up after recent losses.

EU probes Apple’s plan to buy music app Shazam

The EU on Monday launched an in-depth probe of tech giant Apple’s plan to buy leading song-recognition app Shazam because of fears the deal may reduce choice for consumers.

Asian markets fall in line with Wall Street as tech firms take a hit

Asian markets mostly fell Friday as investors struggled to maintain the previous day's positive momentum following losses on Wall Street, with technology firms tracking a sharp fall in Apple.

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Manchester City name new captain after Silva departure

Fernandinho will be Manchester City’s captain for the 2020-21 season, manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed.

Major banks moved vast sums of illicit money – investigation

Massive sums of allegedly dirty money have flowed for years through some of the world’s largest banking institutions, said an international journalism investigation published Sunday, which denounced shortcomings in sector regulations.

Edo election: APC’s loss is masses’ revolution against injustice – Senator Okorocha

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has described the loss of his party in the Edo State governorship election as people’s revolution against injustice.
The increasing number of air force incursions from China is starting to fray nerves among ordinary Taiwanese, who wonder if their heavily armed political rival finally plans to attack after decades of threats, polls and analysts say.

Increase in China’s warplane activity starts to unnerve Taiwanese

The increasing number of air force incursions from China is starting to fray nerves among ordinary Taiwanese, who wonder if their heavily armed political rival finally plans to attack after decades of threats, polls and analysts say.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

Group lauds President Buhari on Edo election

The Southern Nigeria Peoples Mandate (SNPM), a political pressure group, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring hitch-free, fair and credible governorship election in Edo.