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Huawei sues FCC over “unconstitutional” ban on the use of federal subsidies to buy its equipment

Huawei sues FCC over “unconstitutional” ban on the use of federal subsidies to buy its equipment Huawei said today it is suing the Federal Communications Commission, asking to overturn a ban on carriers from using money from the Universal Service Fund (USF) to buy equipment from Huawei and ZTE. The $8.5 billion […]

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Carbon dioxide emissions are set to hit a record high this year (it’s not fine, but not hopeless)

Carbon dioxide emissions are set to hit a record high this year (it’s not fine, but not hopeless) Carbon dioxide emissions, one of the main contributors to the climate changes bringing extreme weather, rising oceans, and more frequent fires that have killed hundreds of Americans and cost the U.S. billions of dollars, […]

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The Station: Canoo hits the road, Coup shutters and Samsung shifts

The Station: Canoo hits the road, Coup shutters and Samsung shifts Welcome back to The Station, the go-to newsletter for keeping up-to-date on what the heck is going on in the world of transportation. I’m your host, Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. Portions of the newsletter are published as an […]

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Africa Roundup: Nigerian fintech gets $360M, mints unicorn, draws Chinese VC

Africa Roundup: Nigerian fintech gets 0M, mints unicorn, draws Chinese VC November 2019 could mark when Nigeria (arguably) became Africa’s unofficial capital for fintech investment and digital finance startups. The month saw $360 million invested in Nigerian focused payment ventures. That is equivalent to roughly one-third of all the startup VC raised […]

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Startups Weekly: Chinese investors double down on African startups

Startups Weekly: Chinese investors double down on African startups Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Airbnb’s issues. Before that, I noted […]

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TikTok apologizes for removing viral video about abuses against Uighurs, blames a “human moderation error”

TikTok apologizes for removing viral video about abuses against Uighurs, blames a “human moderation error” TikTok has issued a public apology to a teenager who had her account suspended shortly after posting a video that asked viewers to research the persecution of Uighur people and other Muslim groups in Xinjiang. TikTok included […]

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Leaked Chinese government documents detail how tech is used to escalate the persecution of Uighurs

Leaked Chinese government documents detail how tech is used to escalate the persecution of Uighurs In less than two weeks, two major reports have been published that contain leaked Chinese government documents about the persecution of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in China. Details include the extent to which technology enables mass […]

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China Roundup: Y Combinator’s short-lived China dream

China Roundup: Y Combinator’s short-lived China dream Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. Last week, we looked at how Alibaba and Tencent fared in the last quarter; the […]

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Chinese spy defects to Australia, alleging election interference and cybercrimes

Chinese spy defects to Australia, alleging election interference and cybercrimes A purported agent of the Chinese intelligence service is seeking asylum in Australia, bringing with him explosive allegations of widespread interference in political affairs in that country, Taiwan and elsewhere. He claims also to have run a cyberterrorism campaign against supporters of […]

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VTEX, an e-commerce platform used by Walmart, raises $140M led by SoftBank’s LatAm fund

VTEX, an e-commerce platform used by Walmart, raises 0M led by SoftBank’s LatAm fund E-commerce now accounts for 14% of all retail sales, and its growth has led to a rise in the fortunes of startups that build tools to enable businesses to sell online. In the latest development, a company called […]

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