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Hyundai Motor Group to invest more than $10 billion in US up to 2025

SEOUL, May 22 (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Group said on Sunday it would invest an additional $5 billion in the United States by 2025 to strengthen collaboration with US firms in advanced technology. The investments, announced during a visit to Seoul by President Joe Biden, are for robotics, urban air mobility, autonomous driving and artificial …

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Court puts sales ban on Ford’s internet-linked cars in Germany in patent dispute

BERLIN, May 20 (Reuters) – A German court has put a nation-wide sales and production ban on Ford (FN) cars able to establish internet connection, it said, as part of a lawsuit over the violation of wireless technology patents. The verdict by the Munich regional court is not legally binding and can be appealed, it …

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EXCLUSIVE TikTok plans big push into gaming, conducting tests in Vietnam -sources

TikTok app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register HONG KONG/HANOI, May 19 (Reuters) – TikTok has been conducting tests so users can play games on its video-sharing app in Vietnam, part of plans for a major push …

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Google ‘private browsing’ mode not really private, Texas argument says

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The Google search engine collects data on users who think they can be anonymous if they use a “private browsing” mode, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton claimed on Thursday, filing an amended privacy lawsuit against the Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL.O) unit. Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia filed …

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US agency opens probe into fatal Tesla vehicle crash that killed three

A Tesla logo on a Model S is photographed inside of a Tesla dealership in New York, US, April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) – A US auto safety agency said Wednesday it has opened an investigation into a fatal crash involving a …

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Performing artists push for copyright protection from AI deepfakes

AI is increasingly common in entertainment, audio Performers fear losing work and rights to tech Calls for new legal protections over performances TBILISI, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When a friend messaged voice actor Bev Standing to ask whether she was the voice of TikTok’s text-to-speech feature, the Canadian performer’s surprise soon turned to …

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China Eastern crash probe eyes intentional action – sources

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – Investigators looking into the crash of a China Eastern Airlines (600115.SS) jet are examining whether it was due to intentional action on the flight deck, with no evidence found of a technical malfunction, two people briefed on the matter said. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that flight data …

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Self-driving startup Wayve taps Microsoft for ‘supercomputer muscle’

General view of Microsoft Corporation headquarters at Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) – British startup Wayve said on Wednesday it will use supercomputer infrastructure designed for the firm by its investor Microsoft (MSFT.O) to process vast amounts of …

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California church shooter upset over Taiwan-China tensions -police

May 16 (Reuters) – The man accused of killing a doctor and wounding five other people in a shooting at a Taiwanese-American church banquet in California methodically planned the attack because he was upset over Chinese-Taiwanese tensions, authorities said on Monday. The suspect, David Chou, 68, chained the doors and placed glue in the locks …

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