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India Extends Hand to Apple and Others by Easing Rules on Foreign Firms

Apple executives argued that the 30-percent figure was impossible to meet, at least in the short term, because the company assembles almost all of its products in China and buys many of the necessary components there. Although the company’s supply ...

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India Clings to Cash, Even as Tech Firms Push Digital Money

Still, the country’s cash economy has endured. Only one-third of India’s 1.3 billion residents have access to the internet. Of those who are able to go online, just 14 percent make mobile payments at least once a week, according to ...

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A New Breed Drives the Deal-Making Frenzy at Computer Chip Firms

Their focus on maximizing shareholder value helps explain the deal-making boom in the chip industry, which also includes a $ 105 billion bid by Broadcom to acquire the mobile chip kingpin Qualcomm and the completion of Analog Devices’ $ 14.8 ...

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China Seeks Small Stakes in, and More Sway Over, Online Firms

“As these companies have grown both in size and influence,” he said, “that model is no longer comfortable for the authorities.” The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources, reported this week that Chinese internet regulators have discussed taking 1 percent ...

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Tech Firms Add $300 Million to Trump Administration’s Computer Science Push

The companies have said that donating money, technology and volunteers to schools is often the only way to fill gaps in American school systems’ STEM offerings. Half of all schools in the country with students in kindergarten through 12th grade, ...

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How Spy Tech Firms Let Governments See Everything on a Smartphone

“There’s no check on this,” said Bill Marczak, a senior fellow at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs. “Once NSO’s systems are sold, governments can essentially use them however they want. NSO can ...

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Chinese Tech Firms Forced to Choose Market: Home or Everywhere Else

In many ways, the split is like 19th century railroads in the United States, when rails of different sizes hindered a train’s ability to go from one place to another. “The barrier to entering the U.S. or China market is ...

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Internet Firms Urged to Limit Work of Anwar al-Awlaki

Photo Anwar al-Awlaki was a United States-born cleric and propagandist for Al Qaeda. Credit Site Intelligence Group, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images In case after terrorism case, from the Fort Hood, Tex., shootings to the Boston Marathon bombing and ...

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