TC Roundup: IBM reveals the world’s smallest computer chip

IBM reveals the world’s smallest computer chip: International Business Machines Corp. has developed a computer chip that’s smaller and has more capacity than anything currently on the market, the company said Thursday. The 7 nanometer test chip with working transistors is the industry’s smallest, the company said in a statement. The microprocessors that power servers currently […]

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TC Roundup: Amazon to offer loans to sellers in China, 7 other countries

Amazon to offer loans to sellers in China, 7 other countries: Amazon.com Inc will launch its business loan program for small sellers later this year in eight more countries including China, where credit is becoming a key factor in competing for new vendors and grabbing market share. Until now, the e-retailer has offered the service only […]

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TC Roundup: U.S. intelligence chief: China top suspect in government agency hacks

U.S. intelligence chief: China top suspect in government agency hacks: U.S. intelligence chief James Clapper said on Thursday that China was the top suspect in the massive hacking of a U.S. government agency that compromised the personnel records of millions of Americans. The comments from Clapper, the director of National Intelligence (DNI), were first reported in […]

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TC Roundup: French anti-Uber protest turns to Guerrilla warfare as cabbies burn cars, attack Uber drivers

French anti-Uber protest turns to Guerrilla warfare as cabbies burn cars, attack Uber drivers: Today’s taxi driver protest is getting out of hand. According to the police, 2,800 taxi drivers are protesting today against UberPOP, the European equivalent of UberX. With UberPOP, everybody can become an Uber driver — taxi drivers see the service as unfair […]

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TC Roundup: Still an underdog, but China govt deals help Alibaba’s cloud ambitions

Still an underdog, but China govt deals help Alibaba’s cloud ambitions: E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) is an underdog in the global cloud computing industry, but it has one thing going for it: it’s Chinese. Alibaba this week scored a minor deal with China’s northeastern port city of Dalian to build a cloud computing […]

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TC Roundup: Apple loses Taiwan anti-competitive practices court case

Apple loses Taiwan anti-competitive practices court case: Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has lost a lawsuit in which it was accused of engaging in anti-competitive practices and will be fined T$20 million ($647,124), a Taiwan court said on Wednesday. The island’s Fair Trade Commission had previously levied the fine against the Silicon Valley firm for requiring its major […]

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